As the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, MNCs in India and local cos are moving beyond just setting up infrastructure and lip service to making inroads into championing the cause of disabled employees, by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship and making interventions to help chalk out their career progression.
The current placement season at IITs is witnessing record salary offers from the likes of Google, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs. Annual pay packages of Rs. 30 lakh and more-going up to Rs. 1 crore and beyond- are more numerous than ever before.
Japan, which has been the frontrunner among international recruiters at the IITs in the last few placement seasons, continues its strong run, with the likes of Sony Japan, Mercari, Honda Japan, NTT-AT, SMS Datatech, Tonichi Insatsu Co and Diverta Inc vying for tech talent.
More cos are likely to offer crore-plus packages. Salesforce is set to pip Microsoft as biggest paymaster.
India has 96 universities ranked, including 20 brand new entries in QS World University Rankings: Asia 2020
The country has 31 institutes among the top 250. Of these, 18 dropped compared to last year, 12 gained ground and one remained stable.
Hotels should look to lower their carbon footprint, and protect the ecology.
But things may be changing for the better: more millennials are opting for ‘greener’ holidays, and many resorts, homestays and hotels across the country from Gir and Bandhavgarh to Andamans and Kerala are working to build a conscious client base.
While most companies are keeping a tighter rein on recruitment, many who are still in the market are preferring to hire from top, branded B-schools.
From inhouse organic gardens, strict farm-to-fork policies and consumer awareness and education initiatives to menus built around local, seasonal produce and reducing food loss and wastage, some leading eateries have stepped up their commitment to sustainability, in the process changing the way well-heeled urban Indians dine out.
Executive search firms say they are seeing an up to 100% increase in mandates for CXO roles in the clean energy sector. The typical compensation at the chief executive level is upwards of Rs 2 cr, while functional heads command Rs 80 lakh to Rs 1.4 cr.
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