Key strategies for effective leadership development programs

The landscape of leadership is shifting and shifting fast. The evolving expectations of today’s workforce, the ever changing business environment, new business models, business processes, constant change, has made it imperative for leaders to embrace flexibility, adaptability and continuous learning. A significant shift for Controlling and directing, today’s most effective

How to Network Effectively as an Intern: Building Connections and Expanding Opportunities

Internships are a very special time in any young professional’s life. Not only do they as act as a passage from them being carefree students to responsible and accountable contributors, but for many aspiring professionals this is when they find financial independence, start to take pride in their achievements and

Marching Sheep: Navigating HR Training’s Evolution and Future

CXOToday has engaged in an exclusive interview with Ms. Sonica Aron, Founder Marching Sheep. 1.How has Marching Sheep’s journey evolved, particularly over the past two years? What pivotal moments or strategic shifts have contributed to its transformation and continued success in the HR training landscape? As a consulting organization that

Skills Gap: Bridging the Divide between Education and Industry

IIT Mumbai Placement statistics caught everyone’s attention early this month when it reported that 36% students could not secure job offers this year. The same statistic stood at approximately 32% last year. This alone was worrying enough, considering that IIT Mumbai would attract some of the top talent from the

The top 10 self-made women entrepreneurs who are shaping 2024

Their success stories serve as a testament to the power of determination and hard work, paving the way for a brighter future for women in business. Newsmaker Media and Communications is proud to release its list of 10 self-made women entrepreneurs, celebrating their remarkable achievements and contributions across various sectors.

Unlocking the power of ERGs: Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), or Employee Support Groups (ESGs) have emerged as powerful catalysts in driving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives within organisations. These are voluntary, employee-led groups that bring together individuals with shared identities, interests, or experiences to foster a sense of belonging and advocate for positive change

Role of Talent Reskilling and Up-skilling to meet the Challenges of a Changing Workforce

In the face of rapid technological advancements and evolving industry demands, organizations are increasingly recognizing the critical role of “reskilling and up-skilling” their workforce. Reskilling involves training employees to acquire a completely new set of skills, enabling them to transition into different roles within the company. This approach is particularly

IIT-B’s placement state of mind

The recent high number of IIT Bombay graduates still looking for a job post the placement round in November has raised questions of how all IITs can prepare for economic slowdown and low hiring’s. File pic/Sameer Markande The graduating class of IIT Bombay 2023 was a happy one. With an

‘Metrics That Matter’: Know How Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Help CEOs Make Their Firm More productive and profitable from Marching Sheep

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are crucial for a company’s success as they foster innovation, creativity, and productivity by bringing together diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. DEI initiatives create a more equitable and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their best. What is that

The global gender pay gap: Unveiling disparities and their complex roots

By Sonica Aron The global gender pay gap persists as a stark reminder of the inequalities embedded within our societies, transcending geographical boundaries and economic sectors. Despite decades of advocacy and awareness efforts, women continue to earn less than men on average worldwide. The statistics paint a sobering picture, revealing

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence and Resilience

By Ms. Sonica Aron That the last few years have been challenging and turbulent would be an understatement. As companies emerged from the Covid Pandemic, with extensive plans of recouping lost ground, the word saw several other big shifts. The evolving workforce demographics, with Zillennials joining the workforce, the tug

Challenging comfort zones: Engaging in uncomfortable conversations about privilege

In a world awakening to social justice, recognising privilege’s responsibility is key. Through education, empathy, and advocacy, we dismantle barriers for equity and inclusion, urging collective action towards a thriving society. In a world that is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of social justice, equity and equality, it is