As we head towards a new era of the workforce and prepare ourselves to face Organisation 2020; organisation leaders are constantly presented with challenges in managing the human capital. With major socio-economic changes affecting work culture, recruitment, employee behaviour and so on, business leaders need to look beyond ‘management’ of resources.
Very often, the subject of sexual harassment is looked upon as a topic which should be dealt with in a ‘hush-hush-under the carpet’ sort of a way. But preparing your organisation by way of formulating processes and policy; and preparing your employees on how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and what to do in case of any incident, will help you deal with the situation in a neutral, prepared and legal manner.
Unlike some of the other business assets, if managed well, the human assets or the human resource of your company have the potential to constantly appreciate and yield multi-fold returns. All it takes is for the leadership team to integrate the human resource strategy in business strategy.
The HR departments roles is supporting organisational growth whilst keeping a fine balance between change and consistency is what keeps the rest of the organisation functioning smoothly. So, here’s how a typical start of the year should look for your HR team.
The parties are over, the festive decorations are finding their way back to storage boxes and the vibe is shifting from the holiday cheer to jump start the New Year. It is time to look forward to setting new targets, creating new plans, new directions and new processes. But are we really ready to dive in yet?
India’s economy is back on track, and renewed optimism means that CEOs in most industry sectors are investing in growth. However, the one dark cloud in this sunny picture is the huge shortage of talent that India Inc. is facing, especially in white collar jobs. In this guest article, Mr. Akhil Shahani – Managing Director of The Shahani Group shares his thoughts with us.
End of the year calls for measuring and assessing process, performance and possibilities for the year ahead. Just like your personal to-do list for the New Year, every business owner needs to compile a checklist at the end of the year to review what happened in the past year and hence plan accordingly for the next year.
It’s no news that every employee needs to be motivated so they can give their best, as an individual or as a team. Now, motivation, itself is a tricky concept. What motivates my people? We often ask ourselves. What else can I do to ensure they feel more encouraged at this time of the year? With organisational changes and employee evolution, the factors of motivation have also come a long way. Although, it still stands at the top of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs, the stimulating elements are not what it used to be even a decade ago.
Overwhelming as it may be, data analysis has made things more precise for businesses. Data analysts have proven over time and again that numbers don’t lie and are collectively, an effective tool to design various organisational functions. The question still remains, that how does data analysis fit into the entire HR scenario?
Working with people who have only seen a world surrounded and driven by technology and instant output, can indeed be challenging. At the same time, vice versa is also true. You can win over the new workforce by helping them manage these 5 challenges that they face.