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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education


Profile Details
Name – Ramola Atul Pradyot
Profession – Human Resource
Designation – Sr Manager Human Resource
OrganisationKennametal India Ltd
Age – 42
Work Experience (Years) – 16
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramolapradyot/
Under-Graduation – BA (Hons) Philosophy, Indraprastha College, Delhi University
Post-Graduation – Executive MBA in HR, National Institute of Business Management

Please give us a summary of your Career.

I started my career in 2002 as an Educational Consultant with Scholastic India Pvt Ltd. Then I moved to ABN Amro Bank as a Preferred Banking Consultant in 2003. I then worked at Citibank and then moved to Airtel.
In 2009, I joined NES Global Specialist Engineering Services Pvt Ltd as a Sr Recruitment Consultant. This is where my career in HR started. Then, I joined Sistema Shyam Teleservices (MTS) as Head Talent Acquisition for their Karnataka Circle. I am currently working as a Senior Manager Human Resources at Kennametal India Ltd (KIL)

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.

I currently work at Kennametal India Ltd as the Senior Manager in Human Resources. My job is to liaise with the Business Leaders and Managers to introduce specific HR initiatives relevant to business and recommend HR solutions aligned to business objectives. I collaborate with other HR vertical leaders and Centre of Excellence to identify and influence changes that will bring improvements. I also create robust communication forums and facilitate interactions between the employees and management on a regular basis.

Average Income For a Human Resource in the current scenario

Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 20-40 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 20-40 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
5 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security for a Human Resource?
Would you consider Human Resource Risky?
Not Risky

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance for a Human Resource?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability for a Human Resource?
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What are the different ways of entering as a Human Resource?

You can pursue an MBA in Human resources from any management college.


How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Generally speaking, your work is
Office Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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Importance of Education in Your Profession

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success of this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Post-Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?

Any Management Institute can do the trick.

What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?

It depends on the university one chooses.

Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
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According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?

First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details

Being a Peoples Person
Customer Sensitivity
Good Listener
Logical Mindsets
Should understand the grey areas
Interpersonal Skills
Ability to build relationships
Analytical Skills

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?

  • There is work-life balance in the job, one doesn’t need to spend extra time at work most of the time & the travel is limited as well.
  • There is a lot of Interaction with people since we are dealing with the all the time.
  • We frame the policies and procedures of the organisation and play a critical role in the organisation.
  • The most important thing is we help people develop & build their careers. This role is instrumental in building/developing the talent development strategy for the organisation.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?

  • Mostly the employee satisfaction scores for the human resource verticals are the lowest, this is an irony but this is how it is.
  • Human Resources is the torch bearer for all the policies and process within the organisation & hence at times, the burden gets a lot out of the person.
  • They work towards the development of employees within the organisation and most of the times their development & growth gets missed.

Recognition in your Profession

What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
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General Information of your Profession/Business

What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Maybe Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?

I would opt for the same job.