Tag: Hari TN

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,...

Who is right — Sandeep or Shreyas?

A very interesting yet intriguing post is doing the rounds on social media, where a candidate and his interviewer are pulling up each other...

Hari TN steps down, Tanuja Tewari elevated to head-HR at Big...

After spending more than seven years with Big Basket, Hari TN, head – HR, Big Basket, has decided to exit. Tanuja Tewari will step...

Stop bragging about back-to-back meetings!

With the advent of the hybrid work model, corporate operation has taken an unforeseen turn. Employees — who are already reeling under the challenges...

Is ‘inside the box thinking’ the need of the hour?

Often candidates are asked to come up with a crazy, wild, out-of-the box idea for a process to map their level of innovativeness. While...

BB Rockstars: How Big Basket engaged with its delivery boys

They are hardly appreciated or recognised by their employers and organisations for their hard work. We are talking of employees who are at the...

Why shouldn’t sportspersons be part of the diversity agenda of corporates

Integration of sportspersons is successful only if they are able to play a meaningful role in the organisation.

Hari TN: The unconventional HR thinker

Hari TN, the head of HR at Big Basket is now known as the start-up HR guy. This IITian and IIM graduate, spent long years at Tata Steel, first as an engineer and then in HR. He has also been through two mergers and acquisitions. He believes, in start-ups, jargons don’t count because one has to execute, perform and make things happen in real time.

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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How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

Meta’s middle managers are now on notice

Having sacked over 11,000 employees in a layoff news that created waves, Meta is now looking to axe middle-management roles. The tech giant has already...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Will DA increase to 42% for Central government staff?

The employees of the Central government may receive increased dearness allowance soon. It is reported that the Centre is deliberating hiking the DA by...

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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...