Tag: Emami

Avoid ‘wellbeing washing’: Build authentic employee wellness programmes

A wave of employee wellbeing programmes washes over the corporate world, but some are just sudsy facades. How can organisations avoid ‘wellbeing washing’ and...

Some do’s & dont’s for 3rd party employees

Numerous organisations have laid off this year, creating a gulf in the way talent is spread out within these organisations. The dearth of talent...

How India Inc. Plans its HR Budget

For decades, the HR budget was mainly about salary and wages.However, with the evolution of the workplace, HR budgets are also becoming more exhaustive. This...

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...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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Ikea to train 3,000 in AI

Ikea has committed to an ambitious initiative: equipping approximately 3,000 co-workers and 500 leaders with the essential skills in artificial intelligence (AI). These training programmes...

Tesla to let go 14,000 employees globally

Tesla has announced a significant restructuring plan, resulting in a 10 per cent reduction of its global workforce, potentially affecting around 14,000 employees worldwide....

Anmol Industries gets Abhijit Chakraborty as CHRO

Anmol Industries, an FMCG brand, has appointed Abhijit Chakraborty as its chief human resources officer (CHRO). In this capacity, Chakraborty will shoulder the responsibility...

China’s new approach to work-life balance with unhappy leaves

With an aim to foster a healthier work-life balance for employees, a Chinese company has come up with a refreshing move. The company has...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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