Tag: Ashish Anand

Should companies rehire employees who exit on a bad note?

Boomerang employees is a popular practice. However, sometimes, great talent may leave the company on a bad note. The reasons for their decision to...

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,...

Do companies require longer-lasting internship programmes?

The concept of internships can be traced back to the apprenticeships of the past. However, researches suggest that the life of an apprentice in...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

What Happiness means to Ashish Anand, CHRO, SAR Group

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

How to evaluate a candidate’s integrity

While hiring, it becomes important to gauge whether the candidate is honest or not. In many of his interviews, Warren Buffet has said that...

What are the most important skills to succeed in corporate in...

The panel debates on what are some of the challenges businesses are facing in terms of skilling their employees. It also throws some light...

The Great HR Debate – Which skills will be critical for...

The need to reskill and upskill has assumed great significance in the new normal. Last year, with the pandemic sweeping across the globe, people...

“Don’t accept a job offer, if you haven’t met the boss,”...

During an interview, the accepted protocol is that the interviewer will evaluate the candidate on whether or not he/she fits the bill. However, the reverse...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

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,”...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

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Magenta to hire over 340 in 2022

Magenta, the Indian integrated electric vehicle (EV) charging and mobility-solutions company, is gearing to expand its team by at least 340 employees in 2022....

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts kickstarts leadership development programme

The pandemic was a boon for some sectors and quite the bane for others. For some businesses, such as IT and tech, it brought...

Starbucks shuts stores in Russia, will pay staff for 6 months

Close on the heels of McDonald’s selling its restaurants in Russia to a local licensee, who has begun a rebranding exercise, now Starbucks is...

Centre eases family pension rules for kin of missing govt employees

As per a notification from the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT), pension rules have been eased out. Following relaxation of certain rules by...

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“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...