Tag: Rajesh Padmanabhan

Will bureaucracy play spoilsport in ‘lateral hiring’ by Government?

Senior corporate leaders welcome this fresh move by the government, but they also have their share of apprehension. HRKatha reports. 

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.

Modern fiefdoms: Why succession planning is a taboo in family business

Succession planning is a must to avoid future conflicts but most companies shy away from even broaching this topic.

How Sarahah can ruin work culture

Will this tool, meant for giving constructive feedback, end up encouraging backbiting? 

Coach vs. Captain: What it takes for a fruitful relationship

A coach should be able to establish trust with the team, especially the high performers.

Is IT losing its sheen as favourite employer?

With dipping revenues, falling hiring numbers and the kind of talent sought by IT industry undergoing a massive change, what will keep the charm intact? 

THC 2.0: Who holds the reins to people happiness?

A panel of senior members from the industry – Rajesh Padmanabhan, Rani Desai, ES Srinivas, Sandip Ghose, Mahalakshmi R and Kamal Karanth – with diverse experience and expertise opine on what happiness means in the current times and how organisations can facilitate the same.  

2017 HR Trends: Performance & Rewards: AI & predictive data brings...

Approaches that will change the way we look at the interventions in terms of cultural relevance, functional expertise and competency building.

Welspun develops strategy to create leadership pipeline

This three-dimensional model develops potential leaders on three aspects – culture, capabilities and performance.

Why hire a ‘misfit’?

People who don't quite fit the bill have been found to make the most significant impact on a company's success.

The Happiness Conclave: Defining happiness@work

While employee happiness is intrinsic to employees, employee engagement is driven by the employer. How can the two be juxtaposed to create a utopian culture?

How ‘design thinking’ can be an effective tool for human resources

Design thinking draws upon logic, imagination, intuition, and systemic reasoning, to explore possibilities of what could be, and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end user,  be it the customer or the employee.

Acquihiring: Few things to watch out for

How does an organisation ring fence the acquired talent?

Former Vedanta CHRO, Rajesh Padmanabhan, joins Welspun Group as director &...

Padmanabhan quit the Vedanta Group in August, 2015.

New Year Special: Disruptions in HR: 2016

As the end of the year 2015 approaches, it is time to think of the HR disruptions and innovations one is likely to see in 2016, and beyond. One may not have the perfect handle of all changes happening but directionally these are some of the likely occurrences.

7th Pay Commission: “Just design intents with no elements can’t change...

HRKatha gains exclusive insight into the perspectives of industry leaders, on the 7th Pay Commission. Rajesh Padmanabhan talks about how it could affect the Government workspace, consumerism and talent acquisition.

Rajesh Padmanabhan: The people’s player

President & group CHRO, Vedanta Resources, Rajesh Padmanabhan believes in two things – people and change – that have influenced him greatly in breaking moulds and foraying into uncharted territories.

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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...