Tag: women workforce

ELGi implements all-women production lines at air centre

In an approach to promote inclusivity and a gender-diversity, Elgi Equipments, an air-compressor manufacturing firm, has implemented assembly lines at its various centres comprising...

How Allcargo is helping women ease back to work

Allcargo Group has a task in hand. The company which has operations across the world wants to match the gender diversity in India with...

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.

SMEs should be cautious while using AI for L&D

As small and medium enterprises (SMEs) increasingly embrace artificial intelligence (AI) for learning and development initiatives, it becomes imperative to carefully navigate the landscape...

What’re the HR software for small businesses, SMEs and startups?

Human resources (HR) software have come to be indispensable tools for businesses of all sizes, including small businesses, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) and...


Future of talent acquisition in the age of generative AI

If you've been feeling a bit overwhelmed by the buzz surrounding generative AI, you're not alone. Let us face it, our industry is evolving,...

Innovation in insurance recruitment: Tata AIA’s journey towards high volume, top talent acquisition

Tata AIA Life is a joint venture between Tata Sons Pvt. Ltd and AIA Group. The venture merges Tata's leadership in India with AIA's...

Nio plans more job cuts for more efficiency, cost saving

Nio Inc., a Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, is considering additional job cuts following its recent announcement of a 10 per cent workforce reduction...


TPI Composites appoints Rajaram K as director-HR

TPI Composites, a US-based wind turbine manufacturer, has roped in Rajaram K as its new director-human resources, with immediate effect. In his new role,...

An opportunity for Indian women to be trailer drivers in Europe

A valuable partnership has been forged between NSDC International (NSDCI), Baton Transport, a Euro-pean road transport company and Anywhere Jobs. The collaboration will supply...

BSNL will dedicate 4% of its workforce to boost enterprise operations

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is thinking of allocating four per cent of its workforce, which consists of 54,000 employees, to improve and strengthen...

6% increase in hiring in purchase/logistics/supplychain

It is true that the market for jobs is tough, especially for talent in the software, hardware and telecom domains, with hiring dipping by...


Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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