Tag: Employee Engagement

Are fun weekend activities a boon or a bane for employees?

Team outings and casual weekend cocktail hours seem to have become history now. While these were opportunities for some employees to break the ice...

“We are now trying to adapt to WFH”: SVP-HR, Vistara

Of all the sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation has been the hardest hit. With travel restrictions, grounded fleets, benched staff, schedule uncertainties,...

7 Employee Engagement Strategies to Adopt Post Lockdown Period

The ongoing pandemic has pushed many businesses into a state of turmoil. Several countries had to initiate lockdown procedures to stop the spread of...

How Ugam keeps employees engaged with its unique formal and informal...

Ugam, the analytics company, a subsidiary of the Merkle Group, has managed to focus on employee engagement even during these tough times. In the...

Revisiting engagement when gig workers outnumber the regulars

It seems the gig economy is inevitable. The COVID-19 crisis and the lockdown have paved the new path for gig workers. Companies have come...

Pegasystems launches tracking app to track COVID-19 spread amongst staff

While all businesses are impacted by the spread of COVID-19, companies are adopting ways to ensure the continuity of business and focusing on 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 meetings can be made interactive and engaging

Many an employee has complained about boring meetings at the workplace. In fact, meetings are rarely looked forward to, especially if they happen very...

Does air quality also affect employee engagement?

We have time and again discussed factors that affect employee engagement and productivity. But who would have thought pollution will also one day feature...

How diversity is connected to engagement

Organisations that have fewer women in their workforces are actually missing out. On what? On many positive outcomes, including higher job satisfaction, enhanced level...

How should companies control layoff anxiety

Pick up the newspaper and there is bound to be at least one story about some organisation downsizing or slashing jobs in order to...

Why Scandinavians have the happiest work culture

The World Happiness Report by the United Nations always features the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway and Finland as the top rankers every year....

Do humble leaders play a part in employee engagement?

Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...

Making organisations more effective with employee empowerment

Employee empowerment – this two-word phrase has a lot of strength and power in it. In simple words, it is a strategy and philosophy...

Invest in culture to ensure employee engagement

Engaged employees are highly productive, are able to maintain great relations with the customers, and remain loyal to the organisation. Studies suggest that engaged...

Is employee voice essential for employee engagement?

What is employee voice? It is the employees’ means of communicating their opinions and views to their employers. It is the means by which...

Managers should help employees reattach to work to keep them engaged

While discussing employee well-being, the importance of learning to disconnect and detach from work once the work day is over is a topic that...

How is visibility of employees essential for their engagement?

Visibility is important in every sphere. Brands need to be visible to do well in the market. Actors need to be visible in order...

Employee engagement: Is the road smooth?

While employee engagement seems to be the favourite topic of discussion in the HR space today, there is no single mantra to ensure that...

How professional development can ensure employee engagement

All employers dream of the ideal workforce—employees committed to the organisational goals; personnel who work to improve their company’s products; staff that gets excited...

Can a sense of purpose improve employee engagement?

It was a regular chat on WhatsApp, like any other day, but my friend at the other end sounded unusually low. On asking what...

How does the automobile industry keep its employees engaged during crisis?

Every now and then when you check for your daily dose of news, you will come across people talking about the deteriorating situation in...

How can employees be engaged from their very 1st day at...

Who said only the new entrants are worried about creating a good impression on the first day at work? Their employers are equally focussed...

Another product from Magicbrick’s HR innovation lab

Many traditional organisations continue to use classroom learning as their primary learning and development technique. While there are many benefits of this mode of...

How to keep the creative workforce engaged

As an employer, you deal with all kinds of employees— some slow, others energetic, some smart, and yet others dim witted. However, you will...

What drives employee engagement at the top?

Whenever we talk of employee engagement, it is assumed we are talking about the frontline or mid-level employees. The senior management of an organisation...

Pedal your way to health

‘A desk connected to a digital exercise bike can help burn calories’, said the headline. Before long, another headline caught my eye, ‘Get work...

Good ergonomics can ensure employee engagement

With all the buzz around employee engagement these days, and the role of quality employee experiences in promoting the same, the corporate world is...

‘Listen’ to ensure employee engagement

If you look for the definition of ‘listening’ on Google, you will get many versions— ‘give one's attention to a sound’; ‘take notice of...

