Tag: Unmesh Pawar

In today’s age, employee loyalty is an oxymoron

The concept of employee loyalty has changed over time, and it is true that in today's fast-paced and uncertain job market, employee loyalty can...

How technology is aiding skill-first hiring

In this age of specialists, the demand for professionals with specific skillsets has grown across companies and sectors. Why is there a need for...

Is overoptimism a recipe for disaster?

An ideal team is always a heterogeneous mix of people with different beliefs and mind-sets. That means, there will be very negative people co-existing...

Dentsu India ropes in Unmesh Pawar as CPO

Denstu has appointed Unmesh Pawar as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia. Before Pawar, Rohit Suri who moved on to...

How ‘return to office’ will change employee behaviour

Many IT giants, such as TCS and Infosys are keen to call all their employees to the office. In fact, they are prepping to...

What do companies need more at a startup stage: specialists or...

This question has led to endless debates. Not surprising, since both have their pros and cons. Specialists are experts in their fields, and well-versed...

Has pandemic curbed the sycophants?

It is still debatable whether or not such individuals are significant to an organisation, but sycophants are found in every organisation and in every...

How Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory works in a hybrid work model

Frederick Herzberg, in his Two-Factor Theory, states that employee satisfaction is dependent on two factors – motivators and hygiene. Motivators, such as recognition and...

How companies are looking for new skills post pandemic

The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report from 2018 reveals that half of India’s workforce needs to be reskilled to cope with the...

Virtual international internships – A welcome trend or temporary solution?

Internships are crucial for students with a broader vision, who aspire for better salaries. Organisations too believe in hiring such candidates for their positions...

Unmesh Pawar, partner & head, KPMG, to move on

Unmesh Pawar, partner & head of people, KPMG, has decided to move on after a stint of close to three years at the multinational...

AI and talent acquisition: A marriage made in heaven

We are at the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Automation has changed the manufacturing process and the HR function is also going through...

Unmesh Pawar joins KPMG; Shalini Pillay elevated to managing partner

Pawar will take Pillay’s place, who in turn, will now be responsible for the firm’s Bangalore market.

Unmesh Pawar to quit Accenture

Pawar joined Accenture in early 2001, as general manager HR, when it had only 70,000 employees globally.

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Are employees today struggling to focus on work?

That human attention span has decreased over the past few decades is quite clear. While we all know that there are way too many...

Taxfix reduces workforce by 120

Taxfix, a Europe-based mobile tax platform, has reportedly reduced its workforce by 20 per cent, resulting in the layoff of 120 employees. This cost-cutting...

MediBuddy appoints Seema Vijay Singh as senior VP, people & culture

MediBuddy has appointed Seema Vijay Singh as the senior vice president (SVP) of people & culture. With over two decades of experience in the...

Salary of Infosys CEO reduced by 21%?

The CEO of Infosys, Salil Parekh, earned a reduced salary in financial year 2022-23. He earned only Rs 56.55 compared to the Rs 71...

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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....