The programme will provide opportunities to talented women, who are ready to return from a break, to reboot their careers in full force.
With the new Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2016 offering 26 weeks’ leave, it is being feared that recruiters will now discreetly yet increasingly ask women candidates whether they plan to start a family. A candidate can refuse to answer the question.
The company is extremely thoughtful and dedicated towards the inclusion of more women in the workplace, be it getting fresh talent or returning mothers.
Gen X and Gen Y have been working together for a few years. With Gen Z at the cusp of joining the gang, what’s the new workplace like?
65 per cent women employees in India Inc. say they are happy with their current work-life balance while only 40 per cent men feel the same way.
The Full Circle programme applies to all regular full-time women employees, who have been employed with PwC for two or more years.
As part of this project 180 CXOs and 35 CEOs from 45 group companies will come together to mentor 300 high-potential women executives.
Preference given to male workers while recruiting or promoting to senior roles, and the career-breaks women take for certain personal and societal reasons are the primary causes behind this gap.
There are leadership differences between men and women, which make for gender diversity in the workplace.
On an average, women comprise 3 per cent of the telecom workforce. However, at Telenor, the share of women employees has gone up to 11 per cent.