Tag: Inclusive Workforce

Reality Check: What’s stopping companies from hiring PwDs?

It’s been a year since the law on protection and prohibition of discrimination of the disabled came into effect. HRKatha finds out what’s holding companies to be truly inclusive. Is it willingness, infrastructure or just a mindset? 

Why it makes business sense to hire people with disabilities

December 3 is observed as International Disability Day, and here’s why corporates want to hire PwDs.

40% of new hires at Accenture will be women by 2017

Pierre Nanterme, chairman and CEO, Accenture, has said gender equality is fundamental for business and the next generation of leaders.

Is Tesla reducing hiring, production in China?

If media reports are to be believed, the demand for Tesla’s electric vehicles has not kept up with expectations, in China. As a result,...

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New guidelines for deputation of employees in Ladakh

The administration on December 01 has issued new guidelines for deputation of government employees to the Ladakh region. All concerned departments and HoDs and controlling...

1,100 employees of New York Times stop work

About 1,100 employees of New York Times have gone on strike and stopped work, demanding pay hikes to tackle inflation. Employees, including journalists disappointed at...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

Buzzfeed plans to cut about 12% of its workforce

BuzzFeed, the New York-based digital media company, plans to cut about 12 per cent of its workforce, says a CNBC report. That means, nearly...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...