Taniya Tikoo

MEA Correspondent for BW Businessworld. Trying to decode India's international political relationships. Particularly interested in the complex Indo-Iran ties.

Latest Articles By Taniya Tikoo


Employee engagement at Pearson India

In an exclusive interview with BW People, Ritu Agast, Director – Human Resources, Pearson India, talks about the best employee engagement policies at Person. She also talks about re-skilling the employees and its importance.

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India currently presents a fantastic opportunity to ride the AI wave: President Eightfold AI

Eightfold AI is a company inspired by the ancient philosophy of the Eightfold path that empowers people to pursue a livelihood of their choice. It also encourages them to learn, unlearn and develop the core skills they need to achieve their goals and aspirations.

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LGBT at Workplace: The real diversity inclusion

In a 2016 survey of 100 Indian LGBT employees was conducted by MINGLE(Mission for Indian Gay and Lesbian Empowerment ), an advocacy group found that 40 percent had been harassed at work and a majority were not covered by LGBT workplace protection policies.

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A great leader inspires the team to fly higher: Veteran Author Ambi Parameswaran

Ad man, veteran author Ambi Parameswaran is back again with his new book Sponge- Leadership lessons I learnt from my clients. As the tag line appropriately suggests. The book is a collection of anecdotes from his 40 year career where he learnt leadership lessons from renowned leaders and would like for society to learn their bit from it.

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Employees need to reskill themselves constantly: CEO

At a time when job opportunities are limited and the demand for reskilling is constant. It is becoming very difficult for recruiters to find the perfect person for a job role. While companies like are trying to ease the process for hiring managers. BW People spoke to CEO Zairus Master to figure out the big gaps in supply and demand of skilled employees in today’s job market. In this exclusive interview Master talks about the foundation of the organization, the current standing in the market and the biggest challenges faced by recruiters in today’s time.

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My Bizarre soul connection with Atal Bihari Vajpayee

"The game of power will continue, the parties will come, The government will grow; it will get worse But this country should live;" - Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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Why will I not celebrate Independence Day this year

Watching people celebrate it with tri-color face paint, small gatherings in various society’s and the latest on the block, tri-color accessories makes me wonder the irony and shallowness of this holiday.

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A Leader Should Always Follow His Gut Instinct: Shane Watson

"One of my key strategies is whatever I do, I understand what my best performance looks like, my best performance as in the best I can personally give in," said Watson

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Physical environment is the key to innovation and creating a thought provoking workspace: Chetna Gogia

In an exclusive interview with BW People, Chetna Gogia, HR Director, PayU, talks about the latest trends and topics in the HR industry. She also talks about the wellness of the workforce in various aspects.

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At TATA Communications we don’t believe in hiring readymade talent says CHRO

Leading the team of TATA Communications’ employees as a CHRO, Aadesh Goyal has his own take on attrition, hiring talent and employee engagement. Goyal feels the term ‘employee engagement’ is a little misunderstood by corporates in today’s time. He has been associated with the company for more than eight years and believes the best way to engage an employee is to respect their decisions, understand the need and make sure they are comfortable at their work place. In an exclusive interview with BW People, he sheds lights on the best employee policies at TATA Communications, his idea of employee engagement and his contribution to the workplace.

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