Tag: Rajeev Singh

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Axis Securities’ in-house first-line responders to drive mental wellness agenda

Axis Securities — a part of the Axis Bank Group — has taken some significant steps to address the mental-wellness concerns amongst employees. Soonu...

Capgemini’s Camie Shelmire takes charge as CPO at Brillio  

Brillio, a digital transformation solutions provider has announced the appointment of Camie Shelmire as chief people officer with immediate effect. Shelmire will be responsible...

AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon joins Hilti India as head- HR

Hilti, a company that designs and manufactures cutting-edge technologies, software and services for professional construction services, has roped in AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon as head...

Over a million jobs available for the taking in Canada

Canada’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1 per cent and there are more jobs on offer that in the past. In fact, the ratio...

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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...