Tag: Head HR

How to deal with employees’ ‘reverse retention’ tactics

While inflation has been a much-debated topic around the world for some time now, political leaders in the UK have been struggling with the...

Why do companies post ‘ghost jobs’?

After a two-year career break post her pregnancy, Payal was once again looking to kick-start her career as a content writer. However, even after...

Realities of gig working

A full-time employee may find working as a freelancer or a gig worker fascinating in many ways. After all, freelancers appear to have all...

Why hyper-personalising employee rewards & benefits calls for caution

Customising employee rewards & benefits is welcome, but organisations must manage and strategise the process with care, point out HR leaders. The importance of rewarding...

What it takes for HR to lead automation and digitalisation in...

When it comes to driving automation and digitalisation in an organisation, the HR plays a pivotal role in the whole process. Since automation is...

P&G launches new mental wellbeing initiatives — Happy Minds 2.0

P&G has announced new mental wellbeing initiatives for its employees under its recently launched programme called Happy Minds 2.0. By this initiative, the Company...

Is ‘quiet quitting’ misunderstood?

The term ‘quite quitting’ is trending on social media these days. In fact, there have been numerous articles in the global media about the...

Endo International gets Tanaya Mishra as India head-HR

Endo International, a global specialty pharmaceutical company has hired Tanaya Mishra as VP & head-HR, India. She will lead the HR function for the...

The New Shop gets Monu K Bhardwaj as head – HR

The New Shop, a physical retail store brand has announced the appointment of Monu K Bhardwaj as the head - HR. Bhardwaj will lead...

DBS Bank gets Betty Lam as head-HR for Hong Kong

DBS Bank, Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Betty Lam as its managing director, head-HR. While being part of the DBS Hong Kong...

MSN Laboratories gets L&T’s Padmanabhan S as head HR

Padmanabhan S has taken charge as the vice president - HR and head-HR at MSN Laboratories, a research-based pharmaceutical organisation in India. Carrying more than...

Why is the job market becoming so volatile?

Flash back to 2020, when the pandemic had struck and lockdowns were imposed all over the world. The period had witnessed a tech boom....

Axis Securities’ in-house first-line responders to drive mental wellness agenda

Axis Securities — a part of the Axis Bank Group — has taken some significant steps to address the mental-wellness concerns amongst employees. Soonu...

AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon joins Hilti India as head- HR

Hilti, a company that designs and manufactures cutting-edge technologies, software and services for professional construction services, has roped in AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon as head...

Why HR also needs an HR

Who manages the HR processes, administration, operations and people strategy of a company? The HR of course. When we talk about all the challenges of...

Prime Focus Technologies gets Prakash Lakhiani as head-HR  

Prakash Lakhiani has been appointed as the head HR at Prime Focus Technologies, which provides automation solutions to studios, broadcasters and brands to manage...

Renault Group hires Neelam Pillai as head – HR

Renault Group, the car manufacturer has roped in Neelam Pillai as head - HR. Pillai comes with close to two decades of professional experience. Prior...

Subir Verma to head HR – T&D Cluster at Tata Power

Subir Verma, head HR, DDL at Tata Power-DDL, has shifted base and now moved to Mumbai as head HR, Transmission & Distribution (T&D) cluster...

How pre-hiring orientation reduces early dropouts at eClerx

During orientations, it is a common practice for companies to present to the employees an overview of the organisation along with what their career...

Which HR policies are becoming irrelevant?

Times have changed and so have the expectations of the workforce. The needs and requirements of the new generation are way different from that...

Polygon ropes in Airbnb’s Bhumika Srivastava as global head- HR

Polygon, an easy-to-use decentralised Ethereum scaling platform, has hired Bhumika Srivastava as its global head of HR. She will play a crucial role in...

Bharti AXA elevates Dhanashree Thakkar to head – HR

Bharti AXA, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA, has elevated Dhanashree Thakkar to the position of head- HR. In this new role, Thakkar...

Shashwat K Mitra to head HR for KPIT India

KPIT, a company that specialises in embedded software, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital solutions, has appointed Shashwat K. Mitra as head of human resources. An...

Sukhpreet Singh to head HR at Credgenics

Credgenics, the global SaaS-based collections and debt-recovery technology platform, has appointed Sukhpreet Singh as head – HR. Singh, who is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur,...

Dalmia Cement hires Udaiy Khanna as head – HR

Dalmia Cement has appointed Udaiy Khanna as the executive director and head- HR. Khanna comes with an all-round experience working in diverse sectors such...

