Tag: chief people officer

Employees with low ambition – Boon or bane?

Having worked at the same IT Company for 11 years, Rohan Pandey, a back-end web developer, was the go-to person for most rookies on...

How unceremonious layoffs impact employee trust

There seem to be distressed and anxious employees all around us. What with big giants such as Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Facebook’s parent company Meta,...

Why hyper-personalising employee rewards & benefits calls for caution

Customising employee rewards & benefits is welcome, but organisations must manage and strategise the process with care, point out HR leaders. The importance of rewarding...

How twitter’s acquisition by Elon Musk could bring a change in...

The dramatic acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk was finally concluded on 27 October 2022. The process had actually begun in April 2022 but was...

How to eliminate gaps between employees and their immediate bosses

The differences between employees and their managers can be easily done away with if the managers are adequately trained in this area Employee retention has...

Are hackathons effective as a recruitment tool?

Today, organisations have increasingly begun embracing new-age recruitment tools to source talent. A hackathon is one such tool that several players, particularly in the...

R Sundararajan is new CPO at HCLTech; VV Apparao named chief...

HCL Technologies has elevated Ramachandran Sundararajan to chief people officer (CPO). Since 2018, he has been executive vice president – HR, HCL America. VV Apparao,...

How Page Industries has almost 90% women at the shop floor

Page Industries, the Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear, loungewear and socks, which is also an exclusive licensee of Jockey International in India, has...

How does the CEO-CFO-CHRO trio drive a talent-first organisation?

The equation seems to have changed. Among the direct reportees to the CEO, the CFO used to be the closest confidante. The reason being,...

Tricentis ropes in Jennifer Lucas as CPO

“Excited about the road ahead at Tricentis,” posts Jennifer (Alessandra) Lucas on LinkedIn, resharing the announcement of her appointment by Tricentis. She has joined Tricentis,...

Is it time to reimagine the workwear wardrobe?

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped work life the world over. The idea of flexibility at the workplace has more or less entrenched itself even...

Yolanda Seals-Coffield elevated to CPO, PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the international professional services firm has elevated Yoland Seals-Coffield to chief people officer. Seals-Coffield had joined PwC over ten years ago, as principal...

Amy Hanlon-Rodemich takes up CPO role at Nokia

Amy Hanlon-Rodemich has joined Nokia as the chief people officer (CPO). She moves from GlobalLogic, where she was chief people officer for over three...

Pradheepa Raman is the new CPO at GlobalFoundries

Raman, who is an advisory board member – leadership-development programme at the Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, has moved from Stanley Black...

Airmeet’s Meena Kumari R joins Hiver as CPO

Hiver, a customer-service platform designed for Google workspace, has hired Meena Kumari R as its new chief people officer. In this assignment, Kumari will play...

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...

Why employees are equally responsible for lack of work life balance

While cribbing about the lack of work–life balance, many employees don’t think twice before blaming their bosses, work or organisations for the same. It is...

Why companies need to have their own signature culture

For the success of any business, the culture of the company is as important as the business strategy. They say, “The company culture eats...

Amagi ropes in Prasad Menon as CPO

Amagi, a cloud-based SaaS technology firm for broadcast and connected TV has announced the appointment of Prasad Menon as its new chief people officer...

Jugglers are much sought after by employers

Soham is celebrating his recent promotion. For the first time, he has been elevated to a managerial role. At first, he basks in the...

How Max Life Insurance is bridging the generational gap in staff

In India, most discussions and initiatives pertaining to diversity always boils down to gender diversity. However, ‘diversity’ is not just restricted to gender alone,...

How the millennials at MTR Foods are enjoying global exposure

Across organisations, it is the millennials who will be seen coming forward to take up leadership roles in the future. Therefore, engaging this younger...

Priscilla Koranteng is the new CPO, Indeed

Indeed, the worldwide employment website for job listings, has roped in Priscilla Koranteng as its chief people officer. In her new role, she will...

Why companies need to focus on holistic employee wellbeing

Let’s go back a little in history. Prior to the introduction of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, under the Ministry of Labour and Employment,...

Zoom appoints Matthew Saxon as chief people officer

Zoom Video Communications has appointed Matthew Saxon as chief people officer. Inc. Saxon is backed by two decades of experience in human resources and people...

HR was underappreciated, but not anymore!

About four decades ago, during the manufacturing era, human resources as a function was more about industrial relations or IR. In those days, very...

How companies are preparing for ‘return to office’

Companies such as TCS, Wipro and Infosys have already expressed their wish to see their employees back in the office. In fact, one of...

