In the decade between 2010 and 2020, India has witnessed the emergence of gender diversity & inclusion of women as a prominent leadership imperative, or so it seemed.
Your career is undeniably the biggest investment of your working life. Where the gender pay gap exists, it means that for the same work, you are getting a lower salary due to your gender. Progressive workplaces understand and take steps to fill this gap.
Appraisal time – bell curve time. So, how will India Inc place its employees on the bell curve? Here are the main findings from a survey of last year’s salary revisions by 1,000 companies across 20 sectors. The survey was done by Aon, available exclusively with ET.
The top 6 make news pretty much every year. It’s the ones below them that have become a talking point.
Sebi (Securities and Exchange Board of India) made it compulsory for companies to have at least one independent woman director on the board of listed companies. Till April 6, 2019, 51 of the top 500 NSE-listed companies had not appointed a woman independent director, numbers from Prime Database showed.
Educationists and marketing pundits concur that expressing dissent on campuses by students through protests is normal, and acceptable. However, some caution when protests stretch too long and send the functioning of an institute into a tailspin, it can potentially impact the reputation of the institute.
First round of placements at the IITs show firms are eager to pick up talent and ready to pay to get the best.
There's a new and rapidly growing trend in upskilling — income sharing agreement (ISA). These are training and skilling programmes that take a fee from you only when you get a job, usually with a guaranteed income threshold. Pesto is a startup that is pioneering the concept in India. It conducts a three-month boot camp in Delhi for software engineers.
Generation's Mona Mourshed explains how skilling challenges can be tackled and how people can be made job-ready. Generation aims to bridge the education-to-employment gap by gauging the demand for profiles at the employer end.
Startups working on income share agreement model have market to scale up, but they need solutions to do that.
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