Tag: Manish Majumdar

Realities of gig working

A full-time employee may find working as a freelancer or a gig worker fascinating in many ways. After all, freelancers appear to have all...

Is ‘quiet quitting’ misunderstood?

The term ‘quite quitting’ is trending on social media these days. In fact, there have been numerous articles in the global media about the...

Why some big brands have higher EVP despite their toxic work...

“If given a chance, would you switch to a bigger brand with a toxic culture?” was the question I posed to my friend. His...

Dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace: Lessons from the EY...

One of the world’s leading professional service providers, Ernst and Young (EY), earned heavy criticism, both internally and externally, when it decided to retain...

Is ‘ageism’ rearing its head in the Indian workspace?

India is considered to have one of the youngest workforces in the world. After all, about 62.5 per cent of its working age population...

How about using social-media influencers to attract talent?

Social-media influencers are not just promoting brands on their pages these days, but also jobs. Companies which require talent in bulk, such as BPOs,...

HR should deal with personal biases during inclusive hiring

The year was 2006. Ravi Mishra, now senior VP, Aditya Birla Group, had to hire a site engineer for the Company’s plant in Gawan,...

From ‘survive’ to ‘thrive’ – How to transform organisational outlook

Now that we are in the year 2021, we are a little more certain and confident that things are changing, and that too, for...

Do fly-by-the-night courses hold any value?

Online courses have erupted all over the internet because of the huge demand for new skill-sets. Some of these courses are short, over 11...

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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ASHA workers protest in Bengaluru, demand timely salary, incentives

On 30 November, 2022, the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), who work in Bengaluru Urban limits, held a protest to draw attention to their...

Zeon Lifesciences to upgrade plant, boost production, create more jobs

Zeon Lifesciences, an Indian nutraceutical and herbal products manufacturing company is upgrading its plant in Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh. The objective is to boost...

Samsung announces plan to hire 1000 engineers across India

With an aim to strengthen its focus on innovation and new-age technology, Samsung is planning to hire 1000+ engineers for its research and development...

Why Future Generali staff walked in the shoes of the specially abled for a...

A lot has been said about how people should be empathetic towards the specially abled and how they should be treated as equals. However,...

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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...