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Industry veteran Richard Lobo joins Tech Mahindra as CPO

IT major, Tech Mahindra has officially announced the appointment of industry veteran, Richard Lobo, as its chief people officer (CPO) in a global capacity....

Tech Mahindra reshuffles leadership: Harshvendra Soin takes Asia Pacific reins, Richard...

Tech Mahindra is making key leadership changes to fuel growth and bolster its human capital strategy. Harshvendra Soin steps up as president of the...

Former EVP-Infosys, Richard Lobo joins Byju’s

Richard Lobo, a veteran in the field of human resources, and former EVP, Infosys, has been appointed as an exclusive advisor at Byju's. His...

Sushanth Tharappan elevated to HR head, Infosys

Infosys has selected Sushanth Tharappan to replace Richard Lobo as HR head. Tharappan was senior vice president and head of the Infosys Leadership Institute....

In the age of AI, is college degree still a must...

In this highly-competitive job market, individuals often contemplate the necessity of obtaining a graduate degree to secure white-collar positions. The traditional notion that a...

“A combination of technology, data and people focus will make HR...

2022 was a volatile year for HR & workforce The past year was an interesting year with business and people slowly returning to some semblance...

Do CEOs need HR experience to be effective leaders?

A CEO’s position is one of the most critical within an organisation. As such, the qualifications and experience necessary to become a CEO have...

Counter offers to retain people are like band-aids

Retention of employees is a common practice. In fact, with a shortage of critical talent, companies are quick to make a counter offer and...

“The tools we currently use for remote working will get significantly...

A big change in 2022 The year 2022 will be about incorporating different work models into our world of work. As we will have learnt...

What has created ‘The Great Talent Crunch’

Believe it or not, talent shortage is for real! If not quantitative, it’s definitely qualitative – there is a shortage of skilled and quality...

How are ‘failed entrepreneurs’ valued in the job market?

Mirchi, erstwhile Radio Mirchi was specifically looking for failed entrepreneurs as ‘they understand risks, bring zeal, and infuse the much-required energy and drive to...

“Look at the ‘human’ at work; make work more ‘human’,” Richard...

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The global shift to remote work over the last year has created both opportunities and challenges for...

How to support learning in this digital era

‘Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere’, goes a Chinese proverb. This is very much applicable and significant in today’s scenario....

Over 200 Infosys employees brought home aboard chartered flight

According to a LinkedIn post by one of Infosys’ employees, the information technology giant has brought back over 200 of its employees and their...

Should leaders throw temper tantrums?

When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes...

‘Cocktails and Conversations’: HR to discuss business over networking

HRKatha, in association with KellyOCG, is bringing together a group of HR leaders and industry veterans on the evening of February 22, in Bangalore, to discuss what’s next with finding the best talent.

How to maximise remote staff productivity

Here’s what organisations should do to ensure they keep their remote staff motivated and performing well

Automation, Analytics, Millennials, C&B, On-demand hiring; What’s in for HR in...

Most companies were left playing catch-up with tech disruptions, a workforce with different needs, customised people actions and the move from talent management to people management. So, the scope for these trends, and more, to come into their own in 2017 is immense.

Do engineers make better HR professionals?

Engineers have an eclectic mix of business sense, analytical skills and even people management but do these qualities make them able HR professionals.

Infosys’ employee retention strategy: proactive not reactionary

The company’s two major initiatives aimed at employee engagement and retention have been in the pipeline for over a year now.

New Year Special: Global impact on India’s people business in 2016

Enhanced security concerns across the world in response to terror; a possible slowdown in growth economies as well as subdued oil prices will all have a role to play in how business is shaped this year. This will have a deep impact on the amount of leverage the people function will have.

“Infosys’ longevity will depend on how well we build on our...

Richard Lobo is a qualified mechanical engineer who decided to pursue a career in human resources. Post his PGDM in Marketing and Finance, from Xavier Institute of Management, Lobo dabbled in sales and marketing at Godrej & Boyce.

He joined Infosys in 2000 where he was recently appointed as the senior vice-president & head-HR. In his new role, he oversees the functions of business HR, employee relations, geography-HR and HR delivery for Infosys.

In the last one year, the company has introduced several changes in terms of people practices. Lobo chats with HRKatha on the company’s people strategy and his overall view on the changing dynamics of the human resource function.Excerpts!

Kris Shankar to join Infosys as HR-head

Shankar is currently serving his notice period at Philips where he has spent a little over year and a half as head-HR, Indian subcontinent.

Richard Lobo elevated as head HR, Infosys

A mechanical engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, and an MBA from XIM, Lobo, joined Infosys in 2000.

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...

Technical glitch causes $200 million windfall in Zurich

The city of Zurich is attempting to recover approximately 175 million Swiss Francs, equivalent to about $200 million, following a technical glitch that resulted...

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Workday acquires HiredScore to enhance talent management with AI

Workday Inc., a provider of cloud-based finance and human resource applications, has announced an agreement to acquire HiredScore, an AI-powered talent acquisition specialist. This...

Doomscrolling: A detrimental force on employee morale

In today’s hyperconnected world, a concerning trend has emerged: doomscrolling. This term describes the habit of endlessly consuming negative news and distressing content on...

AI monitors employee chats at Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile, Chevron, and Starbucks

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