Tag: MakeMyTrip

MakeMyTrip to expand all-women team of ‘holiday experts’

MakeMyTrip aims to expand its team of over 850 women ‘holiday experts’ who have been the reason for the online travel company’s success and...

Mandatory leave for MakeMyTrip staff to get over WFH fatigue

MakeMyTrip, the Indian online travel company, has introduced a series of wellness initiatives to help its employees relax, recharge and get over the pandemic-induced...

GoPaisa to double team, to start hiring drive

GoPaisa, the Indian product and offer aggregator in the e-commerce space, is gearing up to double its workforce in the new financial year, in...

MakeMyTrip maps future business strategy, lays off 350 employees

The COVID-19 outbreak and the ensuing travel ban impacted the aviation as well as the travel and hospitality industries severely across the globe. Online...

Bhrigu Joshi to join SAP as director HR

Bhrigu Joshi, director-HR, Make My Trip, will be joining SAP, an HR tech solutions company, as director-HR. At Make My Trip, Joshi heads the...

How HRBPs as scrum masters can drive the business

For those who are new to scrum, it is a framework, which helps the team to work iteratively and incrementally with shorter feedback loops. 

MakeMyTrip brings back women techies into workplace with ‘BackToFuture’ programme

The programme will provide opportunities to talented women, who are ready to return from a break, to reboot their careers in full force.

Is it time for a Chief Happiness Officer?

Happiness of an employee does not necessarily depend on the manager or HR.

“How HR is different across sectors” – Yuvaraj Srivastava

Yuvaraj Srivastava spent more than five years with the Indian army before he moved to the corporate sector. This certainly makes him a differently talented HR professional.

Post his army days, Srivastava dabbled in different sectors starting from an industrial unit (Asian Paints), moving on to hospitality (The Oberoi), then to FMCG (PepsiCo) before joining a new age company (MakeMyTrip). His exposure to HR management in different sectors has contributed to the richness of his experience.

Srivastava, CHRO, MakeMyTrip speaks to HRKatha on how human resources is same yet different in varied sectors. He has coined different terms for each of his experiences. He describes how serving the armed forces has taught him to be a better HR professional. Excerpts!

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

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