Human Resources Articles

Human Resources section covers the wide spectrum of management of workforce, interpersonal relations in the corporate world by having articles on different concepts. Apart from these institutions and systems working for empowerment of the people also falls under this category.



Talent Retention Strategies Following M&A 24 October 2015

Recent few years have seen tremendous change in the marketing trends and the way companies comprehend, evaluate and approach these trends. One of these trends has waved its way through and spurred the entire global market. It’s a wave of critical change termed Mergers and Acquisitions. When this kind of transition crawls through the strata of organizations, the changes marked prominent are in terms of patents, contracts and other hard aspects. But a key component that gets sidelined during the process is “talent”.

 

Nuisance of the Bell Curve in Employee Appraisal System 17 October 2015

Something about that morning was special, aroma of the freshly brewed coffee, the cool breeze from Sahayadri, smell of crisp newspaper in my hand and the bold headline “Major IT Company to get rid of its performance management system”. I read further other companies are following the suit and have realized that the system doesn’t work.

 

Employee Retention begins long before Hiring 14 October 2015

Retention is most talked and least focused HR practice or I should say a mistimed practice, usually managers will think about it when they will see a 3 months’ notice of separation from an employee lying on their desks. So, ideally when should employee retention begin?

Before recruitment? Certainly

Before training? Yes

Before On boarding? A big Yes

 

Challenge of Handling Non-Regional Workforce of Migrants 09 October 2015

Handling human capital is always a challenge. With the increasing difficulty in accessing talented manpower for Industries especially MSME’s, handling workforce and retaining them is a significant challenge. This article is about the migrant workforce, the challenges which they face in an unfamiliar environment and the pros and cons of recruiting them. This brief article was purely based on the experiences and interaction with such migrant workforce and their employers/supervisors in the context of Coimbatore based MSMEs.

 

Moonlighting: A Challenge For HR Manager 09 October 2015

Traditionally the term Moonlighting refers to earn extra money. For example a person who is a teacher of a school during the day but runs a boutique in evening. Although many people moonlight to earn extra money, some do this to enhance their skill in different fields; some adopt it to fight boredom. Moonlighting reasons may very but result is fatigue. In general, moonlighting is having a second job, typically secretly at night in addition to ones regular employment which does not have to relate to main job.

 

Management makes Money or Vice Versa? 09 October 2015

Good Morning News – Facebook hires two IIT-B students at 1.42 crores!

It’s common these days for students bagging up a million package from the premier institutes. But what is the company looking for? Extraordinary person who can quadruple their customer base or the magician who can develop and innovate a new product or service for the company? Questions like these all settle down to the core of any company – Money. Quite rhyming! But these decisions of scoring well in the market, get the top recruit and projecting profits is all dependent on the Management. The management has to start from the bottom of the pyramid and scales up to the big designations.

 


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