Tag: HR

Mass Layoffs: The blame game between HR & business heads

The recent mass layoffs across industries that have taken the labour market by storm are a cause of concern. Not only have they added...

Talent hoarding and its effects on the post pandemic workforce

Talent hoarding often begins with the best intentions, and many managers do not even realise that they may be exhibiting signs of the same....

HR leaders need to upskill to cope with demands of the...

As time progresses, HR related technology and knowledge are making rapid advancements. The role of an HR professional has become even more vital and...

How to select the right HR tech partner

HR without technology is unimaginable today. New technologies are being developed and upgraded that make life easier, not just for HR but also employees The...

UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

Who is responsible for retention or attrition of employees — line...

People leave their bosses and not organisations,’ goes the familiar saying. If this holds true, then line managers are to be blamed for the...

Morgan Stanley to up hiring in India

Morgan Stanely, the New York-based global financial services company which already has more than 10,000 employees in India, is now planning to expand its...

Best practices in automation & digitisation from an HR perspective

Arguably the biggest workplace disruptor in recent decades, the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns impelled organisations to embrace several next-generation automation technologies. According to...

ICCS to hire over 7,000 in the next 1 year

ICCS, the Indian BPO/BPM service company, is gearing to hire 7,000 people in the next 12 months. Its 6,600+ executives working out of its...

Coal India invites online applications for PR, HR roles

Coal India (CIL) — a Schedule 'A' Maharatna public-sector undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Coal — has announced its intentions to hire management...

Nikhil Gupta appointed president – HR at IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals

Nikhil Gupta, who was global head – talent acquisition, employer branding and HR operations at Strides, will now be spearheading HR at IOL Chemicals...

HR and triangulation: Breaking the cycle of doing others’ jobs

Some years ago, a friend of mine made a telling comment about the high-tech company from which he had just retired. He said, “Give...

How HR has gone beyond mere personnel management & administration

If we were to trace the evolution of business in India over the years, the results would be more than fascinating. Television shows and...

What subjects should one graduate in for a bright future in...

Clarity regarding the scope of human resources management may be absent in people fresh out of schools or even colleges. Not surprising, since this...

Are those with a commercial background suitable for an HR role?

Many say that HR, as a function, is pretty soft in nature. After all, it involves the people of the organisation. For professionals working...

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...

Hear out emotions in & out to be an effective leader

A Coach is a person whose role is to shine a light on something that is otherwise not visible to the client's eyes. And...

How Aarti Industries hires niche talent from campus

As Manoj Kumar Sharma, CHRO, Aarti Industries, shares with HRKatha, the Company works in a very niche sector in the chemical industry itself. It...

SBI to reshuffle HR and tech departments

State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to reshuffle its human resources and technology departments. Three senior and tenured executives of the largest commercial...

Ravi Kumar elevated, will lead HR for IMEA at Roche Diabetes...

Ravi Kumar takes up the expanded role of people & culture leader for the India, Middle East & Africa (IMEA) cluster, part of the...

As the pandemic drama unfolds, the spotlight is on HR

The role of an HR professional has traditionally been a supportive one, like that of a personnel officer, handling administrative and backend activities. In...

“Look at the ‘human’ at work; make work more ‘human’,” Richard...

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The global shift to remote work over the last year has created both opportunities and challenges for...

“HR will help business leverage market opportunities” – Saba Adil

  2020: What to learn – what to erase What turned out to be a boon was the amazing speed and adaptability demonstrated in embracing change,...

upGrad partners with Loyola Inst. for HR, AI, ML courses

upGrad, the Indian higher edtech company is expanding its online programme portfolio. It has partnered with Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) to train...

4 reasons to enlist executive coaching in your HR philosophy!

Coaching streamlined with the ICF Core Competencies on enhancing leadership in the business world can result in a totally different perspective on how we...

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

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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Niren Srivastava appointed group CHRO, Motilal Oswal Financial Services

Having begun his professional journey with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in 2005, as deputy manager – HR, Niren Srivastava spent two years there before...

7 companies lay off their workforce globally

 Match Match Group Inc, the company behind popular dating platforms such as Tinder, Hinge, and OkCupid, announced on Wednesday that it would be laying off...

Creative Synergies gets Sujendra GS as vice president-HR 

Creative Synergies Group, a global digital innovation solution provider, appoints Sujendra GS, vice president, human resources. GS moves from LTIMindtree where he was leading...

mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

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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...