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Why top companies are encouraging ‘siesta’ at work

A good power nap helps improve productivity and brain functioning.

Key technologies that HR leaders shouldn’t miss

PaaS extensions, robotic process automation, predictive analysis and artificial intelligence will help HR ensure a great workplace experience in the future - PwC.

9 leadership capabilities required to succeed at future workplace

Disruptive envisioning will be the most critical leadership capability in the future workplace of India.

PwC’s educational business debut in India: Academy

Academy will help improve knowledge, competence and expertise of people in finance and business.

PwC’s run for a millennial workforce takes it to court: Older...

Older workers complain that in order to attract and maintain the ‘millennials,’ PwC intentionally screens out individuals aged 40 and older.

THC 2.0: Can technology aid happiness among employees?

A panel at The Happiness Conclave 2.0 discussed whether technology really helps iron out the inconveniences of employee work-life or is more intrusive. 

‘Who follows what’ between talent & industries

Time and again this chicken and egg situation has forced organisations to rethink their business and talent strategies.

Accenture’s Jayesh Pandey joins PwC as partner

Pandey transitions from a talent-focussed role at Accenture into a larger business-focussed one at PwC.

PwC India allows three years’ leave for childcare

The Full Circle programme applies to all regular full-time women employees, who have been employed with PwC for two or more years.

KPMG India CEO Richard Rekhy to hang up his boots

KPMG India CEO, Richard Rekhy’s decision to retire has been accepted by the board but he will continue to serve in the position till a successor is found.

Lenovo’s Subhankar RoyChowdhury: The art of staying relevant

It isn’t always a smooth sail to the top. Subhankar RoyChowdhury, global head-HR strategy, M&A and analytics at Lenovo, had to make wise choices and constantly reinvent himself and acquire new skills to stay relevant. He shares his journey with HRKatha.

CEOs believe talent acquisition and organisational values are co-related: Survey

CEOs increasingly believe that people want to support and work for organisations they can trust, with values that mirror their own.

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Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

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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

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

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...