This Author Proved That The Publication Industry Is Sexist
Catherine Nichols is a young aspiring author. She’d worked hard on a novel and was happy with what she’d produced – the female protagonist was relatable, the plot was taut, and there was enough dramatic tension to keep the reader hooked. But there was a problem.
Rekha Menon Named First Woman Head Of Accenture In India
Consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture has named Rekha Menon as its new India Chairperson. She would be the first woman to head the company’s operations. She would take over on August 21. She succeeds Avinash Vashistha who resigned in July.
Gold Prices Are Falling, Where Is It Headed?
Gold began 2015 at about $1,175 an ounce. By January 23, it had rallied to almost $1,300. In February, it slipped about $60 and the fall continued in March. After a brief consolidation, it has been on a downtrend since June. Since July 20, 2015, when gold slipped below $1,100, it has remained in that region so far.
Where’s gold going? Here’s an update.
Ready To Quit Your Job? Follow These 5 Rules Before Taking The Leap
In 2013 Gallup published a report on State of The Global Workplace and revealed some staggering data. Only 13% of the global workforce is actively engaged in their jobs, while 63% are not engaged and 24% actively disengaged. The data is more troubling for us, the Southeast Asia inhabitants. Only 12% of our workforce is actively engaged in this region, while 73% are not engaged and 14% are actively disengaged.
Netflix Announces Extended Parental Leave, Microsoft Follows
Juggling motherhood and career gets easier now. Netflix, the American on-demand video streaming company, announced a new policy of unlimited maternity and paternity leave for the first year after a child’s birth or adoption.
5 Ways To Have A Productive Meeting
Two things happen at a meeting. Few people give presentation and talk about the meeting’s agenda and others try hard not to doze off. But that’s not how meetings should be. Employees should feel motivated to attend and actively take part in the discussion. But that hardly happens.
Rapper Calls Them Out in Brilliant Video; Unilever Responds
Unilever was recently called out in a video put together by the activist campaigning group Jhatkaa, highlighting the issue of mercury poisoning and environment pollution caused by a former Unilever factory set up in Kodaikanal, a hilly town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The company responds, refuting most of the allegations.
Vishal Sikka Completes One Year At Infosys. What’s Changed?
An ‘outsider’ to the second largest Indian IT service family, Vishal Sikka, the CEO of Infosys Ltd. completes a year in his office. This has been a year of relentless effort to set Infosys on the right course to instigate innovation and modify the existing business model to make the company future-ready.
Graduate Who Got Job At Train Station Comes Back To Offer One
Fresh out of college, looking for job, tons of rejection and sleepless nights – we all have been there. So was Alfred Ajani. The 22 years old Marketing Graduate from Coventry University, England applied to more than 300 jobs since his graduation in May last year. But nothing worked out. When others in his shoes would get demotivated, Ajani came up with a unique job hunting idea.