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A podcast by Springworks bringing you insights from top People Managers on the Future of Work - how it's shaping our workplace, people and the ones who manage them.

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A podcast by Springworks bringing you insights from top People Managers on the Future of Work - how it's shaping our workplace, people and the ones who manage them.

    #229: Dheeraj Kumar Pandey on reimagining the future of work through technology, DEI, building a positive culture and employee well-being

    #229: Dheeraj Kumar Pandey on reimagining the future of work through technology, DEI, building a positive culture and employee well-being

    'Create an environment where people & processes blossom. Try to learn one extra initiative from every employee.'
    Dheeraj Kumar Pandey, Vice President of Sales at Keka Technologies, is joining us in this episode of The Shape of Work podcast. Prior to working at Keka, Dheeraj has held roles in Business Development and Human Resources domain.
    Is it difficult/challenging, and what’s your mantra?
    It’s probably the first thing we all tend to ask people from Sales. Dheeraj talks about the basic ground rules and why it’s important to be a good human being. He explains that we are selling products to people who take a chance upon us, and they will do it once or twice but not beyond. Hence, it’s essential to be truthful & genuine.
    In addition, Dheeraj talks about:
    Positive outcomes of empowering a workforceHis thoughts on making D&I more impactfulHow can technologies create a culture of happiness? How do digital solutions create a positive culture and reimagine the future of work?Advice on leading well-being in the era of digital transformationFollow Dheeraj on LinkedIn
    Produced by: Priya Bhatt
    Podcast Host: Ankita Kirad 
    About Springworks:
    Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organisation building tools and products to simplify recruitment, on-boarding, 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.

    • 33 min
    #228: Praveen Rawal on building a feedback-rich culture, well-defined policy framework as a differentiator and redefining your employee appreciation culture

    #228: Praveen Rawal on building a feedback-rich culture, well-defined policy framework as a differentiator and redefining your employee appreciation culture

    From being the first hire at Steelcase to now growing to a Managing Director (SAARC, Design Application- APAC) role in the same organization, Praveen’s journey sets some great benchmarks for us.
    Our guest on today’s episode, Praveen Rawal has spent over 18 years contributing to the growth of Steelcase.
    Prior to Steelcase, Praveen worked at giants like Shell India & ESPN. The creative side of a business such as the development and ideation of products intrigues Praveen. This interest and passion have also helped him bring success to every new product he launched.
    Episode highlights:
    How to measure the effectiveness of your employee experience initiatives? How can a well-defined policy framework serve as a culture differentiator and help attract talent?How can companies build a community that is collaborative, highly communicative, and upholds wellbeing practices?Praveen's initiatives for developing a feedback and appreciation culture and the relevance of employee listening strategy.Follow Praveen on LinkedIn
    Produced by: Priya Bhatt
    Podcast Host: Shradha Mundhra


    About Springworks:
    Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organization building tools and products to simplify recruitment, on-boarding, 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 organization focused on employee well-being and workplace culture, leading to a 4.8 rating on Glassdoor for the 200+ employee strength company.

    • 16 min
    #227: Sameer Kalra on measuring employee experience the right way, incorporating a listening culture and car as a perk to all employees

    #227: Sameer Kalra on measuring employee experience the right way, incorporating a listening culture and car as a perk to all employees

    Sameer Kalra is a polymath whose breadth and depth of interests and knowledge are truly astounding.
    He is the Co-Founder of pumpumpum and is best known as the industry's best salesperson.  His 22+ years of seasoned experience includes corporate sales and consulting. 
    Sameer and his co-founder are loud and clear about their mission- democratize car lease policies for corporates. Tune in to the episode and learn about his journey as a first-time entrepreneur, the challenges he faced, & everything that took him to build pumpumpum from the ground up.
    This wide-ranging conversation covers a lot including:
    Listening to employees: More significant than you thinkHow is leasing pre-owned cars beneficial for employees: Tax advantagesWhat problem is pumpumpum trying to solve? Measures organizations should take to evaluate employee experienceAttracting and retaining top talentFollow Sameer on LinkedIn


    Produced by: Priya Bhatt
    Podcast Host: Shradha Mundhra

    About Springworks:
    Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organization building tools and products to simplify recruitment, on-boarding, 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 organization focused on employee well-being and workplace culture, leading to a 4.8 rating on Glassdoor for the 200+ employee strength company.

