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“Hybrid working is an accepted mainstream working model,” Pankaj Lochan

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act For us, the top priority in 2024 will be to develop new...

One year out: Navigating the labyrinth of extended notice periods

In the corporate world, the traditional notice period has always been a delicate dance of balancing loyalty and new beginnings. However, the recent trend...

Should we hire industry hoppers?

Hopping from one job to another is what job hoppers do. Hopping from one industry or sector to another is what industry hoppers do....

Why ‘resenteeism’ is a slow poison

Are you feeling stuck in an awful job? Do you think your career growth is limited? Are you bogged down by your office workload?...

How twitter’s acquisition by Elon Musk could bring a change in...

The dramatic acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk was finally concluded on 27 October 2022. The process had actually begun in April 2022 but was...

Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

Why white-collar employees are hard nuts to crack

Strikes, shut-down of operations, sit-in protests and other such disruptive acts are usually associated with factory workers or labourers, or the so-called blue-collar employees....

Should the referrer be blamed for a bad hire?

High attrition rates, large-scale resignations, and the challenges of finding the perfect cultural fit in the current talent scenario have made the acquisition of...

How leaders can be empathetic & emotional without compromising professionalism

Leaders are expected to be empathetic and kind toward their employees. To get the best performance out of those working under them, leaders have...

What has created ‘The Great Talent Crunch’

Believe it or not, talent shortage is for real! If not quantitative, it’s definitely qualitative – there is a shortage of skilled and quality...

Who is a Consequential leader?

The definition of leadership, and what the role is meant to be, has been in flux ever since the pandemic. With the drastically-altered business...

Are we still obsessed with designations?

People feel proud to have fancy job titles. And why shouldn’t they? After all, we all work hard to achieve stable positions of authority...

The age battle for CEOs: young vs old

Parag Agarwal, the CEO of Twitter is only 37 years old. Sundar Pichai became the CEO of Google in 2015, when he was only...

Air India; culture change when PSU turns corporate

The recent handover of Air India to the Tata Group has been grabbing headlines for some time now. People say that Air India has...

Why star performers find it cringy to demand a hike

High performers in a company are very much valued. Most of the progressive firms keep the best of their performers happy with a heavy...

Why do traditional companies have lower attrition rates?

Controlling high rates of attrition has always been one of the more daunting tasks for HR professionals working in the services industry. With attrition...

Reopening the workspace: How to bring employees back willingly

With ‘return to office’ gaining momentum in India due to the increased vaccinations, things are finally heading towards normalcy. For the working population, normalcy...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the...

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...

As the pandemic drama unfolds, the spotlight is on HR

The role of an HR professional has traditionally been a supportive one, like that of a personnel officer, handling administrative and backend activities. In...

Hire laid off employees, but with caution

The US State of California, recently passed a new law which makes it mandatory for all companies in the hospitality sector to rehire the...

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...

Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

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Calcutta HC orders RBI to compensate intern denied paid maternity leave

The Calcutta High Court has instructed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to provide compensation to a female intern who was refused paid maternity...
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Daraz, owned by Alibaba, implements layoffs

On 27 February 2024, Daraz Group, owned by Alibaba, revealed plans for layoffs throughout the company in order to establish a more efficient and...

Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

“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...

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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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