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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 7 HR Challenges In 2018

Top 7 HR Challenges In 2018

Human Resource professionals wear many hats and manage a variety of responsibilities – from recruitment to retirement. It rarely happens that a day in an HR department passes slow. Managing human resource department and enforcing policies in an organization have always been a constant concern for HR. But the job doesn’t end here. The department […]

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 […]

Why Good Employees Quit and How to Stop It?

Why Good Employees Quit and How to Stop It?

What’s one thing that keep managers up all night? The fear of losing good employees. We all know, Job hopping has become a norm today. Employees don’t hesitate to quit their current employer, if they are around situations or people they dislike. The above conversation highlights the need of a good employee retention plan. Understand […]

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 […]

HR Trend: Make Employee Experience a Top Priority in 2018

HR Trend: Make Employee Experience a Top Priority in 2018

In a digitally progressive world, people expect to have engaging and enjoyable experience in their personal life and workplaces too. How to define Employee Experience? In The Future of Work, a book written by best-selling author, futurist and a keynote speaker, Jacob Morgan describes “Employee Experience as the combination of an organization’s cultural, physical, and […]

Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance

Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance

Issues that constantly haunt a CEO are: › What should be my approach to enhance Business Performance? › How to improve Employee Productivity? › How to harmonize the internal & external business environment? Business Performance is a complex, multi-dimensional puzzle, which can be solved by managing the ‘Organizational Climate’. To create a healthy organizational climate, […]

Performance Evaluation Facts To Keep Millennials Engaged & Productive

Performance Evaluation Facts To Keep Millennials Engaged & Productive

By 2020, millennials will form the largest part of the entire U.S. workforce. Reports say that millennials constantly change their jobs, if they don’t feel valued or find no career growth at their current workplace. To meet their expectations, companies are trying to figure out ways to engage and retain millennial talent. Out of many […]

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 […]

Should 360 Reviews Be Part Of Performance Management Process

Should 360 Reviews Be Part Of Performance Management Process

Is your team facing challenges in achieving performance goals? Are your team members aware of the skills and behaviours desired in an organization? If so, a 360 Degree assessment can be a powerful tool to bring positive change within your organization. 360 review or multi-rater feedback as it’s commonly known, solicits feedback from multiple sources […]

Reasons To Automate Performance Appraisal System: A Comparative Study

Reasons To Automate Performance Appraisal System: A Comparative Study

Organizations use employee performance appraisal as a tool to determine the effectiveness of employee goals and provide feedback against these goals. Employees’ performance is an essential factor in an organization’s ability to meet its objectives. Appraisals often cause stress, anxiety and dismay amongst employees. It is one of the most dreaded tasks that employees and […]

HR Statistics for Human Resource Management

HR Statistics for Human Resource Management

2017 predictions, trends and statistics associated with human resource management are all in. Like each year, HR leaders are reviewing the main challenges, priorities and trends before predicting what will change in the year ahead. Human resource management is a process to manage people within an organization. Since employees are the most valuable asset for […]

Year In Review: The Changing Trends Of HR Industry In 2016

Year In Review: The Changing Trends Of HR Industry In 2016

2016 was an exciting year for human resource industry. HR saw major transformations in several HR practices, starting from annual performance reviews to overtime rules, from people analytics to effects of Trump’s administration. All these changing trends kept HR professionals busy throughout the year. We have just stepped into the year 2017. It’s time to […]

What To Expect From Performance Management In 2017?

What To Expect From Performance Management In 2017?

2016 has been an unprecedented year in the area of employee performance management. HR leaders are choosing year-long, data driven performance evaluation over employee metrics. Annual appraisals have failed to deliver the desired outcomes and companies no more find them effective. As already stated in one of our previous posts Why U.S. Companies Are Losing […]