Tag: Aparna Sharma

Aparna Sharma launches her second book, Between U & Me

The book presents extraordinary lessons from the lives of ordinary people.

Big Boss is watching

Putting employees under surveillance to measure efficiency, and ensure data security is a common practice. However, constant surveillance also increases fear and stress levels in employees and decreases trust levels.  

Do CHROs make good CEOs?

CHROs becoming CEOs is not a traditional choice but evidences point out several advantages.

SHRM Tech’15: Hiring in the new technological world

The speakers were of the opinion that though technology can be used to one’s advantage by reducing the lead time for screening candidates and shortlisting the right fits, the human intervention and the process of face-to-face interviews can’t be totally undermined.

“The business continues to throw a lot of existential questions to...

The country head, human resources, at Lafarge India, has recently launched her first book – ‘Reality Bytes – The Role of HR in Today’s World’. A ready reckoner for HR professionals and aspirants, peers in the industry have termed it as a crisp, practical and contemporary book that helps readers understand the nuances of the complex world of human resources.

Sharma speaks to HR Katha on her experience as a writer and her candid views on the HR function.

Excerpts... 

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Is Facebook preparing to fire 12,000?

There are reports of Meta, Facebook’s parent company, quietly laying off people. The Company is reportedly aiming to cut down 15 per cent of...

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Allcargo’s Bangalore warehouse to create 5,500 jobs

Allcargo Group, the end-to-end logistics solution company, has launched a 100-acre warehouse in Bengaluru that cost about Rs 800 crore to set up. The...

Change of guard in Adani’s HR leadership

Jayant Kumar has taken charge as the new CHRO for ACC and Ambuja Cement, which is now part of the Adani Group of companies....

How Page Industries has almost 90% women at the shop floor

Page Industries, the Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear, loungewear and socks, which is also an exclusive licensee of Jockey International in India, has...

Amit Malik joins Wadzpay as president – South Asia & Pacific

Wadzpay, a fintech firm has appointed Amit Malik as its new president – South Asia & Pacific. Malik has shared this development on social...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...