Performance Management for Project-Centric Organizations

Performance Management for Project-Centric Organizations

Over 90%  of managers believe their organization’s performance management process does not correspond to the actual work done by their teams and consequently there is a significant dissatisfaction with annual evaluations! It has been observed that a large proportion of managers who give this feedback are from Project-centric organizations or companies where work is done […]

Top 6 HR Trends for 2019

Top 6 HR Trends for 2019

In the past, HR department has focused mainly on automation of processes and integrated solutions. With the changing dynamics at workplace, the emphasis is now more on improving Employee Experience (EX) and keeping the workforce motivated and satisfied. Higher productivity, better workforce engagement and empowerment of employees with overall improved EX have taken a strong […]

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour

Performance Management has been unsuccessful in many organizations. Traditional annual appraisals and development programs are no longer appreciated by employees and employers alike. The reason – they aren’t employee centric, meaningful and do not give tangible results. 58% of organizations rate their performance management systems as “C Grade or below.” Statistics shows that only 14% […]

Where Configurability Matters Most in the HR Technology Arena

Where Configurability Matters Most in the HR Technology Arena

Let’s start with the universally accepted principle that configurability, like the rest of the “abilities” relative to HCM systems — usability, scalability and inter-operability — are the hardest aspects of a product offering to dramatically improve. These platform attributes (vs. features) consequently should be front and center when evaluating prospective HR technology, because if high […]

A Financial Institution Simplifies Incentive Process and Eliminates Manager Bias with Empxtrack Appraisal System

A Financial Institution Simplifies Incentive Process and Eliminates Manager Bias with Empxtrack Appraisal System

The post contains a case study of one the largest financial service providers dealing primarily in remittances, foreign exchange and bill payment solutions. The company has a large support staff of more than 2,200 employees spread across 800 offices in 31 countries to provide end-to-end financial services to worldwide customer base. The company faced challenges […]

Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance

Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance

This article outlines a structured process for ‘Leadership Development’ through ‘e-Learning’. It defines an approach to build leaders to manage your company’s business. Producing Leaders of the desired specifications is now within your reach, if you read, understand & implement this approach. Who is a Leader? The definition may change marginally from ‘Military’ to ‘Political’ […]

Artificial Intelligence in HR – The Future of Work is Already here!

Artificial Intelligence in HR – The Future of Work is Already here!

Do you believe Artificial Intelligence is the future game-changer? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not the FUTURE, it is ALREADY HERE. According to Wikipedia, “Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals”. In a post by Josh Bersin, Founder […]

Is Your Workplace Ready to Welcome Technology-Savvy Gen Z?

Is Your Workplace Ready to Welcome Technology-Savvy Gen Z?

Gen Z – The True Digital Natives Who Use Technology as Their Superpower Technology Savvy. Spontaneous. Emotionally Intelligent. Digital Natives. Practical. All these terms define Generation Z, or iGen, and their behaviour. In a Forbes post, Gen Z has been referred as Post-Millennial generation categorizing people born from the mid-1990s to early 2000s, comprising of […]

Does Work-from-Home Option Boosts Employee Productivity?

Does Work-from-Home Option Boosts Employee Productivity?

Who wouldn’t love being able to work remotely from home? Isn’t this an attractive job perk? With the rise of digital independence, the working landscape has changed dramatically. Employees are demanding better work-life balance, and most employers have adapted and offered occasional work-from-home days to meet employee needs. Work-from-Home – The concept is extremely meaningful […]

7 Workplace Practices That Ensure Employee Happiness

7 Workplace Practices That Ensure Employee Happiness

HR departments are often tied up with day to day processes like recruitment, training, performance management etc, that there’s no dedicated time left to see the welfare of the employees. And it’s a fact that no matter how efficient your business is, if employees aren’t happy with your work culture then all your efforts may […]

4 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience in a Hiring Process

4 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience in a Hiring Process

“It’s been over two weeks, I haven’t heard from the recruiter till now.” “My interview went well. I had high hope from this job opportunity. But the company doesn’t seem to care much about losing a candidate like me.” “I am not aware about my application status. Not yet received a rejection or confirmation call […]

What Drives Employee Happiness? Here are Few Facts

What Drives Employee Happiness? Here are Few Facts

This year, Finland grabbed top position in the list of world’s happiest countries, followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland. On March 14th, 2018, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations released the World Happiness report giving top ranks to the happiest countries in the world. According to the report, countries were ranked […]

Do Frequent Feedback Conversations Guarantee Employee Performance Improvement?

Do Frequent Feedback Conversations Guarantee Employee Performance Improvement?

In the past few years, the term “Performance feedback” has become as important as Client Satisfaction. Feedback sessions are essential to keep employees informed about their strengths and weaknesses. Feedback provides guidance, lead people to perform better. Providing constructive feedback is imperative. Having meaningful and insightful conversations with subordinates to discuss their performance and behaviour […]

How Internet of Things (IoT) Will Impact HR?

How Internet of Things (IoT) Will Impact HR?

Internet of Things (IoT) As defined by Wikipedia, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system and can inter-operate […]