Tag: Prabir Jha

“Companies will need to not only forgive but actually celebrate well-intentioned...

A big change in 2022 In 2022, workplace culture will become a strategic issue. Hybrid working, multiple demographic slices, growing gig representation, changing business models...

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...

When a strong consumer brand supersedes a company’s employer brand

Youngsters starting off on a corporate career journey, would aspire to be associated with the big brands of the world. And why not, a...

What makes Indian CXOs a great fit for global roles?

In India, people follow different religions, customs, belong to different sects, castes, and speak different languages. Every state is known for its own festivities,...

“HR’s evolution as a strategic rather than just another business function...

2020: What to learn – what to erase Clearly, 2020 dispelled big myths around physical presence. While one has to concede that many jobs (like...

Why do teams learn faster than individuals?

In the current context and time, everyone will agree that we all learn faster when we learn together, than when we try to learn...

Why should failure be encouraged to maintain a happy work culture?

If we imagine ourselves as a collection of experiences, will we devalue failure as much? Not really. When we talk about success, we tend...

$1 mn seed fund for TurboHire

TurboHire, the Hyderabad-based recruitment platform driven by augmented intelligence has managed to raise US$ 1 million in seed funding. This round of investments, which...

“I am not a believer in equality but there must be...

Technology, data, employee experience: What’s high on agenda In my view, talent and productivity will be the two biggest priorities for the coming year. We...

More women among LinkedIn HR Power Profiles

This annual list showcases the most viewed professionals in the country across eight categories.

Ensuring the ‘human’ in the Future of Work: BIY Coaching Festival

All facets, such as how a leader should be a coach, how a CEO creates a coaching culture and how a CHRO acts as custodian of ‘humanness’ at the workplace will be discussed at the event on 14 June.

How Cipla’s self-learning and continuous learning approach is a game-changer

Aligning the efforts with its philosophy of continuous learning, Cipla University offers best-in-class learning that helps its people do better at their jobs.

40 young HR leaders felicitated

A People Capital Index study has also been released at the event and 50 Indian companies that ranked highest on PCI were felicitated.

Prabir Jha, SV Nathan, Srikanth Balachandran retain their positions as HR...

The fourth edition of the most viewed LinkedIn profiles in India also has some new names in the HR category this time.

THC 2.0: Why HR shouldn’t try to make everyone happy at...

Uniformity, however much important for workplace, can never guarantee happiness. Prabir Jha, Global Chief People Officer, Cipla shares the key to employee happiness in the new era of man and machines at the workplace.

Prabir Jha gets an extended portfolio at Cipla

In addition to leading human resources, corporate communications and administration for the firm, globally, he will now also look after legal and corporate affairs.

Colourful and engaging Dussehra celebrations at Cipla

The company witnessed colour-themed Dussehra team activities.

Abhay Srivastava joins Cipla as head HR-TechOps

Srivastava was earlier with Piramal, as the senior VP and global HR head, Pharma Solutions Business

Prabir Jha, Anuranjita Kumar, Nathan SV top the HR Power Profiles

LinkedIn Power Profiles 2016 is a celebration of members who are not only great at what they do, but have also invested in their professional identity on LinkedIn

Pay raises eat into profits: Where does it stop?

The employee cost of organisations has increased from 7.6 per cent of the revenue in 2012, to 11.3 per cent in FY16.

Is corporate India ready to hire mediocre?

The basic hiring strategy and talent requirement is different for the private and public sectors. In such a scenario, are they ready to drink from the same pool?

Alind Sharma joins Pfizer as head-HR

A chemical engineer and IIM Ahmedabad alumnus, Sharma was earlier director-HR at Monsanto.

Vikram Bector, chief talent officer, Reliance Industries, calls it a day

This high-profile departure from the Reliance Industries HR function, comes close on the heels of the resignation of group CHRO, Prabir Jha, in August.

7th Pay Commission: While the government is a great employer, its...

Industry leaders share their perspectives on the 7th Pay Commission exclusively with HRKatha readers. Prabir Jha candidly dissects the recommendations and dwells on its flip side. 

Parting letter from Prabir Jha on his last day at Reliance

Prabir Jha, president and Group CHRO, Reliance Industries was a true people’s person. On his last day at work, he bids adieu with a heartwarming letter. Excerpts

Who will succeed Prabir Jha at Reliance?

According to the grapevine, someone internally could be promoted to take on his responsibilities. 

Data, analytics & technology have helped us create real-time organisations: Prabir...

From a Class-I gazetted officer with the government of India to the CHRO of India’s largest business house, the journey has not been a cakewalk for Prabir Jha, president & group CHRO, Reliance Industries.

Jha started his career as an assistant works manager at the Dehu Road Ordnance Factory, Pune, in 1990. However, after completing nine years in a secured government job, he decided to test new waters. He took two years’ leave to pursue a full-time course in HR from XLRI, Jamshedpur, which marked the beginning of his corporate life. Jha has diverse experience across industries—from engineering and information technology to pharmaceutical and automotive— and now even a business conglomeration. His personal goal is to support people to become better professionals and more importantly, complete individuals.

He speaks to HR Katha on a subject that plagues the HR industry today — the use of data in human resources. Excerpts…

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,”...

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Dyninno India appoints Abhishek Bagga as HR director

Abhishek Bagga has been appointed human resource director at Dyninno India. Bagga who was earlier head of HR at GoBOLT, comes with over a...

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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,...

Meeshoites to get 11-day ‘reset & recharge’ break

Meesho, the Indian internet commerce company, is giving an 11-day break from work to all its employees. From 22 October to 1 November, 2022...

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

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