Tag: Mahipal Nair

Why is employee leasing even more important in this volatile period?

Employee leasing isn’t a new term for the HR fraternity. For the uninitiated, it is a business arrangement wherein a company outsources certain HR functions...

Why some inclusive leaders are more successful

How inclusive a team is depends on the leadership. Inclusive leaders take their team members along with them, irrespective of their culture, gender, faith,...

Why should companies maintain parity in employees’ Diwali gifts?

Corporate gifting in India has reached another level with organisations trying to outdo each other in choosing the most creative and useful gifts for...

Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

Jugglers are much sought after by employers

Soham is celebrating his recent promotion. For the first time, he has been elevated to a managerial role. At first, he basks in the...

Trellix ropes in Mahipal Nair as VP-HR

Mahipal Nair, who was CHRO- South Asia, Africa, Middle East at NielsenIQ, has now joined Trellix — the cyber security company carved out of...

Why employees are hesitant to return to office

It is difficult to adapt to change and get into something new. Agreed. However, it can be as difficult, if not more, to undo...

Why CHROs command the same pay as other CXOs

In the last two years, organisations have seen the wrath of the pandemic and also realised that ‘people’ are at the core of the...

“The war of talent will force organisations to be more innovative...

A big change in 2022 Organisations that find ways to redesign work and bring more simplicity in processes, foster a trusting and empowering culture. Automation...

How the ‘goblin mode’ has impacted the Indian workforce

As a working professional, is your wardrobe full of clothes that you haven’t touched in the last two years? Have you been spending more...

How to go about rehiring an old employee

Given the deluge of resignations that the HR is having to deal with these days, the likelihood of some of these resignees returning to...

Has ‘The Great Resignation’ changed the career pathing mechanism for companies?

A close examination of the talent trends over the last couple of decades will reveal that a lot has changed. Earlier, professionals rarely switched...

Are those with a commercial background suitable for an HR role?

Many say that HR, as a function, is pretty soft in nature. After all, it involves the people of the organisation. For professionals working...

Why have different evaluation parameters for internal & external hires?

It is often a dilemma for companies whether to go for ready talent from the market, or groom talent internally. However, that's an old...

How happiness at workplace differs across geographies

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

Why the effect of mindfulness changes as we move from Asia...

Mindfulness is an old practice that originated in the Buddhist culture. From a culture point of view, the behaviours and characteristics of people in...

Is the company culture under threat?

Many of us have not met our colleagues, subordinates and friends at work for a long time now. Yes, we are all interacting virtually,...

Are we crossing boundaries while digitally monitoring employees?

It is natural for organisations to want to monitor their employees in some way or the other irrespective of one is working from office...

Has crisis given rise to the need for cross-functional learning?

When the lockdown was announced, people and organisations had no clue as to what hit them. The sudden crisis changed everything overnight. All signs...

‘Work to learn’ to ‘learn to work’: Are we ready?

Some of the leading HR professionals, and learning and development (L&D) officials of India Inc., came together on a single platform, to discuss the...

TGHRD, L&D special: Top 15 L&D & HR leaders are debating...

Many recent studies and researches have confirmed that reskilling and upskilling of the workforce is one of the biggest challenges that businesses are facing...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Employees posted to difficult regions are entitled to additional HRA: Manipur HC

The Manipur High Court recently stated that a central government employee is eligible for extra HRA if they keep their family at their previous...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

Govt employees to get hike in basic salary 

As per a report by Aaj Tak, the basic salary of central government employees is expected to be raised after the Holi holiday in...

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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....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...