Tag: Amit Sharma

Red flag the silent threat of employee ‘rustout’

While burnout, characterised by chronic stress and exhaustion, often dominates workplace well-being discussions, another, quieter threat lurks: rustout. Unlike burnout’s fiery intensity, rustout creeps...

Amit Sharma appointed HR head, Bajaj Finance

Amit Sharma has rejoined Bajaj Finance as the new HR head, marking his second stint at the microfinance firm. In a LinkedIn post, he expressed...

Why chaos sparks innovation

Forget the perfectly planned charts and predictable brainstorming sessions. When it comes to real innovation, the most groundbreaking ideas often sprout in the messy...

Navigating the maze: How HR makes tech purchase decisions

In the ever-shifting tech landscape, HR faces the critical task of choosing and implementing solutions to optimise processes and drive organisational success. But navigating...

What’re the HR software for small businesses, SMEs and startups?

Human resources (HR) software have come to be indispensable tools for businesses of all sizes, including small businesses, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) and...

Is boreout the bigger concern at the workplace than burnout?

Just when employers felt they had identified the triggers of the burnout monster at the workplace, there pops a new malady— boreout. We are...

Performative confidence or authentic gravitas—which is more sustainable?

Arjun from the sales division of an FMCG company shone in the spotlight, impressing everyone with his flashy presentations and quick decisions. Heads turned...

Can tech weed out deeply-ingrained hiring biases?

There are numerous hiring-technology products available in the market that claim to eliminate biases in the hiring process. While it's true that these services...

Sentiment analysis: Why is it so important now?

Sentiment analysis is the process of using natural language processing and machine learning techniques to determine the emotional tone behind a piece of text,...

Educate employees on effective use of AI instead of banning it

Recently, Samsung reportedly banned the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools after it was discovered that employees had uploaded sensitive code to the...

HR — Mere ‘agony aunts’ or much more?

Human resources (HR) professionals often find themselves wearing multiple hats in the workplace. They help manage employee relations, ensure compliance with labour laws, foster...

Which type of job shadowing works best – structured, informal or...

Job shadowing is a powerful tool that can be used to gain insight into a particular job or career path. It involves following and...

Why ‘resenteeism’ is a slow poison

Are you feeling stuck in an awful job? Do you think your career growth is limited? Are you bogged down by your office workload?...

The Great HR Debate: Is flexibility & autonomy possible in manufacturing?

In recent years, the demand for flexibility and autonomy has been on the rise among manufacturing workers. This shift in attitude reflects a broader...

Mass Layoffs: The blame game between HR & business heads

The recent mass layoffs across industries that have taken the labour market by storm are a cause of concern. Not only have they added...

Why is employee leasing even more important in this volatile period?

Employee leasing isn’t a new term for the HR fraternity. For the uninitiated, it is a business arrangement wherein a company outsources certain HR functions...

Linguistic biases at Indian workplaces; a bitter truth

Given the large and diverse working population in the country, Indian organisations have to deal with a range of issues at the workplace. One...

How to deal with leadership burnout?

One of the most common expressions in workplace parlance, ‘burnout’, has acquired greater ubiquity since the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting both regular employees and those...

How do philanthropic employees help foster the culture of an organisation?

The benefits of corporate philanthropy, a key element of corporate social responsibility or CSR, are well known. Recent studies have even demonstrated a correlation...

Why KPI of HRBPs are linked to business performance

There has been a lot of talk around human resources (HR) as a strategic business function in the organisation. That is why, Dave Urich’s...

Why CHROs command the same pay as other CXOs

In the last two years, organisations have seen the wrath of the pandemic and also realised that ‘people’ are at the core of the...

5 ways of dealing with Imposter Syndrome at work

It is very common to experience self-doubt at work when one’s confidence is low and the work too much. A feeling of failure and underachievement...

How are ‘engaged’ employees different from ‘involved’ employees?

There are two kinds of employees in an organisation who excel at work in different ways — the ones who are ‘engaged’ and the...

Why leadership training shouldn’t only be given to high performers

When evaluating their employees for leadership potential, organisations are likely to focus on the employees who have impressed them most with their performance at...

How creativity is promoted in a manufacturing company

Manufacturing companies usually have a fixed way of doing things, and one wouldn’t expect them to come out with creative ideas every once in...

Why all-in-one HRMS suites don’t work

Today, various types of HR technologies are competing edge to edge with each other in the HR tech marketplace. However, if we create a...

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...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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94% Indian companies plan to upskill their workforce in 2024: Report

A recent report by a LinkedIn reveals a surprising trend in the Indian job market: while AI continues to reshape the world of work,...
Instamart layoffs

EA streamlining operations, cutting 670 jobs

The renowned video game company, Electronic Arts (EA) is reducing its workforce by five per cent, equating to approximately 670 employees. Andrew Wilson, CEO,...

‘Work from office 10 days a month’: Infosys to some employees

Up to 11 days of work-from-home (WFH) and 10 days in office is the hybrid approach that Infosys has adopted. It has allowed some of...

J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals introduces performance-driven stocks

J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals (JBCPL) recently allocated 76,000 time-based stock options and 1,14,000 performance-based options to a qualified employee. The initiative is a...

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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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