Tag: Kaustubh Sonalkar

BharatPe episode: Should employees stay put or offboard immediately?

Of late, Bharat Pe has been caught on the wrong foot. It all started with the controversial and abusive video clip of co-founder and...

Rajendra Mehta succeeds Kaustubh Sonalkar as group CHRO at Welspun

Welspun Group, the Indian conglomerate with diverse businesses, has elevated Rajendra Mehta to the position of group CHRO, with effect from September 1, as...

Budget 21: What HR feels about the measures announced

On Feb 1, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the budget for the year 2021. A lot of emphasis has been put on reviving...

“‘Fetch your Own Coffee’ to become a good leader”

Kaustubh Sonalkar’s book, Fetch your Own Coffee, is a collection of his memorable and perceptive blog posts, initially posted on WordPress, and which later...

Kaustubh Sonalkar joins Welspun Group as group director – HR

Kaustubh Sonalkar, who was president - HR, Essar Group and CEO -  Essar Foundation, has joined the Welspun Group as the group director -...

“If HR leaders are in line with their CEO, they can...

A core business professional turned HR leader, Kaustubh Sonalkar is currently the president-HR at Essar, and chief executive officer at Essar Foundation. He believes good people management is about idealistic thinking, and is more invested in the practical execution and achievement of those futuristic ideals through creative channels.

A high risk taker, willing experimenter and learner, and also an out-of-the-box thinker, Sonalkar is design oriented rather than control oriented. He talks to HRKatha about his experiences across industries and cultures and what future organisations will look like.

Kaustubh Sonalkar joins Essar as president-HR and CEO-Essar Foundation

This is his second stint with the group. He was earlier associated with Essar Energy for a couple of years as senior vice president and head-HR.

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

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SAP, Hasbro, Sirion Labs, Tier lay off employees

SAP SAP announced on Thursday that it will be cutting 2.5 per cent of its worldwide workforce. The decision has been taken as a step...

1000s of employees protest for raising wage & regularisation demand: Punjab

On Sunday, a large group of state government employees, including contract, outsourced, and regular employees, gathered outside the Sangrur deputy commissioner's office to protest...

OPS implementation will benefit 1,36,000 employees: Himachal Pradesh government

The implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) has been discussed widely in recent days, and many states have already put it into action....

Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

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“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...