Tag: Ravi Mishra

How to learn while you work: HR leaders debate at The...

The discussion was a part of the ‘The Great HR Debate’ sponsored by Harappa Education and organised by HR Katha on Friday, February 19,...

Has pandemic curbed the sycophants?

It is still debatable whether or not such individuals are significant to an organisation, but sycophants are found in every organisation and in every...

“Service orientation — always a part of the human resources DNA,”...

  2020: What to learn – what to erase There was a radical change in human behaviour that adapted to and adopted unprecedented norms while bypassing...

‘Work to learn’ to ‘learn to work’: Are we ready?

Some of the leading HR professionals, and learning and development (L&D) officials of India Inc., came together on a single platform, to discuss the...

TGHRD, L&D special: Top 15 L&D & HR leaders are debating...

Many recent studies and researches have confirmed that reskilling and upskilling of the workforce is one of the biggest challenges that businesses are facing...

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...

Why companies are relying on internal hiring now

Back in January 2020, a LinkedIn report revealed that 96 per cent HR professionals in India prefer internal recruitment as compared to 81 per...

A new HR profile to handle remote work: Is it essential?

Remote working is here to stay, which is also leading to many changes in HR practices. Facebook recently announced a new role — director...

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!

Facilitation, a leadership tool that cannot be used enough!

My consulting and coaching work allows me to look closely at the talent organisations and how they harness their potential. Most organisations have a...

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...

Greeks protest against labour reforms

Athens witnessed thousands of Greeks protesting against the Government’s planned labour reforms. The protest marches and strikes saw overwhelming participation with at least 10,000...

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Akriti Chopra elevated to CPO & co-founder, Zomato

Akriti Chopra, former chief financial officer, Zomato, has been elevated to the position of chief people officer and co-founder of the food aggregator. Chopra...

15,000 Flipkart employees to get unlimited health cover

Flipkart’s new health insurance policy will include mental well-being and treatment, critical illness cover, lump-sum payment in addition to the medical cover in case...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

The Great HR Debate – Which skills will be critical for future resilience?

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

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

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...