Tag: P Dwarakanath

“Wealth creation and variable pay will boost talent retention,” P Dwarakanath

Talent tug-of-war: Balancing retention with inflationary realities In the current BANI (short for Brittle, Anxious, Non-Linear, and Incomprehensible) world, attracting and retaining talent is more...

How to bridge the growing employer-employee trust gap

Technological advancements, changing work dynamics and evolving societal values mark the new-age workforce. The traditional employer-employee relationship, which once relied on loyalty and job...

How cross-functional training benefits both employees & organisations

In the dynamic business landscape, organisations are constantly seeking ways to enhance their efficiency and stay competitive. One powerful approach that has gained traction...

Why internships should be taken seriously

Internships have become a cornerstone of career development in today's competitive job market. These valuable opportunities serve as a bridge between academic learning and...

Making the workplace ideal for everyone — How much is too...

It has become a trend for companies to invest heavily on creating office spaces that cater to the needs and preferences of all their...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

How to drive creative leadership in an organisation

Ever since Marry Barra, CEO, General Motors (GM), took to the steering in 2014, a lot has changed at GM in terms of the...

Should companies rehire employees who exit on a bad note?

Boomerang employees is a popular practice. However, sometimes, great talent may leave the company on a bad note. The reasons for their decision to...

Should companies consider scrapping the non-compete clause?’

The ‘Non-Compete Clause’, which many companies have as part of their employment contract, is not a rarity. In fact, it is used to safeguard...

Will allowing employees to work from small towns ensure retention?

While everyone was affected by the worldwide lockdown imposed during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, some suffered more than the others. Employees...

Budget 2022 – How will it impact the ‘people strategy’?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2022, digitally, just like last year. As the nation is recovering from the aftermath of COVID-19,...

What subjects should one graduate in for a bright future in...

Clarity regarding the scope of human resources management may be absent in people fresh out of schools or even colleges. Not surprising, since this...

What learning technology would look like in 2022

HRKatha is back with yet another engrossing and meaningful edition of The Great HR Debate (TGHR). The upcoming edition is a LearnTech special, where HR...

Why are apprentices in demand in the manufacturing and engineering space?

An apprenticeship or internship has been a staple step for those beginning their professional careers, irrespective of the field. While employers benefit because apprentices...

How to reward brave hearts

Indian Railways pointsman Mayur Shelke needs no introduction, today. The video of the brave heart, risking his own life to save the life of...

“We need to be proactive on labour issues,” P Dwarakanath

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The year 2020 has busted many myths, assumptions and traditional beliefs, related to the workplace. Digital transformation...

Horlicks names HR veteran P. Dwarakanath as its non-executive chairman

In his four-decade association with GSK, Dwarakanath has mentored several young professionals and nurtured them with his rich experience across functions.

BEML elevates HR director Hota as CMD

Hota is an economics graduate from St. Stephens, New Delhi, who also holds an MBA in human resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Technical glitch causes $200 million windfall in Zurich

The city of Zurich is attempting to recover approximately 175 million Swiss Francs, equivalent to about $200 million, following a technical glitch that resulted...

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“NBFCs to prioritise talent diversity and agile frameworks,” Paramjit Singh Nayyar

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act The NBFC sector is thriving, poised for unprecedented growth, with a 36.3...

J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals introduces performance-driven stocks

J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals (JBCPL) recently allocated 76,000 time-based stock options and 1,14,000 performance-based options to a qualified employee. The initiative is a...

TTD announces wage hike for 9000 workers

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board has decided to raise the wages of around 9,000 contract and outsourced workers. This was announced during...

94% Indian companies plan to upskill their workforce in 2024: Report

A recent report by a LinkedIn reveals a surprising trend in the Indian job market: while AI continues to reshape the world of work,...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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