Tag: Ravi Mishra

Managing red-circle employees during a crisis

Employees become red-circled whenever their pay rate is above the maximum salary identified for the position. These workers are at the top of the...

Are fun weekend activities a boon or a bane for employees?

Team outings and casual weekend cocktail hours seem to have become history now. While these were opportunities for some employees to break the ice...

Ravi Mishra elevated to SVP-HR, global epoxy business, Aditya Birla Group

Ravi Mishra, former regional HR head, South Asia and Middle East, Birla Carbon, Aditya Birla Group, has been elevated to the position of senior...

How HR can offer a helping hand in extreme situations

HR leaders emphasise on the need to humanise organisations by making them more transparent and connected.

Flexi work hours: panacea for many woes

Flexible office timings and flexible work locations can ease rush hours.

Five roles that HR can be equated to

In any organisation, HR is one function that can be seen in different lights. Here are five roles that HR leaders unconsciously end up donning.

How and when ‘Industrial Relations’ transformed into ‘Human Resources’

From a labour-focussed function, to a more talent-management one, the human resources function has undergone massive transformation since its inception about two decades back. HRKatha traces this journey.  

How different is employee engagement from employee experience?

Are employee engagement and experience two sides of the same coin or is there something that differentiates the two? HRKatha finds out.

How absurd! What’s your greatest weakness?

Weaknesses are contextual. So, why do recruiters still ask this futile question?

THC 2.0: Workplace safety not merely about compliance, but vital to...

IR experts from across industries discuss how safety at work deeply impacts employees’ motivation and productivity.

The benefits of hiring ‘Silver Set’

Organisations are increasingly hiring and retaining retired professionals beyond their normal term, as part-time/contractual advisors or consultants.

Do white collars need a ‘union’ for their voice?

White-collar employees are left to fight on their own in case of mass retrenchment, unlike their manufacturing counterparts. Should there be a union to ensure them a fair deal?

How happy employees at the shop floor can make the workplace...

How unhappy employees at the shop floor can turn out to be life threatening and the ways to create a safer workplace through happiness.

Employee behaviour: A new metric in performance review

Swiss bank, UBS, has introduced ‘employee behaviour’ as an integral part of the performance review giving as much as 30 per cent weightage while deciding the bonus payable to the employee.

When layoffs become inevitable: The painful story

Loss of job is undoubtedly an emotional time when people feel alone, scared and vulnerable. It is important for an employer to smoothen the termination process, show compassion and empathy and re-instate trust. The employees must see the decision as a necessity for business rather than a witch hunt!

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Employees need to hit the ‘pause’ button once in a while

Gone are the days when unused sickness leaves were carried forward by employees to the next year. Times are such that organisations are surprising...


Vacancies at NSD, salaries ranging from Rs 18K to 1.7 lakh

National School of Drama (NSD), is accepting applications from interested candidates for various posts, including librarian, assistant director and sound technician. The autonomous body,...

SYKES’ 5th centre in India to hire 150

SYKEs India, the digital marketing and customer service company has set up its third centre in Hyderabad, which is its fifth in the country....

upGrad’s online courses will now be available on the BookMyShow platform

upGrad, the Indian online higher education company, has tied up with BookMyShow, the entertainment platform, to enable users to choose any of their preferred...

5 changes to expect in the new avatar of campus placement

Most organisations may have put their campus placement plans on pause this year but as the new calendar and financial year nears, many are...


Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...

“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...