Article: Meet Yamini Koganti, Are You In The List 2020 winner

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Meet Yamini Koganti, Are You In The List 2020 winner

Yamini Koganti from Swiggy strives to systematically solve upskilling & reskilling talent to prepare for far more digitalized and technology oriented work places, by keeping employee experience in the center.
Meet Yamini Koganti, Are You In The List 2020 winner

Yamini Koganti | Assistant Vice President - HR| Swiggy

‘I stand for AND, as I believe in symbiotic life and taking things together with a growth mindset leading to a sustainable long term and level playing opportunity for everyone’– that’s how Yamini describes herself.

She believes in HR being a core part of the business to help organizations drive results. She is passionate about solving business opportunities and empathetic to the business team’s capability needs and business dynamics. She constantly seeks to take things together with a growth mindset leading to sustainable long term growth.

“Being a mother of a 4-year-old daughter, I am more sensitive and constantly strive my best to create an equal opportunity workplace to everyone and expand the inclusion agenda to everyone in the value chain. Sustainability and climate change are close to my heart and I believe we need to leave a better world for future generations.”

Helping people to nurture people potential

People deliver products, services, and create value. HR field gives the unique opportunity to nurture this people potential to make the magic happen. The role can influence starting from workplace culture to individual development which she finds all-encompassing and challenging. Further, this is one field she believes will always be learning and maturing alongside the changes in the larger ecosystem making me a lifetime learner.

People strategies with a nuanced understanding

Yamini’s key differentiation is that she is a full-stack Human Resources professional with experience across Startups, hyper-growth & mature organizations which gives her an edge to visualize and have the ability to craft People strategies with a nuanced understanding of the stage of the organization.

Upskilling & reskilling talent: Key priority

One of the talent priorities that she would like to systematically solve is upskilling & reskilling talent to prepare for far more digitalized and technology-oriented workplaces, by keeping employee experience in the center. 

The one thing I will change in HR

While handling the pandemic challenge, we have all realized that we can work from various places across the world and yet collaborate across industries and organizations. Taking this as a starting point – one thing she wants to change in HR is to create a global workforce that is more diverse and contributing. 

The one thing she will retain in HR

Culture building and People Development Yamini believes are key things that HR can add tremendous value to an organization and believe that HR should retain and continue doing it.

Her vision for HR future growth is to integrate HR Technology and data intelligence, leveraging machine learning techniques etc. to automate work and at the same time create a great employee experience at the workplace.

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