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 […]

Positive Employee Experience – A New Roadmap to Retain Top Talent

Positive Employee Experience – A New Roadmap to Retain Top Talent

2018 has seen a shift in HR’s focus area. The emphasis is on “Employee Experience” now. It is about the experience an employee gets at work. A recent study has found that 83% of HR leaders cite “employee experience” as an important factor for organizational success. By offering a valuable workplace experience that meets professional […]

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 […]

Employee Retention – Is it a Yay or Nay for your Company in 2018?

Employee Retention – Is it a Yay or Nay for your Company in 2018?

Employee Retention has become a concern for organizations across the globe. Employee turnover adversely affects a company’s performance and growth. According to the Centre for American Progress, employee turnover costs roughly 20% of an employee’s salary to replace that individual. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics states that people quit jobs in search of better […]

Top 6 Reasons to Focus on Timesheet Management

Top 6 Reasons to Focus on Timesheet Management

“Time is Money.” You must have heard this popular saying before. It clearly indicates that the real cost of poor time management is more than a billion dollars. It leads to performance issues and affects overall business productivity. What is the solution to this problem? Is there a way to motivate people to change their […]

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 […]

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 […]