Tag: VP-HR

Is there a solution for last-minute dropouts?

A tweet by Prashant Pitti, co-founder, EaseMyTrip.Com, has grabbed eyeballs on social media. It has triggered off a debate over hiring malpractices. Pitti’s tweet referred...

Tata Steel concludes ‘QUEERious,’ a case study competition for LGBTQIA+ students

Tata Steel’s QEERious, a case study competition, is a one-of-its kind competitionm which engages with LGBTQIA+ students in India. QEERious is a platform for LGBTQIA+...

Why having a good candidate experience is equally important

The journey of a prospective employee who has applied for a role in a company is referred to as the candidate experience. While organisations...

How sustainable is it to pay star performers above the market...

Paying star performers above the market rate is quite common in the corporate world. Today’s job market is characterised by fierce competition for talent,...

Who is right — Sandeep or Shreyas?

A very interesting yet intriguing post is doing the rounds on social media, where a candidate and his interviewer are pulling up each other...

Who do corporates prefer – team managers or team leaders?

While ‘team leader’ sounds very inspirational, the phrase 'team manager' has a more authoritarian ring to it. That is because, in the domain of...

Will startups slow down hiring this year?

The startup ecosystem in India is in a turbulent state. As experts say, the hiring intent of the company is a direct reflection of...

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts kickstarts leadership development programme

The pandemic was a boon for some sectors and quite the bane for others. For some businesses, such as IT and tech, it brought...

How longer notice periods are backfiring for IT companies

Renuka, who has just started her career as a programmer with two years of experience, has put in her papers at her current job....

Retaining a dissatisfied employee: Is it worth it?

Ramnath, a financial analyst with one of the top ranking global banks of the world, was not really happy with his job. It was...

JSW Steel gets Priya Ranjan Kumar as VP-HR

Priya Ranjan Kumar, who exited Viraj Profiles — a stainless steel manufacturer — as its SVP & CHRO in the month of February 2022,...

Stresslaxation: What is it and what can be done to manage...

Is trying to relax making you anxious? While sitting back and putting up your feet, do you suddenly feel quickness of breath, or a...

Experience vs freshers : Synchrony plans to change hiring ratio

While big IT giants such as Infosys, Wipro and TCS hire in huge numbers from the campuses, Synchrony, a consumer financial services company, prefers...

Airtel’s Saket Kumar Dwivedy joins Arzooo as VP-HR

Arzooo, an Indian B2B offline retail brand, has hired Saket Kumar Dwivedy as its VP-HR. In this new role, Dwivedy will lead the human resources...

How businesses pay their critical talent for their ‘value’

In any organisation, there will always be some set of skills, certain roles or talent that are more valued than others. This is because,...

Locus appoints Anshu Singh as VP-HR

Locus, a global logistic solutions company, has announced the appointment of Anshu Singh as its VP & global Head of human resource. Singh carries...

Grip introduces instant recognition as part of rewards & recognition

New-age financial services startup, Grip Invest — which offers opportunities to invest in physical assets leased to corporates — is rapidly expanding at the...

Are changing work models also changing the culture of organisations?

Just when HR was gearing for technological disruptions, something bigger came along to pose even bigger challenges — the pandemic. While it was a...

How Reliance, HPE, Newgen & Zivame trained their managers to...

Before COVID came into our lives, organisations, especially in India, were not very open to the work-from-home concept. Now, however, they have realised that...

Has ‘The Great Resignation’ changed the career pathing mechanism for companies?

A close examination of the talent trends over the last couple of decades will reveal that a lot has changed. Earlier, professionals rarely switched...

BeatO appoints Sugandha Jain as VP – HR

BeatO, the Indian digital app-based health platform to control diabetes, has been busy strengthening its leadership team. As part of the exercise, the Company...

Has Omicron disrupted India Inc’s workspace again?

Looks like the COVID-19 virus and its n number of mutations will ruin our transition into the New Year yet again. The Omicron variant...

Biocon gets Joyeeta Chatterjee as VP-HR

Biocon, a biopharmaceutical company, has hired Joyeeta Chatterjee as its new vice president-HR. Chatterjee will lead the HRBP function coupled with organisation development, learning...

Sandwich leave – Is it justifiable?

Ratan, who works in the assembly line of an automobile manufacturing company in Manesar, plans to visit his family in Arwal, a small district...

Why talent from small town india is more stable

All big Indian and multinational giants have their presence in tier 1 cities and the metros. Naturally, the job opportunities in these locations are...

Can demographic diversity ensure cognitive diversity at the workplace?

Today, it is not uncommon to find multinational companies speaking publicly of the men to women ratio in their organisations, or even bragging about...

Why star performers find it cringy to demand a hike

High performers in a company are very much valued. Most of the progressive firms keep the best of their performers happy with a heavy...

