Tag: CHRO

Do companies require longer-lasting internship programmes?

The concept of internships can be traced back to the apprenticeships of the past. However, researches suggest that the life of an apprentice in...

Is supporting star performers an act of favouritism?

Having star employees in a team is like a double-edged sword. On one hand, a company really needs people who can go out of...

Why all-in-one HRMS suites don’t work

Today, various types of HR technologies are competing edge to edge with each other in the HR tech marketplace. However, if we create a...

Evaluating culture fit of leaders is more important for a happy...

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...

What’s so special about video resumes?

With multiple functions getting digitised at companies across the world, one of the key changes witnessed in the hiring process is that virtual interaction...

Are you recruiting or acquiring talent?

Back in the days of industrial relations (IR), human resources (HR) was generally referred to as personnel management, and HR managers were called personnel...

How Lenovo’s ‘ASAP’ trains its workforce for new vertical

Lenovo, one of the leaders in electronic products, has been expanding its presence in India over the years. As part of its continuous evolution,...

LEAD School takes on Rohit Thakur as CHRO

LEAD, the edtech and education institute, has hired Rohit Thakur as its new CHRO. Thakur comes with more than two decades of experience in...

Life of a recruiter in a high-attrition environment

Endless interviews, chasing the candidates and making them accept the offer, ensuring a right fit for the role and achieving targets to fill up...

Are workplaces suffering from ‘singlism’?

“One reason you may not get a raise or paid time off is that you do not have a spouse or children to take...

Is it clichéd to ask, ‘Why ‘re  you leaving your current...

Armed with an MBA from a reputed college, Sanya started her career as a brand management specialist with a young startup, with a relatively...

Why have different evaluation parameters for internal & external hires?

It is often a dilemma for companies whether to go for ready talent from the market, or groom talent internally. However, that's an old...

Workaholism has nothing to do with long working hours

Companies such as TAC Securities and Slice grabbed headlines across business publications and journals in India, for introducing the concept of shorter work weeks,...

Does high attrition always reflect a bad work culture?

When we hear about a company’s high attrition, the common perception is that the work culture is not favourable. Without understanding the context and...

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...

Why attrition at startups is on the higher side

Ask a newbie about the reason for joining a startup, and the most common answer would be that it’s exciting and thrilling to be...

Some HR processes that should never be automated

The ‘human’ element in human resources is much talked about. Ever since the pandemic forced many activities to be moved online, or be digitised...

How happiness at workplace differs across geographies

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...

Workaholics can make the workplace toxic

Many a time, employees take pride in being the first to enter the office and the last to leave. Is this really something to...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

Pernod Ricard hires Nitu Bhushan as CHRO, South Asia

Pernod Ricard, the global producer of wines and spirits, has appointed Nitu Bhushan as its CHRO for South Asia. Bhushan will lead the HR...

Should you hire for skills or strengths?

Recruiters more often look to hire candidates with the right set of skills. In the short term, matching these skills with the job profile...

How Volvo India’s ‘ExcelHer’ initiative gives women professionals a second chance

Global automobile manufacturer, Volvo, in a bid to further its diversity and inclusion agenda in India, has announced an initiative to include women restarting...

Ranjan Banerjee appointed CHRO, Epsilon Carbon

Ranjan Banerjee, who was earlier senior vice president - human resources and industrial relations, at the Aditya Birla Group, has now been appointed chief...

Is India Inc. privy to the idea of a third workspace?

As we slowly return towards normalcy, employers and employees debate the workspace of the future. While some lean towards the reopening of workspaces, many...

Jindal Stainless gets Suresh Bose as CHRO

Suresh Bose has been appointed as CHRO at Jindal Stainless. The position was lying vacant since April after the sudden demise of SK Jain. Bose...

Why it is important to build a strong corporate alumni network

An alumni network in the corporate industry is a pool of surplus business potential that can vastly benefit organisations in development. Alumni are among...

Amazon Web Services to teach cloud computing to youth for free

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a pan-India initiative called ‘AWS re/Start’ with an aim to impart cloud computing skills to Indian youth. The...

How HPE redesigned its workplace to go hybrid

The future is going to be hybrid for sure. Most HR leaders and experts suggest that companies will be following the hybrid model of...

Is a 30-week parental leave policy feasible?

Meesho, one of India's fastest rising social e-commerce startups, has recently grabbed headlines for introducing a couple of employee-friendly policies recently. It managed to...

