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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Traditional Performance Management approach is broken! Experts believe that old school performance management approach is inaccurate and unfair, as it limits managers and HR to a time-consuming review process and does not yield clear improvements in organizational or individual performance. It has been more about measuring employee performance to meet ranking purposes, rather than focusing […]

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

Human Resources industry has evolved greatly when it comes to technology and trends. The role of HR has been transformed from merely managing employee data to a strategic partner in business decision making. This transformation has brought a set of new challenges and solutions for the industry leaders and technology innovators. Each year, HR Conclave […]

How to Manage your Employees The way you Manage your Money

How to Manage your Employees The way you Manage your Money

According to a Harvard Business Review study, only 15% of the company’s workforce are difference makers. That means, roughly only 1 out of 7 employees is a real player! Well, the “Star” employee is not the subject matter here, it’s the remaining six! Companies face various issues when it comes to overall company efficiency, and […]

Latest HR Buzz: Employee Engagement Trends for 2018

Latest HR Buzz: Employee Engagement Trends for 2018

Do you believe that engaged employees make a highly productive, growing and profitable workforce? Most of you reading this post would agree with this thought. An engaged employee feels enthusiastic, committed and completely involved in work and at the workplace. Engaged employees are loyal towards their organization, and perform well to achieve larger individual and […]

Importance of Workplace communication for a successful HR practice

Importance of Workplace communication for a successful HR practice

Well, we humans have been labeled with the tag of being social animals for a reason. And the biggest execution of that tag can be clearly seen at an organizational level. Believe it or not, the success or failure in communication at a workplace determines the future of an organization. Undeniably, success is the ultimate […]

Overcome Performance Management Challenges in Banking & Finance Sector

Overcome Performance Management Challenges in Banking & Finance Sector

Banking and Finance System is the backbone of human civilization. 100% of human population interacts with banks on a nearly daily basis. Banks and Financial Institutions have witnessed a lot of economic turmoil in the past and continue to experience so. Last decade experienced several heavyweights of the industry stumble and collapse without much warning. […]

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 […]

How to Avoid Office Politics Without Getting your Hands Dirty?

How to Avoid Office Politics Without Getting your Hands Dirty?

Office politics is an evil that impacts employee’s performance. It can occur for any reason, be it money, power, status or just for greed. Politics at workplace takes an emotional toll on everyone involved in it. Arguments, favouritism and difference in opinions become a common sight at workplaces where political games exist. Political games, often […]

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

Are performance reviews making any difference in your workforce productivity? Is it even effective in optimizing an employee’s performance? Not sure? You’re not alone! Ideally, performance review is a systematic process to evaluate and document performance of an employee. If an appraisal process is designed and implemented carefully, it can help managers and HR to […]

Employee Attrition: How Much Does It Cost Your Business?

Employee Attrition: How Much Does It Cost Your Business?

Do you know what employee attrition really costs your organization? You might be speculating the answer, but it’s not that easy to say! Corporate people often discuss and debate over increasing employee turnover causes, issues and costs. Many people believe that turnover costs are hidden. It means employee turnover costs are neither calculated in the […]