Tag: Pankaj Lochan

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...

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,”...

A resume printed on a cake?

A job applicant in the US has taken innovation to another level by sending an edible resume to a prospective employer. Karly Pavlinac Blackburn,...

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Employment basis false info can be terminated: SC

Employees who produce false information regarding their suitability for a job or get appointed basis their suppression of their past records or history, such...

TCS makes ‘3 days a week in office’ mandatory

After trying to woo their employees back to office with a social-media campaign, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has now sent a mail to them...

Salesforce India to hire 2,500

The cloud-based services company, Salesforce India is set to expand its workforce from its present strength of about 7,500, to about 10,000 by January...

Tricentis ropes in Jennifer Lucas as CPO

“Excited about the road ahead at Tricentis,” posts Jennifer (Alessandra) Lucas on LinkedIn, resharing the announcement of her appointment by Tricentis. She has joined Tricentis,...

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“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....

“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...