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Reversing misguided promotions: A delicate balancing act

Promotions are intended to reward exceptional performance, acknowledge valuable contributions, and propel individuals into new career heights. However, when the promotion process deviates from...

“Skill development must for tenured employees,” Emmanuel David

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act While all three elements are pertinent to any business, attracting new talent...

How AI hyper-personalises the employee experiences

The cookie-cutter approach to HR is crumbling. Today's diverse workforce craves personalised experiences that cater to their unique needs and aspirations. Artificial intelligence (AI),...

One year out: Navigating the labyrinth of extended notice periods

In the corporate world, the traditional notice period has always been a delicate dance of balancing loyalty and new beginnings. However, the recent trend...

Silence of passionate employees is a silent alarm

Passionate employees are often the lifeblood of an organisation. Their enthusiasm, dedication and creativity drive innovation and fuel success. However, when these passionate individuals...

What are the effects of ’quiet cutting’?

‘Quiet cutting’ has emerged as a nuanced approach to workforce management thanks to the workforce dynamics of today. Unlike traditional employee layoffs, quiet cutting...

How to prevent time theft without over monitoring remote workers?

Recently, an Australian woman lost her position after having devoted 18 years to her job! Why? As a remote worker, her productivity had raised...

How is talent hoarding turning out to be expensive for an...

Amidst a fiercely-competitive business landscape, talent is widely recognised as a valuable asset for any organisation. After all, it is common knowledge that skilled...

Succession planning at lower levels: How important is it?

Succession planning is a critical aspect of talent management that focuses on identifying and developing future leaders within an organisation. Traditionally, succession planning has...

The Great HR Debate: Is flexibility & autonomy possible in manufacturing?

In recent years, the demand for flexibility and autonomy has been on the rise among manufacturing workers. This shift in attitude reflects a broader...

Achievement addiction: bane or blessing?

Achievement addiction, also known as success addiction, is a term used to describe people’s intense drive to succeed and constantly achieve their goals. In...

How the definition of remote workers has changed

Does ‘remote work’ mean the same today as it did during or before the pandemic? Well, the pandemic sure did turn the world upside...

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 to keep power dynamics from ruining company culture

Power dynamics at the workplace refers to the balance – or imbalance – among people who share a professional relationship. With healthy and positive...

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...

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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Santosh Rai appointed head-HR, L&T, Precision Engineering and Systems

Santosh Rai is now head-human resources, Larsen & Toubro Precision Engineering and Systems IC. He will be based out of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Till now he...

Juniper to cut 500 roles in India

Juniper Networks, post-merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), is set to trim its India workforce. The move will impact 10-15 per cent of its...

Arun Kumar Singh has joined Shriram General Insurance as head-HR

Arun Kumar Singh has been appointed head-human resources, Shriram General Insurance. Earlier, he was general manager-HR/IR/admin, Vinayak Jewels, since 2022. Singh has spent over nine...

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...

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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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