Tag: Kinjal Choudhary

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

How to keep existing employees engaged amidst mass layoffs

Globally, layoffs are happening in every other company. The fear of recession has caused many big brands such as Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Twitter, Netflix...

Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

Cadila puts under-30 HR executives in challenging roles for leadership development

Cadila Pharmaceuticals has always believed in grooming talent internally and building leaders from within. In fact, many of the leaders in finance and sales,...

Air India; culture change when PSU turns corporate

The recent handover of Air India to the Tata Group has been grabbing headlines for some time now. People say that Air India has...

Reference checks — What to ask and what not to ask

For many companies and recruiters, reference check is a tick-in-the-box activity. Many do not find it beneficial and some even consider it pointless. After...

Why star performers find it cringy to demand a hike

High performers in a company are very much valued. Most of the progressive firms keep the best of their performers happy with a heavy...

Is India ready for Earned Wage Access?

The age of flexibility is definitely here to stay. Over the last two years, many companies were forced to allow their employees to work...

Employee wellbeing – Just momentary hype or long-term genuine concern?

During the pandemic, some phrases gained prominence in the corporate world — employee health, employee wellness and mental wellbeing. Organisations started launching initiatives to...

Why 2018 will be the year of learning: Kinjal Choudhary

Driven by an HR community that understands business just as well as the line managers do, the learning and development initiatives will see innovative turns this year.

Volvo Eicher draws inspiration from movie characters to define competency levels

The automobile company has done away with redundant bookish terms and renamed the competency levels with comprehensive adjectives such as scientist, introspector, collaborator, executor, owner, strategist, magician and innovator.

Volvo–Eicher’s four-point leadership development programme

The programmes are specifically to help leaders understand the various inflection points in their careers and the steps to be taken to successfully tide over them.

How different is employee engagement from employee experience?

Are employee engagement and experience two sides of the same coin or is there something that differentiates the two? HRKatha finds out.

Amazon India’s former HR head, Kinjal Choudhary joins Volvo Eicher as...

In between Choudhary had a short stint of seven months with China Fortune Land Development Co., where he was the senior director-HR.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

Why cement company Nuvoco is going for digitalisation

Nuvoco Vistas, which claims to be the fifth largest cement-manufacturing firm in India, has embarked on a journey aimed at making its 4000+ workforce...

One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

Prismforce raises $13.6 million in Series A round

Prismforce, a vertical SaaS firm focused on enabling IT companies to build a digital first, agile talent-supply chain, has raised funds to the tune...

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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...