Tag: Aarti Industries

Why do companies post ‘ghost jobs’?

After a two-year career break post her pregnancy, Payal was once again looking to kick-start her career as a content writer. However, even after...

Should one consider changing the job function to fight burnout?

In the initial phase of his career, Rajeev was fortunate enough to join a media firm that was on a growth trajectory. Given his...

Aarti Industries’ massive onboarding programme inducts 260 at one go

Aarti Industries, a manufacturer of speciality chemicals — largely catering to the pharmaceutical sector — has progressed on its plans to build and acquire...

Why very few people survive the PIP

Armed with an MBA in sales and marketing, Ankita started her career with a new-age startup, called Love Stories. She joined this dating platform...

What to do if your incompetent ex-boss follows you to the...

Having an incompetent boss at the workplace can be very challenging. Of course, one can always quit the job and move to a new...

When a CXO acts difficult

Employees at every level fall within a band. Arun Saxena (name changed), one of the CXO members in a manufacturing company, was unhappy with...

Anomalies in employee-engagement surveys

During the pandemic, especially during the first complete lockdown, when all employees were working from home, the major concern for companies was employee engagement....

Some HR processes that should never be automated

The ‘human’ element in human resources is much talked about. Ever since the pandemic forced many activities to be moved online, or be digitised...

How Aarti Industries hires niche talent from campus

As Manoj Kumar Sharma, CHRO, Aarti Industries, shares with HRKatha, the Company works in a very niche sector in the chemical industry itself. It...

Close friends at work — good or bad?

Imagine if the workplace were all about ‘work’ alone! Nobody would actually like to go to such a workplace every day. In fact, it...

Role Reversal: How managers are being evaluated by their teams on...

In the pre-COVID era, the expectations from managers were very different. The organisations primarily expected them to deliver and meet the organisational goals, make...

Do we need specific stress or mental health leaves?

In October 2020, Urban Company erstwhile Urban Clap, the home services company, allowed its employees to take unlimited sick leaves, if they are mentally...

Aarti Industries’ humanised approach to employee relations

Mumbai-based B2B manufacturing company, Aarti Industries, which deals in chemicals such as benzene intermediaries, pharmaceuticals and surfactants, claims to go all out for its...

Is Tesla reducing hiring, production in China?

If media reports are to be believed, the demand for Tesla’s electric vehicles has not kept up with expectations, in China. As a result,...

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Buzzfeed plans to cut about 12% of its workforce

BuzzFeed, the New York-based digital media company, plans to cut about 12 per cent of its workforce, says a CNBC report. That means, nearly...

SanKash to hire 500+ in India, in 6 months

SanKash, the travel fintech company offering financial services to the travel market, has today announced its intentions to hire at least 500 professionals in...

How India Inc. Plans its HR Budget

For decades, the HR budget was mainly about salary and wages.However, with the evolution of the workplace, HR budgets are also becoming more exhaustive. This...

Is overoptimism a recipe for disaster?

An ideal team is always a heterogeneous mix of people with different beliefs and mind-sets. That means, there will be very negative people co-existing...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...