Tag: Mangesh Bhide

Linguistic biases at Indian workplaces; a bitter truth

Given the large and diverse working population in the country, Indian organisations have to deal with a range of issues at the workplace. One...

Practising inclusive interviewing, the first step towards building a diverse workforce

One of the most effective ways in which companies can attract truly diverse talent is by making the first interaction or interview a welcoming,...

Why loners shouldn’t be forced to become team players

The archetypal lone wolf at the workplace isn’t very difficult to spot. Generally speaking, a loner is an individual who likes to work all...

How disengagement at each employee level impacts organisations differently

It is the HR's job to ensure a high level of employee engagement in the organisation. That is why, companies invest heavily on various...

How companies can better address mental health at the workplace

After the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions around mental health-related issues started to gather heat. With work-from-home becoming the norm and official...

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...

Sandwich leave – Is it justifiable?

Ratan, who works in the assembly line of an automobile manufacturing company in Manesar, plans to visit his family in Arwal, a small district...

‘Going the extra mile’ can disturb team dynamics

In a team, there always will be some who are more enthusiastic and passionate about work — people who go beyond what is expected...

Should political debates be banned at workplaces?

Recently Google banned political debates at workplaces to improve their work culture. It said that people should only debate and have conversations around their...

Reality check: How much do organisations value eNPS?

While the level of customer engagement is seen as an important metric to plan business strategy, measuring the level of employee engagement is left in hindsight.

Why is it important to hang your ‘work phone’ at home

Use of mobile devices at home for work purposes negatively impacts employees’ professional and personal life.

Five roles that HR can be equated to

In any organisation, HR is one function that can be seen in different lights. Here are five roles that HR leaders unconsciously end up donning.

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?

THC 2.0: Workplace safety not merely about compliance, but vital to...

IR experts from across industries discuss how safety at work deeply impacts employees’ motivation and productivity.

2017 HR Trends: Can artificial intelligence replace emotional intelligence?

Technology can reduce efforts to build and mine out data for a variety of reports, but can it help in informed decision making.

The benefits of hiring ‘Silver Set’

Organisations are increasingly hiring and retaining retired professionals beyond their normal term, as part-time/contractual advisors or consultants.

Surveys report increased hiring: An illusion or a reality?

Various global and local surveys recently revealed a growing focus around workforce expansion plans but whether organisations are actually ready to absorb all that talent, is yet to be seen!

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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Has Apple violated US Labour Laws?

A US labour agency’s investigations have revealed that the workplace policies at Apple do not encourage employees to discuss their working conditions. The National Labour...

Impact of Budget 2023 on HR

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2023, which is the fifth budget of the Modi government's second term. The newly- announced budget...

EPFO may amend pension scheme

The Ministry of Labour and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) are planning to re-examine the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) so that it becomes...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

DIALOGUE

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...