Tag: Sailesh Menezes

Why global HR practices do not work in India

What is people management all about? It is about dealing with humans, that is, the people who make businesses successful. Therefore, no matter how...

How HPE India tackled the challenges of going hybrid

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has adopted a hybrid work model for its 60,000+ employees, globally. ‘Old news’ you may say, for HRKatha had earlier...

Can pay transparency help reduce pay gap?

Achieving pay equity has been a challenge for most organisations, not just in India but around the world. Multiple research reports suggest that genuine...

How longer notice periods are backfiring for IT companies

Renuka, who has just started her career as a programmer with two years of experience, has put in her papers at her current job....

Why measuring people on ‘cultural intelligence’ is a hiring challenge

When we look at the colleges and universities of today, students come from various backgrounds and diverse sets of cultures within India at the...

How Reliance, HPE, Newgen & Zivame trained their managers to...

Before COVID came into our lives, organisations, especially in India, were not very open to the work-from-home concept. Now, however, they have realised that...

What HR services do employees value the most?

For any company or business establishment, managing the human resources is one of the most important functions. From handling payroll to ensuring the appropriate...

How HPE redesigned its workplace to go hybrid

The future is going to be hybrid for sure. Most HR leaders and experts suggest that companies will be following the hybrid model of...

Why is the world divided on work from home?

With the big giants in the IT sector, including TCS, Wipro and Infosys, already starting to bring back their workforces to the office in...

How to evaluate a candidate’s integrity

While hiring, it becomes important to gauge whether the candidate is honest or not. In many of his interviews, Warren Buffet has said that...

New Power Couple, CHRO & CIO, help sail through the pandemic

With remote work becoming the norm ever since the pandemic struck, organisations have felt an urgent need to completely digitise many work processes. Most...

Directly from campus to WFH: How are the first-time employees coping...

Companies now have a new breed of workers who probably have been working from home ever since they started their work life, and many...

Why ‘staycations’ can be a trend in the near future

The COVID-19 pandemic has given birth to the remote-working culture. This has left many of us stir-crazy and in desperate need of a break...

HPE’s Hitchki Response Protocol for COVID-infected employees

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has a dedicated third-party team to take care of and support its employees, who contract the COVID-19 infection. Called the...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s new mantra: ‘Work that fits your life’

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is setting a new benchmark in employee benefits. Called ‘Work that fits your life’, the programme offers hordes of benefits...

‘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.

THC 2.0: Can technology aid happiness among employees?

A panel at The Happiness Conclave 2.0 discussed whether technology really helps iron out the inconveniences of employee work-life or is more intrusive. 

Ramendrajit Sen gets an elevation at H-P: to head HR for...

In his new role, Sen will now head the entire HR people operations for Asia Pacific and Japan which includes 15 countries in the region. Sailesh Menezes will take up the role of the country manager, HR people operations for India.

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...

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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...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

Creative Synergies gets Sujendra GS as vice president-HR 

Creative Synergies Group, a global digital innovation solution provider, appoints Sujendra GS, vice president, human resources. GS moves from LTIMindtree where he was leading...

Mass Layoffs: The blame game between HR & business heads

The recent mass layoffs across industries that have taken the labour market by storm are a cause of concern. Not only have they added...

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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...