Tag: Emami

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 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...

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 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,...

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....

Should companies consider scrapping the non-compete clause?’

The ‘Non-Compete Clause’, which many companies have as part of their employment contract, is not a rarity. In fact, it is used to safeguard...

How are ‘engaged’ employees different from ‘involved’ employees?

There are two kinds of employees in an organisation who excel at work in different ways — the ones who are ‘engaged’ and the...

How HR can build business skills

A study by a global recruiting and HR solutions firm — where more than 200 chief human resource officers (CHROs) from around the world...

When a CXO acts difficult

Employees at every level fall within a band. Arun Saxena (name changed), one of the CXO members in a manufacturing company, was unhappy with...

How managers have evolved through the pandemic

Just two years ago, the role of team managers used to be a lot simpler. They had to lead their teams to accomplish a...

Anomalies in employee-engagement surveys

During the pandemic, especially during the first complete lockdown, when all employees were working from home, the major concern for companies was employee engagement....

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....

Why are apprentices in demand in the manufacturing and engineering space?

An apprenticeship or internship has been a staple step for those beginning their professional careers, irrespective of the field. While employers benefit because apprentices...

Reopening the workspace: How to bring employees back willingly

With ‘return to office’ gaining momentum in India due to the increased vaccinations, things are finally heading towards normalcy. For the working population, normalcy...

‘One company, one culture’ is a myth

Many organisation boast about having ‘one company one culture’. Big conglomerates with diverse businesses have often said that even if they have diverse businesses,...

Can humans be fired by a bot?

A Bloomberg report claims that an employee who spent four years delivering packages for Amazon, as a contract driver in Phoenix, suddenly got axed....

Which organisations will attract the best talent in 2021

With the recovery in the number of cases, we are hoping that things may get better and things will start to open up. However,...

The Great HR Debate: When the dust settles, which organisations will...

Evaluation of trends and data show that India is on a recovery trajectory in terms of the number of new cases. An analysis of...

Who’s finding it difficult in the new hybrid world of work:...

The world of work has changed since March 2020, and in the last 14 months, people have adapted to remote working or hybrid working...

Why companies are relying on internal hiring now

Back in January 2020, a LinkedIn report revealed that 96 per cent HR professionals in India prefer internal recruitment as compared to 81 per...

How over-communication may backfire in telecommuting

Just as space in a relationship is essential to sustain it, space at the workplace is also important. This space should never be compromised,...

CEO of Godrej receives over Rs 20 crore as remuneration

The highest compensation of the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, in the Financial Year 2019, went to Vivek Gambhir, MD and CEO, Godrej...

Hiring your boss: HR’s role in recruiting CEOs

During one of our tea break conversations in the office, a very interesting query arose in our minds. Who hires the CEO of a...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Should employers steer clear of frequent job hoppers?

There was a time when it was common practice for people to spend their entire careers at the same organisation. Today, a constantly- changing...

Hinduja Group rejigs HR leadership

Ashok Leyland, the commercial vehicle manufacturer and part of the Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sanjay V Jorapur as its new president...

Oyo to cut 600 jobs as part of organisational restructuring

Oyo is undergoing major restructuring, with some teams being merged and functions being integrated. The hospitality chain is letting go 600 employees, but is...

Marico prepares to hire people with career breaks

Inspired by some real-time stories at Marico, the Company has come up with the Phoenix programme which focuses on giving an opportunity to people...

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...