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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...

How Nuvoco Vistas erstwhile Lafarge overcame the perils of acquisition?

The organisation promoted transparency and created several communication campaigns at different stages to drive the transition process. 

Do CHROs make good CEOs?

CHROs becoming CEOs is not a traditional choice but evidences point out several advantages.

“The business continues to throw a lot of existential questions to...

The country head, human resources, at Lafarge India, has recently launched her first book – ‘Reality Bytes – The Role of HR in Today’s World’. A ready reckoner for HR professionals and aspirants, peers in the industry have termed it as a crisp, practical and contemporary book that helps readers understand the nuances of the complex world of human resources.

Sharma speaks to HR Katha on her experience as a writer and her candid views on the HR function.

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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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’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...

Technical glitch causes $200 million windfall in Zurich

The city of Zurich is attempting to recover approximately 175 million Swiss Francs, equivalent to about $200 million, following a technical glitch that resulted...

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Salary raise for Hong Kong Airlines staff

Hong Kong Airlines is giving its employees a pay raise. Starting 1 February 2024, eligible workers will see their salaries go up. Flight crews...

India’s FMCG sector: Hiring boom with intriguing trends & discrepancies

India’s FMCG sector is witnessing a hiring surge, particularly in sales, marketing, and IT, with major cities such as Mumbai leading the charge. However,...

Providence India to expand workforce by 3,500

Providence India has inaugurated a global centre in Hyderabad, focusing on healthcare engineering, operations and innovation. The organisation plans to increase its staff from...

Doomscrolling: A detrimental force on employee morale

In today’s hyperconnected world, a concerning trend has emerged: doomscrolling. This term describes the habit of endlessly consuming negative news and distressing content on...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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