Tag: CHRO

Can pay transparency help reduce pay gap?

Achieving pay equity has been a challenge for most organisations, not just in India but around the world. Multiple research reports suggest that genuine...

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...

Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

How to keep existing employees engaged amidst mass layoffs

Globally, layoffs are happening in every other company. The fear of recession has caused many big brands such as Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Twitter, Netflix...

Why KPI of HRBPs are linked to business performance

There has been a lot of talk around human resources (HR) as a strategic business function in the organisation. That is why, Dave Urich’s...

How Modenik Lifestyle integrated cultures after the merger

Last year, Advent International decided to merge its two portfolio companies, Dixcy Textiles and Gokaldas Intimate wear, the latter being the parent company of...

How sustainable is it to pay star performers above the market...

Paying star performers above the market rate is quite common in the corporate world. Today’s job market is characterised by fierce competition for talent,...

Why HR also needs an HR

Who manages the HR processes, administration, operations and people strategy of a company? The HR of course. When we talk about all the challenges of...

Manager or employee; who is responsible for a smooth feedback session?

Giving critical feedback to an employee is the most difficult thing to do for any manager. Why? Because as human beings, our big egos...

upGrad appoints Saurabh Deep Singla as CHRO

upGrad, the edtech major has appointed Saurabh Deep Singla as the chief human resource officer (CHRO), with effect from 13 July. Singla moves from...

Performance dialogue: An effective daily ritual at Blue Dart

While ‘continuous feedback’ is discussed a lot, not many actually practice it with seriousness. Blue Dart, however, not just embraces continuous feedback for the...

Aarti Industries’ massive onboarding programme inducts 260 at one go

Aarti Industries, a manufacturer of speciality chemicals — largely catering to the pharmaceutical sector — has progressed on its plans to build and acquire...

Following ‘capsule wardrobe’ like Jobs or Zuckerberg doesn’t prove anything

Are you also a fan of the ‘capsule wardrobe’ like many others across the world? Do you also believe in maintaining a collection of...

Why white-collar employees are hard nuts to crack

Strikes, shut-down of operations, sit-in protests and other such disruptive acts are usually associated with factory workers or labourers, or the so-called blue-collar employees....

How to manage high-performing bullies

Bullies exist everywhere. They exist amongst the neighbourhood gang of children, amongst students and faculty at renowned universities or prestigious schools, they make team...

Shahi Exports gets George Varghese M as CHRO

Shahi Exports, the Indian apparel manufacturer and exporter has roped in George Varghese as CHRO. In this role, Varghese will lead the people strategy...

London-based EV manufacturer hires Mandeep Bajwa as CHRO

Arrival, the manufacturer and inventor of equitable electric vehicles has appointed Mandeep Bajwa as its new CHRO. Bajwa will look after the global people...

Who is right — Sandeep or Shreyas?

A very interesting yet intriguing post is doing the rounds on social media, where a candidate and his interviewer are pulling up each other...

Granules gets Ashok Leyland’s Uma Rao as CHRO

Granules, a fully-integrated Indian pharmaceuticals manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Uma Rao as its CHRO. The official announcement was made on social media...

Who do corporates prefer – team managers or team leaders?

While ‘team leader’ sounds very inspirational, the phrase 'team manager' has a more authoritarian ring to it. That is because, in the domain of...

Edelweiss General Insurance adds 6 behavioural aspects while evaluating candidates

Edelweiss General Insurance has introduced six new sets of behaviours that they would want employees to have at the company. This new behavioural framework...

Trust over performance: Hiring the Navy Seal way

In the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land Teams, commonly known as Navy SEALs, preference is given to trust over performance during hiring...

Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

Accelya appoints Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO

The UK-based travel technology app - Accelya has appointed Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO. She has more than 30 years of experience in the...

Loneliness at workplace: Increasingly becoming fatal

Loneliness at the workplace is so rampant across organisations that it has started affecting the bottom line. An analysis by Cigna in 2020, suggests...

CWT appoints Laura Watterson as CHRO

CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel-management platform, has announced the appointment of Laura Watterson as executive VP, chief human resources officer, starting 5 July, 2022....

