Tag: chief people officer

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 India Inc. is wary of hiring from PSUs

The news of Air India all set to be taken over by Tata Sons has grabbed headlines over the past few days. Naturally, speculations...

Virtusa announces second phase of talent hunt series

Virtusa Corporation, a global organisation which provides digital strategy and engineering solutions to its clients, has announced the second phase of its talent hunt...

How Tata iQ utilises graph technology to hire the right talent

As the use of technology and artificial intelligence (AI) continue to gain more prevalence in people analytics, newer innovations emerge to make the lives...

KFin technologies gets Kiran Aidhi as CPO

KFin technologies has announced the appointment of Kiran Aidhi as chief people officer. Aidhi will take charge this month. She will be lead the...

India Diversity Job Fair 2021 receives overwhelming response

The India Diversity Job Fair 2021 (IDJF2021), presented by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, which concluded recently, was a mega diversity job fair organised with the...

Gender inequality and the hybrid workplace

There are conversations going on in the organisations about which working model fits best — a 100 per cent work-from-office model, or a fully...

ACT Fibernet to upskill & hire people who took a career...

ACT Fibernet, the Indian internet service provider, has announced the second season of its ‘returnship programme’ wherein the Company gives opportunities to people who...

Christy Pambianchi to take charge as chief people officer, Intel

Intel Corporation has announced the appointment of Christy Pambianchi as executive vice president & chief people officer. She will take charge from September 7...

Close friends at work — good or bad?

Imagine if the workplace were all about ‘work’ alone! Nobody would actually like to go to such a workplace every day. In fact, it...

“Happiness lies in the moment of truth,” Shailesh Singh, chief people...

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...

Does hiring a star CHRO impact the employer brand?

Given the name and fame that back star leaders, the organisations that hire them definitely stand to gain. Not only does their reputation get...

Hiring from non-elite colleges — is it about affordability or quality...

Who would not wish to hire from the top B-schools or tech colleges in India? It is assumed that the country’s top talent are...

How to break difficult news to employees

Companies often have to make difficult decisions. It’s not just announcing layoffs or salary cuts, but a policy change in the company related to...

MyGlamm appoints Kartik Rao as chief people officer

MyGlamm, an e-commerce platform for beauty and personal care products, has appointed Kartik Rao as its chief people officer. In this new role, Rao...

Jacqui Canney takes on role of chief people officer at ServiceNow

ServiceNow, the American digital workflow company, has announced the appointment of Jacqui Canney as chief people officer. In her new role, Canney will head...

Which organisations will attract the best talent in 2021

With the recovery in the number of cases, we are hoping that things may get better and things will start to open up. However,...

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,”...

Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

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Jobs available in banking, management, accounting & finance

Recent reports show that India’s job market is doing well. With openings across sectors, job seekers have many options. Indian Railways is already in...

Highest salary of almost Rs 2 crore offered at IIT Madras

The placement drive at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) this year witnessed a record number of job offers. About 1,199 offers...

Shell earns bumper profits, gives 8% bonus to staff

There is much reason for the 82,000-strong workforce of Shell to rejoice. The energy company has witnessed record profits, and has decided to give...

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...

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“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...

“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...