Tag: Kamlesh Dangi

Are your meetings killing your productivity? Here’s how to fix them

For Anna, head-HR at an IT company, setting objectives and even scheduling follow-ups wasn't enough. Meetings still dragged on, leaving participants drained and unproductive. In...

Is Bossism a menace? If so, how to deal with it?

There are different types of leadership styles. Some leaders act more like mentors, while many tend to be authoritative. The authoritative leaders may often...

Why and how to recognise quiet thrivers at the workplace

Quiet thriving refers to a state in which individuals experience personal growth and fulfillment. They flourish within an organisation despite not actively seeking attention...

Why critical thinking is crucial in HR

Imagine a conflict between two employees in a team. The conflict escalates, and begins to affect the overall productivity and morale of the team....

Who is at fault in the HDFC abusive video – individual...

Yelling, shouting, and verbal abuse are unfortunately prevalent in various workplaces, as highlighted by the recent 'HDFC video' incident. In the said video, Pushpal...

Can poor team dynamics affect employees’ performance?

Teamwork is an essential component of any organisation. Teams are designed to work together towards common goals, to pool resources and ideas, and to...

Drawbacks and benefits of hiring polymaths

Given today's fast-paced and complex business environment, companies need to be able to adapt to changes quickly and solve complex problems in innovative ways....

Can AI-based psychometric tests ensure effective recruitment?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making significant progress in recent years, and its application in the field of recruitment is no exception. One of...

If line managers are provided with HR intelligence, tools & services

With the advancements in technology, modern organisations and leaders are able to utilise IT tools and services to enhance their performance and increase the...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

How to judiciously design R&R based on business’ performance

The importance of a robust Rewards and Recognition (R&R) system in an organisation cannot be denied. After all, it is one of the major...

How the role of a TA leader changes during mass layoffs

It is common knowledge that the role of a talent-acquisition (TA) leader is to craft a talent-acquisition strategy for the company. That means, creating...

Will the hybrid workplace witness more team-building activities?

With many IT, tech and services firms opening up and adopting the hybrid work model, employees have once again started coming in to work...

Happiness at workplace needs to be contextualised: Kamlesh Dangi, CHRO, Incred

Incred is a new age finance company, and has very different set of professionals working for it. In this episode of Happiness@Work, powered by...

How the ‘goblin mode’ has impacted the Indian workforce

As a working professional, is your wardrobe full of clothes that you haven’t touched in the last two years? Have you been spending more...

How sandwich generation or 50 plus can combat job loss

Middle-aged adults, in their 40s and 50s, are often referred to as the sandwich generation because of the stage of life they are in....

Burnout — Is having a burnout leave policy a solution?

That burnout is a serious issue requiring immediate attention was realised by companies only during the pandemic. It is not that burnout was unheard...

Better.com’s mass online layoff-unfair and unjust

Online mortgage lender, Better.com, recently fired over 900 of its employees over a Townhall meet. On December 1, the employees were informed that almost...

Where to hire talent from — larger organisations or smaller?

For any good recruiter, the talent-acquisition process involves multiple variables upon which the suitability of a person's candidature is judged. The robustness of the...

How about using social-media influencers to attract talent?

Social-media influencers are not just promoting brands on their pages these days, but also jobs. Companies which require talent in bulk, such as BPOs,...

How Incred practices instant gratification for its employees

Recently, Incred Financial Services gamified and digitised its employee-recognition programme. This changed the way people get recognised and even recognise others. Incred, which has...

Should work-from-home invite salary adjustments?

Work-from-home’ wasn’t a common practice before the pandemic-induced global shutdown. However, due to the unprecedented times and the desperate measures that had to be...

How performance review data usage can be maximised

The importance of performance reviews for an organisation, and their purpose, cannot be stressed enough. They are indispensable when it comes to appraisals and...

Companies reset ‘soft skill parameters’ for remote working

It’s now given that ‘work from home’ is here to stay for ever or for long. In fact, many organisations in the technology space...

How are ‘failed entrepreneurs’ valued in the job market?

Mirchi, erstwhile Radio Mirchi was specifically looking for failed entrepreneurs as ‘they understand risks, bring zeal, and infuse the much-required energy and drive to...

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...

Unilever Nigeria unveils inclusive workplace policies

To promote fairness, diversity and inclusivity, Unilever Nigeria has unveiled a new set of policies. Designed to cater to the diverse needs of its...

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Xpeng’s ambitious hiring plans to add 4000 personnel

In its bid to navigate the intense competition in the world's largest auto market, Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, Xpeng has unveiled ambitious plans for...

Milliken elevates Bethany Smith to CHRO & SVP

Milliken& Company, the innovative solutions company, has elevated Bethany Smith to the post of chief human resources officer (CHRO) and senior vice president. Smith has...

YAAP Digital certified among ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India

YAAP Digital, a leading content creation company, has been recognised as one of the ‘Happiest Places to Work’ in India by Happyness.me. This prestigious...

HDFC ERGO attempts to build an inclusive India with ‘Love All’ initiative

In a commitment to build inclusive India, HDFC ERGO, a general insurance company, has launched a 'Love All' initiative. The initiative stands by the...

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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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