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How ‘Quiet’ trends reshaped the workplace in 2023

The year 2023 wasn’t just marked by roaring inflation and geopolitical tremors; it also witnessed a subtler earthquake within the workforce – the rise...

The Great Gloom: What causes it?

The Great Gloom phenomenon is a collective sentiment within the workforce, characterised by an omnipresent feeling of despondency and disillusionment. So yes, the ‘great’...

How employee engagement is transforming

Employee-engagement activities come in many forms, including team-building events, training programmes, recognition initiatives and wellness programmes.   Engaged employees are more productive, committed and likely to...

What are the effects of ’quiet cutting’?

‘Quiet cutting’ has emerged as a nuanced approach to workforce management thanks to the workforce dynamics of today. Unlike traditional employee layoffs, quiet cutting...

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.

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Why did Microsoft’s director-L&D lose his job?

Why does Jeff Bogdan’s status on LinkedIn say ‘#OpenToWork’? Well, Bogdan who was the director of learning and development (L&D) at Microsoft, has been...

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Will Indian migrant workers to Britain be able to sponsor family members now?

With the new visa and income rules being implemented in the UK, migrants who earn less than £29,000 will not be able to sponsor...
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TCS to open delivery centre in Brazil, create 1600 jobs

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is gearing to establish a new delivery centre in Brazil’s Londrina. The area is already familiar with the presence of...

Debjani Roy is new CHRO, Valeur Fabtex

Debjani Roy has joined Valeur Fabtex as the skill building and leadership-development firm’s chief human resource officer. She has moved from Mind Your Fleet...

Investing in women to accelerate progress—the only way forward

Despite so much talk about progress and equity, in 2024, women still face barriers in leadership roles. They make up nearly half of the...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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