Extension post superannuation — Why and how?

It is not uncommon to find senior employees being granted extension after superannuation, especially in public-sector undertakings. The general notion is that PSUs value...

Why is the world divided on work from home?

With the big giants in the IT sector, including TCS, Wipro and Infosys, already starting to bring back their workforces to the office in...

BYJU’S appoints L&T’s Suman Rudra as VP – HR

Suman Rudra has joined BYJU’s as vice president - HR and will play a key role in leading the HR function for the Edtech...

TVS Motors appoints Pallavi Shastri as VP – HR

Pallavi Shastri is the new vice president - HR at TVS Motors. The Company announced this appointment over a social-media post. In this role,...

Tata Steel adds 16 women HEMM operators at its West Bokaro...

Under its programme called women@mines, Tata Steel has added 16 women as Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) operators in all shifts, at its West...

Shell elevates Tarun NP Varma as VP – HR, for its...

Shell has elevated Tarun NP Varma as the VP-HR for its technology division. Prior to this role, Varma was the vice president - HR...

Why it is wise to go for the second best instead...

A high-performing culture is what organisations seek, and none are willing to settle for anything but the best. Given the competitive nature of the...

4X more women at Bajaj Auto in 5 years!

There is a significant and visible shift in people’s mindsets in the automobile industry. Companies are breaking stereotypes and challenging the status quo. Bajaj...

How to break difficult news to employees

Companies often have to make difficult decisions. It’s not just announcing layoffs or salary cuts, but a policy change in the company related to...

Mamaearth appoints Karan Bajwa as VP-HR

A post graduate in HR from the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Bajwa started his career in 2013, when he joined...

Bridgestone, Publicis Sapient, Vestige Marketing drive employee-centric initiatives

While corporate houses are trying to outdo each other by offering financial assistance to their employees amidst the second wave of the pandemic, Bridgestone...

Reliance Retail appoints Shathi Sharma as VP-HR

Shathi Sharma has joined Reliance Retail as the vice president – HR. Prior to this role, she was the CHRO at Dixcy Textiles, an...

Stanley Black & Decker appoints Debashish Chatterjee as VP-HR

Stanley Black & Decker has appointed Debashish Chatterjee as VP-HR. In his new role, Chatterjee will be responsible for leading the HR and people...

‘Work to learn’ to ‘learn to work’: Are we ready?

Some of the leading HR professionals, and learning and development (L&D) officials of India Inc., came together on a single platform, to discuss the...

TGHRD, L&D special: Top 15 L&D & HR leaders are debating...

Many recent studies and researches have confirmed that reskilling and upskilling of the workforce is one of the biggest challenges that businesses are facing...

Sonia Grant-Yendell appointed VP-HR, UK and International, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Sonia Grant-Yendell is now vice president, human resources, UK and International, Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Having studied business and finance in Bournemouth University, Grant-Yendell has spent...

Poornima S P appointed VP – HR, Educational Initiatives

Educational Initiatives (EI), a leading edtech company, announced the appointment of Poornima S P as its vice president of human resources. Poornima will be responsible...

Shweta Pathak is VP-HR, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Kotak Mahindra Bank has appointed Shweta Pathak as vice president, human resources. She will be responsible for the campus and talent branding of the...

Ritesh Agrawal, head-HR, Quess Corp, moves on after two-year stint

After a two-year stint as head-HR, Quess Corp, Ritesh Agrawal, has decided to call it quits. Confirming the news to HRKatha, Agrawal says that...

Rajesh Kumar Rai joins MRL Tyres as VP-HR

Rajesh Kumar Rai has joined MRL Tyres as vice president - HR, after leading the HR function at Uniworth Group as VP-HR. For Rai, the...

Lokendra Sethi is new VP-HR, DXC Technology

American multinational company, DXC Technology, has appointed Lokendra Sethi as its vice president, human resources (HR). Sethi will be driving the HR strategy for...

Charandeep David joins Max Life Insurance as corporate VP-HR

She moved from OYO, where she was head of L&D. Charandeep David has joined Max Life Insurance as corporate VP-HR.  In her previous stint at...

Sabu Raghavan elevated to VP, human resources, India, Hilton

Sabu Raghavan, who joined Hilton in 2011, has been elevated to the position of vice president, human resources, India. Of late, he had been...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Amazon India signs MoU to skill and employ persons with disabilities

Amazon India has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

Allcargo’s Bangalore warehouse to create 5,500 jobs

Allcargo Group, the end-to-end logistics solution company, has launched a 100-acre warehouse in Bengaluru that cost about Rs 800 crore to set up. The...

DGCA to hire at least 400 people

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which serves as India’s aviation watchdog, is running short of hands. Not having hired for over eight years...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...