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Hike to lay off 25% of its workforce

The instant messaging service had acquired two startups last year.

“How HR is different across sectors” – Yuvaraj Srivastava

Yuvaraj Srivastava spent more than five years with the Indian army before he moved to the corporate sector. This certainly makes him a differently talented HR professional.

Post his army days, Srivastava dabbled in different sectors starting from an industrial unit (Asian Paints), moving on to hospitality (The Oberoi), then to FMCG (PepsiCo) before joining a new age company (MakeMyTrip). His exposure to HR management in different sectors has contributed to the richness of his experience.

Srivastava, CHRO, MakeMyTrip speaks to HRKatha on how human resources is same yet different in varied sectors. He has coined different terms for each of his experiences. He describes how serving the armed forces has taught him to be a better HR professional. Excerpts!

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Biz2X brings on board Vijay Kumar Jamwal as head, HR

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‘People + Performance Winners’ empower their employees better

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eBay cuts 500 jobs to save costs 

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How this company uses traditional & new-age methods for employee happiness

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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