Tag: SAR Group

How to manage high-performing bullies

Bullies exist everywhere. They exist amongst the neighbourhood gang of children, amongst students and faculty at renowned universities or prestigious schools, they make team...

Should companies rehire employees who exit on a bad note?

Boomerang employees is a popular practice. However, sometimes, great talent may leave the company on a bad note. The reasons for their decision to...

How businesses pay their critical talent for their ‘value’

In any organisation, there will always be some set of skills, certain roles or talent that are more valued than others. This is because,...

Do companies require longer-lasting internship programmes?

The concept of internships can be traced back to the apprenticeships of the past. However, researches suggest that the life of an apprentice in...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

What Happiness means to Ashish Anand, CHRO, SAR Group

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

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...

“Don’t accept a job offer, if you haven’t met the boss,”...

During an interview, the accepted protocol is that the interviewer will evaluate the candidate on whether or not he/she fits the bill. However, the reverse...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Sudden layoff of entire team of 2,700 at US furniture company shocks workforce

About 2,700 staff members of a furniture company in Mississippi were sent a text close to midnight informing them that their services were no...

MSD India appoints Bhargavi Kakunuri as HR lead, India

MSD, better known as Merck & Co. Inc. has appointed Bhargavi Kakunuri as the human resources lead, India and member of the India Country...

UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

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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...