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’ […]

7 Ways HR Help Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

7 Ways HR Help Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The #MeToo movement has shone a light on the prevalence of sexual harassment in modern life. While only a few companies have a Weinstein or a Cosby, unfortunately, too many companies in the past let minor harassment go ignored. That, fortunately, is coming to an end. We are moving past stereotypes and victim-blaming and becoming […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Ways to Empower Employees In 2018

8 Ways to Empower Employees In 2018

“Employees are the most important asset of an organization.” You must have heard this catchphrase before. In fact, some of you are already tired listening to this age-old phrase repeatedly. But hold on and think for a moment! What have you done to nurture and retain this asset? Does your organization offer best work culture […]

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Introduction: This article addresses one of the major concerns of a CEO: ‘How to improve employee productivity?’ It is to be read in continuation with my previous article on ‘Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance’. The approach below is based on experience and suggests the launch of corporate initiatives based on employee feedback. It also proposes […]

Have Disengaged Team? Meet Employee Needs with Online HR tools!

Have Disengaged Team? Meet Employee Needs with Online HR tools!

“If organizations increase investment in workplace practices which are related to employee engagement by just 10%, they would increase profits by $2,400 per employee” as stated by Accenture. The workplaces are changing… And today, the way people perform business functions is evolving rapidly. Introduction of online HR tools has given a new life to multiple workplace practices – employee engagement being one of the […]

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in a Cloud Based HRMS

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in a Cloud Based HRMS

The HR department is undoubtedly a key element for any organization. With so many responsibilities on the shoulders, it can be an extremely daunting task for HR people to manage multiple processes, especially when they have to cater to an expanding team or organization. A cloud based HRMS is the handiest tool they need. A […]

Why Annual Performance Appraisal Fails & How to Save Them

Why Annual Performance Appraisal Fails & How to Save Them

Annual performance appraisals are conducted to evaluate yearly performance standards of employees. Appraisal is the most important milestone in an employee’s journey of achieving work goals. Many organizational objectives are integrated with employee goals as employee appraisal measures productivity, economic performance and profitability in an organization. Well-structured performance evaluations allow managers to identify top, average […]

Identify & Motivate Disengaged Employees to Improve Work Culture

Identify & Motivate Disengaged Employees to Improve Work Culture

Identifying disengaged employees and motivating them to contribute to company’s success seem like a nightmare. Disengaged employees are often found pretending to work with low productivity levels. Unfortunately, workforce disengagement adversely affects company performance, organizational goals and company revenues. On top of it, disengaged staff spoils company culture by influencing other employees with their negative […]

Employee-Manager Relation: An Integral Part of Employee Management

Employee-Manager Relation: An Integral Part of Employee Management

Inaccurate results… delayed projects… procrastination… overdue monthly targets… no job satisfaction… improper employee management… Aren’t these words enough to illustrate what’s wrong in a team? They are. There’s no denial to the fact that poor relationships unfavorably affect work and cause immeasurable damage to company results. Believe me, many people feel reluctant at work just […]

HR Meetings: An Effective Communication Platform for Employee Concerns

HR Meetings: An Effective Communication Platform for Employee Concerns

HR meetings are the most effective way to exchange information, share feedback, communicate with team members, make decisions, establish work goals and create business plans. Even though employees spend too much of their time in answering calls and replying to emails, one-on-one meetings still hold the same importance. Every individual has a different perspective to […]

Employee Recognition Ideas: Appreciate Employee Efforts Before it’s too Late!

Employee Recognition Ideas: Appreciate Employee Efforts Before it’s too Late!

Have you ever realized how a little Thank You note or random praise from your manager makes a world of difference? True! Employee recognition is the positive acknowledgement of a professional’s appreciable work, efforts or behavior that directly support business goals. Appreciation is a basic need that we all strive for. Many organizations execute employee […]

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 […]

Employee Engagement – A Management Fad or Puzzle?

Employee Engagement – A Management Fad or Puzzle?

Early this year, a well-known employee engagement guru, John Smythe had organized a debate, “Is employee engagement just another management fad?” At the end of the debate, the majority in the hall seemed to think so. Despite the fact that management gurus are debating relevance and context of employee engagement in business processes, there are […]

3 Ways to Motivate Employees and Make them Stay! Pick your Style.

3 Ways to Motivate Employees and Make them Stay! Pick your Style.

‘People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.’ – Zig Ziglar, American author Your managers are the ones directly responsible for employee performance and thus they need to be able to motivate and inspire employees regularly. Employees can be motivated to complete the task at hand, […]