How ‘design thinking’ can transform your talent development strategies

Ever wondered what goes behind creating the new innovative products – such as those of Apple? Thanks to design thinking, we have these amazing...

How small businesses can tackle big HR challenges

It is common knowledge that successful businesses stand on the qualities and strengths of their workforce. When it comes to small businesses, the role...

How to gain the most from internships: Abhijit Bhaduri

Interns can use the internship period to study the organisation just as the organisation studies them.

Case Analysis: Are employee referral policies fair enough?

Industry leaders share their perspectives on a case that involves glitches in the employee referral process.

Top 5 essential skills for a recruiter

Recruiters should embrace new skills to keep pace with the fast-changing workplace.

How HRBPs as scrum masters can drive the business

For those who are new to scrum, it is a framework, which helps the team to work iteratively and incrementally with shorter feedback loops. 

3 Es for a digitally enabled and engaged workforce in 2017:...

At the heart of people engagement is a feeling of accomplishment that employees carry; an enhanced sense of self and of being a productive contributor to the organisation.

7 HR trends that will dominate the insurance sector in 2017:...

Customer expectations for how they will interact with their insurers are also on a constant rise. This makes it critical to evaluate and tackle the associated human capital challenges.

2017 HR Trends: Performance & Rewards: AI & predictive data brings...

Approaches that will change the way we look at the interventions in terms of cultural relevance, functional expertise and competency building.

10 talent trends of 2017: Adil Malia

Couple of days to go and ten trends that organisations need, to get future smart and future ready in 2017.

Perceptual Error: Missing link of Union-Management relationship

Any right can only be demanded in return for duty, and that has to be understood by the employees as well as the management.

The magic in digitising employee on-boarding

Streamlining employee on-boarding with digital technologies not only makes the process more interesting and engaging, it also infuses more trust for the organisation within the new joinees.

How the war for talent has moved to non-technical jobs?

Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer, Wipro, in a conversation with George Anders, popular American business journalist and author of four books, on why a qualification in liberal arts is gaining importance in the corporate world, especially in IT companies.

Mindfulness@workplace: happier people, better results

Mindfulness is emerging as a high interest area in companies worldwide as a way to encourage employees and managers to be more balanced and productive at work.

IR management needs to be professionalised

It is important to build a charming professional culture in an organisation. Professionalism is nothing but swimming in tandem with the natural rhythm of ‘cause and effect’.

Why self-discipline is a must in IR

Many IR managers feel that these manipulations are necessary to manage people in varied situations, with varying needs, egos and greed. But it is absurd to believe that such manipulations and negativity can yield positive results.

How vested interests mar industrial relations

The prime vested interest of company executives is to rule at will – egocentrism. However, the vested interest of the union leaders is to satisfy their social and self-esteem needs. These are the raw motives, to overcome which and to develop behavioural compatibility between both the agencies, two measures need to be established—a defined transactional system, and constant interpersonal communication. 

The 6D framework of HR analytics

HR Analytics is the most challenging among different types of analytics as it involves both the hard and the soft data points.

How digital mindset can transform HR

Digitisation has emerged as a key disruptor and game-changer, with enterprises leveraging the integration of big data, cloud computing and mobile, and smart technology becoming a key business priority. 

Why the future will be different for telecom sector?

Mobile services have been around in India for 20 years. What they have done to the country is nothing less than transformational. The network effect on India’s social and economic fabric is immeasurable. Its impact on personal living styles and family relationships is intense. And there is more to come! The future is going to be very different. For employees in this sector, it will all be about ‘jobs never done before. Here is a parallel drawn between telecom and startups.

New Year Special: Gender diversity to take centre stage in 2016

New technologies, data analytics and social networks are expected to have a deeper impact on how people communicate, collaborate and work. Are organisations prepared for the new workplace? 

New Year Special: Will talent demand meet infra boom?

The infrastructure industry is ready for a boom—both from the government policy front, and due to heavy investment from the private sector. But where is the talent in India to execute these projects?

New Year Special: Global impact on India’s people business in 2016

Enhanced security concerns across the world in response to terror; a possible slowdown in growth economies as well as subdued oil prices will all have a role to play in how business is shaped this year. This will have a deep impact on the amount of leverage the people function will have.

New Year Special: Questioning the age-old practices in HR: 2016

Traditional, copybook HR practices are fast outliving their relevance and some of the HR beliefs and practices need to be shunned this year.

New Year Special: Celebrated HR concepts under scanner in 2016

Last year, performance management had to adapt to dramatically changed worldviews. It is expected that many such HR concepts will come under scanner this year. Read to find out more.

New Year Special: How should a leader strategise in 2016?

An analysis, on upcoming challenges in ‘Strategic People Management’ which people leaders will have to gear for this year.

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