Tag: Rajesh Padmanabhan

Rajesh Padmanabhan appointed chairman at HONO

Rajesh Padmanabhan has been appointed as the chairman at the HONO board of directors. HONO is an HR tech company offering various AI-driven HR...

When a strong consumer brand supersedes a company’s employer brand

Youngsters starting off on a corporate career journey, would aspire to be associated with the big brands of the world. And why not, a...

Why it makes business sense to know candidate’s current CTC

When a ban was imposed in the US on enquiring about salary history during interviews, the move made quite the noise. Employers are prohibited...

Attrition is infectious: how to deal with it

Employees usually subscribe to a social group in an organisation. It could be a senior they look up to or just peers who hang...

How to find out if candidates have other job offers

Candidates are often left tongue tied by certain questions during interviews. Questions that leave them in a dilemma as to whether to be honest...

“Like CFOs, CHROs will now take centre stage,” Rajesh Padmanabhan

2020: What to learn – what to erase Digital adoption and acceleration have turned out to be the clear winners and differentiators. Every single enterprise,...

How do Superteams function?

The superheroes from our comic books possess supernatural powers to save the world. Then why do we need their combined might as Avengers or...

Virtual conflict resolution: A new challenge for HR

Collaboration and conflict are two sides of the same coin. A significant portion of a regular day in the life of HR is devoted...

Leadership swap before a mass layoff

Often, when businesses are in turmoil, the leadership is faced with the task of making some tough choices, and downsizing is one of them....

Which aspects of HR can be outsourced?

A few years ago, Professor Ram Charan created quite a stir by suggesting splitting the HR department into two halves and doing away with...

Rajendra Mehta is new CHRO, Welspun India

Welspun India has announced the appointment of Rajendra Mehta as its new president and CHRO. In his new role, Mehta will be leading the...

“A transient workforce will push leadership to leverage the expertise of...

  Technology, data, employee experience: What’s high on agenda In the ongoing digital era, the focus has shifted to productivity through intelligent automation. Embracing the disruptions...

What is so negative about active job seekers?

A general perception hovers around active job seekers in the job market— that they may end up as bad hires for a company. Why?...

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.

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,”...

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Twitter decides to freeze hiring

After Uber, it is now Twitter that is imposing a hiring freeze. In an internal memo, Parag Agrawal, CEO, Twitter, has announced this momentary...

Vedantu lays off 424 more

The news of Vedantu laying off 200 employees had hardly sunk in and the edtech company has again let go about seven per cent...

Infosys staff can expect at least 12% hike in salary

It is time for employees at Infosys to cheer. The IT major has decided to grant an average salary hike of 12 to 13...

Berger Paints appoints Ranjan Banerjee as group head-HR

Berger Paints has appointed Ranjan Banerjee as its group head-HR. He will report directly to Abhijit Roy, MD & CEO, Berger Paints. In this role,...

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“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...