#475: Narayanan Murli on the evolution of HR in the age of technology and deciphering technological impacts on HR practices
"The pandemic accelerated technology adoption, making virtual communication a necessity, but it also raised challenges in maintaining a company's unique culture and employee experience."
Ever thought about the relationship between technology and HR? Our latest guest, Narayanan Murli, a Senior HR Business Partner at Amazon, is here to shed light on this intriguing intersection. From his early days as a software developer to his current role in HR, Narayanan has an overall work experience of more than a decade, he has worked at Wipro and The D.E. Shaw Group prior to his time at Amazon. He did his B.E. from St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and his MBA from Xavier Institute of Management.
In our conversation, we take a deep dive into the role of technology within the HR landscape. Narayanan, with his background in software development, provides an insightful perspective on data-driven HR strategies and how they can enhance the efficiency of HR professionals, thereby adding more value to organizations.
- How to effectively manage employee relations and maintain culture in an era of remote work?
- How the pandemic has acted as an accelerator and evolved HR systems
- Leveraging technology and digital tools to streamline HR processes
- What are the biggest challenges and opportunities for HR professionals in the coming years?
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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.