How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

Performance Appraisals are conducted to evaluate employee performance, identify skill development needs and recognize valuable contribution of the top performers. Using a standard rating criterion in performance evaluation ensures fairness in the process. Impact of Rating Patterns of Managers in Performance Appraisals During performance reviews, every manager uniquely evaluates and scores employees on multiple performance […]

How to Avoid Office Politics Without Getting Your Hands Dirty?

How to Avoid Office Politics Without Getting Your Hands Dirty?

Office politics is an evil that impacts employee’s performance. It can occur for any reason, be it money, power, status or just for greed. Politics at workplace takes an emotional toll on everyone involved in it. Arguments, favouritism and difference in opinions become a common sight at workplaces where political games exist. Political games, often […]

6 Reasons to Invest in a Cloud-Based Human Resource Information System

6 Reasons to Invest in a Cloud-Based Human Resource Information System

A human resource information system (HRIS) that uses online data is said to be on cloud. HRIS has the capability to speed up HR processes, ease the workload, and accelerate overall productivity. With the advances in Smart HR technology, HR vendors started offering cloud based HRIS. 6 reasons to invest in cloud-based Human Resource Management […]

Infographic: Why Do We Need a Cloud-Based HR Software?

Infographic: Why Do We Need a Cloud-Based HR Software?

In today’s global economy, HR challenges affect all aspects of a business. The traditional ways of hiring, managing and retaining workforce need to be transformed to meet the business objectives. HR should be well informed and updated with the latest evolution in HR automation and aim at becoming a strategic partner in the business. Overcome […]

Why Appreciating and Rewarding Employees is More Important Than Ever

Why Appreciating and Rewarding Employees is More Important Than Ever

Appreciation is a basic human need! Experts believe that praise and recognition have always been crucial in improving employee productivity, engagement and retention. Managers, HR and the leadership need to understand its significance and the positive impact it has on business growth. A simple thing, such as a shout out in a team meeting or […]

People analytics: Does Your Organization Run Data-Driven Processes?

People analytics: Does Your Organization Run Data-Driven Processes?

Changing human resource management to a data-driven mindset can be challenging. After all, HR intends to deal with people, not with numbers. However, being data-driven is vital for a forward moving business. Data analytics measures success of HR initiatives and helps in making well-informed decisions. 77% of managers regard people analytics as a key business […]

Digital Transformation and the Evolution of HR Trends

Digital Transformation and the Evolution of HR Trends

Till a few years ago, human resources used to be least active in technology innovation and automation. But over time, digital transformation has empowered HR to improve the human resource processes. According to CB Insights research, HR technology industry had received more than $2 billion in investment capital in 2015. Thus, encouraging use of advanced tools […]

Payroll Management : Remain Statutory Compliant & Avoid Last Minute Payroll Hassles

Payroll Management : Remain Statutory Compliant & Avoid Last Minute Payroll Hassles

Payroll management is time-consuming and complex and requires full business confidentiality. Managing employee data, answering queries, preparing reports and looking into payroll processing, all often at the same time, becomes overwhelming and stressful for the HR department. What are some common issues in payroll processing? Calculating taxes, Provident Fund (PF) and ESI deductions, travel/ medical/ […]

How to Overcome Challenges in Travel and Expense Management?

How to Overcome Challenges in Travel and Expense Management?

Today, business travel has become a common thing. Global expansion of a business significantly increases travel expenses for the company. Increase in Travel and Expense Spending As stated in a PayStream Advisors report on travel and expense management, 38% of companies spend more than $500,000 on travel and expenses, and 18% spend more than $5 […]

Top 3 Lessons to Engage Millennial Workforce

Top 3 Lessons to Engage Millennial Workforce

By 2020, millennials will make up nearly 50% of the entire global workforce. Millennials or also known as Gen Y is soon going to outnumber baby boomers and generation X in the population count. Soon, we will see millennials becoming managers and future leaders, and dominating each business sector. According to a PWC report, 63.3% […]