What matters to your top management
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A survey carried out by the executives search firm, Executives Access, reveals this and provides many more insights into
what Indian executives are looking for in theircareer.HR is no longer a non-core function and in the ongoing talent war
, it will play acritical role in employee engagement and retention. Look at what just happened atInfosys—T V Monandas Pai traded his CFO job for the position of HR head, somethingvirtually inconceivable a few years ago. Progressive companies are now walking up tothe importance of the HR function.
According to the survey one in every four respondents across the country wantshis/her company to let HR play a proactive role.
Understandably, in the already-conscious IT and Ites sector, this proposition got a high 25% vote. But even executives inthe FMCG and hospitality sectors voted in a similar range—21-25% --- showing that thecriticality of the HR function is being felt far beyond the technology sector.
This is also a wake up call to the manufacturing sector, which has seen top talentfleeing to the service sector.
Lagging far behind the service sector in employeeengagement, a high 37% in the manufacturing sector want their companies to empower HR and make it play a proactive role.The maximum overall executives votes—33% however go to giving clarity to thecompany’s vision. Employees want their companies to deliver what they promise andwalk the talk.
Clearly, employees want their companies to constantly communicateand update them on its vision and goals.
“ There is a very serious disconnect. One in2