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.

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,”...

Fourth round of layoffs at Peloton this year

About 12 per cent of Peloton’s workforce may be asked to leave. The connected-fitness company is about to cut about 500 jobs in a...

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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...

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...

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,...

The CIO-CHRO winning team of automation – How do the two complement each other?

The role of the CHRO has been reimagined in recent years. Organisations now task HR with driving the digitalisation of the workforce and operations...

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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...