Several research studies point out to women’s differential abilities around inclusion, problem solving, multitasking and being more adaptive to change which create a more productive work environment. It is only fair, therefore, for women to expect to be treated equitably by the employer. While a few organizations that value the diversity of perspective and competence that women bring to the table consciously look to be equitable as far as growth opportunities and pay are concerned, our compensation data from 2016 indicates that on average women are paid between 5-10 percent lesser than their male counterparts, with the gap widest at the senior levels. … [Read more...] about Indian laws that empower women
In the coming few months, we are going to see an influx of engagement platforms by insurers in India leveraging on connected devices, mobile health and Internet of Things technologies to create collaborative relationship with the customers. These platforms will measure health conditions, encourage preventive care and reward and incentivise healthy behaviour or proactive health management. This will help the insurer predict customers’ needs and preferences based on the data and events and approach them accordingly. … [Read more...] about Beyond the bill: It’s time we start looking at health insurance as an investment
So how exactly do you sterilize an N95 in an electric cooker? The researchers started with a $50 Farberware pressure cooker, one of many less expensive Instant Pot clones on the market. They lined the bottom with paper towels (they have demonstrated it with cloth towels too), to ensure that the masks did not touch the heating element at the bottom. Then they stacked several masks on top. … [Read more...] about How to decontaminate an N95 mask in an Instant Pot
"In case the equity portion has not been exceeded, investors can keep reshuffling their portfolio by part booking profits on stocks that have run up much more than the markets and parking that sum into sectors that are currently neglected and within that sector, look for the best one or two companies to invest," said Deepak Jasani, Head Retail Research, HDFC Securities. … [Read more...] about Market up 48% from March lows; time to change strategy and rejig portfolio?