Tag: Sriharsha Achar

Why KPI of HRBPs are linked to business performance

There has been a lot of talk around human resources (HR) as a strategic business function in the organisation. That is why, Dave Urich’s...

How different is the game plan to retain CXOs

Since the mindset and intellect of CXOs is very different from that of other employees, a different strategy has to be followed to retain...

HR team will expand in 2022 to keep the remote teams...

A big change in 2022 For the three Ws — work, workforce and workplace — there will be three playgrounds —physical, digital and phygital. Different...

How to go about rehiring an old employee

Given the deluge of resignations that the HR is having to deal with these days, the likelihood of some of these resignees returning to...

What subjects should one graduate in for a bright future in...

Clarity regarding the scope of human resources management may be absent in people fresh out of schools or even colleges. Not surprising, since this...

What’s so special about video resumes?

With multiple functions getting digitised at companies across the world, one of the key changes witnessed in the hiring process is that virtual interaction...

Is India Inc. privy to the idea of a third workspace?

As we slowly return towards normalcy, employers and employees debate the workspace of the future. While some lean towards the reopening of workspaces, many...

Is the use of AI in hiring leading to talent spillage?

Given the continuous growth and development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, it is highly unlikely for any facet of our...

Some of the best suited job roles for ex-servicemen

An ex-serviceman can offer a variety of skills and competencies to employers in the corporate world. In the last half a decade or so,...

At times, leaders do need a title

It is said that leadership is an attitude, not a title. Not every boss is a leader and vice versa. At times, however, we...

Who’s finding it difficult in the new hybrid world of work:...

The world of work has changed since March 2020, and in the last 14 months, people have adapted to remote working or hybrid working...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

“Managers will have to quickly change gears,” Sriharsha Achar

  2020: What to learn – what to erase Remote working has turned mainstream, and this is the biggest boon for the workplace. With cities locked...

Sriharsha Achar is CHRO, Star Health & Allied Insurance

Sriharsha A Achar, who was CHRO, HDFC Ergo General Insurance Services, is now the joint executive director and CHRO, at Star Health & Allied...

Leadership swap before a mass layoff

Often, when businesses are in turmoil, the leadership is faced with the task of making some tough choices, and downsizing is one of them....

Sriharsha Achar quits Apollo Hospitals, joins HDFC Ergo General Insurance Services

Sriharsha Achar, director-HR, Apollo Hospitals, has decided to move on. He is taking on a new role as chief human resources officer (CHRO), at...

Reality check: How much do organisations value eNPS?

While the level of customer engagement is seen as an important metric to plan business strategy, measuring the level of employee engagement is left in hindsight.

Office romance: Should HR play cupid or devil?

This Valentine’s Day, HRKatha tries to find out what HR heads should do when they learn about some office romance brewing. Should they let cupid win or guard the culture against it?

Traditional approaches have to take a backseat: Sriharsha Achar

From more empowerment to moon lighting, Sriharsha Achar, executive director & chief people officer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance shares eight major trends for HR to look forward to this year.

How cognitive computing is creating a new HR

With cognitive computing technologies bringing in the power to self-learn and adapt, just as humans do, HR can create a much larger impact.

Sriharsha Achar makes a move after 8 Yrs: to join Max...

Achar has spent eight years with Apollo Munich as chief people officer, contributing considerably to its growth.

Adding colours to mundane jobs

Corporate wellness initiatives should also focus on how people’s personal and social lives can be made happy.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

Hirect fires 40% workforce as part of strategic changes

As part of organisational restructuring and strategic changes in its business model, Hirect, a chat-based direct-hiring platform for startups, has laid off 40 per...

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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...