Tag: Ranjith Menon

Talent Management Systems need an integrated ecosystem

In the last 40 years the definition of talent management has progressed with its time. In the 1980’s talent management  meant developing internal talent. ...

The salary cut conundrum: Exploring resistance and strategies after layoffs

The decision to whether accept a salary cut when offered a new job is a complex and subjective one, influenced by various factors and...

Do international assignments help shape leadership style?

In today's globalised world, international assignments have become increasingly common for professionals seeking to broaden their horizons and advance their careers. These assignments involve...

“There will be more hires for new positions, not just attrition...

2022 was a volatile year for HR & workforce I think organisations were struggling post pandemic to meet the customer demand surge across various sectors....

How the onboarding of CXOs is different from other employees

The onboarding of employees is doubtlessly the most crucial part of the recruitment process after sending out the appointment letters. Companies have started realising...

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...

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...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

Kashmir govt staff have to clear electricity bill to receive pay

Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation (KPDCL) has come up with a unique strategy to meet its revenue goals for the year. Tired of being criticised...

“Digital dawn: 2024 workplaces embrace ease and efficiency,” Jayant Kumar

Talent tango: Fresh faces, sharp skills, or tech triumph? HR’s 2024 balancing act 2023 witnessed technology’s pervasive impact on the workplace, profoundly influencing nearly every...

Bhargavi Divi is senior director – talent acquisition, SMC Squared India

Bhargavi Divi has been appointed senior director-talent acquisition, SMC Squared India. She moves from DAZN, the global sports streaming platform, where she was head...

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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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