Everything You Wanted To Know About The Maternity Benefit Amendment Act – 2017

On 28th March,2017 Government of India  notified The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2016 Act . The Amendment Act received the assent of President of India on 27th March, 2017, cabinet gave its nod for 6 weeks maternity leave in 2016 and with president assent now, its a law eff April 1st, 2017. The salient features of the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Increase the maximum period of maternity benefit from the existing twelve weeks to twenty-six weeks, in case of women who have less than two surviving children and in other…

Cabinet gives nod for 6 weeks maternity leave, amendments will help 1.8 million (approx.) women workforce

Press Release (PIB): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 by introducing the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Parliament. The maternity benefit Act 1961 protects the employment of women during the time of her maternity and entitles her of a ‘maternity benefit’ – i.e. full paid absence from work – to take care for her child. The act is applicable to all establishments employing 10 or more persons. The amendments will…

A very powerful video posted for HRD Minister on girl education

HRD Minister Smriti Zubin Irani posted a video on facebook titled “Educating our girls to become leaders of tomorrow” part of the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” (BBBP) campaign, very simple and truly impact full. “More will go to school and less will sit at home. This is how India’s daughters will be saved,”  

SCOPE HR Summit 2015 begin here in New Delhi

The two day SCOPE HR Summit 2015 begin here in New Delhi today with an emphasizing note from Union Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Shri Anant G. Geete to the Human Resource professionals from CPSEs for playing responsible and informed role to nurture the human resource in the organizations to produce quality products in line with the vision of Make in India launched by Government of India. Inaugurating the summit. The minister said Globalization has changed the business environment and way of doing business this has brought to centre…

Rules are Changing for Corporate Reputation Management, According to Sodexo 2015 Workplace Trends Report

Press Release/Sodexo: Employees and consumers are gaining greater influence over corporations’ behavior thanks to a surge in e-commerce and social sharing, according to Sodexo’s 2015 Workplace Trends Report. The new form of public accountability, labeled “Rateocracy,” is putting unprecedented pressure on companies to act transparently, highlighting one of the major shifts in how the workplace is changing in response to technology and cultural expectations. “When workers and customers can instantly share their opinions of a company with thousands of people, concerns like morale, transparency and fairness become an integral part…

“I knocked myself out in the shower”, Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses Revealed

Lat to work excuses definitely drives creativity, a survey conducted by CareerBuilder reveals some interesting rather funny excuses employees make when reporting late to work. 2,100 hiring and human resource managers and more than 3,000 workers across US participated in survey, conducted online by Harris Poll from November 4 to December 2, 2014. Some employers are more lenient than others, however. One third of employers (33 percent) say they have no problem with the occasional late arrival, as long as it doesn’t become a pattern, and 16 percent say they don’t need employees…

Anatomy of an Outstanding Résumé (Infographic)

Getting a dream job requires effort, dedication and continuous learning. Given a situation you have done all these things, its time to look for that ‘dream job’, the first important step is to create an effective resume. Your resume must be a true representation of you as an individual and skills you posses, avoid making it too long or to short.  The question really is; how to write that outstanding resume, we found this excellent infographic “Anatomy of an Outstanding Résumé by mindflash.com” which lists down the essentials. Wish you all…

Deloitte’s fourth annual Millennial Survey suggest millennials want more from business

Millennials will be roughly 75% of the global workforce by 2030, a lot will change in terms of how we manage and interact with new age employees. Organization have to do a paradigm shift in their offering as perspective employer and keeping them motivated. The shift is being witnessed now and we see organization spending considerable amount of time and energy in optimizing resources and using to technology to further innovate, millennial will think beyond profits, they want value add.