Five ways to build internal branding for Gen Z

Nowadays, company culture speaks louder than money. Workers may easily switch to lower paying jobs if the company culture aligns with their beliefs. Companies...

Employee engagement: How much has changed in India, in the past...

Engagement at work is highest among employees in India than in other countries reveals a survey. ADP Research Institute’s recent global survey revealed that...

Taking the blues away from the blue-collared: 5 employee-engagement tips to...

Talk engagement and all you imagine is a host of activities and plans to keep people in the office motivated and happy. Do you...

Vantage Circle Wins US 20 Million Dollar contract for its employee rewards...

Vantage Circle has been awarded a large contract for the Employee Rewards and Recognition platform by one of the largest enterprises in USA. Designed...

Breaking down silos with an engagement platform

Luminous India, a three decade old market leader in power storage and home electrical businesses - wanted to create better synergy and collaboration amongst...

Here’s why you should gamify employee engagement

All work and no play has never worked, especially, when it comes to employee engagement! The word ‘engagement’ itself suggests ‘being in it’ and...

Being part of a team increases engagement levels: Study

It is common knowledge that there is a lot of strength in teamwork. However, what organisations do not realise is that working in teams...

How companies are leveraging technology to build candidate relationship

All companies wish to be known for their top notch candidate relationship management (CRM). Building a strong relationship with passive or active candidates and...

Bajaj Auto’s ‘Flying Start Leadership Programme’

Bajaj Auto is leading the change by staying ahead of companies in the industry. How? From its innovation labs, it is tenaciously generating ideas...

Infosys opts to engage with employees through sports

Infosys is all set to enhance its brand image, not only with clients but also with its employees, by partnering with international tournaments, such...

Barco India moving from ‘controlling’ to ‘connecting’

Employees are the biggest asset for a company, and employee relations is growing in importance with the new generation joining the workforce. Many industries...

Intuit India – Creating a sense of belongingness

Quickly gulping the morning meal, rushing through the daily newspaper and readying for office is common routine for urban professionals. This can be a...

Dear Diary…

The good old diary has been the source of many stories. Films have been based on the experiences noted down in the diaries and...

Tata Sky tells its employees to ‘Be your own CEO’

Companies love appreciating and encouraging their best performers. And why not? After all, it is these people who become the building blocks of an...

Never a boring day at Titan

Coffee-break conversations can be rather random. Our group went into discussing lifestyle products and brands. One of my colleagues initiated an informal survey of...

7000 Bacardi employees interact with bar staff

Bacardi, the privately held family-owned spirits company, completed 157 successful years recently. To mark the occasion and as part of the ‘Back to Bar’...

Can Artificial Intelligence peep into the hearts and minds of the...

The HR personnel in any organisation work hard to put the right talent in place. They also help arrange for the new entrants to...

Hyatt: How in the world would one motivate a chef?

The hospitality industry has a very different set of employees — not the regular nine to five office goers. This business operates 24x7 and...

‘Fevicol ka Jod’ at the workplace: Pidilite’s strategy to bind its...

One of the most difficult tasks as an HR head, is to create a strong bond between employees. In a country such as India,...

Five ways leaders can accelerate innovation in their organisation

Leaders are at the forefront of this change and tasked with giving direction to their organisations, to successfully emerge from this crisis unscathed. It...

Time for the ‘optimism tonic’

Will I still be employed at the end of the year? Will my children be able to attend school anytime soon? What if there...

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WB govt offers jobs to 3,000 IT professionals

The Karmo Bhumi programme initiated by the West Bengal government has managed to offer jobs to about 3,000 informational technology (IT) professionals who returned...

Annual holiday for mental health on Oct 9

Media company, Thomson Reuters, has introduced an annual company holiday on October 9, calling it Mental Health Day. With so much uncertainty surrounding people, it...

US to spend $150 mn to train locals for H-1B jobs

Looks like the number of Indian tech experts and others who move to work in the US on H-1B visas will soon start dwindling....

Harley-Davidson to quit Indian market for good

With sales dipping drastically, Harley-Davidson has decided to wind up all manufacturing and sales operations in India. The American motorcycle brand’s recent restructuring plan,...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“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...