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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. 

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How diversity is connected to engagement

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India Inc. sees better representation of women

A study published by management consulting firm, Zinnov, along with Intel India, has found that the representation of women in organisations in India is...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

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