As two high-profile lawsuits that were both dropped earlier this year make clear, women still have trouble winning gender discrimination cases in the courtroom. A new California law could soon change things, but a few questions are still worth asking: If women struggle to address discrimination at the legal level, what other destructive workplace behaviors still hold back their careers? And what can professional women do if the perpetrators are other women? advertisement advertisement Here are three strategies for professional women to survive an unwelcoming work culture. 1. Know You Aren’t Alone For one thing, same-gender bullying is a real problem in many organizations. In 2014, the Workplace Bullying Institute found that 77% of bullied targets were bullied by those of their own gender. The same study reported that female bullies directed their hostilities toward other women 68% of the time, impacting the safety, productivity, health, and confidence of American … [Read more...] about Three Survival Strategies For Women In Hostile Work Cultures
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It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the era of bizarre corporate do-gooding started. But in June 2018 it certainly went viral. That’s when Domino’s launched its “Paving for Pizza” campaign, which included video shot from inside one of its pizza boxes while a driver navigated all manner of terrible road conditions. The message: Poorly maintained roads aren’t just an inconvenience—they can devastate the deliciousness of your future pizza delivery. advertisement advertisement Domino’s marketing campaign had an added benefit of community improvement: It committed to fill potholes in 20 places around the country, to ensure smooth pizza rides. All residents in those places had to do was requested aid online, and the company would start contacting town or city officials. As Ad Week reported, well over a 100,00 people took action, while Bernie Sanders blasted the idea because it steamrolled over a more important discussion about why … [Read more...] about As corporate philanthropy and marketing stunts converge, who is actually benefiting?
Life insurance and asset management companies (AMC) are likely to be high-growth businesses due to the financialization theme that is playing out, Rusmik Oza, Head of Fundamental Research, Kotak Securities, says in an interview to Moneycontrol’s Kshitij Anand.Edited excerpts:Close Q) What is your assessment of the September quarter earnings? If you had to describe them in one word, what would that be? What were the highlights?Rusmik OzaHead of Fundamental Research|Kotak Securities 'Corporate tax cut will boost earnings by 15-20%; HDFC Bank, ONGC, M&M among 20 cos to benefit the most'Cement, oil & gas among 3 sectors likely to outperform; here’s why'Nifty unlikely to test 12,000; expect the slump in earnings to continue in Sept quarter'A) If one has to summarise the September quarter results in one word, it would be ‘Decent’. Further, if it needs to be summarised in a sentence, it would be ‘Optically healthy on earnings, due to corporate … [Read more...] about Don’t miss! Stocks from life insurance and AMC likely to be included in Sensex & Nifty
Personal care brand mCaffeine, which sells caffeine-infused products, is aiming to achieve Rs 100 crore in annual revenue, and 1.5 million customers, in the next 12 months.In a freewheeling chat with Moneycontrol, Tarun Sharma, co-founder of mCaffeine, said the brand has served more than half-a-million customers since its inception in 2016, and it is most popular among millennials.Sharma refrained from revealing the current turnover but said that the company has been "growing very aggressively in the past 12 months".Close mCaffeine is India's first caffeinated personal care brand co-founded by Tarun Sharma and Vikas Lachhwani, in October 2016, after nine months of extensive research.Himadri BuchAssistant Editor|Moneycontrol.com Subhash Chandra stake stake in ZEE | Will it release logjam for MFs?SEBI move to up minimum PMS investment could benefit mutual fundsExclusive | L&T MF CIO Soumendra Nath Lahiri resignsThe research yielded that caffeine is basically a … [Read more...] about Online personal care brand mCaffeine eyes Rs 100 cr annual revenue in a year
Tata Steel Europe's European Works Council, the body representing the employees, will meet on November 27 to formally discuss the company's transformation programme that entails 3,000 job cuts across operations in the continent.Voicing its displeasure against the planned job cuts announced by Tata Steel, the European Works Council, or EWC, said 'employees should not pay the price for Tata's failures' despite the challenges that the company is facing due to the current economic slowdown.The job cuts announcement on November 18 has riled the employees of Tata Steel Europe's units in the UK and the Netherlands, prompting trade unions to consider approaching the European Parliament and even an industrial action.Close "The employee representatives would like to be clear that while there are challenges across Tata Steel Europe, this transformation programme is a direct result of the company's failure to deliver the joint venture with thyssenkrupp and the complete absence of any Plan B," … [Read more...] about Tata Steel Europe| Union representatives to meet management next week