My 4-year-old daughter Serena will be 30 in 2041. Assuming that she has a college degree and eight years of work experience, how might she fare in a world dominated by contract workers, fluid teams, human-centered work, persistent pay gaps, blurred work-life boundaries, and biases that have been around since the beginning of time? Well, let’s investigate. advertisement advertisement 1. International Competition Serena was born in 2011, the year the U.S. birth rate dipped to its lowest recorded level. As the U.S. birth rate keeps trending below 2.0 births per woman, that doesn’t mean young women will face less competition for school acceptance and jobs in the coming decades. Instead of vying with other Americans her age, my daughter will fight for a place among hyper-qualified professionals from around the world. While her generation struggles to support the population of adults over 65–projected to triple by mid-century–it will face a global talent … [Read more...] about 6 Workplace Realities Women Will Face In 2040
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Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) form the backbone of the Indian economy and contribute immensely to the GDP numbers. As per the annual report of MSME ministry 2017-18, the sector, which has a vast network of 63.38 million enterprises, contributes more than 28% to the GDP and employs around 111 million people. In terms of volume, the SME sector stands next to the agriculture sector.Thus, the role of the sector cannot be emphasised enough, and if given the right push, it has the potential to contribute even more. MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari said in the years to come, it will be his endeavour to raise the contribution of the MSME sector to the country's GDP to 50%.Visit the website at irisgst.com or EasybizClose That said, one of the ways that SMEs can grow further is through a digital transformation where business owners are willing to use the latest technology in their daily operations to drive efficiency, accuracy, innovation and reduce turnaround time. Although SMEs … [Read more...] about Here’s why SMEs should go digital to grow their businesses
When I finally got up the nerve to ask for my first raise after nearly two years on the job in the media industry, I knew that being at a larger company meant that getting a raise would require running my request up the corporate ladder. But after more than six months after making my initial ask, I hadn’t received an update. In the meantime, multiple colleagues had been given raises because they brought in outside offers that my organization then matched. advertisement advertisement My supervisor confirmed that the company culture had evolved to where employees could usually only get a pay bump after coming forward with another job offer. I explained I didn’t want to exit; I just wanted to be compensated for the increased responsibilities I had taken on. Another senior-level colleague advised I look for a job I had no intention of taking just to make our organization budge. So, feeling undervalued and discouraged, I reluctantly started applying for … [Read more...] about How to deal with the problem of needing another offer to get a raise
Liquid mutual funds are mutual funds that invest in debt instruments and money market instruments. Liquid funds have a tenure of up to 90 days i.e. nearly three months. However, if you are an investor putting in your money in liquid funds, you need to know that you can only invest up to Rs 10 lakh.The NAV of the liquid fund is calculated for 365 days, whereas the NAV of other funds is calculated only on the basis of business days. Benefits of liquid Mutual FundsHere are the key advantages of liquid funds which make them an attractive option for the investors:Close Minimal lock-in period - Lock-in periods can range from 3 days to 3 months maximum. This means that you have access to instant liquidity in case of any emergency. You can sell the units without any hassle without any exit load. related news CIC issues show-cause notice to RBI for casual approach to its notice Japan government approves economic stimulus package to combat overseas risks Oil rises as OPEC … [Read more...] about Liquid Funds: What are Liquid Mutual Funds in India?
Your billing cycle will be sent to you every 25-31 daysWhen using a credit card, you need to be aware of several terms associated with it, one of which is the credit card billing cycle. Understanding the billing cycle of your credit card is important for financial planning. Once you know your credit card billing cycle, you can use your card to the best of your advantage. The billing cycle refers to the period for which your credit card bill is generated. All the transactions that happen during the billing cycle will reflect in your next statement. What is the billing cycle? Let us take an example to understand what billing cycle means. Let us say your credit card statement is generated on the 4th of every month. Your credit card billing cycle will start from the 5th of the previous month and continue till 4th of the current month. During this period, all transactions done on your credit card will show up in your monthly credit card statement. This would include all credit … [Read more...] about What is Credit Card billing cycle? How it works, due date and minimum payment