Tag: Sharad Sharma

How unceremonious layoffs impact employee trust

There seem to be distressed and anxious employees all around us. What with big giants such as Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Facebook’s parent company Meta,...

How ‘biased listening’ can be a challenge for companies

It is quite common in the corporate world to come across people who only listen to what they want to hear. That means, when...

How ‘Quiet Quitting’ can harm you

The term ‘quiet quitting’ or ‘silent quitting’ has become a hot topic of discussion on social media these days. Many TikTokers such as Clayton...

How some companies are fostering psychological safety at work

The importance of psychological safety and how it affects the business has been talked about and discussed. In fact, firms such as Google and...

Can employees be monitored ethically?

All around the world, the sense of mistrust amongst employers seems to have risen, ever since the pandemic struck. A small survey conducted in...

Are those with a commercial background suitable for an HR role?

Many say that HR, as a function, is pretty soft in nature. After all, it involves the people of the organisation. For professionals working...

Is it clichéd to ask, ‘Why ‘re  you leaving your current...

Armed with an MBA from a reputed college, Sanya started her career as a brand management specialist with a young startup, with a relatively...

‘Going the extra mile’ can disturb team dynamics

In a team, there always will be some who are more enthusiastic and passionate about work — people who go beyond what is expected...

Is India ready for Earned Wage Access?

The age of flexibility is definitely here to stay. Over the last two years, many companies were forced to allow their employees to work...

Will full vaccination be compulsory for employees to return to office?

Given the positive signs in the form of decline in daily number of positive cases and deaths due to COVID in the country, many...

Meet ‘Noiseless’ employee; learn to care for them

In the cement industry, there are mixers that work at a very high temperature. It is difficult for human beings to be around that...

Why asynchronous collaboration is a must in hybrid work

Collaboration has become one of the most vital challenges in the hybrid work model, where people are not working from office regularly or frequently....

From ‘survive’ to ‘thrive’ – How to transform organisational outlook

Now that we are in the year 2021, we are a little more certain and confident that things are changing, and that too, for...

Sharad Sharma joins DHFL Pramerica as SVP & head-HR

Sharma was formerly EVP & chief people officer of SBI Card and headed HR for GE’s BPM unit and the HR function for the credit card JV between GE Capital & State Bank of India.

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Lufthansa kicks off campaign to hire 20,000

Lufthansa, the German airline has launched its hiring campaign this week. On its way to recovery after the pandemic, the airline is preparing for...

EnKash rolls out special ‘Attitude Bonus’ for employees

EnKash, a business spend-management platform has rolled out an industry-first incentive programme called the ‘Attitude Bonus’. Through this special programme, EnKash will honour its...

EPFO adds 16.82 lakh net members in Sept. 2022

As per the provisional data released by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), 16.82 lakh net members have been added to EPFO in September...

Twitter firings over, Musk now actively hiring talent, seeking referrals

After making headlines for the controversial firing of employees, Twitter seems to be hiring actively again. Over the past one month, about two-thirds of the...

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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...