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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.

The Spotlight: Roopank Chaudhary, Partner, India

08 Oct 2018  by   Roopank Chaudhary

The Spotlight is a regular Q & A feature that showcases our people, their expertise, and trending topics that are on top of our clients’ minds directly from the voices of our business leaders.

Public Sector Enterprises and Chrysalis of the World

03 Oct 2018  by   Neelesh Gupta & Akanksha Sinha

The Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) in India have been growing in number at a CAGR of 2% since 2008 when total operating CPSEs Were 214 as compared to the 257 operating CPSEs in 2017. While the increase in number of CPSEs is an indication of increasing foon this sector, the CPSEs have managed to be profitable marginally over the last decade.

Leading digital transformation for talent acquisition

17 Sep 2018  by   Tarandeep Singh

Digital transformation is demanding a lot from HR and business, and talent acquisition is at the cusp of inviting and on-boarding new talent.

Change the game: the T20 format of driving high performance

23 Jul 2018  by   Swadha Ojha

International test cricket was the mecca for cricket fans in the 1990s. The quality of play and its “stability” was indulgingly appreciated by its cult following. The T20 format, in contrast, is a vast transformation. The dynamism of the format, nimble talent, and fast pace of the game has brought an enormous thrill to its growing fan base. Come to think of it, companies have had to go through a format transformation of their own – from mature and unwavering mammoths to agile, nimble, and ever-adapting entities. In such a scenario, one of the biggest game changers for success has been attracting managing and retaining the best talent.

Don't fix what isn't broken

16 Jul 2018  by   Dinkar Pawan

The decision to use Stock Options over full value instruments has been fairly intuitive. They reward employees only for incremental value created for the shareholders, tie the interest of the management with those of investors, do not lead to cash outflow and are easy to understand and communicate to employees.

Why next-generation organizations need to be consistently agile

The study by Aon India shows that CEOs at the Best Employers, and in the market at large also, are all narrowing down on similar outcomes to drive their business. Client/customer service and product/service innovation are the top two long-term priorities to drive sustainable business performance.