Tag: Women

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...

How DICV will ensure 20% women on shop floor by 2022

A lot has changed in the last nine months. While remote working has brought in a complete shift in mindset and work culture, diversity...

Airbnb bats for D&I, will include more women, minorities in workforce

Airbnb has pledged to integrate more minorities from underrepresented communities in the US. It will also ensure that 50 per cent of its global...

Financial inclusion for women through Project Kirana

Project Kirana launched by MasterCard, a global payments tech and USAID, a development agency, will enroll as many as 3000 women in Uttar Pradesh. The...

Capgemini to hire, train 500 women from rural India by December

French information technology company, Capgemini, is gearing up to hire 500 women from the rural areas of the country, train them, give them jobs...

Exclusive job portal for women, LGBTQ, PwD and army veterans

Avtar, the Chennai-based diversity hiring company, has launched a job portal that will cater exclusively to women, members of the the LGBTQ community, persons...

Next 6 months will see women being hired by 43% MSMEs

Startups as well as small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that were forced to reduce their workforce — rendering many women jobless — as part...

DXC Tech onboards 500 women in a single day

DXC Technologies announced on August 27 that it has onboarded 500 women candidates in a single day! All the candidates, who come from leading...

Axis Bank’s GIG-A-Opportunities to boost job opportunities in small towns

Axis Bank has launched a platform for alternate work models to encourage, flexible working and ensure more inclusivity and diversity. Aptly called, GIG-A Opportunities,...

Why Godrej & Boyce is engaging more women in the workforce

It is not surprising that women are underrepresented in the manufacturing sector, and the argument to increase the industry’s fair share of female talent...

IPM India drives forward the D&I agenda

IPM India has seen change in the organisational culture as the leadership team has spearheaded a movement to make the workplace more diverse and...

Leading by example: How Uber India is driving the D&I agenda

Uber, the global transport company with its roots in San Francisco -- one of the most diverse cities in the United States -- is...

Women will be at par with men in the Army

From now on, women will need to be eligible for various courses at various levels in the Indian Army, so that they are at...

Sakha employs over a 1000 women as professional chauffeurs

Sakha Consulting Wings has been offering women-driven cab services for more than ten years now in cities, such as Delhi NCR, Jaipur, Kolkata and...

Job satisfaction: What men and women want

Satisfaction at the workplace is dependent on several factors. Although priorities change with age, one factor remains consistently important —getting on with colleagues at...

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

Women in Karnataka will now be allowed to work night shifts

In November, the Karnataka government issued a notification citing the Madras High Court ruling made 19 years back, which had done away with Section...

Vatican upholds diversity,  appoints first woman in a senior post

Pope Francis has announced that Fracesa Di Giovanni will be an under-secretary overseeing multilateral relations in the Secretariat   Sixty-six year old Francesca Di Giovanni will...

The case of diversity in board rooms

According to a Deloitte report on women’s representation on the boards, Norway scores the highest and Qatar the least. The business world has witnessed big...

Women employees in warehouses increase productivity at Grofers

Warehouses were once dominated by men alone, but Grofers has trained its women staff in the areas of inventory, billing, audit, order picking, return...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

Can India have a menopause policy for the workplace?

On the eve of World Menopause Day, which falls on the 18 October, a UK-based media house announced a workplace policy which accommodates its...

Over 1 lakh women in Cognizant workforce, globally

American information technology company, Cognizant, has a 2.88 lakh strong workforce globally, of which one lakh are women, that is, 34 per cent. The...

ThoughtWorks to train women techies and help them resume work after...

Global software consultancy, ThoughtWorks, will be hosting a technical training programme for women technologists, who wish to return to the programming world after a...

TCS recruits 12,356 in first quarter

The enriching workplace and enviable retention rates at Tata Consultancy Services (TC) are clear from the fact that the Company added 12,356 employees in...

Budget -2019 spurts employment opportunities and encourages entrepreneurship

Budget-2019 is iconic in more ways than one. The presenter, Nirmala Sitharaman, has  joined a field that has been dominated by men for decades....

Over 2 lakh women apply for 100 posts of ‘soldiers’

Indian Army has received applications from more than two lakh young women for 100 posts of jawan in Military Police. While the last date...

Diversity walking on a thin line

Men in India Inc. are becoming increasingly insecure. And why won’t they —not only has corporate India opened its home and heart for women...

‘Returnship’ programme for women at Nutanix

Women who have witnessed the curtain going down on their careers have a second chance now, as Nutanix India plans to open its doors...

SEWA Academy plans to train and skill 10000 women in a...

Most of the women trained by SEWA join the informal sector, with the biggest employer being the garment industry.

Amazon launches Amazon Women in Technology Conference 2017

AmazeWIT will offer talks, leadership and mentoring sessions, as well as panel discussions to inspire women to attain their professional goals.

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.

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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Infosys to hire 1000 in the UK

Infosys has announced that it will hire 1000 employees in the UK in the next three years, to support Britain’s economic growth. The new hires...

Balachandar N joins Ola Electric as senior vice president & CHRO

Balachandar N, a veteran HR leader with close to 30 years of experience in HR and IR, has joined Ola Electric, the electric scooter...

Droom promises to offers 5 times more insurance cover to staff

Droom, the Indian AI-driven online automobile marketplace, has gone the extra mile to help its employees during these trying times. It has converted its...

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...