Tag: VP-HR

Vipul Dave takes charge as VP-HR at Jindal Poly Films

Jindal Poly Films, a part of BC Jindal Group, has roped in Vipul Dave as the VP-HR. In this role, he will lead the...

Are hackathons effective as a recruitment tool?

Today, organisations have increasingly begun embracing new-age recruitment tools to source talent. A hackathon is one such tool that several players, particularly in the...

What it takes for HR to lead automation and digitalisation in...

When it comes to driving automation and digitalisation in an organisation, the HR plays a pivotal role in the whole process. Since automation is...

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...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

‘Employer cannot impose COVID-19 vaccination’: Delhi HC

Much to the relief of a government school lecturer, the Delhi High Court ruled that no employer can force an employee to get vaccinated...

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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...