June 4, 2021

Weaving a Fabric with Amrita Samuel

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Weaving a Fabric with Amrita Samuel
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Show Notes

In this episode Amrita Samuel, People Leader and Executive Coach is in conversation with Gayatri sharing her experiences on

  • Chosing HR as a career by choice
  • Starting out in banking, manufacturing, hotels & then coming to IT via a .com company
  • Working out of retail company warehouses and in actual stores, later moving into HR consulting across several industries
  • The start of her long IT HR stint beginning with figuring out alphabets in computer programming languages and acronyms of the tech world
  • The feel of working with tech across physical notebooks, shared computers, and accessing email via dial up connections
  • Reflections on how mindsets and work constructs have shifted from meeting people in person
  • How people have understood the role of HR and what it encompasses
  • How people experience the organization through HR from hiring to retiring, HR as brand ambassadors
  • Being a business partner, learning about what it means to code, what project management is and helping people who want to do something else
  • On how people from tech functions bring more empathy to their role when some of them chose to move into HR
  • Functioning and enabling in the background 
  • Did she ever miss not being in the limelight? 
  • Being a true partner in an organization
  • Working with over 12 countries and cultures and how they perceive HR
  • Her upbringing and how its helped shape her perspectives in her role
  • Creating safe spaces, coaching leaders and being an invisible yet impactful function

Amrita is a thoughtful and accomplished people leader and executive coach. She is a certified Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation with over 20 years of experience in global human resource management. Her belief in the power of the human potential has helped the leaders she has coached flourish in all aspects of their life.

 Amrita has held several leadership roles in her two-decade career in Human Resources. She has worked and led teams in India, USA, Europe and Asia. She has worked across multiple industries ranging from Technology, Manufacturing to Retail and Hospitality. Most recently she was General Manager & Global HR Head at Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), where she has worked for over 14 years.

 Amrita is a food & travel enthusiast. She is a certified scuba diver &  home baker. She is committed to social sector causes & hopes to be an impact agent in that space.

She can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/amritasamuel/ OR @ amritasamuel@gmail.com

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