Friday, January 27, 2023

Thinking of Leaving The Job: What to Do?

Depending on your situation, leaving the job can be rather easy or equally tough. There are times when we all give up and want to throw in the towel. It could...
Pay raise

Are You Getting Peanuts in Salary, Time For Pay Raise

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The crying baby gets the milk; the irony starts from our childhood only to intensify when you move to the corporate world. Culturally, In India, we are not very outright...

How Electing a CEO Benefits the Company

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It simply makes good business sense to empower employees to elect the people they will be following every workday for at least the next year. True democracy in the workplace ? based on trust, transparency, and partnership ? demonstrates at the most fundamental level that we?re all in this together

Five pointers to remember when working with German colleagues

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Germans like things to be on time (at work, when expecting parcels from the post office, or when waiting for subways). This means: we love to make regular appointments. So when it comes to a project, we will probably ask for more than one meeting to discuss the status of the work done so far. And indeed, be waiting in the conference room 5 minutes earlier. So better be on time. We like to plan ahead, and the worst thing that could happen is something not running on schedule.

Using career discussion to retain your team

When implemented effectively, career discussions impact not only employee retention, but also the business success. In particular, career discussions allow you as a manager to capitalize on the employees? full potential and grow skills and experiences to meet business needs, ultimately improving organizational performance.

The Rise Of Freelancers

Working remotely is no longer a pain; smartphones, web apps, higher bandwidth and other technological innovations have enabled 24/7 connections across the world. Advances in online project management tools and Escrow payment systems has also turbo charged this segment,

Corporate Lessons From 2016 T20 World Cup

Being nimble and always prepared is the key to surviving the fourth industrial revolution. Life and markets are in no mood to give the corporate?s a second chance; give it your best shot on day one. You have the choice of either doing it or not doing it, once you are in the game, play to win.

Blind Hiring Can Reduce Discrimination In Hiring

A company providing Blind Hiring in the United States conducted 1,200 auditions across 13 companies to study if real change is happening or not. The results were way better than the industry average,

Mentoring Will Fast Track Your Career Growth

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According to the Greek mythological legend, Mentor, a friend and counselor to Odysseus was entrusted with the education of Odysseus? s son, Telemachus. As a trusted senior adviser, Mentor was responsible...

How To Deliver A Project Successfully

To get ahead in career, you need to be one step ahead , having a decent enough performance or meeting the targets is only a qualifying criterion. To successfully move ahead in your career, you need to take on additional responsibilities, especially the ones that cut through different departments.
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An Easy Way To Identify Training Needs

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It?s important to put wings behind real business needs and use the training dollars judiciously, this will not happen unless you use a filtering mechanism to identify the hitherto hidden training needs. A popular and effective means of identifying the training needs is the usage of ?interview?, Interviews can provide you with an in-depth view of the specific skills that need to be honed or learned. These are some of the candidates whose input would be worth its weight in gold.

Emerging HR trends for 2015

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The HR Trend Institute distinguishes eight trends influencing the domain of organisations and people in organisations. The table below gives an overview of the eight trend areas. Looking at the trends and following...

Why Companies Should Not Keep Salaries A Secret Anymore

Employee salaries and the process of giving pay raises remains a secret and few are privy to the closely guarded process, sadly it remains archaic even in the modern day age....

How To Do Brainstorming For Problem Solving

Chances are that you would have come across the?concept?of?using?Brainstorming?at one time or another in your corporate career.?Brainstorming?is the most used and abused word in the corporate corridors. If done in a...

Why HR Needs To Move To Mobile Recruiting

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The world has skipped a generation of evolution and has moved to smart phones faster than anticipated, by mid of 2013 India outpaced Japan as the third largest smartphone market in...

How Leadership Style Impacts Employee Engagement

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Employee Engagement & Leadership style go hand in hand . Everyone knows that an inefficient leader produces a dissatisfied, unproductive employee. On the other hand, good leaders produce committed, engaged and...

Six Ways To Succeed At Work

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Landing that ?dream job? is only the beginning. Succeeding at work takes initiative and hard work. At the end of it all, showing investment and dedication to boost your job performance...
10 Ideas for HR To Improve Collaboration

10 Ideas for HR To Improve Collaboration

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In our organization, and in many other organizations, an important question is: How can we improve collaboration? Collaboration is the most important ingredient of success at all levels in the organisation, Globally,...

6 Secrets of High Employee Engagement At Wagepoint

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Employee Engagement is a big deal at any company and everybody is trying to figure out the secret sauce to what makes it work so that employees are practically prancing around...
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How To Write A Good Cover Letter For Job Applications

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Writing an effective cover letter for a job application is a key ingredient for potential success. A well-crafted cover letter makes a lot of difference to the attention that a resume...
Great Impression In An Interview

Job Interview Tips To Make A Brilliant Impression

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Here are some basic interview tips that will help you prepare for an excellent interview.?After impressing your potential employer with your CV and cover letter, now comes the most difficult yet...

Finding Diamonds in the Rough – Hire for Attitude Train For Skills

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We recently caught an article by?Software Advice, a company that helps businesses find the right software, and they are changing the game with a unique recruiting strategy known as, ?finding the...

Tips to Overcome Fear

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Franklin D. Roosevelt said, ?The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. ? He was very right we fail to live because of one or another fear. Facing and...

Resume Writing Tips That May Get You An Interview Call

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Your resume is a potent tool that can land you a HR interview call and maybe a dream job?you've?been waiting for. These resume writing tips can increase your chances of securing...

Delete Unnecessary Data From Your Job Resume

Job resume writing is a skill that not everyone has perfected. The majority of job resumes I review have some fundamental errors, not least of which is the inclusion of information...

What Can HR Do To Reinvent Itself

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I chose to devote my career to Human Resources due to a passion for business and an understanding of the value human capital brings to a company. I fear however, that many...

How to Give A Perfect Job Interview

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You landed the interview. Awesome! Now dont screw it up. I've interviewed thousands?of people for jobs ranging from entry-level to executive. Easily three-fourths of the candidates made basic interviewing mistakes. Did I still...

Time To Have Human Back in Human Resources

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"Human Resources." When it comes to your career, those two words will ultimately influence whether you are hired or fired, have to relocate your family to move up or move out,...
HR , Career, What to do In HR

My 30 years in HR: 10 lessons learned

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On July 1, 2012, I worked 30 years in HR. What did I learn?   Most people have no clue what??people in HR actually do The photo?by the side of?this blog is made...

Ten Things Your HR Head Should Be Doing Now

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If you ask a CEO ?What does your HR leader do?? he or she is likely to say: ?You got me. I just know I need to have one.? We expect...

Top 10 Bold and Outrageous HR Practices

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In the corporate world, HR leaders are frequently considered some of the most conservative and risk-averse. Running HR in a conservative manner might have served your company well in the 1990s,...

Tips On Providing Feedback To Your Boss Or Manager

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Most employees would not even dream of giving their superiors feedback or suggestions. This unfortunate fact has a lot to do with insecurity and the misconception that those higher up in...

A Career In An International Property Consultancy

Our advice to all who aspire to a career in an international real estate consultancy is to educate themselves to the maximum extent possible on all aspects of the property sector and the business world - and further, not to rely on knowledge alone but to avail of expert mentoring before actually venturing into the field.