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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Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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Wipro fires freshers who scored low in internal test

About 452 freshers at Wipro were told that they had to leave because they did not score well in the internal assessment. These freshers had...

Aparna Dhingra gets regional role at BMW

Aparna Dhingra has been promoted to head of region (HR) - Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East, BMW Group after spending six years at BMW...

GITPRO, FIIDS helping 2 lakh laid-off Indians in the US find jobs

Many Indian techies and IT professionals who have been rendered jobless in the recent layoff spree have become part of WhatsApp groups aimed at...

DA hike for employees approved: Telangana government 

On January 23, 2023, the government of Telangana approved the release of a single installment of dearness allowance (DA) for all government employees 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...