India Inc opens doors to transgender employees
KPMG, Infosys, Accenture, Nestaway, Sodexo and others have policies have introduced policies as well as hiring plans to ease the transition of the marginalised community into the formal workplace. Education, discrimination in access to housing and ignorance of society as to why gender dysphoria happens are the major challenges the community faces.
Never agreed to participate in RSS event: Accenture India top exec
Functionaries say the attempts are on to rope in more top executives and e...
DPIIT to discuss with cos issues related with data storage in draft e-comm policy on Jan 14
Representatives from different companies includin...
80% Indian executives believe AI is essential to stay in business by 2025: Accenture
A research 'AI: Built to Scale' conducted by Accenture found that while 79% of C-level executives in India believe they will not achieve their business strategy without scaling AI, only a few have made the shift from mere experimentation to creating an organization powered by robust AI capabilities.
Sridhar will talk on rural job creation, nothing more to it: Zoho on RSS event
The technology entrepreneur, and an Accenture top executive, had come under fire on Twitter early this week after a digital poster announced them as guests at an RSS event in Chennai in February. Twitter users called for boycott of products for their association with RSS.
Tech giant, startups caught in India's political crossfire
With violence in JNU and the CAA-NRC row reverberating across India, firms are getting caught in the crossfire.
My views, my events: Zoho Chief Vembu asserts after tweet rage over RSS event
The event, slated for February 2, will take place at a school in south Chennai on the theme ‘Resurgent Bharath.’ which is likely to be attended by software professionals.
With an eye on millennials, cos make their boards 'younger'
The rapidly changing consumer profile is prompting India Inc to appoint relatively young directors who can advise management teams on matters pertaining to cutting edge technology, and how these can be used to reach new-age consumers.
Tech services firms look to turn a page with content moderation
Content moderation work involves tasks like filtering a video, image or text with hate messages, which could end up hurting organisations, businesses or others. Globally, this type of work has received criticism due to the high stress levels and long working hours, often leading to an unhealthy work-life balance.
IITs see a surge in global offers for the class of 2020
International job offers for the Class of 2020 during final placements have jumped upwards by as much as 400%.
ET Young Leaders: Mariwala, Hemrajani's advice for the future leaders; CEOs suggest staying balanced, thinking big
Top CEOs engaged in a conversation on the theme ‘Grooming Young Leaders Faster and Better’.
Infy BPM is set to scale mount $1 billion in revenue this fiscal
Infosys BPM is expected to nearly double its revenue to $1 billion in the ongoing fiscal year.
Students from IIM Bangalore win Accenture B-School challenge
The challenge kicked off on August 21, 2019 across campuses, concluded in a grand event in Gurugram where the top 10 teams from each campus presented a case study on disruptive the digital strategy centred around Innovation. The first prize was awarded to the team from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Bangalore.
Companies make efforts to support employees with disabilities
As the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, MNCs in India and local cos are moving beyond just setting up infrastructure and lip service to making inroads into championing the cause of disabled employees, by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship and making interventions to help chalk out their career progression.
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