Tag: HR News

Shailesh Singh: An accidental entry into HR

When the young Shailesh Singh came to Delhi with an aspiration to crack the civil services exams, he had no idea what the future stored for him. Over the next few years, he carved his own path and ventured on a journey, which would make him emerge as one of the most successful players in the HR industry. In a conversation with HR Katha, Singh, who is currently the chief people officer and director of Max Life Insurance opens up about his transformation from an aspiring civil servant to an employee advocate.

People Management: Where did Apple go wrong?

A blog by a former Apple employee forces one to question the work culture in today’s organisations.

CFOs more likely to become CEOs: India Inc

Senior finance professionals in India believe that their opinions influence the strategic and operational decisions taken by companies.

Living up to the name

Happiest Minds follows a 7Cs and 7Ws model to ensure the happiness of its workforce.

Thank God It’s Monday!

While companies worldwide have a happy hour on Friday to end the week on a good note, Jabong tries to reverse  this trend, making Monday the most happening day at work.

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Employees must be able to fearlessly criticise any policy or view without being censured or admonished.

Now an HR Solution for SMEs

HR-One promises to fulfill multiple HR Management functions through a single tool.

LinkedIn acquires Careerify

Careerify is a Toronto-based startup that deals in software related to hiring, employer branding and referral.

TNT Express gets a new MD in PL Venkateswaran

Venkateswaran’s mandate is to accelerate the growth of the international express and healthcare businesses.

Extended maternity benefits: Vodafone’s gift on Women’s Day

Vodafone becomes one of the few organisations in the world, after the United Nations, to have a uniform maternity policy, worldwide.

Nucleus Software names Rahul Krishna as global HR head

Krishna has earlier worked with the Tata Group, Coca Cola India, Seagram Distilleries and Oberoi Hotels.

Airtel’s HR Head, Srikanth Karra, calls it quits

Karra had joined Airtel in May, 2014.

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,”...

Is Facebook preparing to fire 12,000?

There are reports of Meta, Facebook’s parent company, quietly laying off people. The Company is reportedly aiming to cut down 15 per cent of...


Puretech Digital launches People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees

Puretech Digital, the Mumbai-based full-service digital agency has announced the launch of People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees. Like a Company’s vision,...

84% employees will return to office to be able to socialise with co-workers

Recently Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) had made news for its innovative social-media campaigns aimed at wooing its employees back to office. Microsoft’s Work Trend...

How Page Industries has almost 90% women at the shop floor

Page Industries, the Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear, loungewear and socks, which is also an exclusive licensee of Jockey International in India, has...

HCLTech to open tech centre in Brazil, hire 1,000

With plans to launch a new technology centre in Brazil, HCLTech will be offering opportunities to and generating employment for about 1,000 people in...


“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...