Change of guard at Axis Mutual Funds

There has been a change in HR leadership at Axis Mutual Fund, with Meghna Gupta, who was head - HR, moving into a new...

Why very few people survive the PIP

Armed with an MBA in sales and marketing, Ankita started her career with a new-age startup, called Love Stories. She joined this dating platform...

Will the hybrid workplace witness more team-building activities?

With many IT, tech and services firms opening up and adopting the hybrid work model, employees have once again started coming in to work...

“India needs DE&I conversations specific to our region,” Divya Garg

A big change in 2022 Flexible working is the new currency, with employees ascribing high value to it and employers acknowledging it as critical for...

Sona Comstar hires Arunima Mohanty as head – HR

Sona Comstar, a manufacturer of bevel gears and differential accessories for the automotive business, has hired Arunima Mohanty as its head - HR. In...

Why CHROs command the same pay as other CXOs

In the last two years, organisations have seen the wrath of the pandemic and also realised that ‘people’ are at the core of the...

“Organisations with flexible work models will attract an unfair share of...

Big changes in 2022 Progressively, ‘purpose’ will be the most fundamental and prime driver of career, engagement and work for the individual going forward. Economic...

Google gets Shraddhanjali Rao as head-HR

Google has hired Shraddhanjali Rao as its head-HR for India. In this role, she will lead the HR function for the Company in India. Rao...

How this company manages to hire niche prop tech talent

Facilio is a young startup, which provides an AI-driven property operations platform that helps real-estate owners and operators to harness the power of building...

How the ‘goblin mode’ has impacted the Indian workforce

As a working professional, is your wardrobe full of clothes that you haven’t touched in the last two years? Have you been spending more...

Satender K Sighadia will take charge as head-HR at FMC India

FMC India has announced the elevation of Satender K Sighadia as the new head-HR. FMC Corporation is a global agricultural science company, and Sighadia will...

Are we still obsessed with designations?

People feel proud to have fancy job titles. And why shouldn’t they? After all, we all work hard to achieve stable positions of authority...

Will India Inc. see a complete move back to office in...

It has been about two years since the pandemic disrupted the way we work to a great extent, some may even say to an...

Digit captures talent early; hires undergrads

The current talent climate across the world, seems to be favouring those with technical skills. With large-scale digitisation of businesses following the pandemic, finding...

Wealthy.in gets Vivek Singh as head-HR

Wealthy.in has appointed Vivek Singh as its new head of human resources. Welathy.in is a tech enabled wealth management company for professionals. Singh comes...

Budget 2022 – How will it impact the ‘people strategy’?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2022, digitally, just like last year. As the nation is recovering from the aftermath of COVID-19,...

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...

Have Monday morning blues lost their relevance in the hybrid model?

When Monday arrives, no one is really in a mood to work. It is natural to feel some lethargy along with the disappointment that...

FloBiz appoints Rabi Agrawal as head-HR

FloBiz, a neobank for small and medium businesses has appointed Rabi Agrawal as its new head of human resources. In this role, Agrawal will...

Why are organisations increasingly relying on their in-house learning academies?

Recently, EY reportedly started training and upskilling its new campus hires from B-schools in the area of business analytics and data science. As per...

Are diversity hires only tokenism?

Diversity at the workplace is an essential factor in keeping it fresh and open for progress. Different people, belonging to different backgrounds and genders...

Eduvanz appoints Hanish Dewan as head-HR

Eduvanz, a digital fintech and non-banking financial services (NBFC) firm, has announced various appointments in its leadership team. Hanish Dewan will be head-HR and...

What HR services do employees value the most?

For any company or business establishment, managing the human resources is one of the most important functions. From handling payroll to ensuring the appropriate...

How can HR regain the lost trust of employees?

The Human Resource department of any organisation, feeds on the trust of the employees. It acts as a guardian, protecting the employees and keeping...

Piaggio inducts all-women workforce at Baramati plant

Piaggio Vehicles (PVPL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, the two-wheeler manufacturer, has introduced an all-women workforce on its assembly...

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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Twitter firings over, Musk now actively hiring talent, seeking referrals

After making headlines for the controversial firing of employees, Twitter seems to be hiring actively again. Over the past one month, about two-thirds of the...

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...

Amazon Black Friday strike: Workers protest across 40 countries, demand better pay

Demanding fair pay and improved working conditions, Amazon workers are set to hold protests across 40 countries. With Black Friday known to be one...

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...

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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...