Tag: women workforce

Tata Steel will see more women in its workforce by 2023

Currently, the Company has 7000 employees, of which 11 per cent are women.

Paytm trains rural women to be banking correspondents

It will empower over a million women within the first year of operations through entrepreneurial opportunities.

Women outnumber men at workplace in Mizoram

A recent survey conducted by the Mizoram Presbyterian Church’s Synod Social Front has revealed that there are more women than men, even in abattoirs and stone quarries.

Women@work: Andhra, Chhattisgarh, Sikkim and Himachal score better than rest of...

In the last decade, female labour force participation (FLFP) rate in India has fallen significantly by 10 percentage points, according to ASSOCHAM-Thought Arbitrage Research study.

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.

Nestlé India becomes more conducive for women employees

The FMCG player has introduced several new initiatives to promote a gender inclusive culture.

Women@work: 6Ps of effective gender diversity strategy

Women thrive when there is an alignment between the individual and the organisation. Only then can one break through the inertia and advance women at the workplace.

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.

Choice of the professional platter

Work-life balance is no longer a woman’s problem alone. The increasingly automated and brutal world of competition, finds both men and women struggling to find a balance between their professional and family commitments. But, are organisations indifferent to the needs of their workers?

Are women genetically designed to be multiskilled and multitalented?

Years of social conditioning has confined women to playing the roles of daughter, wife and mother, one at a time but they are capable of much more.

Extended maternity benefits: Vodafone’s gift on Women’s Day

Vodafone becomes one of the few organisations in the world, after the United Nations, to have a uniform maternity policy, worldwide.

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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50,000 railway employees will join Britain’s biggest rail strike

The railway network in Britain is set to face a lot of disruption given the strike call by the railway employees. This is the...

USEReady to hire around 200 data analytics & engineers for new data centre in...

Founded in 2011 by two Indians Uday Hegde and Lalit Bakshi, strategic data and Analytics partner USEReady, which had its offices in Bengaluru and...

Tesla sued by former staff for mass layoff without 60-day notice

When Tesla decided to lay off about 500 workers at its Nevada Gigafactory, little did it know that the move will actually cause two...

This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

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

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

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