Tag: CHRO

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 to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

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,...

Harmful effects of excessive supervision

One of the most widespread employee complaints is that of bosses excessively scrutinising and supervising their work. This universally-condemned managerial style – also known...

Why global HR practices do not work in India

What is people management all about? It is about dealing with humans, that is, the people who make businesses successful. Therefore, no matter how...

How Sterlite Technologies is hiring more women for its plants

After a journey of four years, Sterlite Technologies (STL), a global integrator of digital networks has made some remarkable progress in diversifying its workforce,...

How the onboarding of CXOs is different from other employees

The onboarding of employees is doubtlessly the most crucial part of the recruitment process after sending out the appointment letters. Companies have started realising...

Why companies should abandon the Purple Squirrel Syndrome

The ‘purple squirrel’ in the recruitment and staffing world is the perfect candidate who ticks ALL the right boxes. Such purple squirrels have the...

Why do companies post ‘ghost jobs’?

After a two-year career break post her pregnancy, Payal was once again looking to kick-start her career as a content writer. However, even after...

Hero Housing Finance’s ‘Young Hero Programme’ trains freshers for sales roles

Hero Housing Finance, the financial services firm which provides home loans, has kick-started its campus hiring and fresh talent-development programme called ‘Young Hero Programme.’...

Amit Kataria joins Minfy Technologies as CHRO

Minfy Technologies has named Amit Kataria as CHRO for its global business. Minfy is a cloud-native system integrator company headquartered in Hyderabad, with offices...

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...

What should be the TA strategy in a volatile market?

The current talent market is marked by volatility, not just in India but across the globe. When a total lockdown was announced in 2020,...

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...

How ‘biased listening’ can be a challenge for companies

It is quite common in the corporate world to come across people who only listen to what they want to hear. That means, when...

Lessons for promoters on how to manage their teams

Recently, the founder of Ola Cabs and Ola Electric, Bhavish Aggarwal was in news because of his people management skills. As per media reports, apparently he...

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 can organisations encourage employees to return to office?

With remote work having become a norm, organisations, the world over, are mulling over creative measures to entice workers back to the workplace. In...

Is reinventing jobs easier said than done in an automated world?

How do we humans perceive machines and robots? Either we see them as big threats or as great friends that will make our lives...

How to keep overenthusiastic leaders from spoiling the work environment

According to a recent survey conducted at Randstad US, 60 per cent of employees have quit their jobs, or are considering quitting because of...

What it takes for HR to lead automation and digitalisation in...

When it comes to driving automation and digitalisation in an organisation, the HR plays a pivotal role in the whole process. Since automation is...

What’s in ‘Edge,’ the new L&D initiative at Crompton

Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals, the electrical equipment company with more than 4000 employees, has initiated a new capability-development programme for its employees called ‘Edge.’ An...

Best practices in automation & digitisation from an HR perspective

Arguably the biggest workplace disruptor in recent decades, the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns impelled organisations to embrace several next-generation automation technologies. According to...

The CIO-CHRO winning team of automation – How do the two...

The role of the CHRO has been reimagined in recent years. Organisations now task HR with driving the digitalisation of the workforce and operations...

Tools, skills or collaboration – what’s the hierarchy of priority during...

What is digital transformation all about? Is it easier said than done? What does it really take to be able to ride the waves...

How can hiring managers steer clear of interview bias?

A 2019 study by the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology revealed that 60 per cent of interviewers know within the first 15 minutes...

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,...

Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

How to deal with leadership burnout?

One of the most common expressions in workplace parlance, ‘burnout’, has acquired greater ubiquity since the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting both regular employees and those...

How automation will impact workplaces

Automation is revolutionising workplaces the world over. Encompassing much more than the application of technology, automation is having implications for talents and skillsets, workplace...

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...

Is ‘quiet quitting’ misunderstood?

The term ‘quite quitting’ is trending on social media these days. In fact, there have been numerous articles in the global media about the...

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

How HPE India tackled the challenges of going hybrid

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has adopted a hybrid work model for its 60,000+ employees, globally. ‘Old news’ you may say, for HRKatha had earlier...

Vedanta Aluminium ropes in Dilip Sinha as CHRO

Dilip Sinha has joined Vedanta Aluminium as the CHRO. In this role, Sinha would be responsible for heading the entire gamut of HR responsibilities...

Office gossip: Where to draw the line?

There’s scarcely anything new about gossip at the workplace. Almost every office will have a set or group of employees – a tightly-knit one...

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...

Druva hires Tom Brown as CHRO

Druva, which enables cyber, data and operational resilience for organisations with the Data Resiliency Cloud, has hired Tom Brown as the new CHRO. Brown comes...

How ‘Quiet Quitting’ can harm you

The term ‘quiet quitting’ or ‘silent quitting’ has become a hot topic of discussion on social media these days. Many TikTokers such as Clayton...

How do philanthropic employees help foster the culture of an organisation?

The benefits of corporate philanthropy, a key element of corporate social responsibility or CSR, are well known. Recent studies have even demonstrated a correlation...

What’s in the new leave policy at BharatPe?

The leave policy of a company depicts its philosophy. BharatPe’s leave policy revolves around its strategy to support employees in all aspects and milestones...

Oxane Partners ropes in Ankush Arora as CHRO

Oxane Partners, a technology-driven solution provider to private markets has announced the appointment of Ankush Arora as its CHRO. Arora will be a great...

Should hiring managers be high on EQ?

Recent years have seen the expression ‘emotional intelligence’ (EI) become more and more common in workplace-related conversations. According to Forbes, a 2019 survey by...

SBI Mutual Fund gets Rajat Grover as CHRO

SBI Mutual Fund has hired Rajat Grover as its CHRO, to lead the HR function for the firm. With close to 19 years of experience,...

How Hero Housing Finance achieved 90% adoption rate for its new...

Hero Housing Finance has launched a new learning platform for its more than 1300-strong workforce, most of which comprises field personnel working as sales...

Spice Money elevates Atul Tiwari to CHRO

Spice Money, the Indian rural fintech company, has elevated Atul Tiwari to the post of chief human resources officer. Tiwari, who was earlier head-HR,...

Vertiv hires Cheryl Lim as CHRO

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions has announced the appointment of Cheryl Lim as the Company's new CHRO. Lim...

The industry is divided on the idea of ‘moonlighting’

‘Moonlighting’ in the tech industry has been a hot topic of debate. However, the debate has gathered steam after the tweet of Rishad Premji,...

Saurov Ghosh appointed CHRO, Supreme Industries

After spending over four years heading human resources for the National Stock Exchange of India, Saurov Ghosh has joined Supreme Industries as chief human...

How leaders without title play a role in transformation

Not everyone in an organisation or a team has a fancy designation to flaunt. However, that doesn’t keep them from commanding respect. In fact,...

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Alphabet to fire 10,000 poor performers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google is preparing to reduce its workforce by six per cent. It will let go about 10,000 employees based...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

Is Zomato laying off 4% of its workforce to cut costs?

Zomato, the online food-delivery platform is reportedly set to reduce its about 3,800-strong workforce by four per cent. That means, at least a 100...

With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

DIALOGUE

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...