Tag: Ravi Kumar

How unceremonious layoffs impact employee trust

There seem to be distressed and anxious employees all around us. What with big giants such as Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Facebook’s parent company Meta,...

How Page Industries has almost 90% women at the shop floor

Page Industries, the Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear, loungewear and socks, which is also an exclusive licensee of Jockey International in India, has...

Why employees are equally responsible for lack of work life balance

While cribbing about the lack of work–life balance, many employees don’t think twice before blaming their bosses, work or organisations for the same. It is...

Page Industries appoints Ravi Kumar as CPO

Page Industries, an Indian manufacturer and retailer of innerwear and the licensee of Jockey International in India, has appointed Ravi Kumar as its chief...

Who is a Consequential leader?

The definition of leadership, and what the role is meant to be, has been in flux ever since the pandemic. With the drastically-altered business...

How can HR teams avoid burnout

One of the principal motives of the human resources (HR) function is to look after the employees of the organisation. However, what happens when...

Should companies use psychological tests to assess employees’ mental health?

Mental health at the workplace has been a topic of debate and discussion for a long while now. Every now and then, we hear...

Why the effect of mindfulness changes as we move from Asia...

Mindfulness is an old practice that originated in the Buddhist culture. From a culture point of view, the behaviours and characteristics of people in...

Hiring from non-elite colleges — is it about affordability or quality...

Who would not wish to hire from the top B-schools or tech colleges in India? It is assumed that the country’s top talent are...

Ravi Kumar elevated, will lead HR for IMEA at Roche Diabetes...

Ravi Kumar takes up the expanded role of people & culture leader for the India, Middle East & Africa (IMEA) cluster, part of the...

What are the most important skills to succeed in corporate in...

The panel debates on what are some of the challenges businesses are facing in terms of skilling their employees. It also throws some light...

The Great HR Debate – Which skills will be critical for...

The need to reskill and upskill has assumed great significance in the new normal. Last year, with the pandemic sweeping across the globe, people...

Work-life balance has gone for a toss; who is to be...

When the pandemic struck last year, and people were forced to work remotely, most of us thought it would be a blessing in disguise....

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...

Why it is OK to hire the second best at times

Picture this: As a hiring manager, you are relieved to have found the best candidate for the job. It took you hours to interview...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

Latest

Intel implements pay cuts; CEO to take 25% cut

It hasn’t been long since Intel announced the layoff of about 340 people in California. And now, it is reportedly resorting to pay cuts....

7 companies lay off their workforce globally

 Match Match Group Inc, the company behind popular dating platforms such as Tinder, Hinge, and OkCupid, announced on Wednesday that it would be laying off...

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

The risks of ‘gig economy’ in the Philippines

The World Bank's economic update for the Philippines in December 2022 warned of the growing informality in the labour market, with an increase in...

DIALOGUE

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....

“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...