Tag: Prabir Jha

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…

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

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Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...