Tag: Essar

Ina Bajwa elevated to VP-HR at Tata Communications

Ina Bajwa, who was senior director – human resources, at Tata Communications, has now been elevated to the position of vice president – human...

Kaustubh Sonalkar joins Welspun Group as group director – HR

Kaustubh Sonalkar, who was president - HR, Essar Group and CEO -  Essar Foundation, has joined the Welspun Group as the group director -...

HRBP to play transformation officer to drive business

‘HR’ and ‘business’ are not isolated from one another, anymore. Their tracks are not parallel as before either. The human resource business partner (HRBP)...

GSK’s HR department restructured

Ongmu Gombu, EVP-HR for the Indian Subcontinent will take on a pan-Asia role, while Rahul Kapoor, the current HR director for Japan, Korea and South East Asia will step into her shoes. 

“If HR leaders are in line with their CEO, they can...

A core business professional turned HR leader, Kaustubh Sonalkar is currently the president-HR at Essar, and chief executive officer at Essar Foundation. He believes good people management is about idealistic thinking, and is more invested in the practical execution and achievement of those futuristic ideals through creative channels.

A high risk taker, willing experimenter and learner, and also an out-of-the-box thinker, Sonalkar is design oriented rather than control oriented. He talks to HRKatha about his experiences across industries and cultures and what future organisations will look like.

Kaustubh Sonalkar joins Essar as president-HR and CEO-Essar Foundation

This is his second stint with the group. He was earlier associated with Essar Energy for a couple of years as senior vice president and head-HR.

Essar’s former chief talent officer, Sujaya Banerjee, launches Capstone People Consulting

The change management consultancy will enable clients to drive change through leadership development, talent analytics, women’s leadership and technology adoption

Do white collars need a ‘union’ for their voice?

White-collar employees are left to fight on their own in case of mass retrenchment, unlike their manufacturing counterparts. Should there be a union to ensure them a fair deal?

7th Pay Commission: Compensation changes have a positive though very limited...

Let us creatively appreciate the highlights and take a guess whether this additional cost will create gross national value on the hypothesis: 'happy, engaged and motivated employees co-create better yield'!

Essar Foundation partners with NSDC to provide employment opportunities

A collaborative skill development programme by NSDC and Essar Foundation, named ‘Ajeevika’, is expected to kick off by June 2015 in Delhi NCR and Ahmedabad.

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Synchrony introduces regional engagement hubs for employee engagement

With an aim to help employees connect beyond work and achieve a healthy work-life balance, Synchrony, the financial services company, has come up with...

NITES calls Amazon India layoffs illegal

About seven per cent of Amazon’s total global workforce of about 1.5 million, operates from India. With the tech giant reportedly set to cut...

Kerala, J&K, Tamil Nadu offered best daily wage rate to workers in FY22

As per the data revealed in a statistics handbook released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Tamil...

Scrap 10+2 education format from next academic session: CBSE

As per the recommendation of the New Education Policy 2020 (NEP), the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), will soon direct all CBSE-affiliated schools...

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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...