Remote working has helped India Inc improve its gender diversity quotient

Giving more women the opportunity to work from home has helped India Inc improve gender diversity.

There was a huge surge in hiring women at the mid-management to senior level, with 43% of companies doing so, as compared to 18% in 2019, according to career platform JobsForHer. The recruitment site surveyed over 300 companies in the country in May 2021 for this report.

“It is heartening to see several organisations taking a step in the right direction to make the workplace more women-friendly,” said Neha Bagaria, Founder and CEO of JobsForHer. “We are hopeful that this trend will enable and encourage more women returnees, women in tech, and women in leadership roles to enter the workforce and climb the professional ladder while ensuring gender parity across all levels.”

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