Tag: Hospitality

The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts appoints Gautam Srivastava as VP–HR

The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts has appointed Gautam Srivastava as the vice president - corporate HR. In this role, Srivastava will lead the...

Vaccination status of OYO staff to appear on its app

OYO, the hospitality company, will make the self-reported COVID vaccination status of all the employees of its partner hotels available on its app. The...

FICCI and OYO offer online course for hospitality industry

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and hospitality major, OYO, have come together to create an online certification course on...

Karnataka launches ‘Skill Connect’ portal for job seekers

The state of Karnataka now has its own 'Skill Connect' portal, which will help those seeking jobs find suitable employment by connecting them with...

GVK Group slashes up to 30% salaries w.e.f May

GVK Group has slashed up to 30 per cent salaries of over 1800 employees across verticals. The Indian conglomerate dealing in energy, resources, airports,...

India may lose up to 136 million jobs to the COVID-19...

According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), over 50 per cent of the tourism and hospitality industry may be rendered sick with about...

Sabu Raghavan elevated to VP, human resources, India, Hilton

Sabu Raghavan, who joined Hilton in 2011, has been elevated to the position of vice president, human resources, India. Of late, he had been...

Treebo Hotels lays off about 100 to 120 of its staff...

Treebo Hotels, run and operated by hospitality company, Ruptub Solutions, has laid off about 100-120 employees, which is about 20 per cent of its...

Tatas set to hire Jet Airways’ employees

On a social-media platform, The Taj Mahal Palace, the hospitality unit of the Tata Group, put up a welcoming message to Jet Airways’ employees...

Hyatt: How in the world would one motivate a chef?

The hospitality industry has a very different set of employees — not the regular nine to five office goers. This business operates 24x7 and...

OYO launches daycare for its employees

The company believes that it will be a big step towards promoting diversity and improving employee experience and will be extended to other OYO offices as well.

Skill India and Airbnb sign MoU to skill people in hospitality...

The MoU will empower micro-entrepreneurs from rural and undeserved areas to join the alternative accommodation sector and earn some livelihood by sharing their homes.

“How HR is different across sectors” – Yuvaraj Srivastava

Yuvaraj Srivastava spent more than five years with the Indian army before he moved to the corporate sector. This certainly makes him a differently talented HR professional.

Post his army days, Srivastava dabbled in different sectors starting from an industrial unit (Asian Paints), moving on to hospitality (The Oberoi), then to FMCG (PepsiCo) before joining a new age company (MakeMyTrip). His exposure to HR management in different sectors has contributed to the richness of his experience.

Srivastava, CHRO, MakeMyTrip speaks to HRKatha on how human resources is same yet different in varied sectors. He has coined different terms for each of his experiences. He describes how serving the armed forces has taught him to be a better HR professional. Excerpts!

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Over a million jobs available for the taking in Canada

Canada’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1 per cent and there are more jobs on offer that in the past. In fact, the ratio...

Highest salary of almost Rs 2 crore offered at IIT Madras

The placement drive at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) this year witnessed a record number of job offers. About 1,199 offers...

Braemar hires John Beckwith as group director-HR

Braemar has appointed John Beckwith as its new group director of HR. The Company that offers advice in the areas of shipping investment, chartering...

Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...