NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Citigroup appoints three women as MDs for its markets business in Asia
” Citigroup Inc. has appointed three women as managing directors for its markets business in Asia as a part of its efforts to raise gender parity at the division. As per a Bloomberg report, the bank appointed Laura Atherley from Nomura Holdings Inc. for its markets relationship management unit, and Julie Kerr, who was previously
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter The business impact of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017: Benefits and Challenges
” Since the amendments made to the Maternity Bill in 2017, there have been several talks around the impact these changes have had on business. While on one hand, it increases retention and enhances workplace culture, on the other hand, it slows down business continuity. As per a report by International Financial Corporation, 90 percent
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter HubSpot ramping up APAC expansion, aims to grow Singapore’s headcount to 250 by 2021
” HubSpot is ramping up its APAC expansion and plans to create 100 new jobs in Singapore by 2021. To cater for this rapid and continuing growth, HubSpot has opened an additional office space at Mapletree Anson in Singapore’s Central Business District, where the company’s APAC headquarters is currently located. The new roles in Singapore
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Blue collar workforce focused BetterPlace launches digital platform SkillConnect
” BetterPlace Safety Solutions Pvt Ltd, an online platform focused on the blue-collar workforce has launched SkillConnect, a digital platform to bridge the gap between demand and supply for blue collars skilled workforce. Pravin Agarwala, Co-founder & CEO, BetterPlace stated, “We are seeing that employers are facing a severe shortage of skilled manpower, especially in
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Volunteering: Enabling good karma
” An overwhelming number of employees seek support from their organizations for their volunteering efforts and serving communities. However, according to a research, it was also found that one-third of employees don’t participate in employee volunteering programs as they are not able to choose the cause that matters to them. Also, there are times that
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Government approves two percent hike in DA
” The Union Cabinet has approved an increase of two percentage point in Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees and Dearness Relief for pensioners with effect from July 1. The decision is meant to compensate them for price rise in the economy. According to the official release, the compounding impact on the exchequer on
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Auto component maker Minda Group appoints Group CFO
” Sunil Bohra joins UNO Minda Group as Executive Director & Group Chief Financial Officer to oversee the Group’s Finance portfolio. In his new role, besides heading the Group Finance function, Sunil Bohra will lead strategic and business planning for the group and spearhead global acquisitions&collaborations with the key management. “Sunil’s one of the country’s
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Trump's immigration policies change could substantially harm US competitiveness: Top CEOs
” The US has extended the suspension of the premium H-1B visa issuance by five more months, as a part of its efforts to tighten its immigration policies. Premium processing is a feature that decreases the usual processing time of H-1B visa petitions from an average of six months to 15 calendar days for a
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Hong Kong releases a list of 11 types of international ‘talent’
” In an effort to attract qualified international professionals to stay and work in Hong Kong, the government has released a list of 11 types of skilled foreign labor that will be given priority to apply to the jobs and live in the city. The list includes professionals working in the fields of investment management,
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Today’s growth mantra: how you do little things is how you will do big things
” At Tech hr 2018 organized by People Matters, the audience got the opportunity to interact with Shagun Kumar, Managing Director India, TMF Group who shed light on growth mantras and how certain small but good things can be overlooked. However, reaching the grass root of any problem and working step by step, making small