Tag: Kotak Mahindra Bank

Kotak Mahindra gets Akansha Sriram as VP-HR

Kotak Mahindra has roped in Akansha Sriram to spearhead its human resources functions as the VP-HR. Prior to joining Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sriram was...

Pratik Soyantar is the new CHRO, Light

Light, an Indian finance firm with its headquarters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, has roped in Pratik Soyantar to take on the role of chief human...

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. 

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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Globant SA embraces full remote work policy for its 30,000 employees

Globant SA, an IT and software development company, led by Martin Migoya, CEO, is charting a unique course in the post-pandemic work landscape. In...

Tesla faces speculation over potential layoffs amidst internal struggles

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Remote work for UAE government staff today due to heavy rains, hailstorms

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State must address retired employees’ pension benefits: Uttarakhand HC

In a recent ruling, the division bench of the Uttarakhand High Court emphasised that the state cannot unjustly deprive any employee of their entitlements....

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