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- new job offer vs current job
Going away from Templatised world
“One Size Never Fits all. One Size Fits One. Period”, said Tom Peters. Years ago, almost everything was custom-made, right from clothes, shoes, watches, perfume to food, homes, tools, medicine and education. Artisans, craftsmen, handymen and specialists with specific expertise had to sharpen their saws continuously and take on greater challenges periodically. Their drive towards […]
Excellence in HR starts with Leadership
“We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent”, said Barack Obama. Our lives run at a great speed these days. Be it decision making, implementation of ideas or delivering results. Every task that we carry out is expected to take us a step […]
Top 11 Hacks that can Boost the Productivity of your Employees
Are you looking for ways and techniques to improve the productivity of your employees? Well, any employee can get you the required results if you follow the right tactics to gain their trust and contribute to their needs as well. It can be intimidating at first to initiate several ways but they lead to […]
5 Ways to Get Your Team Onboard with Time Tracking
“I volunteer myself for time tracking.” An employee has rarely said these words. There are very few things that are met with the same resistance as time tracking. It’s easy to understand where the pushback is coming from. Often, employees feel micromanaged and being spied on. When time tracking policies are not correctly implemented, it […]
Why waste efforts in Performance Appraisal?
“It is no use saying “we are doing our best.” You have to succeed in doing what is necessary”, said Winston Churchill. Organizations operate in a competitive world and often are pitted against others with global players. It is a war and a sport at the same time. They need to do their best each […]
Hire or Acquihire – when and how?
Build or buy is a classic debate leaders engage fiercely in. It is not an easy decision to take because one has to deal with multiple unknowns and more importantly, it is projecting about the future. As our markets are increasingly global, opportunities to acquire a team come before the Board. They wrestle with the […]
Time is precious, the only resource which cannot be preserved nor can be reproduced. Yet, there are people who love the gossip and the grapevine. Water cooler conversations are normal, but there is a limit beyond which all of us understand how painful the gossip king and gossip queen are. They feast on rumors and […]
Is the Leader Sleeping Well?
World over people are concerned about privacy. However the more we want to protect our privacy, the more public we are about our thoughts, feelings, and reactions. Thanks to the smart phone and social media! Should the organization keep a tab on the sleep pattern of its people in leadership roles? Hard work needn’t […]
There are some who are hidden bullies. They make you do tasks which are not your responsibility – can be anything from admin tasks such as booking meeting rooms to answering calls from an angry client. This makes you lose out on precious time and sometimes being seen as either a spineless soul or […]
Have you been Ghosted while Recruiting?
Seriously? People talk about ghosting in the dating world; how is it relevant in the Recruiting world? It has become a nightmare for recruiters, HR Directors and Business Leaders equally. Candidates just drop off the pipeline without any communication. Recruiters try hard to pick cues during their conversations with candidates and work on these early […]
You have a colleague who has an opinion on everything, knows all, finds faults easily and tries to add value to the work of co-workers and juniors with her comments. You are having a difficult day at work. You need a moral-boost rather than comments, criticisms and worst of all, sarcasm. What do you do […]
You are in a meeting with an objective of taking stock of the progress and making a few decisions about the journey ahead. A participant speaks at length, labours a point to highlight his or her expertise and goes to unnecessary details that add negligible value to the meeting. The long-winding monologue of the person […]