Tag: The Firm

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...

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Competing with Self

Philosophically speaking, each of us is unique and logically not in competition with anyone. This realisation gives us a healthy outlook to the world...

Whirlpool employees will get $1000 if they get vaccinated

With the president of the US ordering all private-sector companies to get their employees vaccinated or prepare unvaccinated employees to get tested weekly, Whirlpool...

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Government offices to be operational on Saturdays: Kerala government

Following the marginal improvement in the pandemic situation, the Kerala state government has decided to ease COVID-19 restrictions further. Government offices will now function...

Lionsgate India promotes Shreya Channa to VP-people office, South Asia & South East Asia

Lionsgate India, the global content company, has elevated Shreya Channa who is only a year old in the Company, to the position of vice...

Railways will train 50,000 youth through Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, has announced the Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY). Under this programme, the Railway Ministry is going to train 50,000 youth...

How Jindal Stainless is leveraging tech to achieve its learning goals

Jindal Stainless (JSL), a big name in the steel-manufacturing industry of India, is revamping its learning function to prepare its workforce for the coming...

DIALOGUE

“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...