Did you know that 72% of working Indian women reject roles that disallow flexible working? Or that 70% of women have considered quitting their jobs due to the lack of flexible policies?
The current gap between demand and supply of talent is about 21% in India. In order to bridge this gap, companies today are eager to increase diversity hiring, as a result of which the share of female employees has been on an upward incline. Companies like Vedanta Limited, Tata Steel, TVS Motor Company, MG Motor India have all increased their share of women hires, especially in the wake of automation and the need for leadership. Now, more than 50% of the companies in India are actively hiring women to meet the talent shortage in the market, employers are increasing modifying internal policies to keep up with the changing needs.