Article: In conversation with talent leaders: 10 most read interviews from 2020


In conversation with talent leaders: 10 most read interviews from 2020

Here is a compilation of some of the top interviews of renowned talent leaders from India wherein they shared their perspectives and experiences from the world of work.
In conversation with talent leaders: 10 most read interviews from 2020

While the year 2020 has been quite a rollercoaster ride for everyone, there has been certainly some differentiating changes and stratgies being implemented by various industries and organizations. We have hand picked the top read interviews of the leaders from various industries who shared their perspectives and experiences from the world of work.

The world will not be the same again: Shiv Shivakumar, ABG

In this exclusive interaction, Shiv Shivakumar, Group Exec. President - Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Aditya Birla Group talks about some leadership lessons he learnt during these tough times of COVID-19 and how this time will see a new breed of leaders who will put up their hand and be counted in this crisis.

The biggest result of COVID-19 is ‘change’: Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani

In an exclusive interaction with People Matters, ‘builder extraordinaire’ Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani - Founder & MD - Hiranandani Group and President - Assocham & NAREDCO shares his views on what is keeping him awake at night as a business leader, what the workplace would be like post COVID-19 and how leaders can manage business continuity and people strategy simultaneously.

Adaptability and empathy are key to sail through uncertain times: DIAL’s CEO

In an exclusive interaction with People Matters, Videh Jaipuriar, Chief Executive Officer at Delhi International Airport (DIAL) shares insights on how the aviation industry is coping with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, how DIAL is undertaking technological interventions as well as creation of alternative infrastructure to create a safer travel environment in these times.

The current pandemic has shown why it’s important to have a strong HR leader: Rohit Kapoor, OYO

In an exclusive interaction with People Matters, Rohit Kapoor, CEO - India & South Asia, OYO, one of our jury members for People Matters Are You In The List Awards shares what do emerging talent leaders need to possess in order to be agile and future proof.

A leader does not need to soft-pedal things in a crisis: Ajay Tripathi, CHRO, L&T Infotech

In an exclusive interaction with People Matters, Ajay Tripathi, CHRO, L&T Infotech shares what are the key things a leader needs to focus on during this crisis and the need to not soft-pedal things in a crisis.

Emotional intelligence for leaders will assume a new criticality in post-COVID workplace: Pallavi Tyagi, Capgemini

In an exclusive interaction with People Matters, Pallavi Tyagi, CHRO-India, Capgemini, shares what the new normal will look like at Capgemini. COVID-19 is bringing about a radical transformation to the workplace- the way we work, and the way we even think about work. With a huge proportion of the global workforce now operating remotely, organizations are rethinking everything from the physical workplace to the technology to social interaction to the definition of productivity. What does the new normal look like? How will the employee experience of employees be different in the post-COVID workplace compared to before? 

For us, the road to recovery begins from within: Vishalli Dongrie, KPMG

In an exclusive interaction with People Matters, Vishalli Dongrie, Partner and Head, People and Change, KPMG in India shares her thoughts on how COVID-19 has impacted certain industries and its impact on jobs and skilling.

Focus is less about being present online, more about deliverables and outcomes: Padmaja Alaganandan, PwC India

Organizations will naturally make market-based corrections as needed for key talent, but actions that reflect broader care and concern are more important. Read this interview with Padmaja Alaganandan, Chief People Officer, PwC India, where she shares her views on rethinking performance and benefits for the new normal.

President, HR of Ashok Leyland on 3C's of learning

In this interview, N V Balachandar, President-HR of Ashok Leyland highlights the domain expertise and how they are exploring automation, blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence. Understanding of designing E-mobility vehicles, Battery Technology and Data Insight Analysis.

Hybrid workplace model is here to stay: Dimple Kaloya, HSBC

Hybrid workplace has created hybrid positions that require hybrid employees — employees who not only possess skills that are needed for their current role but are ready to un-learn, shift or add new roles and responsibilities as per business demands. In an interaction with People Matters, she spoke about the Hybrid workplace at a stretch and why this model is here to stay. 


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Topics: C-Suite, #Rewind2020

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