Tag: Rajeev Singh

The humility paradox: When virtue becomes vice

Humility is a cornerstone of effective leadership. It fosters collaboration, approachability, and a willingness to learn from others. Yet, a seemingly paradoxical question emerges:...

Navigating the promotion minefield: A blueprint for HR leaders

Beyond annual reviews and pay bumps, promotion conversations are pivotal moments in an employee's journey. Yet, these crucial dialogues often stumble upon awkwardness, ambiguity,...

Importance of 1st job in shaping one’s career

People stepping into the work culture for the first time are like artists starting to paint on a blank canvas. Therefore, the first job...

Counter offers to retain people are like band-aids

Retention of employees is a common practice. In fact, with a shortage of critical talent, companies are quick to make a counter offer and...

Should employers steer clear of frequent job hoppers?

There was a time when it was common practice for people to spend their entire careers at the same organisation. Today, a constantly- changing...

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....

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Toshiba to let go 5000 in Japan

Toshiba is contemplating a significant downsizing of its workforce in Japan, eyeing a reduction of about 5,000 positions. The move is said to affect...

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Ikea to train 3,000 in AI

Ikea has committed to an ambitious initiative: equipping approximately 3,000 co-workers and 500 leaders with the essential skills in artificial intelligence (AI). These training programmes...

Vistara’s non-flying staff will get clarity about new roles in May-June

Vistara is in the process of being merged with Air India, and the former’s non-flying employees have been anxious about what their roles will...

Roche reimagines the office: A wellness oasis for the digital age

The office is dead. Long live the office, but not as we knew it. The past two years of remote work have fundamentally reshaped...

Take-Two to let go 5% of workforce

Take-Two Interactive Software, the video-gaming company that publishes the ‘Grand Theft Auto’ franchise, has trimmed its workforce by five per cent. That means, about...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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