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“Empathy must accompany transparency,” Amit Das

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act Each element deserves a spotlight, but in 2024, orchestrating their interplay will...

How can employees overcome past-experience stigma?

In the fast-growing education technology industry, some companies have worked up a reputation for their toxic work culture, mass layoffs and often brutal firing...

Hybrid: Will solos be better off working remotely & team players...

When organisations began initiating return to office in 2022, many employees refused to give up the convenience of remote work. The hybrid model was...

Why do leaders and employees hold different views on flexible/hybrid working?

Bob Iger, CEO, Disney, has mandated that employees return to the office for at least four days a week starting March 2023. Iger's reasoning...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

Why some inclusive leaders are more successful

How inclusive a team is depends on the leadership. Inclusive leaders take their team members along with them, irrespective of their culture, gender, faith,...

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...

Is reinventing jobs easier said than done in an automated world?

How do we humans perceive machines and robots? Either we see them as big threats or as great friends that will make our lives...

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...

Manager or employee; who is responsible for a smooth feedback session?

Giving critical feedback to an employee is the most difficult thing to do for any manager. Why? Because as human beings, our big egos...

Why companies need to focus on holistic employee wellbeing

Let’s go back a little in history. Prior to the introduction of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, under the Ministry of Labour and Employment,...

“Metaverse will be a pillar in the way we work,” Amit...

A big change in 2022 The pandemic presented an opportunity to build a digital workforce. We all know that the biggest barrier for any transformation...

How leaders can be empathetic & emotional without compromising professionalism

Leaders are expected to be empathetic and kind toward their employees. To get the best performance out of those working under them, leaders have...

How will metaverse change learning in an organisation?

Metaverse has long existed as a far-flung utopian idea rather than an achievable reality. Writer Neal Stephenson coined the term ‘metaverse’ in 1992 in...

Stay interviews are here to stay

  The Great Resignation has brought in significant changes to the way the HR operates, particularly to the retention strategy of companies. Added bonuses and...

Promotions are always welcome, or are they?

It’s a universal fact that employees expect to be rewarded for their work. Promotions are perceived as the best way to acknowledge employees’ growth...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

How to train managers to deal with problematic employees

There are occasions when managers have to deal with subordinates or colleagues, who become a cause for concern. The reasons could be many —...

Why the effect of mindfulness changes as we move from Asia...

Mindfulness is an old practice that originated in the Buddhist culture. From a culture point of view, the behaviours and characteristics of people in...

Can humans be fired by a bot?

A Bloomberg report claims that an employee who spent four years delivering packages for Amazon, as a contract driver in Phoenix, suddenly got axed....

Contrary to the belief, managers have gained more importance now

At the beginning of the lockdown, there were several predictions on how the new world of work would drastically change. Among the several predictions...

Hire laid off employees, but with caution

The US State of California, recently passed a new law which makes it mandatory for all companies in the hospitality sector to rehire the...

Location Bias: It matters which part of the town one comes...

A LinkedIn user who is a recruiter, mentioned an experience wherein she got to hear something shocking from her client. She reveals that the...

“On-demand organisational structure will be a reality,” Amit Das

  2020: What to learn – what to erase We witnessed a simultaneous transformation of work, workforce and workplace in 2020. Organisations were compelled to be...

Even leaders need work-life balance

When we think of a CEO or CFO or any senior leader of an organisation, do we picture them with a cape or wings...

How are organisations mapping talent in the era of AI?

Talent mapping in a large organisation with thousands of employees is almost like hunting for a needle in a haystack. To map the right...

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...

Google terminates 28 employees over Israel protests

Google terminated 28 employees following protests staged by a small group of Alphabet workers against the tech giant's collaboration with Israel. The protests, which...

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Tesla to let go 14,000 employees globally

Tesla has announced a significant restructuring plan, resulting in a 10 per cent reduction of its global workforce, potentially affecting around 14,000 employees worldwide....

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...

Arun Kumar Singh has joined Shriram General Insurance as head-HR

Arun Kumar Singh has been appointed head-human resources, Shriram General Insurance. Earlier, he was general manager-HR/IR/admin, Vinayak Jewels, since 2022. Singh has spent over nine...

Santosh Rai appointed head-HR, L&T, Precision Engineering and Systems

Santosh Rai is now head-human resources, Larsen & Toubro Precision Engineering and Systems IC. He will be based out of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Till now he...

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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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