Tag: Aditya Birla Group

Why do we need a chief encouragement officer?

Encouragement at the workplace is the most underrated concept. Is it necessary? Yes, of course. Is it provided? No, not really. Leaders today also need...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

What’s with the ‘year-end leaves’ in some companies?

In the West and Europe, the year-end period is most special and full of celebration. Christmas, coupled with New Year celebrations makes the end...

Stipend of Rs 4 lakhs, 100% placement at TISS

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai has successfully completed the summer placement for students of human resources management (HRM) and labour relations (LR)...

Saurov Ghosh appointed CHRO, Supreme Industries

After spending over four years heading human resources for the National Stock Exchange of India, Saurov Ghosh has joined Supreme Industries as chief human...

Office politics can be constructive too

The term ‘office politics’ is always associated with negativity. Not surprising, since it usually refers to incidents involving one person trying to hurt or...

Opportunities for bankers, commerce graduates, CAs, healthcare professionals

There are job openings for those interested at the Aditya Birla Group, which is hiring for professionals to handle PF accounts. The job requires...

Who is right — Sandeep or Shreyas?

A very interesting yet intriguing post is doing the rounds on social media, where a candidate and his interviewer are pulling up each other...

Which HR policies are becoming irrelevant?

Times have changed and so have the expectations of the workforce. The needs and requirements of the new generation are way different from that...

Why CXOs fail to collaborate

Gone are the days when people worked in silos within organisations. All employees, including CXOs are now required to collaboratively steer the organisation together,...

How right are organisations to give away super expensive gifts to...

Recently, a software company, Kissflow, awarded BMW cars to five of its employees in appreciation of their loyalty and contribution. Suresh Sambandam, CEO, Kissflow,...

“Ideally, L&D should be overseen by the C-suite instead of the...

A Big Change in 2022 Focus on deliverables with choice of flexibility A new ecosystem will emerge at the workplace, wherein employees will put their conditions...

Krish Shankar debuts as an author with ‘CATALYSE—Power up your people...

Krish Shankar, group head-HR, Infosys, has turned author with his debut book, CATALYSE—Power up your People Ecosystem. The book talks about the secret sauce to...

What learning technology would look like in 2022

HRKatha is back with yet another engrossing and meaningful edition of The Great HR Debate (TGHR). The upcoming edition is a LearnTech special, where HR...

Why DE&I trainings tend to fail

Three years ago, at one of the Starbucks joints in the US, an employee denied a Black man access to the bathroom unless he...

Hero Motocorp elevates Dharm Rakshit as head – employee relations

Hero Motocorp has elevated Dharm Rakshit to the position of head - employee relations. Rakshit, who joined Hero in 2017 as the head –...

HR should deal with personal biases during inclusive hiring

The year was 2006. Ravi Mishra, now senior VP, Aditya Birla Group, had to hire a site engineer for the Company’s plant in Gawan,...

Meet ‘Noiseless’ employee; learn to care for them

In the cement industry, there are mixers that work at a very high temperature. It is difficult for human beings to be around that...

Reliance Retail appoints Shathi Sharma as VP-HR

Shathi Sharma has joined Reliance Retail as the vice president – HR. Prior to this role, she was the CHRO at Dixcy Textiles, an...

How to learn while you work: HR leaders debate at The...

The discussion was a part of the ‘The Great HR Debate’ sponsored by Harappa Education and organised by HR Katha on Friday, February 19,...

Has pandemic curbed the sycophants?

It is still debatable whether or not such individuals are significant to an organisation, but sycophants are found in every organisation and in every...

Pankaj Poddar appointed AVP- HR , Aditya Birla Group , Ultratech,...

Aditya Birla Group has appointed Pankaj Poddar as AVP-HR for the Ultratech cement plant, at Dalla, in Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh. Poddar moves from AVI-Oil...

TGHRD, L&D special: Top 15 L&D & HR leaders are debating...

Many recent studies and researches have confirmed that reskilling and upskilling of the workforce is one of the biggest challenges that businesses are facing...

Why companies are relying on internal hiring now

Back in January 2020, a LinkedIn report revealed that 96 per cent HR professionals in India prefer internal recruitment as compared to 81 per...

The aspiring actor, who joined corporate HR, is now a COO

As Shashikanth KS was growing up in Bengaluru, where his father was employed as a scientist with Hindustan Aeronautics, he aspired to become an...

Ravi Mishra elevated to SVP-HR, global epoxy business, Aditya Birla Group

Ravi Mishra, former regional HR head, South Asia and Middle East, Birla Carbon, Aditya Birla Group, has been elevated to the position of senior...

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Spotify is planning to cut jobs while Vox Media and MediBuddy layoff employees

Spotify, a music streaming platform, is reportedly planning to lay off some of its employees in an effort to cut costs, according to Bloomberg....

Now job loss in diamond sector too; 20% dip in diamond production

A major slowdown has gripped the diamond sector in the country. With reports of many small units having been shut down amidst a significant...

DA hike for employees approved: Telangana government 

On January 23, 2023, the government of Telangana approved the release of a single installment of dearness allowance (DA) for all government employees and...

Year-end bonus checks delayed for google employees

In a change in functioning, Google has postponed the distribution of its year-end bonus checks to employees, which is unusual for the company as...

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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...