Tag: Shashikanth KS

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...

What makes Indian CXOs a great fit for global roles?

In India, people follow different religions, customs, belong to different sects, castes, and speak different languages. Every state is known for its own festivities,...

The aspiring actor, who joined corporate HR, is now a COO

As Shashikanth KS was growing up in Bengaluru, where his father was employed as a scientist with Hindustan Aeronautics, he aspired to become an...

Aditya Birla Retail’s HR head joins Chai Point as COO

Chai Point, an online tea retailer with physical retail stores as well, has appointed Shashikanth KS as its chief operating officer. HRKatha’s sources confirmed...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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NITES seeks Labour Ministry’s intervention in Wipro freshers’ layoff

The Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES)has taken up the cause of the 452 freshers laid off by Wipro. These freshers were told by...

Tarun NP Varma moves from Shell to TCP, as global CHRO

Tarun NP Varma, who was vice president – HR, global technology division, Shell, has now joined Tata Consumer Products (TCP) as global CHRO. This alumnus...

Transgender employment and quotas: Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stance

The Delhi High Court has requested a response from the Indian government regarding a petition that calls for the employment of transgender individuals and...

Wayfair to sack 5% of its workforce

Wayfair has announced plans to lay off 1,000 employees in an effort to cut operational cost. The decision comes after the online furniture retailer...

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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...