Saurabh Nigam, VP HR at Beroe was one of the featured speakers at the recently concluded Global HRO Forum in Philadelphia. The conference was attended by industry luminaries such as Peter Cappelli (Director of the Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School), Cindy Fiedelman (Vice President People & Diversity, American Airlines), Dennis J. Finn (Vice Chairman, Global Human Capital Leader / Partner, PwC), John P. McMahon (Senior Vice President, HR and Chief Human Resources Officer, Cumberland Gulf Group)
Saurabh spoke about the fact that best practices to manage the new age employees or Gen Y. Some of the key points covered by him were -
Gen Y making up for close to 50% of the workforce globally and how their perceptions and aspirations are different from the previous generations. Therefore, establishing a need for change in talent management strategies for Gen Y
Busting some of the myths regarding Gen Y-them being lazy, having poor work ethics, lacking social skills
Importance of non-financial incentives like encouragement from supervisors, leading task forces in motivating the Gen Y population
Saurabh is the Vice President-Human Resources at Beroe Inc. overseeing their operations spread across globally. An alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur, he is an accomplished HR Executive with extensive experience and consummate achievements building multiple best-in class organizations from ground up. He holds the SPHR, GPHR and HRMP certifications from SHRM, USA-being the only Indian and one among the first 10 people globally to hold these three certifications simultaneously. He has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Future HR Leaders of the Country by People Matters & DDI International.