Tag: Appraisal

Why is it justified to pay a person less after promotion?

The case study A person who works at the middle management level of an organisation has been given a promotion. With his boss having left...

Government promotions to be based on performance and feedback/rating

The Government is all set to change the way employees receive promotions from 2019 onwards, as per media reports. The objective is to make...

Many Wiproites under scanner for low performance

Employees have been asked to have an open discussion with their supervisor and HR manager on how they can grow and contribute going forward. Many employees have told HRKatha that they have been asked by HR to either improve or lookout.

Dos and don’ts for both employees and managers during appraisal

Appraisals are a tricky thing, with employees expecting bosses to deliver what they’ve been promising, and managers dealing with unfulfilled expectations

Want to promote yourself at work?

HR Katha lists five ways to smartly promote yourself without appearing too pushy. 

How Gionee’s point-based evaluation system is a performance booster

The system is grounded, yet modern in terms of taking care of employees’ ambitions and expectations

e-Emphasys doles out 20% increment to base level, average 12%

The IT product firm’s increments are at par, and in some cases, even above the industry standards.

Bad appraisal? Fret not; make a smart move, not a desperate...

Experts across industries believe that a hasty decision taken under the impact of a dissatisfactory appraisal may not be a wise thing to do.

Why Reliance Jio is showering high increments on top performers

The company has taken extra care to reward some people, from specific roles/functions, based on their efforts and commendable performance. 

Teachers will now be appraised by students

UGC has altered the API to make teaching/learning the primary measure of performance

What HR won’t reveal about an appraisal discussion

Actions speak louder than words: Most people feel they will be held more accountable for their speech than for their gestures or body language.

Top 9 sectors to offer highest appraisals in FY16

Pharma will be biggest gainer with expected average salary hike of 12.1 per cent.

Don’t turn your horse into a donkey!

An interesting fictional story on how changing the horse of a winning team to a donkey cost the team its very existence.




Carve out a digital mindset with adaptability

Business enterprises thriving in a complex world of uncertainty show bold disruption and continuous innovation through resilience and reinvention. The rapid pace of technology challenges...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...


Why probationary clause is hopelessly outdated

Every offer letter tells a story and that forms the first impression in the minds of potential employees, which stays forever. In the letter...

Diageo introduces new global maternity and paternity leave policies

Diageo, the British multinational beverages company, has announced a new family leave policy, which is applicable to its employees across businesses. In order to...

National Initiatives to Promote Quality Apprenticeships in G20 Countries

Some groups are more socially and economically challenged than others in finding meaningful employment; such as special needs individuals, women in certain cases, the...

Foodpanda terminates 1500 delivery personnel

Ola has once again reportedly failed at the food delivery business. The Company, owned by ANI Technologies, closed its food delivery business, Foodpanda. This...



“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...