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  • Working from home, flexi timings can become commonplace

    26 March 2020

    Allowing employees to work from home or offering them flexible working hours can save anywhere between 20-25 per cent costs for a company Ajita Shashidhar Last Updated: March 23, 2020 | 21:17 IST Representative Image 28-year-old Nita Das has worked in the HR department of a leading fashion retailer for the last five years. Like any other retail sector employee, it was mandatory for Das to get to report at work every morning at 10 am and not sign off until six in the evening.

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  • More women aged 60-64 in work than not for first time in UK – ONS | Society

    19 March 2020

    For the first time in the UK, there are more women aged 60 to 64 in work than not, according to an analysis of data from the Office for National Statistics. The number of older women in work has increased by 51% since changes to the state pension age were introduced in 2010, the data reveals. This contrasts with an increase of 13% in the number of working men aged between 60 and 64 over the same period.

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  • UN Reaches 90:90 Gender Parity in Senior Leadership Transforming Organizational Culture

    19 March 2020

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 11 (IPS) - The United Nations claims it has reached one of its primary goals relating to women's rights in the world body: gender parity at senior levels of management and in the highest echelons of the Organization. Leading the way, besides the UN Secretariat, is UN Women, ‘the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women', created by the UN General Assembly back in July 2010.

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  • Are women or men more likely to lie when it comes to negotiations? It's complicated.

    12 March 2020

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    • Studies have shown that men are more likely to lie during business negotiations than their female colleagues.
    • This may be because men tend to view negotiations as competitions with winners and losers, while women tend to view them as relationships, with opportunities for everyone to win.
    • Plus, women are judged much more harshly than men do when they break the rules.
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  • BDO introspects: How do we get more women into leadership roles?

    12 March 2020

    This has been a perennial question and I believe we have still not found a satisfactory answer. What is holding women back? It has been more than 40 years since the American Management Consultant Marilyn Loden coined the phrase ‘glass ceiling’ to describe the intangible barrier than prevents women from rising to the top of their profession. Despite many initiatives to get more women to senior executive and board positions over the past four decades, progress remains slow.

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