Tag: Anil Mohanty

The demise of the iron fist: Why commanding leadership can’t crack...

The commanding leadership style, once lauded for its decisiveness and efficiency, is facing an uphill battle with younger generations. Gen Z and Gen Y...

Is pressure the only tactic in sales to maintain productivity or...

While pressure and challenges do exist in the sales profession, modern salesrooms are not veritable pressure cookers — full of deadlines and targets —waiting...

Are people in their 30s also victims of different forms of...

Ageism, the prejudice or discrimination against individuals based on their age, is often associated with older adults. However, this bias is not limited to...

How can organisations leverage the 60+ working population?

In the fast-paced world of modern business, the value of experience and wisdom cannot be overstated. Among the many assets organisations possess, the untapped...

Why middle managers are to be valued for their managerial skills

Middle managers play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between senior leadership and front-line employees. They are the linchpins that hold organisations together....

Prolonged loyalty: Beneficial or harmful?

Loyalty is a virtue that has long been celebrated as an admirable trait, whether it be in personal relationships, professional endeavours, or even one's...

Hush trips — a menace for HR?

Recently, a concerning trend has emerged in the corporate world — the rise of hush trips. These secret, unauthorised vacations taken by employees have...

The changing face of loyalty: From traditional to transactional

There is a growing trend towards transactional employee loyalty in many workplaces. Instead of traditional notions of loyalty, based on long-term relationships and a...

Importance of 1st job in shaping one’s career

People stepping into the work culture for the first time are like artists starting to paint on a blank canvas. Therefore, the first job...

“Pay transparency will take more years to reach maturity,” Anil Mohanty

2022 was a volatile year for HR & workforce Everyone says the first half of the year 2022 was volatile, however I would term it...

Should new employees ignore the culture mismatch?

Bringing one’s whole self to work is one of the proven ways to feel more comfortable, confident and engaged in any given role. It simply...

How effective are HR practice groups in tackling specific workplace ...

Creating HR practice groups can be an effective way to tackle specific and cross-functional HR priorities. It involves grouping employees with similar expertise and...

How technology is aiding skill-first hiring

In this age of specialists, the demand for professionals with specific skillsets has grown across companies and sectors. Why is there a need for...

One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

How to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

How to combat virtual presenteeism

The work-from-home or WFH culture has frequently been hailed for allowing employees a measure of flexibility and consequently, better work-life balance. However, WFH isn’t...

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...

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

How leaders without title play a role in transformation

Not everyone in an organisation or a team has a fancy designation to flaunt. However, that doesn’t keep them from commanding respect. In fact,...

Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

How to keep productivity high during notice period

It is natural for employees to disconnect from work when they are on their notice period. “Why should I bother? I am anyway about...

“Skill building will be a wealth-creation weapon,” Anil Mohanty

A big change in 2022 Initially, the role of HR in 2022 must take a two-pronged approach to address how leaders make decisions. First, organisations...

How Groupthink can turn fatal for organisations

In 1986, Space Shuttle Challenger burst into flames 73 seconds into its flight, killing all of its seven members aboard. An investigation into the...

How to promote a culture of purpose in an organisation

An organisation’s culture of purpose is defined by what it is and what it stands for. Its beliefs, expectations and values are separate from...

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...

Luring talent with higher salaries — a short-lived trend?

The talent market today is one of the most dynamic ever. There is shortage of quality talent across functions, which is posing challenges for...

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...

Harness.io: Cultivating a talent powerhouse in the tech crucible

The tech scene, be it in India or San Francisco, is equally crucible, fiercely competitive and unforgiving. In both the landscapes, attracting and retaining...
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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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Google trims workforce as economic uncertainty looms

Google is implementing layoffs in an effort to trim costs, with an undisclosed number of employees affected, reports Reuters. The layoffs are not widespread, and...

Sulabh Kulshreshtha moves from Nykaa to Livspace, as head-HR

Sulabh Kulshreshtha has joined Livspace, the home interiors and renovation platform, as head of human resources. He moves from Nykaa, where he served for...

Navendu Shekhar named head HR at India Today

After serving as director-HR (business, strategy and corporate functions) at Cashree Payments for well over two and a half years, Navendu Shekhar has joined...

Roche reimagines the office: A wellness oasis for the digital age

The office is dead. Long live the office, but not as we knew it. The past two years of remote work have fundamentally reshaped...

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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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