July - 2015 - issue > CXO View Point

Emerging HR Trends in the Workplace

Amberin Memon, Chief People Officer, Hexaware Technologies
Friday, June 26, 2015
Amberin Memon, Chief People Officer, Hexaware Technologies
Headquartered in Mumbai, Hexaware Technologies (BSE: HEXAWARE.BO); (NSE: HEXAWARE.NS), is a global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services. The company has a current market cap of Rs.81.35 billion.

  1. What are the major HR trends that you follow in your organization?
    At Hexaware we are exploring five major trends to find better ways to engage and empower the employees.

  2. Creating a brand for the HR department to attract, retain and motivate the best and the brightest talent. All HR initiatives are branded within the organization creating a brand value and identity of each activity that the HR group engages in. Branding improves credibility and strengthens the bond of trust between HR department and the employees.

  3. Use of Social Media to bring out the individuality of each employee and then engaging with them. Use of social media helps in communication, brand re-enforcement, sharing information, showcasing activities and events held in specific locations.

  4. Platforms to voice out and involve employee's tobe a part of a change for a better future. Employee engagement platforms help employees to connect with leaders, managers and peers. The various communication forums at Hexaware such as Open Houses, Happy Hours and Grow More Round Table Series, provide interactive platforms for sharing information, giving and receiving feedback and also ensures members of management are accessible at all times.

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