Tag: Magicbricks

MagicBricks’ soldiers in action

For decades companies have followed the classroom model to get their employees to imbibe the values and culture of the organisation. But the results...

Is ‘winning together’ a reality or an overstatement?

Winning is like one side of a coin. It has a flip side too. When someone wins, there’s certainly someone out there who loses. Or is it the only way to grow in the times to come?

Office romance: Should HR play cupid or devil?

This Valentine’s Day, HRKatha tries to find out what HR heads should do when they learn about some office romance brewing. Should they let cupid win or guard the culture against it?

Magicbricks overhauls its people policies

The changes include termination of the probationary period and sandwich leave, and introduction of bereavement, paternity and adoption leaves.

Magicbricks Leadership Academy: Empowering future leaders

MBLA works towards igniting personal transformation among employees and inspires them to become better future leaders.

How do Jerks become Bosses

Whether or not organisations accept their existence jerks are an integral part of the system. Who creates these jerks? People say they themselves do. Do jerks get priority in promotions or they become one after getting promoted?

Fidelity’s Anil Misra joins Magicbricks as CHRO

In the past, Misra has worked with companies, such as Just Dial, Tesco, Patni Computer Systems and the Oberoi Group of Hotels.



How can organisations up their DevOps upskilling game

DevOps is defined as a combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increases an organisation's ability to deliver applications and services faster and...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...


Performance improvement programme begins at Tata Motors

As part of its endeavour to nurture a culture of performance and accountability, Tata Motors has announced the introduction of a performance improvement programme...

Rahul Taneja new group chief people officer, Jindal Steel and Power

Rahul Taneja has been appointed as the group chief people officer of Jindal Steel and Power, with the responsibility of leading the HR function...

#MeToo has reduced women’s harassment at the workplace in the US

Researchers in the US have discovered a fall in the number of reports of sexual harassment at the workplace. This is clearly due to...

Punjab Government to help prepare candidates for interviews

To ensure that no candidate fails a job interview, the District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, Punjab Government, will be holding classes to teach...



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

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...