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India Inc's average salary hike expected to be 9.7% in 2019

06 Mar 2019  by   Prachi Verma

Employees working at India Inc can expect an average pay hike of 9.7% for the year 2019, according to Aon, a professional services firm. A better outlook is based on companies expecting a positive economic outlook backed by high economic growth expectation, high domestic demand and low inflation.

Sebi regulations: Who would you rather be, CEO or Chairman of the Board?

12 Feb 2019  by   DINKAR PAWAN

Imagine you start a company with your own funds, nurture it, build its brand, grow its profits and when it is ready, take it public to raise fresh funds via an IPO. Until this stage, you are its CEO and if you have provided for most of the capital, also likely to be the chairman of the Board. You are used to calling the shots as the leader of management as well as setting the agenda for all strategic Board level meetings. Simply put, you run the show. Fortunately, or unfortunately, you may not be able to do that anymore.

India Inc's boardrooms: Only 6 out of 100 chairpersons are women

31 Jan 2019  by   The Economic Times

Do top Indian companies have small or large boards? Do they have enough independent directors? How many women are at the top? What’s the average pay of board directors? And which kind of companies pay the most?

Stock market volatility: Should ESOP holders, companies panic?

13 Dec 2018  by   Dinkar Pawan

Volatile stock market is affecting individuals as well as various sectors contributing towards the economy.

India Inc salary hike projections: It doesn’t need a lot of math

19 Nov 2018  by   Anandorup Ghose

Recently there has been a fair degree of interest over how “the math” for 10% salary hikes in India appears “wrong”. I wanted to thank everyone who has written or discussed the subject, because we keep hearing similar arguments from companies and the media but never had the argument structured into a note that we could discuss.

We have a role to play in reintegrating veterans into the society

19 Nov 2018  by   Sandeep Chaudhary

Veterans are exceptional individuals who have served our country, upheld the highest standards of performance in the most extraordinary situations

Skill upgradation, outplacement services key to manage post-merger job redundancies: Experts

13 Nov 2018  by   Times Of India

New Delhi, Oct 7 () Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) often lead to anxiety and concerns on employment front among employees due to redundancies of jobs at a merged entity and the fair approach by companies to tackle this is by investing in proactive skill upgradation and outplacement services, experts say.

Are senior Indian leaders comfortable with being uncomfortable?

12 Nov 2018  by   Sumit Sethi & Rupali Pardasani

Today, the industry is witnessing a profound transformation, rendering survival of businesses in tough situations and requiring leaders to re-define their paradigms for success.

What’s plaguing the HR startup universe?

16 Oct 2018  by   Sandeep Chaudhary

In the startup ecosystem, HR has often been at the bottom of the pyramid, usually overlooked and majorly outsourced. Although the “recruiting” arm of HR has got its fair share of limelight and the first one to go online, the remainder of the HR functions often falls to the wayside. However, change is inevitable, and we have seen the investment activity pick up in the so-called “prosthetic” arms of HR, like training, talent assessment, performance management, compensation & benefits etc.

Is humility holding you back as a leader?

15 Oct 2018  by   SUMIT SETHI

Are you the one who chooses to exit or enter the elevator last, in spite of being there first? Gives up the elbow right whenever you find yourself in the middle seat of an aircraft or the one who holds back and speaks last in office meetings? If you see such patterns in your social and professional life and have a “that’s me” moment when thinking about it, stay with that thought and reflect if it’s a default action or a choice that you are making.