Tag: Maneesha Jha Thakur

How to combat virtual presenteeism

The work-from-home or WFH culture has frequently been hailed for allowing employees a measure of flexibility and consequently, better work-life balance. However, WFH isn’t...

Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

“Leadership and managerial mindset will have to change,” Maneesha Jha Thakur

A big change in 2022 Decoupling of work and geography will be the focus, with more and more organisations having to address the question, ‘Does...

How Groupthink can turn fatal for organisations

In 1986, Space Shuttle Challenger burst into flames 73 seconds into its flight, killing all of its seven members aboard. An investigation into the...

Are we still obsessed with designations?

People feel proud to have fancy job titles. And why shouldn’t they? After all, we all work hard to achieve stable positions of authority...

Promotions are always welcome, or are they?

It’s a universal fact that employees expect to be rewarded for their work. Promotions are perceived as the best way to acknowledge employees’ growth...

Why employees find it difficult to dissociate from work

It is natural to feel stressed at office if there is major workload and limited time in which to finish the same. But what if...

Why are apprentices in demand in the manufacturing and engineering space?

An apprenticeship or internship has been a staple step for those beginning their professional careers, irrespective of the field. While employers benefit because apprentices...

Reopening the workspace: How to bring employees back willingly

With ‘return to office’ gaining momentum in India due to the increased vaccinations, things are finally heading towards normalcy. For the working population, normalcy...

Which organisations will attract the best talent in 2021

With the recovery in the number of cases, we are hoping that things may get better and things will start to open up. However,...

The Great HR Debate: When the dust settles, which organisations will...

Evaluation of trends and data show that India is on a recovery trajectory in terms of the number of new cases. An analysis of...

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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VerSe Innovation lays off 150, announces pay cuts

VerSe Innovation — the parent company of Dailyhunt, the news aggregator and Josh, the short-video platform, and the operator of the PublicVibe, the hyperlocal...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

100 British companies sign up for 4-day work week

The ‘4 Day Week Campaign’ started by a group — comprising academics from Oxford and Cambridge, along with experts from Boston College, US —...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

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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...