Tag: Medikabazaar

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...

“Time to focus on employees’ life experiences,”Anil Mohanty

2020: What to learn – what to erase Year 2020 was a year of extraordinary uncertainty and unprecedented events. One thing that turned out to...

Why is retention a big deal post the 2020 layoff drive?

According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, Indians are likely to get 6.4 per cent average salary increment in 2021. Even though this...

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

What’s a perfect team size?

The two-pizza rule, made famous by Jeff Bezos, founder, Amazon, suggests that if two pizzas cannot feed a team, then the team is too...

Why ‘staycations’ can be a trend in the near future

The COVID-19 pandemic has given birth to the remote-working culture. This has left many of us stir-crazy and in desperate need of a break...

Medikabazaar rewards its employees with 50% bonus

Supply chain constraints are the biggest source of concern for businesses in the manufacturing sector. In these troubling times, employees at Medikabazaar are coming...

Why workplaces may decentralise post lockdown

Most organisations across the world follow a centralised hierarchical structure or the top-down approach. This was primarily because the leadership never truly trusted the subordinates...

Medikabazaar to expand, will take on 200 former Zomato employees

Medikabazaar, the online B2B platform for medical supplies, is looking at expanding its present workforce by adding 500 employees. It has expressed interest in...

Reliance Jio’s Anil Mohanty joins Medikabazaar as head-HR

Medikabazaar, which is an online B2B platform for medical supplies, has appointed Anil Mohanty as the head of HR. In his new role, Mohanty...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Poland gets new LTTS R&D centre, local engineering talent to be...

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services (LTTS), the global engineering services company, has launched its new engineering, research and development (ER&D) centre in Krakow, Poland....

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“We need a new leadership development module,” Adil Malia

A big change in 2022 HR leadership during 2022 will singularly be expected to facilitate leadership dialogues around change in the business models through an...

Air India tells staff to vacate quarters; begins hiring drive

The staff of Air India, living in the government housing colonies in Delhi and Mumbai, have been asked to vacate their quarters by 26...

Speed vs consensus: How to build an agile work culture

When we speak of building an agile culture, we often talk of increasing the speed of decision making in an organisation. However, there are...

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts kickstarts leadership development programme

The pandemic was a boon for some sectors and quite the bane for others. For some businesses, such as IT and tech, it brought...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...