NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter 84% recruiters expect increased hiring activity: Naukri Hiring Outlook
” Naukri.com, one of the largest job-posting sites in India came our with their Naukri Hiring Outlook 2019 based on a survey that 3310 recruited across the country participated in. The hiring outlook for the next six months looks positive with 84 per cent recruiters expecting an increase in hiring activity. This is a 20%
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter The downside: Workplace depression tightens its hold on employees
” HR tech startup, Hush released results from the India Employee Survey that took responses from 3,000 employees across IT, manufacturing and financial sectors while also pooling in responses from startups. The survey results were worrying indeed as the pegged the number of employees suffering from some form of workplace depression at 50 per cent
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Building a culture of transparency - Let’s begin with Compensation!
” An online salary information company named Payscale, in their recent study found that being transparent with employees about where their pay falls compared to the industry standard and more importantly, the reason behind it, can have a huge impact on whether or not employee believe that they are being paid fairly. This set the
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter PeopleMatters TV: Bridging skills gap in emerging tech
” The skills needed to tap into new technologies such as AI, machine learning, robotics, blockchain, etc. are in short supply. The businesses who crack the code of upskilling their employees in the right technology are the ones who are most likely to thrive in an evolving landscape of talent and work. HR leaders and learning &
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter OLX to double sales team: Is 2x bigger, 2x better?
” The online marketplace, OLX, with 40 Mn monthly users, plans on doubling the headcount of its sales team this year. The portal manages transactions for an array of products and services including real estate and automotive. Real estate being one of the fastest growing verticals, OLX seeks to expand focus in this sector. According
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter From wellness to wellbeing – what’s working and what’s not
” Without wellness there cannot be wellbeing. While wellness is about initiatives focused on physical health, wellbeing is about addressing ‘whole-of-life’ experience.  And in the context of an organization, “wellness is different for each individual. It can be very different for someone who is young vs. someone who is middle aged. Therefore striking a balance
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter The story of HR tech and its changing nature
” The growing relevance of the HR function in recent years can be pinned down to the adoption of new age technologies within its processes. Always a critical arm of organizations, the HR function has been at the helm of making talent decisions. But traditionally, what all this translated into was to undertake transactional, ‘by
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Policybazaar strengthens its leadership team
” Policybazaar has appointed Rahul Agarwal, as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Jayant Chauhan as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO).  In his role as CTO, Agarwal will be responsible for devising a new tech- roadmap and identifying futuristic innovations, which will enable the business to augment its customer centricity and offer its
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Innovation is the key element in HR: Indian Oil HR Director
” Indian Oil’s HR Director, R K Mohapatra took the mandate of handling more than 30,000 employees in February last year. Before his promotion as Director HR, Mohapatra was IOC’s Executive Director in charge of West Bengal State Office. He also served as Managing Director (MD) of Indian Oil (Mauritius) Ltd, the company’s overseas subsidiary,
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Shemaroo Entertainment appoints two new Asst VPs for International Business
” Shemaroo Entertainment Limited has strengthened its International Business team with two new hirings at leadership positions. The company has appointed Sanjukta Ghosh and Nikhil Singh, both at the position of Assistant Vice President – International Business. Nikhil Singh and Sanjukta Ghosh will report directly to Kaushal Nanavati, VP International Business and will be leading