    • 28 min
    #226: Updating talent strategy, employee experience and L&D programs for hybrid work, with Sunil More

    #226: Updating talent strategy, employee experience and L&D programs for hybrid work, with Sunil More

    With a fierce passion for HR and the desire to use the best technology for large-scale changes, our next guest is Sunil More. Sunil combines a career in HR including working with giants like Voltas Limited and Maersk Global Service Centres.

    He currently brings that expertise as the Regional HR Operations Lead at Svitzer- a global market leader providing towage and sustainable marine solutions to customers in 30+ countries across four regions.

    Sunil has over 20 years of experience across industries like Liner Shipping & Logistics, ITES, Procurement, Consumer Electronics, and Infrastructure. He has also worked with teams from the Asia Pacific, West & Central Asia, and Europe, where he helped set up HR processes and outsourcing.
    With such vast knowledge & experience, Sunil shares many insights on employee experience, talent management, innovative learning programs & more in this episode. 

    Here are the highlights of the episode:
    How can HR enhance employee experience for remote and hybrid workplaces?Two HR transformational journeys & five lessons learnedWhat are the changing talent requirements in an increasingly hybrid workplace?How do innovative learning programs accommodate the remote & hybrid teams?Advice to fellow leaders to elevate their business and people strategiesFollow Sunil on LinkedIn


    Produced by: Priya Bhatt
    Podcast Host: Dinesh Pandey 


    About Springworks:

    Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organization building tools and products to simplify recruitment, on-boarding, 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 organization focused on employee well-being and workplace culture, leading to a 4.8 rating on Glassdoor for the 200+ employee strength company

    • 31 min
    #225: Unlocking the secrets to employee experience, with Akash Agrawal of Sahaj Software Solutions

    #225: Unlocking the secrets to employee experience, with Akash Agrawal of Sahaj Software Solutions

    'You need to have a strong value proposition to attract and retain talent in the organization.'
    In this episode of The Shape of Work podcast,  our guest is Akash Agarwal, Co-Founder & CEO at Sahaj Software- an artisanal technology services company crafting purpose-built AI and data-led solutions for their clients.
    Akash brings a fresh perspective on the ever-evolving employee experience and the impact of the pandemic on it. 
    His career journey of over 25 years has indeed been an inspiring one. He started as a Developer at HCL and then became Senior Project Manager at Infosys, Head of Test Services at Aditi Technologies and Managing director at ThoughtWorks. 
    Having spent eight years growing Sahaj by leaps and bounds, it is no surprise that in this episode, Akash covers a lot of ground:
    How to create a great employee value proposition to attract the right talent?What elements help build a healthy work culture with an engaged workforce?How can organizations uphold well-being practices in a remote organization?What is Sahaj doing differently to enhance the overall experience of its workforce?Follow Akash Agarwal on LinkedIn


    Produced by: Priya Bhatt
    Podcast host: Rohan Mankad

    About Springworks:
    Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organization building tools and products to simplify recruitment, on-boarding, 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 organization focused on employee well-being and workplace culture, leading to a 4.8 rating on Glassdoor for the 200+ employee strength company.

    • 24 min
    #224: Anant Pradhan on leveraging HR Tech to improve performance management

    #224: Anant Pradhan on leveraging HR Tech to improve performance management

    On this episode of The Shape of work podcast, our guest is Anant Pradhan, HR Manager at Archetive Solutions Pvt. Ltd
    With several years of experience working in the HR fraternity, Anant has plenty of expertise to share in this conversation. 

    We discuss with him:
    Leveraging HR Tech for a transparent performance management processStrategies to support employee growth and professional developmentHow can organizations ensure that employee growth increasingly falls in line with the goals of organizational growth?Keyways that data analytics can improve the workplaceThe fairness factor in performance managementFollow Anant on LinkedIn

    Podcast host: Aashi Jesani
    Produced by: Priya Bhatt

    • 18 min

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