#355: Nishith Parikh on the need for HR and the necessary skills in the HR profession
On this episode of The Shape of Work, our guest talks about managing the HR role and the key skills needed to be a successful HR professional.
"Along with technical skills, HR professionals must possess skills in behavioural science and people management to understand their sentiments and individual problems."
We welcome Nishith Parikh, Global Head HR at Krish TechnoLabs. He started HR with an automobile service company and now is a seasoned HR veteran.
Nishith has an overall work experience of fifteen years. He did his B.Com from Gujarat Arts and Commerce College, his MBA in HR from Saurashtra University, and Strategic Human Resource Management from the Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli.
- Importance of Managing the Regional HR roles
- The people-first approach has become a necessity
- Key skills needed to be a successful HR professional
- Advice to upcoming HR enthusiasts
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Produced by: Priya Bhatt
Podcast Host: Aparajeeta Boro
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.