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? 

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,”...

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Meesho staff can take 100% paid leave for 1 year if critically ill

Meesho, the Indian internet commerce company, has rolled out a new unlimited leave policy, allowing employees to avail up to 365 days of paid...

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...

First Apple employees’ union formed in Maryland, US

An Apple CORE — short for Coalition of Organised Retail Employees — union has finally come into being for the first time in the...

Agnipath recruitment scheme triggers protests across India

Ever since the Agnipath scheme was announced, protestors have been vandalising public and private property and indulging in violence in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar,...

DIALOGUE

“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...