Tag: motivation

Acknowledgement — A positive motivator

In today’s hectic environment, people are working very hard to just keep up. The pandemic made us change the way we do business, and...

Will terminating underperformers safeguard the remote working setup from toxicity?

The pandemic has led to a majority of the workforce working from home. With remote working come several challenges, most of which revolve around...

A virtual dose of oxytocin can get employees charged up

Think of today’s remote working employees. They rise from their beds in the morning and walk up to their ‘workplace’. They plonk themselves on...

Why ‘belongingness’ is high on the HR agenda

Most organisations are actively pursuing diverse representation at the workplace, but this alone will not necessarily ensure that all employees feel included. Creating a...

How Henkel India incentivised its salesforce in the COVID era

For any sales professional, incentives constitute a major chunk of their remuneration. For many roles, the incentive can be anywhere in the range of...

Why it is important to ‘appreciate’ employees even more now

Imagine this scenario — Ankit starts his usual day by logging into his official email address. Instead of any task or project, he receives...

Rising employee anxiety: How should organisations tackle this menace?

The pandemic situation is taking a toll on people’s mental health. Those with a history of anxiety issues are finding it even harder to...

How Medanta is protecting its healthcare warriors

At 5 p.m. on March 22, Sunday, people in residential areas, houses and high-rises clapped, banged their utensils and blew the Shankh, breaking the...

Productivity-linked bonus announced for 11 lakh Railway employees

For the sixth year in a row, employees of the Indian Railways, will receive productivity-linked bonus (PLB), which will amount to 78 days’ salary. The...

Hyatt: How in the world would one motivate a chef?

The hospitality industry has a very different set of employees — not the regular nine to five office goers. This business operates 24x7 and...

Jean-Michel Cassé: A witness to ‘chaos to confidence’ in India

A senior executive of Accor Hotels in India and an international leader, Jean-Michel Cassé came to India with an open mind and heaps of excitement around building an empire from scratch. He shares his India-work experience with HRKatha.

Why incentives fail to work?

What is needed is a moment of insight/self-assessment and not an incentive, to improve performance

Importance of the 3 new Cs — connection, communication and clarity

Speaking to clients, colleagues and business people alike, I notice that, now more than ever, it is important for us as personal, group and...

Busyness to Business

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

ExxonMobil to slash 300 jobs in Singapore

About 300 employees of ExxonMobil in Singapore will be asked to leave, as part of a major reorganisation exercise. The American oil and gas...

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Indian CHROs prefer skills over experience or salary fitment: Survey

Looks like most Indian CHROs will prefer to take on candidates based on their skill fit rather than their experience or any other factor....

Best Buy to replace 5,000 full-time staff with 2,000 part-timers

Despite surging sales and demand, Best Buy, the American multinational consumer electronics retail company, is planning to eliminate 5,000 full-time positions. It intends to...

Develop new-age future-ready HR leadership skills and competencies

Effective HR leaders play the role of catalysts in high-performing sustainable organisations. Today’s dynamic and disruptive environment is resulting in a business context that...

HR-tech company, HappyPlus Consulting, appoints two senior execs

HR-tech consulting firm, HappyPlus Consulting, has appointed Vimal Kumar as director, strategic communication and brand, and Subramaniam Krishnan (Subbu) as head - business development...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...