What is Karoshi and What are its side effects?
Have you ever come across a friend or a coworker attempting suicide due to the pressure of working overtime? Not much, have you? Well, the Japanese do. In Japan, they call it ‘Karoshi’, which means ‘death by overwork’. The Genesis of Karoshi The infamous and tragic World War 2 ended with America dropping two nuclear […]
Who are HRBPs and why do you need one?
Are you an entrepreneur wishing for a little help to find the right direction for your business? Have you heard of Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)? If you had one, you wouldn’t be looking for the breadcrumbs. HRBPs act as senior advocate, consultant, expert and HR that partners with you for all the difficult times. […]
KEEP YOUR WORKPLACE MOTIVATED
Everyone has good and bad days at work. A little off day will not hurt the organization. It is entirely normal for employees to go through a tough time. But it becomes a problem when your colleagues are constantly disengaged. There are some ways we can keep the workplace motivated. They are as follows, 1) […]
Is workplace hierarchy a good thing or not?
LEADERSHIP Before diving into the topic, I want the reader to think of a cricket team without a Captain, a country without a President or a team developing a product without a Leader. If you think hard enough, there will be a common issue faced by each one of the groups, which is decision [&hell
Partiality is the Key. Be Biased.
I recently met with the Managing Director of a company with 200-plus employees and 50-plus crore turnover. There was something strange about the company’s culture. Their performing and non-performing employees were all treated the same! Not for a month or two, but for the last two decades. Functioning this way has its benefits like, -No […]
New age HR recruiting
Gone are the days when HR professionals used to call hundreds of potential candidates, post ad in newspapers, and online portals to fill up one position. Now as we live in the AI driven world, it will analyze the job description with the candidate’s profile and filter out the required number of candidates, who will […]
Like Water on Stone
In the year 1970, Shell realised that the world of crude oil was going to change. Shell is known for ‘scenario planning’; the company not only forecasts how the world would change, but by giving importance to uncertainty, they come up with a few possible scenarios. In 1970, every scenario they came up with showed […]
7 changes that today’s HR need￼
In the recent days companies have changed their mode of operations and the way they work. The only business department that had been in pressure to adopt to this fast phase is the human resources. There are several aspects HRs must tweak their approach in managing People of today’s scenario. Shift focus from Project to […]
How to find your perfect job?
Is college a place to get a degree? No. College is a place to figure out what your interest is. Graduates land in a job without understanding the job description, analyzing it, and finding out whether it is cut out for them or not. They just look at the salary package and decide whether they […]
Automating makes HR activities effective and constructive
We know how important Human Resources are. But have you thought of automating the administration and concentrating more on the strategies and decision-making? It does sound sound. We are at the apex of the internet generation and this is just the first step toward increasing productivity through technology. But it is essential to take that […]