Tag: Crisis

Newgen’s 4 hacks for a crisis-responsive culture

Thanks to earlier experiences with crises, such as the recessions of the 2000s, Newgen Software found itself crisis-proof when the pandemic hit this year....

Consistency with employee branding a must, even amidst a pandemic?

Employee branding has never been ad important for organisations as it is now. How companies behave during a crisis, impacts their employee value proposition. “Crises...

59 Air India employees opt for LWP

Post July, when Air India had asked its senior officials to draw a list of employees who may be sent on mandatory leave without...

Why it is important to ‘appreciate’ employees even more now

Imagine this scenario — Ankit starts his usual day by logging into his official email address. Instead of any task or project, he receives...

How to lead an agile team to success in uncertain times

There is a popular quip doing the rounds on social-media platforms about this whole resetting thing and chances are you may have come across...

How PepsiCo India has been re-strategising its workforce since the pandemic

People across the globe are yearning for the year 2020 to end fast, with the hope that the dreadful pandemic will get over by...

How should companies embrace change?

Changes in life can either be gradual, or happen overnight. The outcome is usually the result of the choices that you make in life....

Why high EQ is more in demand than high IQ now

Traditionally, intelligence quotient (IQ) has always been a sought-after parameter while hiring for the jobs that involve non-repetitive schedules and problem-solving. However, in these times,...

How Aviva Life Insurance India sees opportunity in a crisis 

It is not just people worldwide who are adjusting to the sudden, drastic changes in life brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, but companies...

About 1.25 billion livelihoods at risk from the pandemic: Study

A study by the United Nations’ agency, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), reveals that the pandemic-like situation across the globe may take down with...

Leading during business un-usual

We have an unprecedented crisis on our hands. Before last week, while reports kept popping up about employees in few organisations contracting the virus,...

UN faces worst cash shortage, operations and staff salaries impacted

It is reported that the United Nations (UN) is facing a liquidity crisis, with only 70 per cent of the members having paid their...

Separation schemes announced for staff of Ashok Leyland

It is reported that in a bid to cut costs, the employees of Ashok Leyland have been offered certain separation schemes. The packages are...

Indian textile sector goes through slump

It is not the automobile sector alone that has been witnessing a slump. The textile sector in India is also facing a similar crisis....

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Pilots of cash-strapped Jet Airways to take a final call

Jet Airways’ pilots are expected to take a final call soon, if the cash-strapped Airline is unable to pay the partial salary that it...

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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100 British companies sign up for 4-day work week

The ‘4 Day Week Campaign’ started by a group — comprising academics from Oxford and Cambridge, along with experts from Boston College, US —...

EnKash rolls out special ‘Attitude Bonus’ for employees

EnKash, a business spend-management platform has rolled out an industry-first incentive programme called the ‘Attitude Bonus’. Through this special programme, EnKash will honour its...

Elon Musk is looking at hiring engineers from India

Twitter has been hogging the limelight for some time now. First, for its controversial and long-draw acquisition by Elon Musk and then by the...

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...

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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...