Tag: Kotak Mahindra Bank

Fitness allowance for staff of Kotak Mahindra Bank

Kotak Mahindra Bank has rolled out a new fitness allowance for its staff, along with remote-working benefits. As part of the ‘Health to the...

Shweta Pathak is VP-HR, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Kotak Mahindra Bank has appointed Shweta Pathak as vice president, human resources. She will be responsible for the campus and talent branding of the...

Makarand Khatavkar to leave Kotak Mahindra Bank to start his own...

Makarand Khatavkar is stepping down as the group head-HR, Kotak Mahindra Bank — a role that he took on over four years back, in...

DDI sacks employee over an irresponsible tweet

After Ashish Kaul’s hate tweet about the Kathua rape victim, the company suspended him; his Twitter account met the same fate.

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.

Liberty Videocon’s HR head gets a business role

Jayesh Sampat, country head - HR has been elevated to the position of country head - HR, business operations & customer service.

“Kotak creates professional entrepreneurs,” Makarand Khatavkar

An alumnus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and an accredited coach (ACC) recognised by the International Coach Federation, Makarand Khatavkar, group head–human resources, Kotak Mahindra Bank, has built HR teams from scratch, more than once.

A seasoned HR professional, Khatavkar’s career spans three decades. He has spent around 20 years in the BFSI sector alone. Prior to joining Kotak, he led HR at Deutsche Bank.

He speaks to HRKatha, on how the banking industry is realigning its people’s strategy with the changing business environment, and the plans specific to Kotak Mahindra’s employee engagements.

Madhavi Lall takes over as HR head, Deutsche Bank India

With more than 25 years of experience in the field of human resources, Lall is fully equipped to understand the needs of the industry. 

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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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...

Godrej Capital launches women’s ERG, SheRises

To ensure equality across its workforce, the Godrej Group has rolled out SheRises, its  women's employee resource group (ERG). The initiative will further enhance...

Oyo to cut 600 jobs as part of organisational restructuring

Oyo is undergoing major restructuring, with some teams being merged and functions being integrated. The hospitality chain is letting go 600 employees, but is...

Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

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