What’s the hiring outlook for the retail sector this festive season?

The festival season is always the time for more shopping, and hence, calls for a ramp up in business activity, particularly in the retail...

Marico launches hybrid work framework for its workforce

To allow its employees to enjoy better work-life balance, Marico, the Indian FMCG company, has announced a hybrid model of work for its Indian...

How ‘work from anywhere’ can become a problem for employers

When the second wave of the pandemic spread panic worldwide, companies woke up to the fact that they would not be able to bring...

Nihar Ghosh to retire as CHRO, Emami; Tuhin Biswas steps in

After spending over three decades in the HR domain, Nihar Ghosh is set to retire from his current role as the CHRO of Emami....

Paramjit Singh Nayyar moves from Bharti AXA to Hero Housing Finance...

After serving as CHRO of Bharti AXA General Insurance for over a year, Paramjit Singh Nayyar has joined Hero Housing Finance. Now that he...

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 other functions need to pace-up with HR for successful digitalisation

In the last 16 months of the pandemic, the workplace environment has been undergoing drastic change. Though many progressive companies had already embarked on...

If it is not choice, is it hybrid?

The hybrid work model is the latest workplace trend. Many organisations, especially in the IT sector, have already made policies around hybrid work arrangements,...

‘Going the extra mile’ can disturb team dynamics

In a team, there always will be some who are more enthusiastic and passionate about work — people who go beyond what is expected...

Why is the world divided on work from home?

With the big giants in the IT sector, including TCS, Wipro and Infosys, already starting to bring back their workforces to the office in...

Who are the biggest cribmasters in an organisation?

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...

Is the use of AI in hiring leading to talent spillage?

Given the continuous growth and development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, it is highly unlikely for any facet of our...

Biocon Biologics appoints Naveen Narayanan as CHRO

Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, has hired Naveen Narayanan as CHRO. The Company announced the appointment via a social-media post. Narayanan comes with...

How Incred practices instant gratification for its employees

Recently, Incred Financial Services gamified and digitised its employee-recognition programme. This changed the way people get recognised and even recognise others. Incred, which has...

Why social interaction is essential to drive innovation

Although the pandemic introduced the idea of remote operation for many businesses, the general consensus is that most companies would prefer to adopt it...

How women leaders fall prey to the glass cliff effect

The term ‘glass cliff’ was coined by University of Exeter’s researchers, Michelle Ryan and Alexander Haslam, in 2005. What does this term actually mean? In...

Rohit Suri assigned CHRO role at Dentsu International

Dentsu International has announced the appointment of Rohit Suri as its CHRO for South Asia. Suri will take up this role effective September 15....

Godrej Housing Finance makes ‘taking time-off from work’ normal

Godrej Housing Finance (GHF) announced a day off on September 3, 2021, to give an extended weekend to all its employees, confirms Ruhie Pande,...

Marico launches new TVP to meet evolving talent aspirations

Marico has launched a new Talent Value Proposition (TVP), which focuses on the growth of the employees, fostering a diverse talent environment and building...

Kimberly-Clark hires Radhika Tomar as CHRO

Kimberly-Clark has appointed Radhika Tomar as its new CHRO. Tomar comes with 15 years of experience in HR and has worked with some big...

Communicate like LORDS: One small word to give your communication skills...

I had the most bizarre conversation with someone on the telephone this morning. I misunderstood one word at the beginning of the call, and...

Germany to make vaccination compulsory for medical, healthcare professionals

Germany is planning to make vaccinations compulsory beginning March 2022. As reported by Reuters, people working in the medical and healthcare field will have to...

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Sciative rolls out ESOPs for team members

Sciative, the pricing company offering AI-powered automated price optimisation systems, recently rolled out employee stock options (ESOPs) for its employees. Interestingly, the average age...

Ramashis Biswas appointed head – HR & admin, Credgenics

Credgenics, the debt-resolution platform, has appointed Ramashis Biswas as head – human resources and administration. Biswas has moved from Shuttl where he was head...

Avendus appoints SBI Mutual Fund’s Kris Gomes as CLO

Avendus, the financial services firm, has roped in Kris Gomes as its new chief learning officer. In this new role, Gomes will be responsible...

Kerala signs MoU with Germany; 10, 000 jobs for nurses will open up

The Department of Non-Resident Keralites Affairs (NORKA) has signed an MoU with the German Federal Employment Agency to hire nurses from Kerala. The Agency...

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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...