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September 18, 2014
Like many other girls of her age, she too spent time in her father's office and enjoyed the little work and remuneration she received. After marriage, she spent some time as a housewife, designing dresses for children, making jewellery boxes and so on. Today, Uma R Javeri, stan ...
September 18, 2014
Now, it is the story of this woman's daughter, or daughter-in-law, jumping into this space, pushing at its seams and expanding this niche to add, experiment and innovate her mom or mom-in-law's legacy to inflate it to glory. Chandigarh has a set of chic ventures in food and bea ...
September 18, 2014
While motherhood may be an enriching experience, it is also a vulnerable phase for women as their careers take a back seat. But Anjali Bansal, managing director of Spencer Stuart, found a way around it. Then a consultant with McKinsey, she put her data analytical skills to work ...
September 18, 2014
NEW YORK: PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar are among Fortune magazine's list of 50 most powerful women in business who are "taking on the world" by pushing into new territories and inspiring women in their home countries. The For ...
September 18, 2014
The Economic Times, in partnership with IMRB International, has been conducting comprehensive surveys to ascertain the 'Most Powerful CEOs' of India, for the past few years. The survey has endeavored to identify the business leaders who are well-recognised by people for their e ...
September 18, 2014
New Delhi: ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar has been named as the most powerful businesswoman in India for the third consecutive year by Fortune Magazine. Shikha Sharma of Axis Bank and Aruna Jayanthi of Capgemini India have taken the second and third place in the ...
September 18, 2014
NEW DELHI: Country Head of HSBC India Naina Lal Kidwai today took over as President of Ficci, becoming the first woman to head the leading industry body. "Kidwai, 55, is the first woman and professional manager to be elected as President of the chamber," Ficci said in ...
September 18, 2014
With a finance career spanning over 25 years, Vibha Padalkar, Executive Director and CFO, HDFC Life, is also a proud mother of a young teenager. Being a working mom and a career woman in a man's world, she enlightens us by sharing her experiences, views, ideas and learnings. ...
September 18, 2014
NEW DELHI: Tupperware Brands Corporation has elevated its India MD Asha Gupta as group president of the Asia-Pacific region to oversee the American direct selling multinational's operations in 15 countries, including India, China, Japan and Australia. "Asha will be responsible ...
September 18, 2014
It appears that the needle of gender diversity and inclusion is stuck. No matter where you are in this journey, this Raining Grey video may help with ideas and solutions to get the needle moving again.
September 18, 2014
In keeping with the Tata spirit of addressing larger issues in the ecosystem, a strong need was felt to provide avenues to talented and qualified women managers who had taken a break for family or other reasons and were keen to come back to the ...
September 18, 2014
Restart is a GE India wide initiative aimed at integrating women, who have taken a career break, back into the work force by hiring them as full time employees. It is a step towards building a diverse talent pool. In the last four years, GE has ...
September 18, 2014
At Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, Welcome Back focuses on rehiring ex-team members with a positive performance record and displayed contribution and commitment during their past tenure. Methods of staying connected with ex-employees: ...
September 18, 2014
Career by Choice, aims at providing opportunities to women with more than 2 years of relevant prior experience to work on live business projects ranging from 6 months to a year. It is also an opportunity to structure work around one's life, ...
September 18, 2014
Unable to meet its gender diversity aspirations only from hip young campuses, Microsoft-IT India is turning to an unlikely talent pool to find more women employees - stay-at-home mothers. In a first such initiative globally, the Indian offshore arm of Microsoft's IT e ...
September 18, 2014
NEW DELHI: Like most mothers-to-be, Ritu Mital applied for maternity leave last year expecting to return after the stipulated three months. As key accounts manager for L'Oreal 'selective' division - premium brands Maybelline and L'Oreal - she was in charge of the modern retail ...
September 18, 2014
October 08, 2014
Women getting back to work after a sabbatical may require special mental skills to get back into the fray. It would not be out of place to compare the modern day workplace to a battlefield, where the goal is to win and outperform constantly. And like a warrior grooming herself to ...
October 06, 2014
There are many reasons why women might need to take a break from their careers, ranging from childcare, eldercare or health issues. Whether your career gap is a few months or a few years, it can be quite challenging to return to the workforce. Today’s business enviro ...
September 18, 2014
1. Have a new look if you are getting back to work, get a great hair cut/style, it boosts confidence. 2. Shop for long tunics with bright scarves to camouflage your weight making you less conscious about you ...
September 18, 2014
Your First Impression largely depends upon the Image you create through your Clothing, Grooming, Body-Language including Etiquette. You project an Image based on which people form a first impression about you. ...
