Tag: Ramesh Shankar S

Why is the job market becoming so volatile?

Flash back to 2020, when the pandemic had struck and lockdowns were imposed all over the world. The period had witnessed a tech boom....

How to instill a sense of ownership in employees

Building a culture of ownership within the workforce is a gradual process, as it involves trust, patience, empathy and a deep understanding of skill...

How HR sensitises the workforce to social issues

Many organisations in India Inc., especially in the manufacturing space, have certain sustainability goals and aims — such as reducing carbon footprints and using...

How Groupthink can turn fatal for organisations

In 1986, Space Shuttle Challenger burst into flames 73 seconds into its flight, killing all of its seven members aboard. An investigation into the...

How to promote a culture of purpose in an organisation

An organisation’s culture of purpose is defined by what it is and what it stands for. Its beliefs, expectations and values are separate from...

Why leadership training shouldn’t only be given to high performers

When evaluating their employees for leadership potential, organisations are likely to focus on the employees who have impressed them most with their performance at...

Why other functions need to pace-up with HR for successful digitalisation

In the last 16 months of the pandemic, the workplace environment has been undergoing drastic change. Though many progressive companies had already embarked on...

How to break difficult news to employees

Companies often have to make difficult decisions. It’s not just announcing layoffs or salary cuts, but a policy change in the company related to...

Do we need specific stress or mental health leaves?

In October 2020, Urban Company erstwhile Urban Clap, the home services company, allowed its employees to take unlimited sick leaves, if they are mentally...

How layoffs can backfire

Layoffs are not really a strategy, but an option resorted to when a company is not doing well or in other words, when an...

‘Overqualified’ does not necessarily mean ‘smart’

An overqualified employee is as bright as a button, but is this button hanging loose and ready to fall? Highly educated people possessing a...

“In this era of change, the only differentiator for organisations will...

  More power to HR in 2019 In an era, where everything is changing, the only differentiator for organisations will be their ‘people’. Hence, it is...

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,”...

Boeing to outsource jobs to TCS

In a virtual meeting, Boeing has conveyed to its non-unionised corporate employees that it is all set to outsource its finance and accounting jobs...

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ICCS to hire over 7,000 in the next 1 year

ICCS, the Indian BPO/BPM service company, is gearing to hire 7,000 people in the next 12 months. Its 6,600+ executives working out of its...

[24]7.ai will expand India team by 9,000

There is good news for talent from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India, as 7.ai is looking to expand its team in...

Tricentis ropes in Jennifer Lucas as CPO

“Excited about the road ahead at Tricentis,” posts Jennifer (Alessandra) Lucas on LinkedIn, resharing the announcement of her appointment by Tricentis. She has joined Tricentis,...

TurboHire raises $2 mn in pre-series A round

TurboHire, an AI-powered recruitment automation platform has raised $2 million in a pre-series A round, which was co-led by Pentathlon Venture Capital and The...

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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...