Tag: south asia

Why CXOs fail to collaborate

Gone are the days when people worked in silos within organisations. All employees, including CXOs are now required to collaboratively steer the organisation together,...

Why employees are hesitant to return to office

It is difficult to adapt to change and get into something new. Agreed. However, it can be as difficult, if not more, to undo...

Why CHROs command the same pay as other CXOs

In the last two years, organisations have seen the wrath of the pandemic and also realised that ‘people’ are at the core of the...

“The war of talent will force organisations to be more innovative...

A big change in 2022 Organisations that find ways to redesign work and bring more simplicity in processes, foster a trusting and empowering culture. Automation...

How Kellogg India makes itself a poach proof organisation

We are all aware that FMCG is one of the oldest sectors in the world, and the quality of talent in this sector is...

How the ‘goblin mode’ has impacted the Indian workforce

As a working professional, is your wardrobe full of clothes that you haven’t touched in the last two years? Have you been spending more...

Transition from a true-blue sales person to a seasoned HR leader

Abhijit Abhyankar grew up in Mumbai, spending his childhood amongst medical professionals. not only was his mother a doctor, but the apartment where they...

When a strong consumer brand supersedes a company’s employer brand

Youngsters starting off on a corporate career journey, would aspire to be associated with the big brands of the world. And why not, a...

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...

Why have different evaluation parameters for internal & external hires?

It is often a dilemma for companies whether to go for ready talent from the market, or groom talent internally. However, that's an old...

How happiness at workplace differs across geographies

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...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

Pernod Ricard hires Nitu Bhushan as CHRO, South Asia

Pernod Ricard, the global producer of wines and spirits, has appointed Nitu Bhushan as its CHRO for South Asia. Bhushan will lead the HR...

Should you hire for skills or strengths?

Recruiters more often look to hire candidates with the right set of skills. In the short term, matching these skills with the job profile...

Kellogg South Asia launches Employee Value Proposition

Kellogg South Asia has launched its Employee Value Proposition (EVP) with an overarching EVP statement, ‘NOURISH YOUR GRRREAT’, promising to help its employees realise...

General Electric elevates Amaresh Singh to CHRO, South Asia

Multinational conglomerate, General Electric Company, will be expanding its South Asian operations under a new chief human resource officer, Amaresh Singh, who has been...

Cathay Pacific elevates Abhijit Abhyankar as head-HR

Cathay Pacific, the Hong Kong-based airline, has elevated Abhijit Abhyankar as the its new regional head of people. He will manage South Asia, Middle...

Gautam Anand resigns as CPO, Airtel, India and South Asia

An Airtel spokesperson has confirmed the exit and said that Gautam is leaving due to personal reasons. A little over a year after he was...

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,”...

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Vedantu lays off 424 more

The news of Vedantu laying off 200 employees had hardly sunk in and the edtech company has again let go about seven per cent...

Starbucks shuts stores in Russia, will pay staff for 6 months

Close on the heels of McDonald’s selling its restaurants in Russia to a local licensee, who has begun a rebranding exercise, now Starbucks is...

How companies can better address mental health at the workplace

After the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions around mental health-related issues started to gather heat. With work-from-home becoming the norm and official...

HR was underappreciated, but not anymore!

About four decades ago, during the manufacturing era, human resources as a function was more about industrial relations or IR. In those days, very...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...