Tag: Bennett Coleman & Company

Office politics can be constructive too

The term ‘office politics’ is always associated with negativity. Not surprising, since it usually refers to incidents involving one person trying to hurt or...

Manager or employee; who is responsible for a smooth feedback session?

Giving critical feedback to an employee is the most difficult thing to do for any manager. Why? Because as human beings, our big egos...

“Metaverse will be a pillar in the way we work,” Amit...

A big change in 2022 The pandemic presented an opportunity to build a digital workforce. We all know that the biggest barrier for any transformation...

How to train managers to deal with problematic employees

There are occasions when managers have to deal with subordinates or colleagues, who become a cause for concern. The reasons could be many —...

Why the effect of mindfulness changes as we move from Asia...

Mindfulness is an old practice that originated in the Buddhist culture. From a culture point of view, the behaviours and characteristics of people in...

Can humans be fired by a bot?

A Bloomberg report claims that an employee who spent four years delivering packages for Amazon, as a contract driver in Phoenix, suddenly got axed....

Contrary to the belief, managers have gained more importance now

At the beginning of the lockdown, there were several predictions on how the new world of work would drastically change. Among the several predictions...

Hire laid off employees, but with caution

The US State of California, recently passed a new law which makes it mandatory for all companies in the hospitality sector to rehire the...

Location Bias: It matters which part of the town one comes...

A LinkedIn user who is a recruiter, mentioned an experience wherein she got to hear something shocking from her client. She reveals that the...

Why are self-managed teams the need of the hour?

India continues to lurk in a stage where collective technical prowess in a team is a far-fetched idea. This can, however, be overcome. Self-managed...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Technical glitch causes $200 million windfall in Zurich

The city of Zurich is attempting to recover approximately 175 million Swiss Francs, equivalent to about $200 million, following a technical glitch that resulted...

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EA streamlining operations, cutting 670 jobs

The renowned video game company, Electronic Arts (EA) is reducing its workforce by five per cent, equating to approximately 670 employees. Andrew Wilson, CEO,...

“The future of work isn’t ‘degree or skills’; it’s ‘degree & skills’,” Pramath Nath

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act India’s renewables boom hinges on a finely-tuned ecosystem of skilled people, tech-driven...

“Hybrid working is an accepted mainstream working model,” Pankaj Lochan

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act For us, the top priority in 2024 will be to develop new...

Women on the assembly line: A gear shift in the auto industry

Female workers are making significant strides on shop floors and in traditionally male-dominated roles at automakers, propelled by the adoption of advanced technologies in...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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