Tag: Tech Mahindra

HR humanoid, K2, for Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra, the digital transformation and business re-engineering services company, has introduced K2, the first human resource humanoid, at its Noida Special Economic Zone...

How Tech Mahindra’s digital transformation journey gets a boost

Facial recognition attendance system, gamification of values and culture, and ‘Dext’ are additions to its digital journey to enhance employee experience.

Companies embrace digital yoga to promote wellness

From Tech Mahindra launching a virtual yoga assistant to desktop yoga adopted by Markelytics Solutions, companies are promoting healthy lifestyle in a big way.

Harshvendra Soin named chief people officer at Tech Mahindra

Soin is a seasoned HR professional. In the past, he was chief people officer at Aditya Birla Retail and Fortis Healthcare.

Tech Mahindra to reskill 117,000 employees through edX.org

edX.org, is an open-source online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT.

Tech Mahindra trains 70 per cent of its employees on automation

The Company will train about 80 per cent of its workforce in digital technologies, such as Big Data analytics, cloud, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), AR-VR, machine learning, robotics and bitcoin, by the end of 2018.

Tech Mahindra’s top executives take salary cut due to company’s underperformance

Around 20 executives have written a letter to the CEO and chief people officer of the company, intimating their decision to take a pay cut ranging from 10 per cent to 20 per cent.

More trouble for Tech Mahindra, gets HC notice for layoffs

Things are getting worse for Tech Mahindra after the recent firing fiasco, which brought negative publicity.

Tech Mahindra firing fiasco: CHRO’s call for ‘Downsizing with Dignity’ &...

Tech Mahindra firing:  CHRO’s call for ‘Downsizing with Dignity’Downsizing is inevitable, but it has to be done with dignity else unions will play their role. CHROs spoke to HRKatha on several lessons from the entire episode.

Anand Mahindra apologises for HR’s rude behaviour

An HR executive at Tech Mahindra ordered an employee to resign the very next morning before 10 a.m. or else be prepared to receive a termination letter and an audio clip of the conversation went viral. However, unlike many other companies, the top boss did not shy away from the fiasco, and had the courage to accept and apologise publicly.

Tech Mahindra’s chatbot UVO alters workplace query resolution

NLP-based UVO not just responds to basic queries but also recognises subjective differences in how people tend to ask questions.

Prabir Jha gets an extended portfolio at Cipla

In addition to leading human resources, corporate communications and administration for the firm, globally, he will now also look after legal and corporate affairs.

Vikram Bector joins Cipla as chief talent officer & head corporate...

Bector quit Reliance Industries, early this month, where he was chief talent officer

Vikram Bector, chief talent officer, Reliance Industries, calls it a day

This high-profile departure from the Reliance Industries HR function, comes close on the heels of the resignation of group CHRO, Prabir Jha, in August.

Who is the right CHRO?

In the last one week, three of India’s largest corporate houses have appointed a non-HR executive to lead the human resources function. What works best — a non-functionally trained CHRO or a functionally trained HR leader? The debate is on. 



What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

Do humble leaders play a part in employee engagement?

Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...


How to make cross-functional teams successful

Working professionals have different perspectives about assigning a project to a cross-functional team. But what is it that leads to such varying opinions? A...

Persons with disabilities are more productive and engaged at work

Every year, the International Day for People with Disability is observed the world over, on the third day of December. According to the United...

Uttar Pradesh Police issues strict directions to rank up women’s safety

In a recent development, the state police department of Uttar Pradesh has issued strict directions to commercial establishments to provide pick and drop facility...

Vistara CCO defends employee on social media

Setting an example to all leaders, Sanjiv Kapoor, the chief commercial officer of Vistara Airlines, defended his employee against a customer’s complaint. Recently, a flyer...



“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,...

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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...