According to an Economic Times report many Indian companies are taking steps towards a gender balanced workforce. The report says that at Quintiles India, a leading provider of biopharmaceutical development services and commercial outsourcing services, 52% of the workforce is women. L'Oreal India is merely 6% short of the halfway mark, while at boutique consulting firm YSC, the number of women employees far exceeds the men. The report also said that according to Randstad, Human resource is the most preferred job for Indian working women. The staffing company states that 23% of women hold senior positions in HR in India Inc. This is followed by 16% in financial positions and 10% in sales. At The Royal Bank of Scotland NV (RBS), 54% of their 217 staff members in the HR department in India are women, the report added.
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