While the whole world struggles to overcome this crisis, it is the leader who is expected to answer some tough questions. So now that most of the fire-fighting is done, decisions made, one-downs are managing the show; what should the leaders focus on? Let’s dive right in.
It goes without saying that it can be difficult to stay focused and productive amid all the chaos, even for the best of the best. We are all facing challenges of juggling the house and work, managing our time, and making sure things are done – not to mention the anxiety and stress the changes are causing. A very pertinent question that arises in all this is – how can we reassess productivity in these challenging times?
It’s official now that the lockdown has been extended till May 17 in the country. This would mean that all of us would be under lockdown for nearly two months starting from March-end, and we have to adjust to the new normal in the days to come. We don’t know when things will normalise or be as they were before, and the uncertainty is only growing. But we will slowly have to get back to work, and on our feet, and learn to cope with the situation. There are a host of unanswered questions and doubts that crop up. As part of a plan to ensure the smooth transition into back-to-work mode, here are a few more things we can cover…
The Coronavirus has indeed created a new world order, and things may never be as they were before. Until the government decides the definitive course of action and comes out with detailed protocols, here are a few things we can begin to think of and do to be prepared.
It’s true — COVID-19 is a deadly virus, and the number of people succumbing to it is alarming, not to mention the drastic long-term effect it is going to have on the economy. It may forever alter how we approach life and work. But with millions of us across the world facing isolation, and social distancing to stem the spreading of Coronavirus (COVID-19), one of the most important things we should hold on to is positivity. Here are 6 strategies that you must follow to keep up your spirits and that of your teams.
Work is a huge part of what we do and our identity. So we need to constantly evaluate where we are going and put the effort in that direction. Here are a few thoughts to help you stay on the path and stay in love with what you do!
An exit interview can be a big drag. The employee just wants to get it over with. The HR team just wants to get it over with. It’s part of a routine; largely a formality. It’s a part of the HR best practices handbook, and often times when conducted with ambivalence nothing substantial comes of it as learning. However, done in a consistent and standardized way, exit interviews offer a deeper look at your workplace culture, day-to-day processes, management solutions, and employee morale and experience.
Most new managers learn the basic do’s and don’ts quickly, but some mistakes are subtle and easily overlooked, much less correct. These are the ones that can throw you off before you even get going because they’re so obvious, no one tells you about them. Here are 8 of them that you can easily avoid…
As a new year and a new decade begin, here are some of the overarching competencies to hone into and develop in your employees. These will ensure that the employee is not only efficient for your organisation but will prepare them to perform in the fast-changing and tech-enabled workplace.
It’s always a tricky balance; between taking a vacation break from work and not being able to do so. Employees that opt not to take their vacation could actually be doing more harm to themselves and to your company than you might think. Here are four basic ground rules to manage a good vacation rotation going in your office: