Tag: Agility

Why Mercedes-Benz prefers agility in candidates

Organisations have their own unique ways of developing their exclusive workforces. While many traditional companies believe in developing people vertically, Mercedes-Benz prefers to develop...

How agile brains give leaders superpowers

Good leadership demands a high level of agility, which is essential to maintain a balance between the needs of the workforce and the business....

What are the Top 5 trending skills in India?

A study by Udemy, about the workplace learning trends across workplaces in the Asia-Pacific, reveals that the top five skills trending in India are:...

Why the age of flexibility demands agile reviews

Annual reviews are often dreaded, just as much as tracking expenses after splurging on retail therapy. As overwhelming as any kind of review may...

Mid-level career crisis: Gig offers new lease of life to those...

The fear of losing one’s job all of a sudden is very real, and more than ever in these uncertain times. It is even...

How to deal with ‘Zoom-call fatigue’

Employees, who earlier complained of longer meetings in the conference rooms of offices, now whine about longer zoom calls or conference calls hampering their...

Why lean learning is important for agile organisations

Toyota Production System (TPS) is a classic success story in manufacturing process, which enabled the Japanese automobile Company to eliminate seven kinds of wastes...

Is start-up culture all about performance-driven mindset?

Way back in the 1980s, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman, World Economic Forum, had said, “In the new world, it is not the...

A new squad structure brings in renewed agility at Aegon Life...

  While agility and performance are hot topics for organisations these days, companies dealing in life insurance have mostly stuck to the traditional way of...

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...

10 skills effective leaders must possess in digital age

The hyper-connected, dynamic work environment requires organisations to redefine the traits of an effective leader in the digital era.

Digitisation and agility take away 14,000 jobs at L&T

During April–September this year the company laid off 14,000 employees across businesses, to stay agile and competitive.

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Toshiba to let go 5000 in Japan

Toshiba is contemplating a significant downsizing of its workforce in Japan, eyeing a reduction of about 5,000 positions. The move is said to affect...

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Will Citi let go 22,000 roles by 2026?

In the process of doing away with five layers of management, Citi’s management layers have been reduced to eight, from the previous 13. The...

Marvel to cut roles across departments

Marvel, the Hollywood entertainment chain, has initiated a workforce reduction, letting go of employees across various departments. This strategic move aligns with Bob Iger,...

Debjani Roy is new CHRO, Valeur Fabtex

Debjani Roy has joined Valeur Fabtex as the skill building and leadership-development firm’s chief human resource officer. She has moved from Mind Your Fleet...

Kerala IT firms opt for long tests over traditional hiring methods

Discarding conventional hiring methods, information technology (IT) firms in Kerala are going for tests suited to the modern digital era, to gauge the suitability...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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