Tag: Head of People

Krishna Priya joins Branch International as head – people operations, India

Branch International, a personal finance company with a strong presence in India, Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania, is excited to announce the appointment of Krishna...

Ranaq Sen appointed as WorkIndia’s head of people

WorkIndia announces the appointment of Ranaq Sen as head of people. With an impressive background in the HR industry, Sen joins WorkIndia with the...

Sandeep Nainwal appointed head of people, Revolut India

Sandeep Nainwal is now head of people, Revolut India. He moves to the India arm of the UK-based fintech company from Flipkart, where he...

One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

How to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

Max Life Insurance’s Sakshi Khosla joins CBRE India as head of...

CBRE India, a rea- estate consulting firm has hired Sakshi Khosla as its new head of people. In this role, Khosla will work with...

How to deal with leadership burnout?

One of the most common expressions in workplace parlance, ‘burnout’, has acquired greater ubiquity since the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting both regular employees and those...

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

How Thoughtworks is trying to impact the industry with gender &...

With a 4000-strong workforce in India, Thoughtworks, a global technology company, has launched a gamut of programmes to transform itself as a more diverse,...

How leaders without title play a role in transformation

Not everyone in an organisation or a team has a fancy designation to flaunt. However, that doesn’t keep them from commanding respect. In fact,...

Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

Sumith Sumithran appointed head of people for India, at Branch

Branch International, the global personal finance app, has appointed Sumith Sumithran as head of people for India operations. Backed by over 14 years of HR...

How to keep productivity high during notice period

It is natural for employees to disconnect from work when they are on their notice period. “Why should I bother? I am anyway about...

“Skill building will be a wealth-creation weapon,” Anil Mohanty

A big change in 2022 Initially, the role of HR in 2022 must take a two-pronged approach to address how leaders make decisions. First, organisations...

Plum appoints Zoheab Rehaman as head of people success

Plum, an employee health insurance platform, has appointed Zoheab Rehaman, as its head of people success. In this assignment, Rehaman will work closely with...

Luring talent with higher salaries — a short-lived trend?

The talent market today is one of the most dynamic ever. There is shortage of quality talent across functions, which is posing challenges for...

Why other functions need to pace-up with HR for successful digitalisation

In the last 16 months of the pandemic, the workplace environment has been undergoing drastic change. Though many progressive companies had already embarked on...

How women leaders fall prey to the glass cliff effect

The term ‘glass cliff’ was coined by University of Exeter’s researchers, Michelle Ryan and Alexander Haslam, in 2005. What does this term actually mean? In...

Can good camaraderie amongst employees harm output?

In the field of sports, it is observed that members of all well-performing teams have a great connect and bonding with each other. Comrades...

Eight-week happiness journey for employees at Aviva Life Insurance

While everyone talks about productivity, profits and performance, only a few are really concerned about being happy at work. Aviva Life Insurance is one...

How HR departments are built in a growing company

Any organisation, after a certain stage, feels the need to establish a strong HR department, which can further handle all the HR processes of...

Sonali Ramaiah to lead Treebo Hotels as head of people

Ramaiah has 16 years of experience in HR and was the senior HR executive at Boeing in her last stint.

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...

‘Jensen special grant’ for Nvidia employees

Nvidia, the chip making firm, is sharing its profits with its employees and how! It is giving its employees a special one-time grant of...

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Royal Bank of Canada fires CFO for violating code of conduct

Nadine Ahn, chief financial officer (CFO), Royal Bank of Canada, was terminated from service for carrying on in a personal, close and secret relationship...

China’s new approach to work-life balance with unhappy leaves

With an aim to foster a healthier work-life balance for employees, a Chinese company has come up with a refreshing move. The company has...

Cognizant postpones salary increases to August

Cognizant, a leading global IT services provider, has pushed back its annual salary increases for this year by four months. The latest salary raise...

Manager pays price for pressurising employees to work hard

Unhappy with the slow pace at which two employees were working under him, Suresh, an auditor at a firm apparently started pressurising them to...

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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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