Tag: chief people officer

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,...

Akriti Chopra elevated to CPO & co-founder, Zomato

Akriti Chopra, former chief financial officer, Zomato, has been elevated to the position of chief people officer and co-founder of the food aggregator. Chopra...

Kristen Ludgate appointed chief people officer, HP Inc.

HP Inc. has appointed Kristen Ludgate as chief people officer. Ludgate, who was CHRO at 3M, where she served a 12-year long stint, will...

Christine Deputy appointed CPO at Pinterest

Pinterest, the image sharing and social-media platform, has appointed Christine Deputy as its new chief people officer. Deputy comes with more than three decades...

HUL to celebrate May 21 as ‘Gratitude Day’, while Raheja QBE...

Organisations are increasingly realising the need for their workforce to take breaks to avoid burnout. Today, Hindustan Unilever (HUL) announced that it will celebrate...

Fullerton India appoints Swaminathan Subramanian as CPO

Fullerton India Credit Company, a non-banking financial company, has announced the appointment of Swaminathan Subramanian as its chief people officer. Subramanian rejoins Fullerton India...

The Himalaya Drug Company appoints Rahul Kapoor as CPO

The Himalaya Drug Company has appointed Rahul Kapoor as chief people officer. He will lead the pharmaceutical company’s people and culture agenda, from Dubai. Kapoor...

Pooja Gupta appointed CPO, Delhivery

Pooja Gupta is the new chief people officer at Delhivery. Having worked as an independent HR advisor for almost two years, Gupta was earlier...

“HR will help business leverage market opportunities” – Saba Adil

  2020: What to learn – what to erase What turned out to be a boon was the amazing speed and adaptability demonstrated in embracing change,...

Fidelity International announces ‘Family Care Leave’ policy

Fidelity International announced the launch of a 'Family Care Leave’ policy across the Company. It provides at least five days of paid leave per...

How IndiaFirst reoriented its salesforce to a new merged reality, virtually

Adapting to the new normal was a double whammy for IndiaFirst Life Insurance. The transition to remote and virtual work took place at a...

Should employees get to elect their CEOs?

Back in 2013, a German company, Haufe, introduced a unique democratic CEO selection process. The employees of the company are given the right to...

Anshul Bhargava: Leading by example

Anshul Bhargava, chief people officer (CPO), PNB Housing Finance, believes that his designation aligns with the core value of the company – ‘People’. Thus,...

Rahul Taneja back in Essar stable, as MD, Essar Capital

Rahul Taneja, who was earlier, group chief people officer of Jindal Steel and Power, has moved back to the Essar family. He has joined...

MongoDB ropes in Harsha Jalihal as chief people officer 

General-purpose database platform, MongoDB, has brought on board Harsha Jalihal as the chief people officer of the company. Jalihal brings with her two decades...

Vishwanath Joshi joins Hexaware as chief people officer

Hexaware Technologies has appointed Vishwanath Joshi as chief people officer. Joshi will be stepping into the shoes of Amberin Memon, who is retiring after...

Saba Adil joins Avanse Financial Services as CPO

Saba Adil, who has joined Avanse Financial Services as chief people officer (CPO), is looking forward to her stint with the startup in its...

Chandrasekhar Mukherjee joins South Indian Bank as chief people officer

Chandrasekhar Mukherjee has joined South Indian Bank, the private bank based in Kerala, as the chief people officer. Earlier, on 9 April, HRKatha had...

Vinita Shrivastava, new chief people officer, Sasken

Product engineering and digital transformation solutions provider, Sasken Technologies, has appointed Vinita Shrivastava as chief people officer with effect from November 26, 2018. According to...

How coaching leaders through the tumultuous times ahead will make your...

While the last 18 months of the pandemic have been both heart breaking and incredibly challenging, we are about to enter an even more...

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Government staff in Andhra Pradesh unhappy with PRC recommendations

Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma has assured government employees in Andhra Pradesh that they will not face any cut in their salaries post implementation of...

Pernod Ricard ropes in Namita Bharadwaj to head compensation & benefits function

Pernod Ricard, the multinational alcoholic beverages manufacturing company, has brought in total rewards & talent management advisor & collaborator, Namita Bharadwaj, to head the...

2 out of 3 Indian companies want a phased roll-out of the new labour...

The industry seems to be receptive to the four new labour codes that the Government is planning to implement in the near future, according...

HCL to improve employee lifecycle through ‘Hire to Retire’

HCL Technologies, is looking at a technology makeover in a bid to improve the attrition rate. It is employing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine...

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“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...