News: Tata Steel to hire 5,500 women employees by 2020


Tata Steel to hire 5,500 women employees by 2020

In a bid to promote diversity at workplace, one of the Indias largest steel manufacturers, Tata Steel will induct 5,500 women employees by 2020.
Tata Steel to hire 5,500 women employees by 2020

Tata Steel, one of the pioneering steel companies, is going to hire around 5,500 women employees by 2020. As per media reports, most of the positions will be replacement hiring. Also, some new positions will be created for new women joinees. 

Out of 5,500 positions, the company will offer 1,400 managerial positions, which currently is held by only 660 woman managers. At present, Tata Steel has about 2,000 women staff, which is less than 6% of its total count i.e. 35,000. 

Their main aim would be to achieve the percentage in all company’s locations. Their strategy would be to hire more women at the entry levels. As compared to last time which was just 10-15 per cent entry-level hire for women. This time it will be raised to 30 per cent that means, every 10 new hires will have at least three women at the entry level. To achieve this, majorly hiring will be done from campuses.  

Under diversified hiring scheme, Tata Steel will also induct 100 disabled employees every year. Currently, there are 106 differently abled people in the organization. 


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Topics: Diversity, Recruitment

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