Tag: former CHRO

Is overoptimism a recipe for disaster?

An ideal team is always a heterogeneous mix of people with different beliefs and mind-sets. That means, there will be very negative people co-existing...

How unceremonious layoffs impact employee trust

There seem to be distressed and anxious employees all around us. What with big giants such as Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Facebook’s parent company Meta,...

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 manage high-performing bullies

Bullies exist everywhere. They exist amongst the neighbourhood gang of children, amongst students and faculty at renowned universities or prestigious schools, they make team...

“HR professionals will need to understand the intricacies of technology,” Suchismita...

A big change in 2022 With high-growth startups and unicorns in the mix, the one big change at the workplace will be the reimagining of...

How will metaverse change learning in an organisation?

Metaverse has long existed as a far-flung utopian idea rather than an achievable reality. Writer Neal Stephenson coined the term ‘metaverse’ in 1992 in...

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...

Process-driven approach can slow down decision making

The bigger an organisation, the more the processes and hierarchies there will be within it. During the startup phase, the teams are small, processes...

Does high attrition always reflect a bad work culture?

When we hear about a company’s high attrition, the common perception is that the work culture is not favourable. Without understanding the context and...

Is a 30-week parental leave policy feasible?

Meesho, one of India's fastest rising social e-commerce startups, has recently grabbed headlines for introducing a couple of employee-friendly policies recently. It managed to...

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...

How to break difficult news to employees

Companies often have to make difficult decisions. It’s not just announcing layoffs or salary cuts, but a policy change in the company related to...

Why unlearning is a critical part of the learning process

Learning and development (L&D) together make extremely essential criteria in the path of growing with and within an organisation. However, with time, the needs...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Why global trends such as rage applying don’t take India by storm

Rage applying, the latest corporate trend, has taken Gen Z workers by storm. Similar to quiet quitting, rage applying started off as a TikTok...

Additional fines for violating worker safety regulations: Amazon

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations to three Amazon warehouses for hazardous working conditions leading to serious worker injuries. Inspectors...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

UAE firms enroled their employees in job loss insurance scheme

A job loss insurance scheme took effect on January 1, 2023 in the UAE, and many companies have registered their employees for it. The...

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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...