Tag: Anil Gaur

Can HR managers play dual roles in smaller organisations?

In small organisations, it is quite common for the HR manager to play a dual role. This is because small organisations often have limited...

How to eliminate gaps between employees and their immediate bosses

The differences between employees and their managers can be easily done away with if the managers are adequately trained in this area Employee retention has...

Why white-collar employees are hard nuts to crack

Strikes, shut-down of operations, sit-in protests and other such disruptive acts are usually associated with factory workers or labourers, or the so-called blue-collar employees....

HR was underappreciated, but not anymore!

About four decades ago, during the manufacturing era, human resources as a function was more about industrial relations or IR. In those days, very...

“Employers will be forced to invest in monitoring tools to discipline...

A big change in 2022  The most unique quality of humans is adaptability. We have learnt to adapt to the demand of the hour. By...

How ‘open talent model’ seeks to change the ways of working...

Hybrid and remote working models have certainly changed the way organisations operate post pandemic. Surely, these two models have made it easier for employees...

Can employees be monitored ethically?

All around the world, the sense of mistrust amongst employers seems to have risen, ever since the pandemic struck. A small survey conducted in...

Budget 2022 – How will it impact the ‘people strategy’?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2022, digitally, just like last year. As the nation is recovering from the aftermath of COVID-19,...

How internal networking skills aid personal growth within the organisation

While being responsible, diligent and hardworking may contribute to an employee’s growth curve, how an employee is perceived by others is also an equally...

Will etiquette reminders or training be required for ‘return to office’?

As organisations prepare to bring their employees back to office after months of letting them work from home, it is necessary to keep in...

Some HR processes that should never be automated

The ‘human’ element in human resources is much talked about. Ever since the pandemic forced many activities to be moved online, or be digitised...

Anil Gaur joins Akums Pharmaceuticals as group chief people officer

Anil Gaur has moved from Uniparts to join Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, as group chief people officer. As Gaur shares with HRKatha, Akums is at...

If business travel was a perk, are we ready to let...

An American journalist’s article published in the New York Post said that in the pre-COVID era, she used to crib about business travel, as...

“Happiness can bring tangible results in people strategy,” says Anil Gaur

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

‘Contingent workers will be essential to workforce strategy,’Anil Gaur

  2020: What to learn – what to erase For manufacturing companies in India, such as the Uniparts Group, work-from-home (WFH) came as a big change,...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Additional fines for violating worker safety regulations: Amazon

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations to three Amazon warehouses for hazardous working conditions leading to serious worker injuries. Inspectors...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

Oman’s labour ministry takes action against private sector company

The Ministry of Labour, through its subsidiary the Directorate General of Labour in Al-Dhahirah Governorate, has taken decisive action against a private sector company...

Did Elon Musk give away laptops to ex-employees?

In  recent months, Twitter has been undergoing frequent changes and updates, causing some instability. In the midst of this, Individuals who were laid off...

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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...