"According to executives, Sikka's product mindset did not work for the company and eventually led to his departure. Then came Parekh’s appointment at a time the company was looking for an executive who would bring in stability," said Pareekh Jain, founder, Pareekh Consulting. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
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Peloton’s chief content officer Jen Cotter says that this is the first time the brand has done a media collaboration like this. “A few months ago, ESPN approached Peloton,” says Cotter. “With sports cancelled, we were seeing pro athletes turn to Peloton, more than ever, and posting, tweeting, and challenging teammates and our community to join them in rides. We loved the idea of highlighting our pro-athlete fans and quickly developed the idea to create a friendly competition among some of them in the community, while continuing to support one of our partners, Food Bank for New York City. The entire concept and execution came together in about six weeks.” … [Read more...] about Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new ‘All-Stars Ride’
As we look ahead to June, Pride Month is often a time where allies join their LGBTQ+ peers to champion inclusivity and belonging in the workforce. Out & Equal, a nonprofit that champions workplace equality for LGBTQ+ employees, has created a guidebook for ERGs on ways to celebrate virtually. While established traditions will look different this year, this is a global moment to celebrate authenticity and belonging with LGBTQ+ and ally communities. … [Read more...] about Employee resource groups help strengthen connection in times of uncertainty
‘I think it is really important to believe in oneself and know that in life the only limits that matter is the ones that we put on ourselves’, says Founder and CEO Anuradha Gupta, CEO of Vows for Eternity who brings not only years of matchmaking experience but also a global perspective whilst being strongly rooted in her Indian values. Years ago, she started Vows for Eternity which is a boutique matrimonial service based on her own experience of looking for a life partner and to make a difference in the lives of someone by connecting them to ‘the one’. She is an empowered American Indian as well a strong believer in being rooted to family traditions and values. Her work follows her personality along with an innate ability to connect with people and infuse her positive approach to living life. … [Read more...] about A match made in heaven: How Vows for Eternity is redefining confidential matchmaking for global Indians
A survey from Syndio found that 14% of women were considering quitting their jobs because of their increased family demands. In addition, new obstacles such as the discovery that women are being talked over and are unable to get a word in during Zoom meeting, have only brought in-person workplace inequalities to the remote workforce. And that’s only if women can even make it to their Zoom meetings, as they’ve often had to make more sacrifices to handle caregiving and household responsibilities than their partners. The Motherhood Penalty often places moms at a lower earning level than dads, so when couples have to decide whose career to put first, they choose the individual who makes more money, which is usually the dad. Unless employers are actively working now to retain the women in their company, they may lose some of their top talent in the coming months. … [Read more...] about The pandemic could fix the workplace gender gap (or make it wider)