Tag: Mahipal Nair

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...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

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Sumith Sumithran appointed head of people for India, at Branch

Branch International, the global personal finance app, has appointed Sumith Sumithran as head of people for India operations. Backed by over 14 years of HR...

Adda247 offers ‘recharge’ leaves, unlimited sick leaves

Adda247, the Indian vernacular test-prep platform, has updated its leave policy, to offer unlimited sick leaves to employees recovering from long illnesses, accidents and...

Unilever elevates BP Biddappa to CHRO, global home care

Unilever has elevated BP Biddappa to the position of CHRO of the global home care business. Prior to this elevation, Biddappa was the global...

Medi Assist helps women relaunch their careers

Medi Assist recently launched a programme called Medi Akanksha, to help women who have taken a professional sabbatical or career break, to relaunch their...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...