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“Participation and sustainability of women’s employment will increase,” Lalit Kar

  2020: What to learn – what to erase A major paradigm shift has happened in terms of accepting ‘work from home’ (WFH) as a way...

Why ‘micromanagement’ as a managerial trait is hard to do away...

Micromanagement of employees has often been frowned upon. Timed breaks, strict lunch hours and scheduled targets — keeping a tab on the staff all...

Budget 21: What HR feels about the measures announced

On Feb 1, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the budget for the year 2021. A lot of emphasis has been put on reviving...

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

Has the COVID-19 vaccine drive really boosted hiring intent?

The Indian job market has been disturbed and disrupted for a while now, and the COVID-19 outbreak only worsened it further. Layoffs, furloughs and...

Payroll in India: How HR navigated tough times

Many changes, that were supposed to happen in the next five years, were accelerated due to the unprecedented surge of COVID-19 cases. Remote working...

Variable vs fixed pay: Has the war intensified due to COVID-19?

COVID-19 has brought in a lot of changes in the way organisations are functioning today. One of the biggest paradigm shifts was the movement...

Why public shaming of candidates is just not acceptable

We have all heard of disgruntled candidates taking to social media and ridiculing a company for not having a great candidate experience. They express...

How companies are leveraging technology to build candidate relationship

All companies wish to be known for their top notch candidate relationship management (CRM). Building a strong relationship with passive or active candidates and...

Lalit Kar joins Reliance Digital as SVP and head-HR

It is a homecoming for Lalit Kar, who has rejoined Reliance Digital as the senior vice president and HR head. Earlier, Kar had worked...

How and when ‘Industrial Relations’ transformed into ‘Human Resources’

From a labour-focussed function, to a more talent-management one, the human resources function has undergone massive transformation since its inception about two decades back. HRKatha traces this journey.  

Case Analysis: Are employee referral policies fair enough?

Industry leaders share their perspectives on a case that involves glitches in the employee referral process.

Employee behaviour: A new metric in performance review

Swiss bank, UBS, has introduced ‘employee behaviour’ as an integral part of the performance review giving as much as 30 per cent weightage while deciding the bonus payable to the employee.

New Year Special: Will talent demand meet infra boom?

The infrastructure industry is ready for a boom—both from the government policy front, and due to heavy investment from the private sector. But where is the talent in India to execute these projects?

Is the Peter Principle relevant today?

The Principle was definitely applicable when individual careers were typically stable, linear and mostly confined to one company. Surprisingly, in the new workplace, the rule still holds true, though the context has changed. 

Lalit Kar moves to GVK as head-HR, Mumbai Airport

Prior to this, Kar was V-P and head-HR, Reliance Digital.

Rewards, recognition & motivation

What is more effective — rewards or recognition? Each has its own advantages. HR Katha finds the right strategy to keep the workforce motivated.

“Retail needs to offer its employees a career to stop losing...

In his career spanning over 24 years, Lalit Kar, head HR, Reliance Digital has been involved in three start-ups and one closure. He is experienced in the entire spectrum of HR starting from industrial relations to organisational capability building.

Kar has spent more than decade managing HR in the organised retail sector. He speaks to HR Katha about the reasons for the high attrition rate in this sector and how companies can put an end to this problem…

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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“Continuous & impactful communication through different modes will be a game changer,” Tanvi Choksi

2020: What to learn – what to erase For HR as a function, staying connected to every single employee of the firm is extremely essential,...

TCS hired 40,185 in FY21, outlook seems bright

With the pandemic raising the demand for techies, Tata Consultancy Services experienced an all-time low attrition rate of 7.2 per cent for FY21. Its...

Wage revision for LIC staff?

More than a lakh employees of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) may finally have some reason to celebrate. If all goes well at...

From ‘survive’ to ‘thrive’ – How to transform organisational outlook

Now that we are in the year 2021, we are a little more certain and confident that things are changing, and that too, for...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...