Tag: Women

Ministry leads ‘Women in the Workforce for Viksit Bharat’ event

On 31 January 2024, ‘Women in the Workforce for Viksit Bharat’ will be hosted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Labour and...

Saudi men earn SR 9872; women SR 6280 monthly

As of the third quarter of 2023, the average monthly salary for Saudi-government and private-sector male employees was SR 9872. For women, the average...

Kerala HC grants women equal opportunities in public employment

The Kerala High Court said that pregnancy or motherhood shouldn't stop women from getting public jobs. The Court stressed the need for real gender...

Gujarat aims to impart skills training to increase women’s LFPR

The state government has devised an extensive strategy to boost women's involvement in the state's workforce, with the goal of surpassing the existing 27...

25,000 women to be trained by Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages in financial...

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) will be imparting financial and digital literacy training to 25,000 women across the country. To achieve this goal, the FMCG...

Niva Bupa’s merit-based approach challenges gender stereotypes in sales

Traditionally, certain domains or functions within organisations, such as the manufacturing or sales departments, have been perceived as being male dominated. However, these stereotypes...

Tata Technologies furthers diversity agenda; to hire 1,000 women

Through its new brand campaign, #EngineeringDiversity, Tata Technology is inviting women innovators to join the company’s efforts to come up with safe and sustainable...

Indigo’s ‘Take off 2.0’ initiative takes off

If you are a woman who has been on a break and is looking to resume your career, Indigo may have an opportunity for...

‘Women as likely to be CEOs as men,’say 54% men

With more organisations across the world putting in efforts to make workplaces more inclusive, a significant number of men have begun to see women...

Is gender pay gap lower when the CEO is a woman?

The mean gender pay gap is 50 per cent lower for organisations that have women holding CEO position. That means, the gender pay gap...

WEF recognises Tata Steel as Global DE&I Lighthouse 2023

Tata Steel has been recognised for advancing intersectional gender diversity for employees and students, by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Because of its inclusive...

Woman fighter pilot of IAF to represent India in aerial wargames

The year 2023 will see the Indian armed forces upholding their commitment to gender equality. As reported by ANI, Veer Guardian 2023, is the name...

L&T hires 3,000+ new engineers, increases women in workforce in FY23

In these times of uncertainty and layoffs, Larsen and Turbo (L&T), the multinational engineering and construction firm has onboarded more than 3,000 new engineering...

BCCI announces equal match fee for men and women players

In an historic move to close the gender pay gap, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has increased the match fee...

HDFC Securities opens ‘women-only’ DC in Bengaluru

Ensuring diversity within the organisation, HDFC Securities has opened its first ‘women only’ digital centre or DC in India. Given the fact that the...

How Page Industries has almost 90% women at the shop floor

Page Industries, the Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear, loungewear and socks, which is also an exclusive licensee of Jockey International in India, has...

How Comviva is empowering women employees by enabling them

Comviva, a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra and a global mobile solutions provider has launched a string of initiatives designed to build a more supportive,...

More men re-enter workforce than women: Data

After leaving job or quitting work, it appears that more men re-join the workforce than women. According to the National Statistical Office’s payroll data,...

Lenovo joins mission to ensure inclusion in STEM

With an aim to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Lenovo has joined others that share its vision to...

Amazon India’s DSP programme to be truly diverse

Amazon will offer a special grant to enable aspiring entrepreneurs from under-represented communities to join its Delivery Service Partner (DSP) programme in India. This ‘diversity’...

MakeMyTrip to expand all-women team of ‘holiday experts’

MakeMyTrip aims to expand its team of over 850 women ‘holiday experts’ who have been the reason for the online travel company’s success and...

Shriram Housing Finance aims to improve women’s representation at workplace

Shriram Housing Finance, the affordable housing company, has launched the ‘SHeFirst’ programme to improve the representation of women at the workplace. Under this programme,...

Cathay Pacific to increase women’s representation by 25% in senior roles

Cathay Pacific has pledged that it will increase representation of women in senior positions by 25 per cent. That means, by 2025, the Airline...

Free food, transportation, for women working night shifts

The Uttar Pradesh government has said that no women workers in the State will be forced to work night shifts or between 7 p.m....

Medi Assist helps women relaunch their careers

Medi Assist recently launched a programme called Medi Akanksha, to help women who have taken a professional sabbatical or career break, to relaunch their...

33% reservation for women in outsourced jobs in Karnataka government

Things are looking up for women in the job market across India. Down south, the Government of Karnataka has reserved 33 per cent of...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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FundsIndia empowers staff with ESOP and NPS

In a strategic move aimed at fostering employee loyalty and encouraging long-term commitment, FundsIndia has taken a significant step. The online investment platform headquartered...

Siemens Smart Infrastructure gets Apeksha Jain as head-HR

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has appointed Apeksha Jain as its new head-human resources. Jain brings over 15 years of expertise in the realms of food...

Doomscrolling: A detrimental force on employee morale

In today’s hyperconnected world, a concerning trend has emerged: doomscrolling. This term describes the habit of endlessly consuming negative news and distressing content on...

Revised NPS for Maharashtra govt staff

In response to the state government employees’ demand for the old pension scheme or OPS to be reinstated, the Maharashtra government has announced a...

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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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