#488: Sankalp Saxena on creating an inclusive work culture and managing diverse teams
"Transparent communication and regular updates are the backbone of project success, ensuring everyone is on the same page. Identifying and tackling roadblocks promptly guarantees timely project delivery."
In today’s episode of The Shape of Work Podcast, join us for a fascinating tête-à-tête with Sankalp Saxena, Human Resource Business Partner at Amazon. With a career lasting over a decade, Saxena spills the beans on his journey from being a software engineer to a fulfilling HR role. He has worked at various organisations such as Infosys, Bosch, and Samsung Electronics. He did his B.E. from Jaypee University of Information Technology and his MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur.
In this episode, Saxena unravels his strategies for fostering unity amidst diversity. He talks about, cultivating a space of psychological safety, using technology for smooth collaboration, and the importance of shared goals and accountability.
- What are some fundamental steps to ensure a smooth and successful project launch?
- How to navigate the complexities of managing diverse teams?
- Steps to ensure diversity and a sense of belonging for all employees
- How can employees develop in a fast-paced digital landscape?
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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.