Tag: Emmanuel David

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Can corporate India have one-job, one-pay?

PwC Australia recently revealed the salaries of all of its eighty thousand employees. Its report included pay brackets for Senior associates ($141,500-150,000 a year), Managers...

5 ways of dealing with Imposter Syndrome at work

It is very common to experience self-doubt at work when one’s confidence is low and the work too much. A feeling of failure and underachievement...

How can process-driven organisations be more creative?

Companies such as Apple and Google are known for their innovativeness and creativity in the corporate and tech world. Google’s innovative ideas such as...

Pros and cons of on-demand learning

On-demand learning (ODL) is a strategy that helps employees access knowledge anywhere, anytime. While the concept isn’t new, it has gained more importance in...

How sandwich generation or 50 plus can combat job loss

Middle-aged adults, in their 40s and 50s, are often referred to as the sandwich generation because of the stage of life they are in....

Should technology only support learning, and not dictate it?

Saying that the pandemic and related restrictions over the past two years has changed our lives would be an understatement. There has been a...

Dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace: Lessons from the EY...

One of the world’s leading professional service providers, Ernst and Young (EY), earned heavy criticism, both internally and externally, when it decided to retain...

Why attrition at startups is on the higher side

Ask a newbie about the reason for joining a startup, and the most common answer would be that it’s exciting and thrilling to be...

Is India Inc. privy to the idea of a third workspace?

As we slowly return towards normalcy, employers and employees debate the workspace of the future. While some lean towards the reopening of workspaces, many...

Why do traditional companies have lower attrition rates?

Controlling high rates of attrition has always been one of the more daunting tasks for HR professionals working in the services industry. With attrition...

How to implement a strategic culture change in an organisation

Culture is built over the years by the people of the organisation. It starts with the first bunch of employees and it keep shaping...

Why people miss the onsite learning sessions

With many organisations working remotely or adopting a hybrid working model, many of the HR functions and processes have also gone virtual. Leaning and...

Emmanuel David retires as director – TMTC, Anand Shankar to take...

Emmanuel David will superannuate as the director of Tata Management Training Centre (TMTC) and Anand Shankar will succeed him. Shankar is a senior corporate...

New Power Couple, CHRO & CIO, help sail through the pandemic

With remote work becoming the norm ever since the pandemic struck, organisations have felt an urgent need to completely digitise many work processes. Most...

How to learn while you work: HR leaders debate at The...

The discussion was a part of the ‘The Great HR Debate’ sponsored by Harappa Education and organised by HR Katha on Friday, February 19,...

TMTC declared Best Corporate University in ‘culture & tech’ category

Global Council of Corporate Universities (GlobalCCU), a global body which recognises some best practices in corporate universities, globally, held its 2021 GlobalCCU Awards on...

Has the DE&I agenda been reduced to woke washing in India...

We always talk about the top-down approach in business. The organisation’s visions, ideas, values and missions are first ideated by the top management and...

What’s the new social contract between employees and employers

For years, the social contract between employers and employees was that the latter would work for the company in exchange for wages. Then certain...

Why it is important to send feedback to a rejected candidate

It is always tough to tell a candidate why they have been rejected. It gets tougher to decide what should be the mode of...

Why it is the age of kind leadership

‘Kindness’ has no particular definition. What is generally perceived as kindness is the act of trying to ignite hope in people’s minds when the...

TGHRD, L&D special: Top 15 L&D & HR leaders are debating...

Many recent studies and researches have confirmed that reskilling and upskilling of the workforce is one of the biggest challenges that businesses are facing...

Why do we hate to love our tough bosses?

A perfect boss is an illusion. We either have a soft boss or a tough one, and though we learn to deal with both,...

Driving innovation with a rule book

It is innovation that is driving businesses today. For many, it is a survival tactic. Organisations seek people who can innovate, are creative, and...

How Tata Group kept the learning curve up during lockdown

It all started on March 11, when the management of Tata Management Training Centre (TMTC), faced with a never-before challenge, decided to conduct a...

“Structured learning is deliberate, purposive and helps understand concepts that are...

Structured learning or learning on the flow This debate is very topical. However, if we have to choose between the two, we should make...

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...

Can salaries be made transparent across organisation?

More than half of the 2,000 companies surveyed in the US by the consulting firm, Willis Towers Watson, plan to increase transparency around pay decisions in the next year. Verve, a marketing company, has already listed employees’ salary on an internal document for everyone to see. By 2019, all 1,100 employees at CareHere, a Nashville-based healthcare company, will know the pay ranges for all positions in the company. Another New York-based software company, Fog Creek, ensured the same last year. Employers have long avoided discussing money at work, partly because concealing salary information keeps compensation costs down. But the examples above clearly show that the attitude is starting to change. Can India be transparent when it comes to disclosure of salaries?

Why employers’ last-minute retention measures can be detrimental

Employers run risks retaining employees with lavish counter-offers.  

Remembering Fr. Maggie of XLRI

Father ED McGrath, former director XLRI passed on to eternity on August 4, 2017. 

How to ensure your professional relevance for the next decade

It is not just their existing skills and capabilities that will help professionals stay afloat but a lot more.

The Voltas Case: Respect and dialogue win over the spiral of...

A raging situation called for a positive outlook and a pacifying solution bringing two parties together to make peace with each other.

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,”...

Is Facebook preparing to fire 12,000?

There are reports of Meta, Facebook’s parent company, quietly laying off people. The Company is reportedly aiming to cut down 15 per cent of...

Latest

DGCA to hire at least 400 people

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which serves as India’s aviation watchdog, is running short of hands. Not having hired for over eight years...

Puretech Digital launches People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees

Puretech Digital, the Mumbai-based full-service digital agency has announced the launch of People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees. Like a Company’s vision,...

Drop in job openings in the US

Jobs openings in the US dropped drastically to 10.1 million as on 31 August 2022, which is the lowest since the middle of last...

Job on compassionate grounds can’t be given years after death of employee

The Kerala High Court had ordered a company to consider the application of a respondent for compassionate appointment 24 years post the death of...

DIALOGUE

“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...