Tag: HR

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...

Masterful Management 2.0: Jindal’s leadership development programme for middle management

In a fast-paced digital world, where there is a constant need for agile, innovative methods to reskill and train employees for the ‘new world’,...

Should HR claim incentives for reducing employee costs?

Amidst the current economic slump and pandemic-induced recession, businesses are under pressure to cut costs and also boost morale across the organsiation, without compromising...

Has the pandemic made way for better hires?

COVID-19 has thrown a lot of challenges and concerns at the HR industry. If the persistent job cuts is not enough trouble, managing a...

5 ways 2020 changed the life of HR

COVID-19 brought the world to a grinding halt but work must go on, and it did, albeit virtually. While getting used to the new...

Are HR heads better equipped to take on a COO role?

A leader in the role of a chief operating officer (COO) needs to have a good understanding of business, people management and the industry...

The right to privacy versus HR – On collision course

Scenario 1. Candidate goes for an interview. The recruiter takes her through the role at hand and they continue the discussion. At the fag...

IIM-Tiruchi starts new PGPM in HR; begins academic year online

IIM-Tiruchi welcomed its newly enrolled students of management at an online inauguration programme held recently. The Institution has decided to begin the year by...

How COVID-19 will redefine the HR function in government organisations

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a pervasive impact on all sectors including public sector enterprises. Of particular significance is the reinvention of the...

Pitch for jobs, not just apply

‘What is the right way to apply for a job? The answer is, ‘Many’. Right now, there are hundreds of individuals actively applying. All...

PeopleStrong’s co-founder, Shelly Singh, loses battle with cancer 

Shelly Singh, co-founder and chief business officer of HR tech firm, PeopleStrong, passed away on July 12 at the age of 43. She had...

Biplab Bakshi is the new executive director-HR, Dabur

Biplab Bakshi has taken over the reins at Dabur India, as executive director-HR, from outgoing head, V. Krishnan. In his new role, Bakshi will...

Shelly Morales takes charge as VP-people at Balbix

Shelly Morales has taken over as VP-people, at Balbix, a cybersecurity platform. She took over in March, 2020 and is based out of the...

Chandrasekhar Mukherjee joins Magic Bus India Foundation as CHRO

Chandrasekhar Mukherjee, who was heading the people function at South Indian Bank, has stepped down from his role as CPO to join Magic Bus...

Factors to consider while rehiring former employees

In the war for talent, it is but natural for employers to feel more comfortable turning to the nearest best option available — former...

HR to keep an eye on social trends that are shaping...

Organisations are slowly waking up to deal with the multitude of social problems that exist in the ecosystem, both inside and outside the organisation....

New hiring trend shows liberal arts students taking on HR roles

Liberal arts is becoming a preferred choice for undergraduate students, world over. Following the trend set by the US— which houses many renowned universities,...

Ranjana Pal joins as director-HR, Andaz Delhi, Hyatt

Pal, who has 15 years of experience, will be looking after the training, culture, wellness, operations and related HR functions of the luxury and...

Nut Island effect: What it is and what one can do

It is every manager’s dream to have a self-sufficient and self-innovating team which produces good results and functions like a well-oiled machine. However, even...

Pay transparency: Are we mature enough?

Another one of the many things doing popular rounds in the industry is the idea of full pay transparency. It means that everyone inside...

Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

Think Talent Services appoints Saurabh Upadhyay as director-consulting

Think Talent Services recently appointed Saurav Upadhyay as director-consulting. He is an accomplished HR professional, having worked both in India and abroad. With over 20...

Employee Clubs: Good for organisational culture

We all have been part of groups, clubs or societies in college and school. Generally, such groups come together because the members have common...

BSNL VRS scheme: Highest payout at 90 lakhs

Telecom operator BSNL has announced all employees above the age of 50 will be eligible for retirement and they will be giving out lumpsum...

Smriti Singh quits Flipkart as CHRO

After a short year-long stint as CHRO, Flipkart, Smriti Krishna Singh has stepped down. The news was revealed through an e-mail that was sent...

How HR deals with common employee grievances

Contrary to popular stereotypes, the human resources department in an organisation is burdened with responsibilities and work. Since the entire function revolves around people,...

Arun Mirchandani starts new position at Citibank as HR head

Arun Mirchandani begins a new position as head of HR, markets and securities services business, APAC, ex-Japan, Citibank. Mirchandani is an experienced HR professional with...

HR of the future has to adopt robotics and accelerate technology

An analysis by Forbes and the World Economic Forum reveals that the future workplace, especially the human resources department, will have to focus on...

The 4 Ps of marketing can re-invent HR

For many years now, people have been talking about the similarities between marketing and HR. Both the functions complement each other in several ways. Few...

How can HR ensure the success of a strategic alliance?

There are many examples of strategic alliances in India, where two organisations have come together to achieve a certain goal. One such example is...

Why do we need cross-functional inputs while making HR policies?

Organisations usually have different teams working on various projects that will help them achieve their targets and move closer to the organisational goal. There...

HRBP to play transformation officer to drive business

‘HR’ and ‘business’ are not isolated from one another, anymore. Their tracks are not parallel as before either. The human resource business partner (HRBP)...

Sharad Verma joins Iris Software as VP and CHRO

IT company Iris Software, has appointed Sharad Verma as the head of human resources. Verma joined the Company earlier this month as vice-president and...

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,”...

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‘Return excess bonus’: Honda to employees

Honda, the Japanese car manufacturing company, realised that it had paid extra bonus to its employees by mistake, at the Ohio unit. Therefore, it...

“Revive daily/weekly incentive scheme”: Swiggy delivery personnel

Swiggy, the food aggregator has been witnessing protests by its dissatisfied delivery personnel. In Chennai, the delivery executives have been boycotting work seeking better remuneration. The...

Salary of OYO founder goes up 250%

While OYO, the hospitality services platform had cut down on bonuses and even salaries, its financial reports show that the CEO’s salary had risen...

American Express to hire 1,500 software engineers, coders, developers

American Express is hunting for software engineers, coders and developers to fill 1,500 vacancies in its technology division. It has already hired over 3,600...

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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...