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs...

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....

Capgemini rejigs HR leadership in India

Capegemini has elevated Aarti Srivastava as CHRO for its India operations. A seasoned human resources professional, Srivastava brings with her more than two decades of...

Employee monitoring – Do we need strict rules?

There’s a thin line between surveillance and snooping but at times, the companies cross this without realising where to stop. The implications of this...

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,...

Should the referrer be blamed for a bad hire?

High attrition rates, large-scale resignations, and the challenges of finding the perfect cultural fit in the current talent scenario have made the acquisition of...

Finolex: Bringing in more objectivity in PMS through tech

Ever since the pandemic, companies have been pressurised to digitalise and automate their HR processes. Not one to be left behind, Finolex Industries, the...

Do emerging leaders focusing on their personal growth hurt company’s prospects?

In today’s competitive world, it has become really difficult to find the right candidate with the potential to be a leader. But are emerging...

Sonata Software appoints Balaji Kumar as CHRO

Sonata Software, the global IT services and technology solutions company, has appointed Balaji Kumar as its chief human resources officer (CHRO). Kumar will be...

How to drive creative leadership in an organisation

Ever since Marry Barra, CEO, General Motors (GM), took to the steering in 2014, a lot has changed at GM in terms of the...

Will the hybrid workplace witness more team-building activities?

With many IT, tech and services firms opening up and adopting the hybrid work model, employees have once again started coming in to work...

Unilever elevates BP Biddappa to CHRO, global home care

Unilever has elevated BP Biddappa to the position of CHRO of the global home care business. Prior to this elevation, Biddappa was the global...

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...

Flipkart’s Kapil Vardhan joins Teachmint as CHRO

Teachmint, an education infrastructure provider has announced the appointment of Kapil Vardhan as its new CHRO. He will play a crucial role in building...

Omega Seiki Mobility hires Nida Khanam as CHRO

Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) — part of the Anglian Omega group of businesses, focusing on manufacturing of steel for the automotive industry in India...

“Employers will be forced to invest in monitoring tools to discipline...

A big change in 2022  The most unique quality of humans is adaptability. We have learnt to adapt to the demand of the hour. By...

Why CXOs fail to collaborate

Gone are the days when people worked in silos within organisations. All employees, including CXOs are now required to collaboratively steer the organisation together,...

“Metaverse will be a pillar in the way we work,” Amit...

A big change in 2022 The pandemic presented an opportunity to build a digital workforce. We all know that the biggest barrier for any transformation...

How longer notice periods are backfiring for IT companies

Renuka, who has just started her career as a programmer with two years of experience, has put in her papers at her current job....

“New imperative for HR will be to influence day-to-day changes, and...

A big change in 2022 Human resource leaders will have to see how the new trends have and will alter the organisation’s strategic goals and...

Why employees are hesitant to return to office

It is difficult to adapt to change and get into something new. Agreed. However, it can be as difficult, if not more, to undo...

“HR must clearly segregate subcompetencies from operations & career pathing,” Reetu...

A big change in 2022 The biggest challenge at the workplace will be to stay steady with plans, and retain talent amidst the mad rush...

How to keep productivity high during notice period

It is natural for employees to disconnect from work when they are on their notice period. “Why should I bother? I am anyway about...

How different is the game plan to retain CXOs

Since the mindset and intellect of CXOs is very different from that of other employees, a different strategy has to be followed to retain...

Why CHROs command the same pay as other CXOs

In the last two years, organisations have seen the wrath of the pandemic and also realised that ‘people’ are at the core of the...

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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Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

Early Attrition Affecting Company’s Performance? Avoid It With the Right Hiring Practices

A company’s attrition rate is the rate at which people leave. It is calculated by dividing the number of people who have left the...

Class 12 students study from IIT- Madras without JEE score

Now, IIT-level education is accessible to learners across India, even if they haven’t attempted the extremely competitive and tough Joint Entrance Exam (JEE). A...

Training programme launched for CGHS officers

Administrative medical officers of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) will soon be better equipped to use and handle technology, and be good at...

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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...