Tag: Ranjith Menon

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 sustainable is it to pay star performers above the market...

Paying star performers above the market rate is quite common in the corporate world. Today’s job market is characterised by fierce competition for talent,...

How companies are preparing for ‘return to office’

Companies such as TCS, Wipro and Infosys have already expressed their wish to see their employees back in the office. In fact, one of...

“External hiring can damage the bond employees have with teams and...

A big change in 2022 Hybrid working is here to stay. ‘Work from home’ may have gone from an order to an option. Blanket instructions...

Stay interviews are here to stay

  The Great Resignation has brought in significant changes to the way the HR operates, particularly to the retention strategy of companies. Added bonuses and...

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...

Reference checks — What to ask and what not to ask

For many companies and recruiters, reference check is a tick-in-the-box activity. Many do not find it beneficial and some even consider it pointless. After...

How well are whistleblowers protected by their employers?

The role of a whistleblower is termed necessary. And why not, they are the ones who expose the wrongdoings or malpractices taking place in...

Has technology changed the consumption of learning? Are we going the...

During the late 1990s, Google emerged to really change the Internet market at that time. The term ‘Google Search’ became popular. With this, consumer...

What learning technology would look like in 2022

HRKatha is back with yet another engrossing and meaningful edition of The Great HR Debate (TGHR). The upcoming edition is a LearnTech special, where HR...

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 —...

Gender inequality and the hybrid workplace

There are conversations going on in the organisations about which working model fits best — a 100 per cent work-from-office model, or a fully...

How leadership qualities change at different levels

All leaders who reach the top of their careers go through many stages of leadership before achieving the top spot. In all these stages...

Will attrition rate increase significantly, post pandemic?

Attrition rates have been quite controlled in the last one year and a half because there was a job market squeeze. Many even lost...

Pandemic bonding at workplace

Now that we are into the second year of the pandemic, we can only hope for things to go well in the coming year....

Don’t judge employee activities by participation

What do we really want at the end of every employee activity? Well, it depends on what the programme is all about and what...

‘Time to challenge one’s limits, not limit one’s challenges,’ Ranjith Menon

  2020: What to learn – what to erase I think the biggest learning has been the ability to break conventions and rise to function. This...

How employee autonomy aids innovation & creative thinking

Gone are the days of reporting to the manager with files and folders after a work is completed. The pandemic has set every employee...

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

How Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory works in a hybrid work model

Frederick Herzberg, in his Two-Factor Theory, states that employee satisfaction is dependent on two factors – motivators and hygiene. Motivators, such as recognition and...

Should employees get to elect their CEOs?

Back in 2013, a German company, Haufe, introduced a unique democratic CEO selection process. The employees of the company are given the right to...

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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Ford India strikes final settlement deal with unions

Ford India has decided on a final severance package for its employees following the closure of its plant in Tamil Nadu. Earlier this month, it...

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...

Salary of OYO founder goes up 250%

While OYO, the hospitality services platform had cut down on bonuses and even salaries, its financial reports show that the CEO’s salary had risen...

Will Central govt staff’s DA be hiked to 38% next week?

Central government employees are expecting that their dearness allowance (DA) will be hiked by four per cent very soon. In fact, media reports are...

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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...