Krishna Raghavan, Chief People Officer - Flipkart, outlines the initiatives being rolled out to keep employees working remotely productive, engaged and connected during the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 public health emergency
A few days ago, we asked how e-commerce has made these difficult times slightly easier for you. Your responses warmed our hearts and motivated our frontline staff who are doing everything they can to deliver your essentials to you during #COVID19. Read on for some of our customers’ stories, it’s sure to bring a smile to your face!
Even as concerns around Coronavirus and COVID-19 spread, the Flipkart Group underscores the importance of health and safety in communications to employees at our offices and across our pan-India supply chain, as well as our marketplace sellers and ecosystem partners
Delivering essentials and keeping alive the heartbeat of the nation as it goes into self-quarantine, Flipkart’s wishmasters are at the forefront of delivering on the customer promise. Even as they follow safety precautions, they want to spread the message of safety and customer delight. Hear it straight from them.
Amitesh Jha, Senior Vice President - eKart & Marketplace, answers questions on Flipkart’s preparedness and safety measures in the wake of COVID-19 concerns, and emphasizes our continued commitment to customers during this challenging time
Long plagued by gender stereotypes and a lack of representation, the software engineering field has the reputation of being a “boys club”. This reputation is even more pronounced in India, where family pressure and the lack of a support system cause a lot of women to drop out of STEM jobs after their first few years. However, the trend is changing slowly but steadily, with a new generation of ambitious women engineers leading a quiet revolution in the field. These women are also mentoring younger students to create a new crop of women engineers who receive the guidance they did not receive. We spoke to some of Flipkart’s sharpest young women to get their views on what’s changed, what hasn’t and where they see things going in the future.
Meet Captain Indraani Singh, an airline pilot who founded Literacy India and Indha Crafts to help women and children in India's underserved communities. A grassroots changemaker, she often visits these communities, often turning up in her pilot's uniform to surprise them! Recently, her organization, Indha, partnered with Flipkart to ensure that their artisans had access to a pan-India customer base and a more sustainable income. Read her story.
For some of these women, it was a route to achieving job satisfaction. For others, it was a way to assert control over their work-life balance. Whichever way you look at it, you can't ignore the immense success these women sellers have found in a short span of time. Read these unique stories from Flipkart's extraordinary women sellers.
As users lean towards video consumption on handheld devices, Over The Top (OTT) video platforms have steadily evolved to optimize their offerings. We explore the making of Zindagi inShort, a new anthology of short films on the Flipkart Video platform from ace producer Guneet Monga and seven upcoming directors