Tag: Social Media

A gentle nudge can boost productivity

Developed by Richard Thaler, a 2017 Nobel laureate, ‘nudge’ is a concept in behavioural economics, which uses positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions to influence...

Why public shaming of candidates is just not acceptable

We have all heard of disgruntled candidates taking to social media and ridiculing a company for not having a great candidate experience. They express...

Adfactors PR plans to train 600 employees in digital marketing and...

Many organisations today are trying to build future capabilities in their employees, and the public relations (PR) space is no different. Adfactors PR has...

Facebook all set to achieve diversity goal

Social-media giant, Facebook, will double the percentage of women in its workforce by 2024. The Company will also double the number of Black, Hispanic,...

Hola Ola! Hope all’s well

These days, it's common for companies to release videos on how great it is as a workplace. Clearly they want to attract best of talent...

Cases against government employees for posting comments against CM

About 12 employees of the State Government of Kerala and about 106 others have cases registered against them for posting offensive comments and videos...

Bajaj Auto’s ‘Flying Start Leadership Programme’

Bajaj Auto is leading the change by staying ahead of companies in the industry. How? From its innovation labs, it is tenaciously generating ideas...

Employees of Jet Airways receive job offers on social media

Realising that almost 23000 employees of Jet Airways may be rendered jobless, many businesses have posted job offers for them. About a 100 pilots, 200...

Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

Macleods Pharmaceuticals, NDTV suspend employees for insensitive remarks

Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company, Macleods Pharmaceuticals suspended its medical representative, Riyaz Ahmed Wani, who called the Pulwama terrorist attack a ‘surgical strike’ on Facebook. The...

Do employers buy sob stories on social media?

Last week, we stumbled upon a post in a popular social-media networking site for professionals. This is how the post read: - “I was sacked...

Your digital footprints can make or break your career

Your online profile and what you post on social media is of interest to your present and future/potential employers.

LinkedIn goes faster and lighter with its enhanced app — Lite

LinkedIn Lite Android App is fast, reduces data usage by 80 per cent and is built to run smoothly and offer faster access, even on lower-end smartphones.

Trouble at Google’s Nest: Employee files complaint: CEO resigns

The project manager, who was fired for slating the CEO on social media, has filed a legal suit in retaliation. Meanwhile, the CEO, Tony Fadell has also put in his papers.

Why are enterprise social networks ineffective?

Employees must be able to fearlessly criticise any policy or view without being censured or admonished.

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Time to up your game: Use digital learning to upskill your...

Today’s ‘new skills economy’ is placing a whole new set of demands on organisations, as far as talent management is concerned. With jobs increasingly...

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How to keep the creative workforce engaged

As an employer, you deal with all kinds of employees— some slow, others energetic, some smart, and yet others dim witted. However, you will...

Compassionate leadership and employee engagement

We all know that leaders have the ability to make or break an organisation. We also know that leaders need to possess certain qualities...

Pedal your way to health

‘A desk connected to a digital exercise bike can help burn calories’, said the headline. Before long, another headline caught my eye, ‘Get work...

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Arun Mirchandani starts new position at Citibank as HR head

Arun Mirchandani begins a new position as head of HR, markets and securities services business, APAC, ex-Japan, Citibank. Mirchandani is an experienced HR professional with...

Reliance Jio’s Anil Mohanty joins Medikabazaar as head-HR

Medikabazaar, which is an online B2B platform for medical supplies, has appointed Anil Mohanty as the head of HR. In his new role, Mohanty...

D&I agenda reaches Lovely Professional University

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become very important to corporates today, with many of them taking D&I initiatives across the world. But what is...

Ericsson hires workforce of Niche AI

The artificial intelligence (AI) centre of Ericsson— the Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company— in Bangalore, will now have high-tech engineers from Niche AI...

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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...