Tag: Rajeev Singh

How to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

How ‘biased listening’ can be a challenge for companies

It is quite common in the corporate world to come across people who only listen to what they want to hear. That means, when...

How can hiring managers steer clear of interview bias?

A 2019 study by the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology revealed that 60 per cent of interviewers know within the first 15 minutes...

Is hard negotiation during an interview taken as a bad trait?

Today’s job market is very much a candidate’s market. With so many opportunities waiting to be grabbed, candidates are spoilt for choice, while employers...

How to manage high-performing bullies

Bullies exist everywhere. They exist amongst the neighbourhood gang of children, amongst students and faculty at renowned universities or prestigious schools, they make team...

Do micro-credentials hold relevance in the job market?

Today’s generation is restless. They want everything fast — here and now. That is why, there is so much hype around micro credentials. So,...

What to do if your incompetent ex-boss follows you to the...

Having an incompetent boss at the workplace can be very challenging. Of course, one can always quit the job and move to a new...

What are the employee types most difficult to retain?

The attrition rates are at an all-time high presently, pushing many experts to term this phenomenon as ‘The Great Attrition.’ A report by Gartner last...

Are employees not in their rights to comment on Russia-Ukraine conflict...

Recently, the CEO of a leading global technology company sent out an e-mail to all the employees, restricting them from posting opinions about the...

How HR can build business skills

A study by a global recruiting and HR solutions firm — where more than 200 chief human resource officers (CHROs) from around the world...

Are changing work models also changing the culture of organisations?

Just when HR was gearing for technological disruptions, something bigger came along to pose even bigger challenges — the pandemic. While it was a...

Why the process of hiring a CEO is tricky

On February 12, Tata Motors announced Marc Llistosella as its next chief executive and managing director. A month later, the automobile major made a...

Are you recruiting or acquiring talent?

Back in the days of industrial relations (IR), human resources (HR) was generally referred to as personnel management, and HR managers were called personnel...

Should you hire for skills or strengths?

Recruiters more often look to hire candidates with the right set of skills. In the short term, matching these skills with the job profile...

How to train managers to deal with problematic employees

There are occasions when managers have to deal with subordinates or colleagues, who become a cause for concern. The reasons could be many —...

Yokohama’s Rajeev Singh joins Solara Active Pharma, as CHRO

Rajeev Singh, who was the CHRO at Yokohama Off Highway Tires, has now entered the pharma space, by joining Solara Active Pharma Sciences as...

Can good camaraderie amongst employees harm output?

In the field of sports, it is observed that members of all well-performing teams have a great connect and bonding with each other. Comrades...

Will full vaccination be compulsory for employees to return to office?

Given the positive signs in the form of decline in daily number of positive cases and deaths due to COVID in the country, many...

Meet ‘Noiseless’ employee; learn to care for them

In the cement industry, there are mixers that work at a very high temperature. It is difficult for human beings to be around that...

How performance review data usage can be maximised

The importance of performance reviews for an organisation, and their purpose, cannot be stressed enough. They are indispensable when it comes to appraisals and...

Why asynchronous collaboration is a must in hybrid work

Collaboration has become one of the most vital challenges in the hybrid work model, where people are not working from office regularly or frequently....

Directly from campus to WFH: How are the first-time employees coping...

Companies now have a new breed of workers who probably have been working from home ever since they started their work life, and many...

How ‘bad hires’ can be transformed into ‘star performers’

Matrimony.com’s chief human resource officer, Rajesh Balaji recalls a case, where a new joinee as HRBP appeared to be arrogant, unresponsive, pushing the manager,...

“The supposedly impossible became possible in 2020,” Rajeev Singh

2020: What to learn - what to erase People across all levels have become more receptive to disruptive changes; what was supposedly ‘not-possible’ has now...

How Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres facilitates L&D for first-time managers

Learning never ends and in the human resources industry it only begins after one becomes a manager. A year amidst the pandemic, however, slowed...

Who’s a better hire? Skilled carpenter or an experienced one

There’s a recurring joke that some companies look for freshers with relevant experience. That’s an irony of course and that’s where the joke ends....

Internal movements – Dos and Don’ts for employees

Internal hiring saw a spike in the last one year. Lockdowns ensured that businesses struggled to keep their revenues intact, which led to drastic...

Why are self-managed teams the need of the hour?

India continues to lurk in a stage where collective technical prowess in a team is a far-fetched idea. This can, however, be overcome. Self-managed...

ATG to restart work-from-office from a brand new HQ

ATG is all set for a restart in 2021. All the world is, but for the Mumbai-based tire manufacturer and marketer, the New Year...

Why companies are relying on internal hiring now

Back in January 2020, a LinkedIn report revealed that 96 per cent HR professionals in India prefer internal recruitment as compared to 81 per...

ATG to reward its employees early this FY as a show...

The Alliance Tire Group (ATG), subsidiary of the Yokohama Rubber Company (YRC), has decided to reward its employees before the financial year is over....

How the definition of ‘star performer’ has changed post COVID

Employees’ performance has always been the topic of discussion at the workplace. From intense discussions and Powerpoint presentations, to a series of evaluations, there...

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Employees with low ambition – Boon or bane?

Having worked at the same IT Company for 11 years, Rohan Pandey, a back-end web developer, was the go-to person for most rookies on...

With no space for precautionary quarantine, Foxconn freezes hiring

Foxconn, the supplier of Apple iPhones, has reportedly imposed a hiring pause. Why? Because it is facing shortage of space to quarantine workers at...

DCM Shriram Group beefs up its HR leadership team

DCM Shriram Group has new faces in its leadership rank. While Hameed Jung has joined as group head – learning & development, DCM Shriram,...

WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

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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....

“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...