#314: Sanmitra Mallick on women in the HR industry and future of talent acquisition
"In order to keep pace with the digital economy, organizations need to innovate and put processes in place that leverage digitalization or AI. They should also consider the fact that the current and future workforce would prefer to work from anywhere."
The newest instalment of the Shape of Work podcast sheds light on women in the HR landscape. Our guest for this episode is Sanmitra Mallick, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at Kotak Life. Kotak Life is an insurance company that provides its customers with innovative life insurance products, enabling them to stay financially independent at every stage of life. Along with advice to women in the HR landscape, Sanmitra provides insight on the role of technology in talent acquisition and the changes that can be expected in the talent landscape in the next few years.
Sanmitra's career journey is indeed a spectacle to behold. He is an IIM graduate who went on to work with some of the most prestigious companies such as the Aditya Birla Group and Reliance Communications. In this episode, he shares the challenges he faced in his career and how he overcame them.
- Sanmitra talks about the challenges in his role and how he keeps going
- Advice to women who are looking forward to a career in HR
- How will the talent landscape shape up in the next five years?
- What extent will technology play a role in talent acquisition?
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Produced by: Priya Bhatt
Podcast Host: Riddhi Agarwal
Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organisation building tools and products to simplify recruitment, onboarding, employee engagement, and retention. The product stack from Springworks includes:
SpringVerify— B2B verification platform
EngageWith— employee recognition and rewards platform that enriches company culture
Trivia — a suite of real-time, fun, and interactive games platforms for remote/hybrid team-building
SpringRole — verified professional-profile platform backed by blockchain, and
SpringRecruit — a forever-free applicant tracking system.
Springworks prides itself on being an organisation focused on employee well-being and workplace culture, leading to a 4.8 rating on Glassdoor for the 200+ employee strength company.