Page Industries appoints Ravi Kumar as CPO

Page Industries, an Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear and the licensee of Jockey International in India, has appointed Ravi Kumar as its chief...

Why we need to rewrite the employee handbook

There has been a drastic shift in the mindset of the employees and the employers when it comes to maintaining an employer-employee relationship, thanks...

Yogesh Patgaonkar has joined Persistent Systems as chief people officer

Yogesh Patgaonkar is the new chief people officer at Persistent Systems, the Indian multinational tech services company. He steps into the shoes of Sameer...

Why Equitas Small Finance Bank wants to shift from individual-focused to...

Equitas Small Finance Bank, founded as a microfinance lender about five years ago, had been focussing primarily on upskilling people, with focus on their...

Zivame hires Rishu Garg as chief people officer

Zivame, the Indian intimate online store for women, has hired Rishu Garg as its new chief people officer (CPO). In this new role, Garg...

Why Home Credit introduced ‘special employee referral policy’ to attract techies

The war for attracting good tech talent has been on for some time now, and accelerated by the pandemic. Many of the big tech...

How Innovaccer plans to be a brand worth flaunting on resumes

Innovaccer, a San Francisco-based data-activation platform and healthcare technology company, has plans to expand its employee base by a substantial percentage. As per Sonali...

Pegasystems gets Katherine Parente as its new CPO

Pegasystems, the software company based out of the US, has appointed Katherine Parente as its new chief people officer. Parente will report directly to...

How internal networking skills aid personal growth within the organisation

While being responsible, diligent and hardworking may contribute to an employee’s growth curve, how an employee is perceived by others is also an equally...

How Stockdale Paradox will help leaders survive this pandemic

While wishing a ‘happy new year’ to everyone today, we can only hope that 2022 really turns out to be a happy one. Why?...

Tata Technologies’ Anupal Banerjee joins FSS as CPO

Anupal Banerjee, who recently announced his departure from Tata Technologies — where he was CHRO — on social media, has now joined Financial Software...

Reference checks — What to ask and what not to ask

For many companies and recruiters, reference check is a tick-in-the-box activity. Many do not find it beneficial and some even consider it pointless. After...

Amit Singh joins PNB Housing Finance as chief people officer

Amit Singh is the chief people officer at PNB Housing Finance. A decorated human resources professional, Singh carries 18 years of experience. Having obtained an...

Laura Lee Gentry appointed chief people officer, Enboarder

Enboarder, the people-activation platform that engages employees, has appointed Laura Lee Gentry as chief people officer. Gentry has moved to this highly customisable platform that...

Why employees find it difficult to dissociate from work

It is natural to feel stressed at office if there is major workload and limited time in which to finish the same. But what if...

BYJU’s introduces new leave policy

BYJU’s has announced a major updation in its leave policy. To make employee happiness, work-life integration, flexibility, and workplace sensitivity a priority at the...

How to get your employees’ work mojo back after a festive...

An extended Diwali weekend! Nothing could be more welcome. After the last working day packed with decked up workspaces, colourful rangolis, beautiful lighting and...

Walmart to call its corporate employees back to office by November...

Walmart has asked its employees to return to offices from November 8, 2021. The Company, after operating remotely for a large portion of the...

Adobe asks employees to get vaccinated by Dec. 8 or go...

First IBM and now Adobe sets Dec. 8 as the deadline for all employees to get vaccinated or else go on unpaid leaves. The order...

BYJU’s introduces a new customised healthcare policy for its employees

To cover the physical and psychological wellbeing of employees, BYJU’s has come up with a tailor- made health-insurance policy. The new policy gives the...

Future Generali India Insurance to pay Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia to...

Future Generali India Insurance (FGII) will pay an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to the next of kin of those associates who have lost...

Kristi Hummel appointed chief people officer, Skillsoft

Kristi Hummel has been appointed chief people officer at Skillsoft. She moves from Dell, where she was senior vice president – human resources, for...

Why DE&I trainings tend to fail

Three years ago, at one of the Starbucks joints in the US, an employee denied a Black man access to the bathroom unless he...

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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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...

Synchrony introduces regional engagement hubs for employee engagement

With an aim to help employees connect beyond work and achieve a healthy work-life balance, Synchrony, the financial services company, has come up with...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

Kerala, J&K, Tamil Nadu offered best daily wage rate to workers in FY22

As per the data revealed in a statistics handbook released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Tamil...

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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...