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How effective are HR practice groups in tackling specific workplace ...

Creating HR practice groups can be an effective way to tackle specific and cross-functional HR priorities. It involves grouping employees with similar expertise and...

How technology is aiding skill-first hiring

In this age of specialists, the demand for professionals with specific skillsets has grown across companies and sectors. Why is there a need for...

One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

How to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

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...

How to deal with leadership burnout?

One of the most common expressions in workplace parlance, ‘burnout’, has acquired greater ubiquity since the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting both regular employees and those...

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

How leaders without title play a role in transformation

Not everyone in an organisation or a team has a fancy designation to flaunt. However, that doesn’t keep them from commanding respect. In fact,...

Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

How to keep productivity high during notice period

It is natural for employees to disconnect from work when they are on their notice period. “Why should I bother? I am anyway about...

“Skill building will be a wealth-creation weapon,” Anil Mohanty

A big change in 2022 Initially, the role of HR in 2022 must take a two-pronged approach to address how leaders make decisions. First, organisations...

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...

How to promote a culture of purpose in an organisation

An organisation’s culture of purpose is defined by what it is and what it stands for. Its beliefs, expectations and values are separate from...

Why leadership training shouldn’t only be given to high performers

When evaluating their employees for leadership potential, organisations are likely to focus on the employees who have impressed them most with their performance at...

Luring talent with higher salaries — a short-lived trend?

The talent market today is one of the most dynamic ever. There is shortage of quality talent across functions, which is posing challenges for...

Are you recruiting or acquiring talent?

Back in the days of industrial relations (IR), human resources (HR) was generally referred to as personnel management, and HR managers were called personnel...

Why other functions need to pace-up with HR for successful digitalisation

In the last 16 months of the pandemic, the workplace environment has been undergoing drastic change. Though many progressive companies had already embarked on...

How women leaders fall prey to the glass cliff effect

The term ‘glass cliff’ was coined by University of Exeter’s researchers, Michelle Ryan and Alexander Haslam, in 2005. What does this term actually mean? In...

Can good camaraderie amongst employees harm output?

In the field of sports, it is observed that members of all well-performing teams have a great connect and bonding with each other. Comrades...

How HR departments are built in a growing company

Any organisation, after a certain stage, feels the need to establish a strong HR department, which can further handle all the HR processes of...

Medikabazaar to double its 600-strong workforce

Medikabazaar, the one-stop B2B platform for medical supplies, has announced that following the strengthening of its executive team, it will focus on expanding its...

Should there be a penalty for wrong recommendations?

The Employee Referral Programme or ERP, is a rather common programme across organisations. Many of firms inspire their existing employees to refer candidates who...

Can a penalty clause in offer letter stop ghosting by candidates?

Back in 2013, Philips Carbon Black included a penalty clause in its offer letters to selected candidates making them liable to pay five per...

Contrary to the belief, managers have gained more importance now

At the beginning of the lockdown, there were several predictions on how the new world of work would drastically change. Among the several predictions...

How organisations choose external L&D partners

All major companies with a robust HR function, have a core L&D team that takes care of the capability-development needs of the organisation. Sometimes,...

Are town halls & webinars effective tools of communication for senior...

Town halls have always been considered as an effective medium for the top leadership to get closer to their employees. It is an ‘open...

Additional fines for violating worker safety regulations: Amazon

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations to three Amazon warehouses for hazardous working conditions leading to serious worker injuries. Inspectors...

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Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

Air India deducts salary of employees for not vacating staff quarters

Air India began deducting the pay of employees who have not left their company-provided housing in Vasant Vihar, Delhi and the Air India Colony...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

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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...