Employee Motivation: A Long Term Investment To Build Strong Workforce

Employee Motivation: A Long Term Investment To Build Strong Workforce

An employee who stays motivated, gives high productivity and enjoys workplace environment is worthy investment! So why not plan employee motivation programs and give employees what they really deserve. But before proceeding, let’s face this question… If you bump this question into the cabins of HR managers, you will surely hear loud voices waiting to […]

Top 7 posts in HR (July 21 – July 27)

Top 7 posts in HR (July 21 – July 27)

We know that being an HR manager can be particularly taxing – from outlining workplace rules to preventing the next discrimination lawsuit. Wouldn’t you just love it if all the latest in HR news was condensed into a capsule for a quick read? This week we have focused on what the industry leaders are doing. […]

Unveil the Workplace Superheroes – Top Performing Employee Checklist

Unveil the Workplace Superheroes – Top Performing Employee Checklist

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No its your friendly neighborhood workplace hero! We live in highly competitive times. Thus your company may face increase in employee attrition, due to more job options, spread of the big entrepreneurial dream & a very flighty millennial talent pool. Yet, you want only the finest talent to work with […]

Why good employees leave your organization?

Why good employees leave your organization?

When talented employees continue to leave, it is alarming for most organizations. In this blog I would like to highlight the reasons and ways to arrest this growing challenge. To identify where the problem lies, ask these questions: Are we using the right processes to identify new hires? Do we know why our employees leave […]

Utilizing employee performance appraisal systems optimally?

Utilizing employee performance appraisal systems optimally?

In most organizations an employee performance appraisal process runs a few times during the year. If designed appropriately, significantly more information can be captured and analyzed by organizations. This may require some modifications to the appraisal instrument such that it can be used for employee feedback, self development and studying the rating patterns of supervisors […]

Performance Appraisal Scores can be DECEPTIVE

The one positive thing recession has done for organizations is shifting the focus to what really matters when analyzing employee performance. “I think Steve is a great guy.” doesn’t work anymore. It has to be “Look at John’s sales performance report. It says he is doing great job.” The next thing that comes into picture […]

The Future of Human Resources Management

Prayag Consulting, a leading technology marketing firm, recently interviewed the President of Saigun Technologies and the Chief Architect of EmpXtrack, Tushar Bhatia, regarding the trends in HR Technology, the future of HR management and entrepreneurship. Here are excerpts from the interview that appeared in their newsletter Focal Point. What the future holds for HR technology […]

Why employee performance appraisals are ineffective, sometimes?

One of my HR Community friends, Basheer wrote to me: > Dear Mr. Gireesh , > > When most people consider traditional performance appraisals a time consuming and expensive task, I also believe they are ineffective in the present work culture of organizations. > >I would like to hear from you, better ways to conduct […]

Make sure your rewards motivate your employees!

During one of my conversations with the CEO of a start-up, the discussion turned towards Compensation Planning to motivate employees, especially the talented ones. We agreed that the most talented ones need continuous motivation to maintain their momentum. During the discussion, the CEO narrated a bad experience concerning a talented employee, whom he admired, wanted […]

Performance Driven Culture – Key to Organizational Success

Definition of a Performance-Driven Culture According to a Gartner lexicon, performance-driven culture is a management style that looks at creating a balance between focusing on financial measures, and use of leading performance indicators and weak signals, to drive better business outcomes. Efficient leaders will seek to create a performance-driven culture, in which your business strategies will […]