Tag: Women employees

Airtel’s women employees will get Rs 7,000 as childcare allowance

As part of its attempt to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, Bharti Airtel (‘Airtel’), has upgraded its parental policy benefits for employees. The Indian...

Saraf Furniture introduces period leave policy for women employees

Saraf Furniture, an Indian furniture brand, has announced period leave policy for its women employees. The Company has taken this step considering the biological...

upGrad organises guiding sessions for women employees

To celebrate International Women’s Day, upGrad, the Indian higher edtech firm, is organising virtual sessions for its women employees as well as the wives,...

Delivery of twins to be considered as 2 deliveries for maternity...

Following an appeal filed by the Union Ministry against leave granted to a woman employee of the CISF, the Madras High Court recently ruled...

Haryana Govt. to take child care leave application process online

The Haryana Education Department will be starting its pilot project regarding applying for child care leave (CCL) online. It has been decided that the process...

Striking HAL women employees’ children refused crèche facility claim

The employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) who have been on a strike demanding wage revision among other things, have more complaints against the...

Women staff at Google speak up about culture of retaliation

Two women employees of Google, who were the force behind the walkout by Google staff last year, have revealed that the Company has retaliated...

At Dabur, #WomenCan

Dabur released a video to honour its women employees on the occasion of Women’s Day. In the video, women are seen walking in long...

Viacom 18 offers daycare facility for children of staff

Viacom 18, the Indian entertainment network, is doing all it can to ensure gender inclusion. It had already introduced the 36-weeks maternity leave and...

Dirty secret: Women workers face regular violence in H&M supplier factories...

Women in garment factories across India and Asia work under inhuman conditions. Not only are they subjected to physical and sexual violence at workplace, they are not even allowed to take pee-breaks, forced to go on unpaid leave during pregnancy and face physical harm due to long working hours and performing repetitive manual tasks.

Increasing perils of ‘queen bee syndrome’ at workplaces

Women employees are ruder to their women colleagues than to their male co-workers.

How the Union budget will impact people’s salary, savings and new...

The finance minister proposes to allow a standard deduction of Rs. 40,000/- in lieu of the present exemption in respect of transport allowance and reimbursement of miscellaneous medical expenses

HCL Technologies hosts Ascend Leadership Summit

Internal diversity and development programme to felicitate women leaders

Celebrate the return of mother employee

A century-old real estate company Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) follows very simple practices to welcome returning mothers.

SHe-Box now open to private-sector employees

The new portal offers the facility of making online complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace, to all women in the country including government and private employees.

Hitachi Systems launches women-centric programmes

The goal is to recruit 300 women by 2022.

Standard Chartered Bank launches ‘SheReturns’ programme for women on career break

The objective is to focus on diversity and inclusion, and also provide women the opportunity to excel 

IKEA to hire 7500 women by 2030, starts recruiting in Hyderabad

The furniture retailer plans to go for value-based rather than experience or qualification-based hiring.

Su-Kam offers flexible hours, promotes women in energy sector

The power backup company is offering part-time jobs to women on a career break.

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

This online complaint filing system will encourage more women to speak up about harassment at the workplace and get quick redressal.

San Francisco improves its lactation policy for workplace

The Ordinance ensures safety and cleanliness in addition to other facilities for lactating women.

‘Better Together’: DHFL celebrates woman power

The company realises the extreme importance of women as partners in the organisation’s journey of  growth.

#1stdayofperiods leave: Culture Machine shows the way

It gets difficult for working women to explain this inevitable and recurring physical and mental challenge, at the workplace.

MakeMyTrip brings back women techies into workplace with ‘BackToFuture’ programme

The programme will provide opportunities to talented women, who are ready to return from a break, to reboot their careers in full force.

When are you going the family way?

With the new Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2016 offering 26 weeks’ leave, it is being feared that recruiters will now discreetly yet increasingly ask women candidates whether they plan to start a family. A candidate can refuse to answer the question.

How General Motors cares for its women employees

The company is extremely thoughtful and dedicated towards the inclusion of more women in the workplace, be it getting fresh talent or returning mothers.

Fear Factors @ work

Gen X and Gen Y have been working together for a few years. With Gen Z at the cusp of joining the gang, what’s the new workplace like?

More women employees open to working on holidays, than men: TimesJobs...

65 per cent women employees in India Inc. say they are happy with their current work-life balance while only 40 per cent men feel the same way.

PwC India allows three years’ leave for childcare

The Full Circle programme applies to all regular full-time women employees, who have been employed with PwC for two or more years.

C-suite at Tatas to handhold 300 potential women leaders

As part of this project 180 CXOs and 35 CEOs from 45 group companies will come together to mentor 300 high-potential women executives.

Reasons behind widening gender pay gap in India

Preference given to male workers while recruiting or promoting to senior roles, and the career-breaks women take for certain personal and societal reasons are the primary causes behind this gap.

A woman doesn’t need to be a man to succeed at...

There are leadership differences between men and women, which make for gender diversity in the workplace.


Women-friendly policies help Telenor double its women workforce

On an average, women comprise 3 per cent of the telecom workforce. However, at Telenor, the share of women employees has gone up to 11 per cent.

iWork@home: ICICI’s master stroke on gender diversity

The programme takes care of women’s needs as mothers and home-makers so that they can give their best to their professions as well.

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.

How inclusive is India Inc.?

India Inc. needs to address the systemic, culturally ingrained issues affecting women’s workplace experiences and career trajectories in order to be fully inclusive.

Benefit showers for Intel mothers

The company has showered new and soon-to-be-mothers at all stages with several benefits—from pre-delivery, post-delivery until return to work.

Volkswagen to increase women in its workforce

The company will launch special programmes to develop the existing potential.

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,”...


Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

TurboHire raises $2 mn in pre-series A round

TurboHire, an AI-powered recruitment automation platform has raised $2 million in a pre-series A round, which was co-led by Pentathlon Venture Capital and The...

Will Ola lay off employees as part of restructuring?

Ola appears to be focussing more on non-software engineering domains, with emphasis on enhancing its capabilities in the areas of engineering, as well as...

36% hybrid managers can’t trust employees to perform their best

The hybrid model of work has made it impossible for managers and leaders to check on their employees from time to time and ensure...


“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...