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India at the Forefront

Transforming HR for the Future

In an era marked by rapid technological advancements, evolving work paradigms, and a dynamic generational shift, the need for Human Resources to be at the forefront of business transformation has never been more crucial.

ChapmanCG’s India lead, Prachi Desai, speaks with Tarun Varma, Global Chief Human Resources Officer at Tata Consumer Products. Tarun brings a unique perspective on workplace evolution and HR’s impact, having garnered a wealth of career experience from global giants like Nestle, Coca-Cola, Vodafone, and Shell, and now steering HR strategies at Tata Consumer Products.

This video conversation focuses on

  • Personal Career Insights: Tarun shares his career journey, highlighting the pivotal moments and hot topics that have influenced his professional path.
  • Workplace Evolution: They explore the significant challenges and opportunities arising from emerging technologies, the hybrid work debate, and the influx of Generation Z into the workforce.
  • Global vs. Indian MNC Experience: Tarun reflected on his transition from global MNCs to an Indian MNC, sharing his experiences, misconceptions, and insights that are particularly relevant to breaking the stigma surrounding HR in India.
  • Future HR Strategies: Looking at where HR goes from here, Tarun reflects on his strategies for HRT for the next 3-5 years.

Introduction

Fundamentals of HR

Lens of Misconception

Unlabel and Unmute

Learning and Development

The Future is Bright

Being Nimble, Dealing With Change

Final Thoughts

The Full Conversation

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