Tag: The Firm

What’s with the ‘year-end leaves’ in some companies?

In the West and Europe, the year-end period is most special and full of celebration. Christmas, coupled with New Year celebrations makes the end...

Trust over performance: Hiring the Navy Seal way

In the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land Teams, commonly known as Navy SEALs, preference is given to trust over performance during hiring...

“We need a new leadership development module,” Adil Malia

A big change in 2022 HR leadership during 2022 will singularly be expected to facilitate leadership dialogues around change in the business models through an...

Should companies consider scrapping the non-compete clause?’

The ‘Non-Compete Clause’, which many companies have as part of their employment contract, is not a rarity. In fact, it is used to safeguard...

BharatPe episode: Should employees stay put or offboard immediately?

Of late, Bharat Pe has been caught on the wrong foot. It all started with the controversial and abusive video clip of co-founder and...

How can HR teams avoid burnout

One of the principal motives of the human resources (HR) function is to look after the employees of the organisation. However, what happens when...

Sprawling offices out, satellite pods in!

The workspace has undergone significant changes since the pandemic spun life, as we know it, around. Having already consumed a better part of the...

Stop bragging about back-to-back meetings!

With the advent of the hybrid work model, corporate operation has taken an unforeseen turn. Employees — who are already reeling under the challenges...

Should there be a penalty for wrong recommendations?

The Employee Referral Programme or ERP, is a rather common programme across organisations. Many of firms inspire their existing employees to refer candidates who...

Decoding the ideal Indian workweek

A happy work atmosphere is essential for any company to ensure optimal output. To establish a happy work environment, the employees — the building...

“Perennials will replace Millennials,” Adil Malia

2021 – changing organisational design Talent acquisition will become increasingly net-based. Predictive AI tools will be used to assess and support hiring decisions. Block- chain...

Location Bias: It matters which part of the town one comes...

A LinkedIn user who is a recruiter, mentioned an experience wherein she got to hear something shocking from her client. She reveals that the...

Why do teams learn faster than individuals?

In the current context and time, everyone will agree that we all learn faster when we learn together, than when we try to learn...

What is the fuss about Netflix’s ‘Keeper Test’?

Netflix, the streaming giant, had introduced a ‘keeper test’ a few years back to determine how much effort a leader or manager would put...

The trend of garbing layoffs as restructuring

There has been a trend for companies, be it small organisations or big, to lay off people in the name of restructuring. While companies...

Which aspects of HR can be outsourced?

A few years ago, Professor Ram Charan created quite a stir by suggesting splitting the HR department into two halves and doing away with...

How over-communication may backfire in telecommuting

Just as space in a relationship is essential to sustain it, space at the workplace is also important. This space should never be compromised,...

Western Region NIPM Conclave to be held on March 15 and...

National Institute of Personnel Management will be organising its 'Western Region HR Conclave' on March 15 & 16, 2019 at Hotel Sofitel, BKC. The...

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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VerSe Innovation lays off 150, announces pay cuts

VerSe Innovation — the parent company of Dailyhunt, the news aggregator and Josh, the short-video platform, and the operator of the PublicVibe, the hyperlocal...

Hinduja Group rejigs HR leadership

Ashok Leyland, the commercial vehicle manufacturer and part of the Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sanjay V Jorapur as its new president...

Sudden layoff of entire team of 2,700 at US furniture company shocks workforce

About 2,700 staff members of a furniture company in Mississippi were sent a text close to midnight informing them that their services were no...

Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

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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...