Income Tax Rules for FY 2019-20: Impact on your Financial Planning

Income Tax Rules for FY 2019-20: Impact on your Financial Planning

In the Interim Budget presented on 1st February 2019, the Indian government has announced changes in the income tax rules for the financial year 2019-2020. These tax deduction rules are effective from April’19 onwards. Highlights » There is no change in income tax slab rate for financial year 2019-20 (AY 2020-21). » The standard deduction […]

Exit Management, Offboarding Checklist & Exit Interviews – All on a Single Digital Platform

Exit Management, Offboarding Checklist & Exit Interviews – All on a Single Digital Platform

A formal exit management process mitigates security and legal threats. According to a survey by TEKsystems, only 14 percent of IT leaders strongly agree their organization has an effective employee offboarding process. Employee offboarding process is often overlooked, thus restricting an honest feedback from the exiting employees that can be used for exit analysis. Whether […]

The Best HR Software for Your Business Size

The Best HR Software for Your Business Size

Strategic retention has become more important than ever in today’s competitive job market. Many HR professionals have turned to powerful software solutions to help them stay ahead. With the swiftly evolving nature of artificial intelligence and the push towards cloud-based platforms, technologists would argue that HR software is becoming a necessity. That being said, the […]

How to Choose HR Software Vendor in 2019?

How to Choose HR Software Vendor in 2019?

Selecting a suitable HR software vendor can be a challenging and overwhelming task. While making the right choice of the HR solution, keep functionality, usability, operational effectiveness and return on investment in mind. Besides time and cost saving, ensure that you pick a software that aligns with your objectives and adds significant value to your […]

Payroll Solution That Ensures 100% Statutory Compliance and Regulation

Payroll Solution That Ensures 100% Statutory Compliance and Regulation

Payroll is a complex process that becomes more challenging with a company’s unique processes, compliance issues, varying allowance and deductions and with constantly changing legislation. This, often puts businesses at a risk as there is so much at stake in terms of penalties, additional scrutiny and reputation of the company. Many organizations manage this process […]

Online Calendar and Task Scheduling Tool – A Better Way to Organize Work

Online Calendar and Task Scheduling Tool – A Better Way to Organize Work

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a Calendar? Important dates, tasks, meetings, holidays, or merely a thought of being efficient and organized. Well, each one of us may think of a unique answer, but at the end of the day – we all aim to become productive, […]

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 […]

Is Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) a Boon for Employees?

Is Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) a Boon for Employees?

According to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 1993, the covered employers must give their employees up to 12 weeks of job-protected unpaid leave for their qualified medical and family reasons once in a year. FMLA is a federal law that gives enough time to employees to take care of their own health or […]

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 […]

Use Predictive HR Analytics to Transform HR Strategy

Use Predictive HR Analytics to Transform HR Strategy

Predictive HR analytics is all about analysing current human resource data to gain insights into patterns and make predictions about the future. Best companies progress continuously by understanding the significance of HR data analytics and consequently making well-informed decisions using this data. Predictive analytics identifies trends related to excessive employee absenteeism, employee performance, attrition rate, […]

10 Best HR and Recruitment Blogs to Follow in 2018

10 Best HR and Recruitment Blogs to Follow in 2018

Here’s a list of top 10 HR and Recruitment blogs that you may like to follow in 2018. Stay tuned to know latest news and trends in HR. HR Bartender Founded and run by Sharlyn Lauby, this blog focuses on topics that relate to the workplace, not just human resources. Some of the most popular […]

Top 5 Performance Challenges Faced in Healthcare Industry

Top 5 Performance Challenges Faced in Healthcare Industry

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries. To offer quality care to patients, a large pool of well-trained, dedicated medical professionals and cost saving clinical procedures are required. Besides employing doctors, nurses, medical residents and interns, healthcare sector also has support staff – people involved in front desk to back end transactional operations. Undoubtedly, […]

Performance Management in Retail Industry – Ways to Improve Employee Performance

Performance Management in Retail Industry – Ways to Improve Employee Performance

Today, when online shopping has become a prevalent trend, retailers try hard to defeat cut-throat competition and retain customers. Performance of retail employees play a significant role in improving operational efficiency, building customer loyalty and boosting profits. Expectations for better services and excellent customer experience are escalating with each passing day. Offering great shopping experience […]

5 ways HR can help increase employee loyalty

5 ways HR can help increase employee loyalty

Handling a Human Resources (HR) department nowadays can indeed be tough. Staff attrition is the biggest culprit in making this otherwise enjoyable job to unbearable drudgery. Admittedly, no organization of any repute wants staff attrition. Attrition is often caused by absence of loyalty. There are several reasons why employees nowadays are less loyal to an […]

Glimpses of Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2017

Glimpses of Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2017

Bangalore, The IT Capital of India hosted Asia Pacific HRM Congress to discuss the pressing issues of human resource in the current age of economic disruption. HR Leaders from several countries were present at the event. Our team also attended the congress and the Award function which recognized the organizations and individuals for their achievements […]

How to Overcome Challenges in Employee Scheduling? Spend 2 minutes to Get a Solution

How to Overcome Challenges in Employee Scheduling? Spend 2 minutes to Get a Solution

Organizations that are “open beyond regular working hours” face multiple challenges in schedule management of their employees. Efficient shift management has become an absolute necessity for such businesses. Whether it is a customer support process for a manufacturing unit or a mid-sized healthcare facility – each requires a round-the-clock availability of personnel. Floor managers are […]

Managing Remote Employees – Some Useful Tips

Managing Remote Employees – Some Useful Tips

In today’s global economy, companies prefer appointing employees across various locations based on business needs. Talented and skilled workers can competently meet project deadlines and work towards achieving organizational objectives, even if they are working remotely. Such remote team members not only help in saving business costs but also help increase overall productivity. Use of […]