Tag: agile workforce

A bouncy ball or a deflated tube – which one would...

The greatest danger in current times is resistance to change. The hiring goals of HR have changed over the years. The qualities they seek...

“Infosys’ longevity will depend on how well we build on our...

Richard Lobo is a qualified mechanical engineer who decided to pursue a career in human resources. Post his PGDM in Marketing and Finance, from Xavier Institute of Management, Lobo dabbled in sales and marketing at Godrej & Boyce.

He joined Infosys in 2000 where he was recently appointed as the senior vice-president & head-HR. In his new role, he oversees the functions of business HR, employee relations, geography-HR and HR delivery for Infosys.

In the last one year, the company has introduced several changes in terms of people practices. Lobo chats with HRKatha on the company’s people strategy and his overall view on the changing dynamics of the human resource function.Excerpts!

Godrej wakes up to ‘Agile Working’

Globally, agile working is the new fad now. There are two aspects of this trend—workforce agility and operational agility.

ExxonMobil hikes pay for CEO, CFO, senior VPs

Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N has decided to raise the base salaries — that make up 10 per cent of overall compensation — of its...

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‘Learning Tuesdays’ at Barco are not just about learning

Growth of employees has become a priority for most organisations today, and growth does not only happen through promotions and pay raises alone. Upskilling...

Fibe gets Monica Mishra as head of human resources

Fibe, a leading consumer-lending app, previously called EarlySalary, has roped in Monica Mishra as the new head of human resources. With 18 years of diverse...

Why Future Generali staff walked in the shoes of the specially abled for a...

A lot has been said about how people should be empathetic towards the specially abled and how they should be treated as equals. However,...

Godrej Capital launches women’s ERG, SheRises

To ensure equality across its workforce, the Godrej Group has rolled out SheRises, its  women's employee resource group (ERG). The initiative will further enhance...

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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...