Tag: senior HR leader

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 the onboarding of CXOs is different from other employees

The onboarding of employees is doubtlessly the most crucial part of the recruitment process after sending out the appointment letters. Companies have started realising...

Why do companies post ‘ghost jobs’?

After a two-year career break post her pregnancy, Payal was once again looking to kick-start her career as a content writer. However, even after...

Realities of gig working

A full-time employee may find working as a freelancer or a gig worker fascinating in many ways. After all, freelancers appear to have all...

How to eliminate gaps between employees and their immediate bosses

The differences between employees and their managers can be easily done away with if the managers are adequately trained in this area Employee retention has...

Why should companies maintain parity in employees’ Diwali gifts?

Corporate gifting in India has reached another level with organisations trying to outdo each other in choosing the most creative and useful gifts for...

How can organisations encourage employees to return to office?

With remote work having become a norm, organisations, the world over, are mulling over creative measures to entice workers back to the workplace. In...

How to judiciously design R&R based on business’ performance

The importance of a robust Rewards and Recognition (R&R) system in an organisation cannot be denied. After all, it is one of the major...

Is reinventing jobs easier said than done in an automated world?

How do we humans perceive machines and robots? Either we see them as big threats or as great friends that will make our lives...

How to keep overenthusiastic leaders from spoiling the work environment

According to a recent survey conducted at Randstad US, 60 per cent of employees have quit their jobs, or are considering quitting because of...

How to make quiet firing amicable

After quiet quitting, ‘quiet firing’ is the latest buzzword being bandied about on social media. Scarcely a new phenomenon, quiet firing refers to a...

The CIO-CHRO winning team of automation – How do the two...

The role of the CHRO has been reimagined in recent years. Organisations now task HR with driving the digitalisation of the workforce and operations...

Why loners shouldn’t be forced to become team players

The archetypal lone wolf at the workplace isn’t very difficult to spot. Generally speaking, a loner is an individual who likes to work all...

How to ensure political or social debates do not blow out...

As most professionals will confirm, discussions on political and social issues at the workplace are largely discouraged. It is like an unwritten rule or...

How the role of a TA leader changes during mass layoffs

It is common knowledge that the role of a talent-acquisition (TA) leader is to craft a talent-acquisition strategy for the company. That means, creating...

Why is the job market becoming so volatile?

Flash back to 2020, when the pandemic had struck and lockdowns were imposed all over the world. The period had witnessed a tech boom....

How to keep existing employees engaged amidst mass layoffs

Globally, layoffs are happening in every other company. The fear of recession has caused many big brands such as Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Twitter, Netflix...

How to instill a sense of ownership in employees

Building a culture of ownership within the workforce is a gradual process, as it involves trust, patience, empathy and a deep understanding of skill...

Jugglers are much sought after by employers

Soham is celebrating his recent promotion. For the first time, he has been elevated to a managerial role. At first, he basks in the...

Who is right — Sandeep or Shreyas?

A very interesting yet intriguing post is doing the rounds on social media, where a candidate and his interviewer are pulling up each other...

How can organisations nip coteries in the bud?

A small group of people chatting over lunch or during coffee break at the workplace, is normal and fine, and rather acceptable. However, such...

How HR sensitises the workforce to social issues

Many organisations in India Inc., especially in the manufacturing space, have certain sustainability goals and aims — such as reducing carbon footprints and using...

Can corporate India have one-job, one-pay?

PwC Australia recently revealed the salaries of all of its eighty thousand employees. Its report included pay brackets for Senior associates ($141,500-150,000 a year), Managers...

The age battle for CEOs: young vs old

Parag Agarwal, the CEO of Twitter is only 37 years old. Sundar Pichai became the CEO of Google in 2015, when he was only...

October sees increase in strikes: How to handle them

The month of October 2021 was dubbed by media houses and industry experts alike as ‘Striketober’. As is apparent from the name, October of...

Why other functions need to pace-up with HR for successful digitalisation

In the last 16 months of the pandemic, the workplace environment has been undergoing drastic change. Though many progressive companies had already embarked on...

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...

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Did Elon Musk give away laptops to ex-employees?

In  recent months, Twitter has been undergoing frequent changes and updates, causing some instability. In the midst of this, Individuals who were laid off...

‘Employer cannot impose COVID-19 vaccination’: Delhi HC

Much to the relief of a government school lecturer, the Delhi High Court ruled that no employer can force an employee to get vaccinated...

mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

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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...