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  • Sep 29, 2019
How leadership looks like in the digital age.

Cost is no bar to find the right candidate to lead the organization into the future. In fact, leadership hiring continues to be strong, despite the slowdown in the economy in the past few quarters. As quoted by Sapphire Human Solutions CEO Ankit Bansal to TOI.... Read More >

  • Sep 29, 2019
The 9th Edition of Perspective – Stepping Into Boardroom

The subject of the edition centered around Stepping into Boardroom. The session was moderated by Mr. Ankit Bansal, CEO of Sapphire Human Solutions. The panel discussion was led by corporate luminaries Mr. Deepak Kapoor, Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik.... Read More >

  • Aug 19, 2019
Stepping Into Boardroom – The Eighth Edition of Perspective a CXO Round Table Panel Discussion in Mumbai

The eighth Edition of Perspective a cxo round table panel discussion was held on 8th August 2019 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The panel consisted of CEOs, Managing Directors, Directors, CHRO from companies of diverse industries.... Read More >

  • Jul 15, 2019
Independent Directors: Now No Different from Any Other CXO of an Organization

The sixth edition of Perspective a unique initiative of Sapphire Human Solutions was held on 11th July 2019 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The panel discussion was led by Mr. Kewal Handa and Mr. Ketal Dalal. Both eminent and experienced Independent Directors on the boards of several marquee companies.... Read More >

  • Jul 02, 2019
Aspiring independent directors in India will have to master these topics

“This is a step in the right direction. Anything which potentially improves the quality of independent directors thereby improving the quality of governance is welcome .Government is trying to ensure that Independent directors are qualified to add value that companies today are looking from them,” said Ankit Bansal.... Read More >

  • Jun 26, 2019
Independent Directors walking on thin line for better performance

Mumbai, 26th June 2019: The fifth edition of Perspective a unique initiative of Sapphire Human Solutions was held on 7th June 2019 at Hotel Sofitel, Mumbai. The panel discussion was led by Ms. Apurva Purohit, President Jagran group and Mr. Ranga Iyer, Ex. MD of Wyeth Ltd., Ms. Mansi Bansal, PwC moderated the discussion.... Read More >

  • Apr 26, 2019
HR trends you need to take seriously in 2019

We bid farewell to 2018 a few weeks ago. However, many of the changes that shaped the corporate world in 2018 will have a lasting impact on our lives. Whether it is an enlarged role for HR and the need for HR managers to understand quantitative tools or the need for CMO's to have expertise in digital technologies, what happened ... Read More >

  • Jan 29, 2019
Why employee engagement and diversity are vital to retain the best talent?

As more and more millennials enter the workforce employee engagement will play a key role in the success of organisations. One of the key qualities millennials look for in organisations is the ability of organisations to make them feel engaged because many millennials don’t see a job as earlier generations did.... Read More >

  • Dec 15, 2018
5 Things You Are Asked Being Promoted As A Leader

Nearly everyone aspires to be in a leadership role. A leadership role allows managers to play a more vital role in an organization, success in which allows them to assume greater responsibility and to grow further professionally. Many Individuals from within an organization are assigned a leadership role because they have proven... Read More >

  • Nov 13, 2018
Ambitions must be set higher after every level that is reached – 40 quotes from Indian startup journeys

StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see the previous post here). Share these 40 gems and insights from the week of November 5-11 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights. See also our compilation of... Read More >

  • Nov 08, 2018
Is your feedback demotivating your employees?

Feedback is used to constructively enhance an individual or a group. In any successful business, the feedback mechanism in place should work well. A well-functioning feedback mechanism leads to higher productivity and greater profits. If all the feedback the leaders of an organization received from their subordinates and clients... Read More >

  • Nov 08, 2018
Optimistic Market Sentiments have Improved Job Market in BFSI

mproved market sentiments have increased the optimism in job market in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector. A survey conducted by Sapphire Human Solution with revealed that the top and mid level employees of BFSI sector are expecting higher job opportunities in their sector. According to the... Read More >

  • Oct 25, 2018
How CEOs focus on growth and innovation

Digital transformation is everywhere on the agendas of corporate boards and has risen to the top of CEOs’ strategic plans. This is the environment that company leaders in businesses large and small find themselves needing to traverse. That means building innovative cultures, making smart bets with new technology, and ensuring ... Read More >

  • Oct 08, 2018
Big CEO churn at private banks leaves search firms troubled

As top private banks of India gear up for the largest churn in the top echelons of management witnessed in the past decade, executive search firms face an uphill task in finding the right candidates to fill these positions. With the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) coming down heavily on banks that have been saddled with a significa... Read More >

  • Oct 07, 2018
Miles To Go...

