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Gender disparity a major hurdle in STEM jobs: Most women techies plan to switch careers
Around 28% women employees believe they aren't likely to become a technology leaders.
Aditya Birla Group’s Birla Carbon announces global restructuring plan
Sanjeev Sood, currently the President of the South Asia Region, will be...
Why South Asians pip East Asians to top roles in US
Researchers from MIT Sloan School of Management, Columbia Business School and the Univers...
Unibic hires for key leadership roles to grow in 2020
Unibic makes 36,000 tonnes of cookies per annum. Backed by private equity firm Peepul Capital, the company clocked sales growth of nearly 20% in the year ended December. About 45% of its earnings come from South of India and largely from major metros.
Big 4 audit firms look to increase women in leadership roles
The Big Four employ about 200,000 in India. On average, around 40% are women. Clients of the Big Four are pressing for better diversity at workplaces to make them future-ready, a senior partner with a Big Four firm said. However, women in leadership roles cannot be increased overnight, countered another senior executive.
China's military reserve forces brought under control of central leadership headed by Xi Jinping
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) in 2017 announced plans to reduce the strength of the reserve forces and bring them under the control of the central leadership as part of the reforms of the military.
PM Modi's Covid-19 video-conference reasserts India's leadership role in South Asia
While this move may not immediately help remove the impasse in the bloc, it would enable to counter Pakistan's propaganda and the Sino-Pak axis that sought to undermine India’s global role after the moves in Kashmir last August. It is also expected help to help address misgivings generated in parts of South Asia over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Acer India appoints Sudhir Goel as chief business officer
Sudhir Goel has been instrumental in establishing the firm’s manufacturing facility at Pondicherry. He later took on the portfolio of chief supply chain officer, handling complete supply chain - operations, procurement, material planning and manufacturing functions.
Companies train CXOs to take care of employees’ mental health
Flipkart, Nestle, Deloitte, Capgemini and EY are among those sensitising leaders about various aspects of mental health. Leaders are being told to identify any concerns and address them as required.
SoftBank hands new roles to two Vision Fund managing partners
The executive reshuffle signals a heightened focus on SoftBank’s senior ranks in a period of turbulence for the Japanese conglomerate.
9 in 10 engineers from top tech firms rate system design as crucial skill for career growth: Study
88% of all respondents working in FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet- formerly known as Google) companies feel that system design is a skill crucial for career growth, according to a survey conducted by Scaler Academy by InterviewBit, an edtech startup helping engineers be job-ready.
Leadership amidst crisis: Can traditional traits work in current times
There are no set scripts for leaders to follow in order to sail through this situation. This extraordinary situation has certainly placed some uncommon question like never before to the leaders around the world.
India playing 'pharmacy of the world' role during COVID-19 crisis: SCO Secretary-General
This is a worthy and responsible example of the behaviour of a major power, and at the same time demonstrates the complementarity and mutual support of the SCO member states, Vladimir Norov said.
'STEM is a viable career for women, they should be given the right tools to create a gender-equal world'
Selina Yuan said female executives make up 34% of Alibaba Cloud's total workforce.