With the insane humdinger, changes, innovation, policies and endless gusto in the field of Human Resources, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad organized a HR Panel Discussion on 21st September, 2017. The objective of the Panel Discussion was to help aspiring HR professionals understand the opportunities in the field today and how to go about developing oneself as a successful HR manager.
The Panel Discussion had Mr. Narayana Rao, Head-HR, NCC Group, Hyderabad; Ms. Hema Srinivas, Independent Consultant, People Development Hyderabad; Ms. Tushma Singh, Manager L&D, Granules India Ltd; Mr. Cdr Santosh Nagarajan( Retd.), Associate Director-Talent Virtusa and Moderator- Ms. Madhujit Singh, CEO, Ananya Women@work
The Panel Discussion was organized in association with “Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), Hyderabad Chapter.”
Introducing the discussion series, Prof. Yamini Medhuri delivered an excellent introduction to the topic and overview of the present scenario and stated the current relevance of career opportunities in HR. Followed by the introductory speech on HR, Prof. Medhuri welcomed Mr. Santhosh Nagarajan, who has spent 21 years in the Indian Navy and has championed People Skills through his dynamic experience. From his words HR is simply
the management of human assets.” He also spoke about relevance of learning. Mr. Nagarajan’s talk emphasised “the only way to learn and grow is to unlearn and relearn.”
Mr. Narayana Rao spoke extensively around the fact that Human Resources is an organization’s greatest assets and how all other resources get connected through employees. He also mentioned that, “to make employee deliver as per company objectives, they need to be properly selected, trained and motivated.” The talk became even more riveting when he stressed upon the areas of HR growth, career prospectus of HR professionals, qualities needed to become successful professional and other career for HR professionals.
His speech was followed by Ms. Tushma Sinha, who has a background in Law. From her point of view to be an HR is “a big deal, and it includes 3 main competencies like understanding DNA of the company, human psychology and human values.”
Ms. Hema Srinivas started her talk stating- “the HR field is condensed with all about utilizing common sense and that too is most challenging when it comes to understanding people needs.” She concluded saying that “the more you are connected with people, the easier you will find to scale success”.