Tag: Anurag Verma

Are hackathons effective as a recruitment tool?

Today, organisations have increasingly begun embracing new-age recruitment tools to source talent. A hackathon is one such tool that several players, particularly in the...

What it takes for HR to lead automation and digitalisation in...

When it comes to driving automation and digitalisation in an organisation, the HR plays a pivotal role in the whole process. Since automation is...

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...

PriceLabs gets $30 mn funding, to expand team

Having managed to raise funds to the tune of $30 million, as part of a Series A funding, PriceLabs Inc., the pricing and revenue-management...

How longer notice periods are backfiring for IT companies

Renuka, who has just started her career as a programmer with two years of experience, has put in her papers at her current job....

How businesses pay their critical talent for their ‘value’

In any organisation, there will always be some set of skills, certain roles or talent that are more valued than others. This is because,...

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...

Who is a Consequential leader?

The definition of leadership, and what the role is meant to be, has been in flux ever since the pandemic. With the drastically-altered business...

Pros and cons of on-demand learning

On-demand learning (ODL) is a strategy that helps employees access knowledge anywhere, anytime. While the concept isn’t new, it has gained more importance in...

Do people want only financial benefits after the pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic was hard on the working class. Not only did it render many unemployed, it nearly ate into their savings. With the...

Has Omicron disrupted India Inc’s workspace again?

Looks like the COVID-19 virus and its n number of mutations will ruin our transition into the New Year yet again. The Omicron variant...

How the workplace culture has transformed over the last two years

The culture of a workplace comprises the shared values, belief systems, attitudes and behaviours that employees in a workplace share. A positive work culture is...

Why talent from small town india is more stable

All big Indian and multinational giants have their presence in tier 1 cities and the metros. Naturally, the job opportunities in these locations are...

Why is the world divided on work from home?

With the big giants in the IT sector, including TCS, Wipro and Infosys, already starting to bring back their workforces to the office in...

As the pandemic drama unfolds, the spotlight is on HR

The role of an HR professional has traditionally been a supportive one, like that of a personnel officer, handling administrative and backend activities. In...

Extroverts, the real victims of remote working: how are they coping?

If humans are social animals, extroverts are the torchbearers. In any organisation, the extroverts are the ones who draw from the energy around them...

Has pandemic curbed the sycophants?

It is still debatable whether or not such individuals are significant to an organisation, but sycophants are found in every organisation and in every...

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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Creative Synergies gets Sujendra GS as vice president-HR 

Creative Synergies Group, a global digital innovation solution provider, appoints Sujendra GS, vice president, human resources. GS moves from LTIMindtree where he was leading...

Edtech unicorn, Physics Wallah, to expand team by 2500

Physics Wallah, the unicorn edtech firm is hiring at a time when other edtech firms are downsizing significantly. The Company intends to expand its...

SC refuses to overturn NCLAT ruling, Jalan Fritsch consortium to pay Jet Airways employees 

The Supreme Court has declined to overturn the decision made by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). The tribunal had ordered the Jalan...

Bangladesh Government to review salary for garment workers

The Bangladesh government is preparing to evaluate the minimum monthly salary for garment workers. The Department of Labour, under the Ministry of Labour and...

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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...