Man ideal world, the proverbial glass ceiling no longer hinders the women at work, but the reality remains otherwise. "Women are still hugely under-represented in the mutual fund industry," said HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh while speaking at the 2018 summit of the Association of Mutual Fund of India. "They tend to be better... Read More >

  • Oct 04, 2018
Apurva Purohit talks about 'Women in the Boardroom' at Perspective

President Jagran Group, Ms. Apurva Purohit chaired a thought-provoking discussion along with Ms. Sudha Ravi, Ajay Piramal Group, at an initiative called ‘Perspective’ by Sapphire Human Solutions. The agenda of the initiative was to spark a conversation about ‘Women Stepping into the Boardroom’ amongst eminent women leaders of th... Read More >

  • Oct 01, 2018
How CEOs Prioritize and Focus on Growth and Innovation in Companies

The business world calls for a constant change in approach, the core of that change comes from the management of those companies, driven by their CEOs. Their primary focus always remains on the growth of the company, how they enable it, is what determines the direction of that growth. The advent of technology and the introductio... Read More >

  • Sep 26, 2018

It takes more than a mere hand holding or delegating a task, to inspire a colleague to work harder or a group of people to push further towards a common goal. It takes a leader. The corporate world has always been intrigued by our ability to BECOME a leader. Is leadership a skill that you can learn and develop or is it a talent... Read More >

  • Sep 20, 2018
Changing Jobs? Do it the right way?

We are a country of 1.2 billion people. Yet when you go out to marry, you will find it difficult to find one good person to marry. The situation with jobs can be similar. While generally the job market is good and has been good for last few years, the right job can take time. The time taken to find the right job is inversely proportional... Read More >

  • Jul 27, 2018
How Can Bosses Keep Their Employees Happy

Meet a bunch of young professionals and whether it’s over drinks or dinner or even a chance meeting, the topic of conversation is often same – the tyranny of the boss and the curse of the working life. And the cause for the conversation is a disrupted work-life balance due to overworked employees. In a start-up, often the... Read More >

  • Jun 27, 2018
How do positions in the C-suite get filled?

In April, Axis Bank announced that it had hired the services of global leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder towards the appointment of a new managing director and CEO for the bank. The move was made in response to the decision by the incumbent MD and CEO to step down from their posts by the end of the year.... Read More >

  • Jun 27, 2018
Humour at the hiring table

During an exercise to find a Chief Executive Officer, a British bank was surprised to see a short-listed candidate from an American bank attend the breakfast meet, dressed casually. “It was a Friday and he did not come dressed in a suit; he was not even wearing a tie. We sensed that many of the associates were not happy with a... Read More >

  • May 16, 2018
Trolleys Of Fresh Suspense

The battle lines have been clearly drawn in the Indian e-commerce sector. With Walmart acquiring 77 per cent stake in the country’s largest homegrown e-commerce company Flipkart for $16 billion, the stage has been set for a clash between the two American retail giants on Indian soil. The fight so far in India had been between... Read More >

  • Jun 28, 2015
Open university degrees are not given their due

The course flexibility attracted SC Lokesh, a businessman in Mysuru, to enrol for the distance education BA. “I wanted to study but don’t have much time. My friends suggested the distance education mode,” said Lokesh, who will graduate in a year’s time. Ditto with Tippa Nayaka, commercial tax officer at Kalburagi. While teaching... Read More >

  • Jun 26, 2015
Improved job market fuels optimism in the BFSI sector: Survey

The improved job market is fuelling renewed optimism in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector. A survey of middle and top-level executives in the sector has revealed that almost two-thirds of the respondents expect a hike of more than 30% while switching jobs while another 75% don’t want to change their ind... Read More >

  • Jun 10, 2015
Get your ‘employer brand’ right!

In the knowledge economy, the quality and strength of a company’s human capital is one of the most definitive differentiators vis-à-vis competition. The worth of your brand has never been more important and will only assume more importance as companies try and defy industry and economy trends and aim for secular growth. But is... Read More >

  • Dec 11, 2013
Anand Rathi group-backed Sapphire Human Solutions acquires executive search business of Yotak Human Resources

Mumbai-based executive search firm Sapphire Human Solutions has bought the executive search business of Yotak Human Resources for an undisclosed amount, a statement said. Yotak is based out of Mumbai and has presence in internet and media verticals.... Read More >