September 18, 2014
1. Dress as per the specified dress code (If mentioned) 2. If Dress code not specified, wear clothes as per the role that you are applying for, do a good homework on the Company's dress code policy. 3. Smell good, ...
September 18, 2014
In order to understand the importance of body language let us look at an eye opener research by Albert Mehrabian. It should be noted here that 55% importance of visual communication is only ...
September 18, 2014
Namrataa Arora Singh > Motherhood changes everything, doesn't it? I feel it is equivalent to a tornado in a woman's life. It changes one's DNA - well, almost. In a recent b ...
September 18, 2014
If you've taken a long break from work, you no longer need to run or hide. Talent-starved companies will want you back if you fit the bill in terms of talent and experience. ET lists the ways in which you can make a second career work for you. If there is one message corporates ...
September 18, 2014
PUNE: Industry and trade bodies along with a few NGOs have come together to create awareness on sexual harassment of women at workplaces and familiarize women employees across industries and services with self-defence tactics and the ways ...
September 18, 2014
Mumbai/New Delhi: For almost eight months, 30-year-old Reena Sahani spurned inappropriate requests by her boss to meet him outside of work. He changed tack, loading her with more work to make her stay back late in office. Finally, emboldened by ...
September 18, 2014
In her first year at Cadbury India, Nikhila Rangaswamy found she was expecting a baby. She took four months of maternity leave and later benefited from the flexible working hours the company offered her. Later, in 2008, when Rangaswamy's ...
September 18, 2014
MUMBAI: The fight to balance the boardroom may not have been won but quite a few Indian companies have been making strides towards a gender-balanced workforce. At Quintiles India, a leading provider of biopharmaceutical development ser ...
September 18, 2014
A bench of justices S J Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside an order of the Calcutta HC which had held that the central civil services (leave) rules did not permit uninterrupted CCL (childcare leave) for 730 days. NEW DELHI: The ...
September 18, 2014
MUMBAI: This past year, Ireena Vittal has been appointed to the boards of five Indian companies. The former partner at McKinsey is a director at Axis Bank, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Wipro Limited, Godrej Consumer Products and Titan. She could probably get even mor ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India, March 16, 2013 Rukmini Shrinivasan,TNN What do Delhi's working women do? While the image of a working Delhi woman that comes to mind for many is usually that of a BPO or IT worker, the real employment growth story for Delhi's w ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India Chennai, May 12, 2013 Times News Network Chennai: They're moms, they're working moms, but now they're also working-studying moms, tending to all three aspects of their lives with as much TLC as they can possibly muster. TLC stan ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India Chennai, May 14, 2013 Joeanna Rebello Fernandes TNN Chennai: Marketers who pay close attention to the Census will henceforth seriously consider a key demographic in Chennai-itsworking women. According to the 2011 Census, Chennai ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India, July 14, 2013 Subodh Varma, TNN NEW DELHI: Women's employment has taken an alarming dip in rural areas in the past two years, a government survey has revealed. In jobs that are done for 'the major part of the year', a staggerin ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India Kolkata, October 29, 2013 Saibal Sen TNN Kolkata: While employment rates across Indian cities have increased, it is a curious case in Kolkata and Howrah. Employment figures released by the 66th round of the National Sample Surve ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India, November 29, 2013 Rema Nagarajan, TNN OSLO: As more women come forward to expose incidents of sexual harassment at the workplace, the focus is back on the extremely poor work participation of women in India, just 22.5%, which m ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India Kochi, January 25, 2014 Team TOI The labour sector has received an allocation of Rs 470 crore in this year's state budget. An amount of Rs 63.10 crore will be spent on upgrading industrial training institutes. Finance minister K ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India Mumbai, April 4, 2014 Times News Network The state government may be celebrating the next two weeks as the "women's empowerment fortnight". But the Census 2011 data, which was released recently, shows that nearly 70.3 ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India, June 5, 2014 Lubna Kably, TNN MUMBAI: Way back in 1933, Shirin K. Engineer broke the glass ceiling by qualifying as the first woman chartered accountant in India. Yet, decades later this profession continues to be viewed as a m ...
September 18, 2014
The Times of India, July 3, 2014 Subodh Varma, TNN New Delhi: Nearly 160 million women in India, 88% of which are of working age - that is between 15 to 59 years - just remain at home doing "household duties", according to Census data that has jus ...
September 18, 2014
The Economic Times, July 29, 2014 Lijee Philip, Rica Bhattacharyya & Kala Vijayraghavan, ET Bureau Serving as an independent director some years ago on one of India's leading consumer companies, a highprofile woman executive caught a glimpse o ...