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.

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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,”...

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How pre-hiring orientation reduces early dropouts at eClerx

During orientations, it is a common practice for companies to present to the employees an overview of the organisation along with what their career...

Assistant loco pilot risks life to restart train

Recently, the Railway Ministry shared a video of a courageous and committed employee, Ganesh Ghosh, assistant loco pilot, who restarted the train which suddenly...

USEReady to hire around 200 data analytics & engineers for new data centre in...

Founded in 2011 by two Indians Uday Hegde and Lalit Bakshi, strategic data and Analytics partner USEReady, which had its offices in Bengaluru and...

IKEA opens stores in Bengaluru & Oman; creates jobs for locals

IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings firm, recently opened two stores — one in Nagasundara near Bengaluru in Karnataka, India, and the other in the...

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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...