HR Corner

Building A T-Shaped Workforce For Sustainability

“15 years ago, all you needed was a solid technical understanding. Now, soft skills are just as valuable as technical skills,” says Cisco’s Head of Virtual Sales, Paul Wittich; Businessman and academic, Bill George urges leaders to not rest in what they already know, while entrepreneurs like Ariana Huffington says, “Charging into new skills will… Read More Building A T-Shaped Workforce For Sustainability

Employee Corner

How To Chart A Career Plan

There are several ways in which one could chart a career plan. In today’s fast-paced work environments, there are few organizations that have the time and inclination to support individual employee career growth. Most of the development is the responsibility on the employee. Which brings us to ‘self development’. Let’s look at what professionals could… Read More How To Chart A Career Plan

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Exploring LGBTQ Inclusive Work Places in India

What is common between Godrej, Accenture, Tata Steel, IBM India, Google, General Electric and Infosys? They are all large corporate companies that support LGBTQ inclusivity at the work place, and have included inclusivity policies. In 2015, when Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad conducted a survey of 21 corporate companies to explore inclusivity, it revealed 98%… Read More Exploring LGBTQ Inclusive Work Places in India

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Health Risks In The Office Space And How To Minimise Them

At the JSW corporate office in Mumbai, one finds a signboard near the lift that encourages employees to take the stairs instead of the lift. The DBS Bank office in Mumbai has cycling workstations inside the office, which lets employees stay physically active while working. Weber Shandwick’s office in Gurgaon allows ample sunlight inside the… Read More Health Risks In The Office Space And How To Minimise Them