Tag: Sharad Sharma

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,”...

Return to office hasn’t been a good experience for Tesla employees

Recently, Employees at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif, office resumed working from the office full time after a long remote working arrangement. Since Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla...

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Paytm founder tries to attract talent by providing remote work option

The founder of Paytm, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, has tweeted that Paytm allows remote working for certain roles and has urged people to check out...

Cadila relaunches employee wellness programme, ‘Soul Mantra’; focuses on loneliness

Last week, HRKatha had raised the issue of loneliness at the workplace and how it is impacting both the employee and the employers. It’s now...

This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

CWT appoints Laura Watterson as CHRO

CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel-management platform, has announced the appointment of Laura Watterson as executive VP, chief human resources officer, starting 5 July, 2022....

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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...