Tag: LGBTQ

State of transgender job seekers in India

In Maharashtra, a petition was filed by a transgender person seeking the Court to direct the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL), also called...

Future Generali shows support to LGBTQIA+ with flash mob, pride parade

Future Generali India Insurance (FGII) celebrated Pride month in a show of support to the LGBTQIA+ community. It organised a flash mob as well...

PayU upgrades insurance coverage, to cover same-sex partners

PayU, the digital payments company, has revamped its insurance policy to include employees from the LGBQT community. Its expanded medical insurance policy will include...

Transgender people bag employment opportunities

The Indian workforce is becoming diverse and how! Bharat Aluminimum Company or BALCO as it is known, a subsdiary of Vedanta Aluminium, has hired seven...

P&G India extends company benefits to partners of LGBTQ+ employees

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced that the partners of the LGBTQ+ employees at P&G, will also enjoy the medical benefits offered by the...

Tata Steel hires 14 people from LGBTQ+ community at Kalinganagar plant

Tata Steel has taken yet another step in the right direction in its endeavour to create a diverse workplace. It has onboarded 14 crane...

#Netflixwalkout: Employees disapprove streaming of Dave Chapelle’s ‘The Closer’

Employees at Netflix on October 20 staged a walkout protest in front of the Company’s building in California, US. They were expressing their displeasure...

AB InBev to sponsor gender affirming surgeries of employees in India

In a bid to promote a more gender-neutral work environment, the multinational drink and brewing company, Anheuser Bush Inbev (AB InBev), has introduced a...

How Amazon India upholds diversity and inclusion

It is imperative to maintain a diverse workplace today. It brings in different perspectives and makes an organisation highly desirable for job aspirants. Amazon...

Exclusive job portal for women, LGBTQ, PwD and army veterans

Avtar, the Chennai-based diversity hiring company, has launched a job portal that will cater exclusively to women, members of the the LGBTQ community, persons...

StanChart upholds D&I agenda, extends benefits to LGBTQ partners

Showing its commitment to its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) agenda, Standard Chartered Bank has announced the extension of medical coverage to the LGBT partners...

Leading by example: How Uber India is driving the D&I agenda

Uber, the global transport company with its roots in San Francisco -- one of the most diverse cities in the United States -- is...

“The key to success in HR lies in handling tough conversations...

In just a little over 15 years, Arun Mirchandani, head-HR, markets and securities services, APAC (excluding Japan), Citibank, has ensured that his is a...

Tata Steel expands its Diversity & Inclusion policy

Close on the heels of TCS’ medical insurance cover for LGBTQ+, Tata Steel, another subsidiary of the Tata Group is also doing its bit...

Anuranjita Kumar quits RBS: Sanjeev Vaid elevated to MD-HR, rewards

Anuranjita Kumar has left her seat as the managing director and head-HR, international hubs, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), after almost two years of...

LGBT+ inclusive companies perform better in terms of international business

Companies that are inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities tend to connect better with global markets. Such companies are not...

Capgemini reinforces its D&I agenda with LGBTQ hiring

It has been a year since section 377 was scrapped by the Supreme Court of India. But changes had already started at Capgemini a...

Citigroup and Star India do their bit for inclusion and diversity

Citigroup has upheld its inclusiveness mission by ensuring that its employee benefits and policies cover the domestic partners, including live-in partners of all its...

Google staff told to eschew Pride protests

Google has conveyed to its staff through an internal memo that Pride protests are a violation of the Company’s code of conduct, and therefore,...

P&G’s inspirational short film showcases its LGBTQ inclusion journey

American multinational consumer goods firm, The Procter & Gamble Company, has launched a short film called Out of the Shadows. The 25-minute long film...

Johnson & Johnson exhibits commitment to LGBTQ+ professionals

Johnson & Johnson India (J&J) showed its undying support to the LGBTQ+ community on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), which...

Facebook takes steps to enhance workforce diversity

Despite various measures, Whites and Asians still comprise 52 per cent and 38 per cent of the population at Facebook, respectively.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Lenovo joins mission to ensure inclusion in STEM

With an aim to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Lenovo has joined others that share its vision to...

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Axis Securities’ in-house first-line responders to drive mental wellness agenda

Axis Securities — a part of the Axis Bank Group — has taken some significant steps to address the mental-wellness concerns amongst employees. Soonu...

Federal Bank is looking to hire IT specialists

Federal Bank is looking to hire bright and dynamic youngsters for the role of assistant managers for the specialist role in IT (Scale I). Candidates...

Payoda to double team size by 2025

Payoda, the pioneering software development and technology firm, is planning to expand its team size by 100 per cent. By 2025, it hopes to...

Amazon India’s DSP programme to be truly diverse

Amazon will offer a special grant to enable aspiring entrepreneurs from under-represented communities to join its Delivery Service Partner (DSP) programme in India. This ‘diversity’...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...