Tag: Appraisal

How HR deals with common employee grievances

Contrary to popular stereotypes, the human resources department in an organisation is burdened with responsibilities and work. Since the entire function revolves around people,...

How to train managers to handle issues around appraisals

It is appraisal time and HR personnel everywhere are busy assessing employees’ performance levels. Organisations use various fundamental tools to handle their performance management...

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.




Young inquisitive employees require continual learning

With four generation of employees at the workplace, the game has changed drastically for organisations today. There is a greater need for the leaders...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Employee Benefits: Are they valued and appreciated?

Many employers feel that their employees do not really understand the benefits that are offered to them. It is hard to believe, but the...

Achievement of even the smallest of milestones should be celebrated

Employees surely do work hard. After all, they do give priority to their job for at least seven to eight hours every day. Therefore,...
How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....


Indian women excluded from white-collar clerical and retail sales jobs

As per a World Bank report, moderately educated women are less likely to get a job than less- educated women As per the ‘Analysing Female...

Next stop, digitisation: Indian Railways

Indian Railways has finally onboarded the digital train for its human resources, and railway employees will be reaping the benefits soon. While the Government-led...

EY entrepreneur awards for the brightest in India

EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential,...

A new approach to total rewards strategies

Total rewards policies are critical for all businesses that aspire to acquire skilled talent—agile and competent— possessing the capabilities to drive synergies, to transform...



“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...

“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...