Tag: CHRO

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...

Should companies rehire employees who exit on a bad note?

Boomerang employees is a popular practice. However, sometimes, great talent may leave the company on a bad note. The reasons for their decision to...

“There is a need for customised leadership development programme,” Lakshmanan MT

A big change in 2022 The one big change we have seen and will continue to see is the role of empathy at the workplace....

Do micro-credentials hold relevance in the job market?

Today’s generation is restless. They want everything fast — here and now. That is why, there is so much hype around micro credentials. So,...

“The war of talent will force organisations to be more innovative...

A big change in 2022 Organisations that find ways to redesign work and bring more simplicity in processes, foster a trusting and empowering culture. Automation...

Retaining a dissatisfied employee: Is it worth it?

Ramnath, a financial analyst with one of the top ranking global banks of the world, was not really happy with his job. It was...

“Companies which can recognise the unspoken words and respond in silence...

A big change in 2022 Concern for colleagues will be the key differentiator. Futher, organisational hierarchy will give room to leadership by empathy, and leadership...

“We need leaner business models in 2022,” Pradyumna Pandey

A big change in 2022 While the pandemic brought with it many challenges, it also offered the country the opportunity to reinforce its position as...

Grab appoints Shantanu Bhattacharya as VP-HR

Grab, a last mile logistics startup, has hired Shantanu Bhattacharya as its VP-HR, to head the HR function for the Company. Bhattacharya exclusively shares...

“There will be an immense war for talent in 2022,” Ashish...

A big change in 2022 As this will be the third year of working from home for most organisations, we will see a concrete and...

Why measuring people on ‘cultural intelligence’ is a hiring challenge

When we look at the colleges and universities of today, students come from various backgrounds and diverse sets of cultures within India at the...

“Organisations will have to normalise hybrid working in some form or...

A big change in 2022 Given the current situation, and the unpredictability of the future, 2022 may not be all that different from 2021. In...

Tata Sons reorganises Air India’s top management, Suresh Tripathi named CHRO

N Chandrasekhan, executive chairman, Air India and Tata Sons, has reorganised the senior management of Air India, which has now been taken over by...

Capgemini gets Preeti Chopra as CHRO for business services global business...

Preeti Chopra has been appointed chief human resources officer (CHRO) at Capgemini. She moves from EXL, where she was global HR leader and head,...

“Jobs that support the changing nature of business will be in...

A big change in 2022 The biggest change post pandemic is the emergence of a new work model – Hybrid Workplace. Employees will have the...

“Sustainability will become an HR priority with respect to employer brand,”...

A big change in 2022 A new model is emerging, called the ‘blended office model’ where companies are taking a flexible approach to in-office vs....

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...

How leaders can be empathetic & emotional without compromising professionalism

Leaders are expected to be empathetic and kind toward their employees. To get the best performance out of those working under them, leaders have...

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,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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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...