Tag: Big Basket

Hari TN steps down, Tanuja Tewari elevated to head-HR at Big...

After spending more than seven years with Big Basket, Hari TN, head – HR, Big Basket, has decided to exit. Tanuja Tewari will step...

Locus assigns $4 million for ESOP buyback

Locus, a platform that automates supply chain decisions, has announced that it has set aside $4 million for its ESOP buyback. All employees, whether...

Stop bragging about back-to-back meetings!

With the advent of the hybrid work model, corporate operation has taken an unforeseen turn. Employees — who are already reeling under the challenges...

“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...

Is ‘inside the box thinking’ the need of the hour?

Often candidates are asked to come up with a crazy, wild, out-of-the box idea for a process to map their level of innovativeness. While...

How layoffs can backfire

Layoffs are not really a strategy, but an option resorted to when a company is not doing well or in other words, when an...

Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

BB Rockstars: How Big Basket engaged with its delivery boys

They are hardly appreciated or recognised by their employers and organisations for their hard work. We are talking of employees who are at the...

Why shouldn’t sportspersons be part of the diversity agenda of corporates

Integration of sportspersons is successful only if they are able to play a meaningful role in the organisation.

Hari TN: The unconventional HR thinker

Hari TN, the head of HR at Big Basket is now known as the start-up HR guy. This IITian and IIM graduate, spent long years at Tata Steel, first as an engineer and then in HR. He has also been through two mergers and acquisitions. He believes, in start-ups, jargons don’t count because one has to execute, perform and make things happen in real time.

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

Struggles in the US market lead Getir to layoff 100

Rapid grocery delivery startup Getir has recently laid off about 100 corporate employees, according to a source familiar with the details. The layoffs affected various...

OLX, Intel, Impossible Foods, and Philips layoff globally

Intel is cutting 340 jobs at its Folsom, California campus, as informed to state and local officials.   The layoff is announced due to a ‘challenging...

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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...