Tag: Persons with Disabilities

Europe to hire astronauts, wants women, PwD to apply

The European Space Agency (ESA) is gearing up to hire 26 permanent and reserve astronauts. What is even better is that it is looking...

All of us are differently abled: Alstom India

“Alstom believes that one’s differences should never be attributed as their inability to perform well or be a hindrance to their career,” says Vinod...

Indore’s focus on Nishakt se Sashakt Yojana to provide employment to...

The Indore district administration is going that extra mile to ensure that people with disabilities (PwD) get employed in industrial units in and around...

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? 

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

Pension reforms being pushed forward: France goes on strike

A nationwide strike on Tuesday marched in opposition and caused disruptions in French public transportation as protests took place across the country in response...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

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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...