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Office politics is not always bad

The term ‘office politics’ is always associated with negativity. Not surprising, since it usually refers to incidents involving one person trying to hurt or...

How Max Life Insurance is bridging the generational gap in staff

In India, most discussions and initiatives pertaining to diversity always boils down to gender diversity. However, ‘diversity’ is not just restricted to gender alone,...

How Stockdale Paradox will help leaders survive this pandemic

While wishing a ‘happy new year’ to everyone today, we can only hope that 2022 really turns out to be a happy one. Why?...

Why India Inc. is wary of hiring from PSUs

The news of Air India all set to be taken over by Tata Sons has grabbed headlines over the past few days. Naturally, speculations...

“Happiness lies in the moment of truth,” Shailesh Singh, chief people...

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...

Does hiring a star CHRO impact the employer brand?

Given the name and fame that back star leaders, the organisations that hire them definitely stand to gain. Not only does their reputation get...

Are bosses caged?

Employees are often heard complaining about their bosses being rude. More often than not, this rudeness is born of stress. To a great extent,...

Flexi work hours: panacea for many woes

Flexible office timings and flexible work locations can ease rush hours.

Do CHROs make good CEOs?

CHROs becoming CEOs is not a traditional choice but evidences point out several advantages.

Shailesh Singh: An accidental entry into HR

When the young Shailesh Singh came to Delhi with an aspiration to crack the civil services exams, he had no idea what the future stored for him. Over the next few years, he carved his own path and ventured on a journey, which would make him emerge as one of the most successful players in the HR industry. In a conversation with HR Katha, Singh, who is currently the chief people officer and director of Max Life Insurance opens up about his transformation from an aspiring civil servant to an employee advocate.

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Office politics is not always bad

The term ‘office politics’ is always associated with negativity. Not surprising, since it usually refers to incidents involving one person trying to hurt or...

AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon joins Hilti India as head- HR

Hilti, a company that designs and manufactures cutting-edge technologies, software and services for professional construction services, has roped in AkzoNobel’s Devika Tandon as head...

State of transgender job seekers in India

In Maharashtra, a petition was filed by a transgender person seeking the Court to direct the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL), also called...

Max Life inaugurates next-gen sustainable office for new-age workforce

Max Life Insurance Company has inaugurated its biggest office in India, spread across 1,12,553 sq. ft., at Udyog Vihar, Gurugram (Haryana). Not far from...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...