In the last few months during the Covid-19 pandemic, health and well-being have gained centre-stage both professionally and personally. For many decades now the way employers look at corporate wellness programmes has been reactive. But now it is time for business and talent leaders to redefine the purpose of wellness programmes. Here are a few practical ways to reboot your employee wellness programme in a pandemic era…
Classical Motivation Theories and Key Insights for the Future Of Work
Even the best technology cannot be implemented without employee motivation. In this article, we examine four popular theories of motivation to draw insights to boost employee morale in current times. None of them alone can contribute towards improving motivation, but if we look at the key takeaways from each of them, one is bound to make headway.
8 Ways to Ease Team Pressures While Working Remotely
WFH poses additional to challenges from inadequate infrastructure (like ergonomic furniture, good connectivity), a struggle to fix a good time schedule, and the added pressures of juggling home and work. This situation is new for everybody and is just unfolding. But to begin with, here are 8 ways to ease the pressures on you and your team in the WFH scenario…
Part 2: Getting Back On Your Feet After Lockdown Ends
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…
Making Lemonade out of lemons: What positive takeaways has Coronavirus given us?
Making Lemonade out of lemons: What positive takeaways has Coronavirus given us? Every day we are flooded with negative news about the coronavirus, which is understandable in times of a crisis. After months of lockdown, the criticalness of it is
How to Motivate Your Team While Working Remotely
The overall working sentiment is low, and every manager has a looming challenge of how to motivate employees while working remotely? The work from the home situation does demand special preparation and as managers we need to equip ourselves to handle remotely working employees and enable them to be productive, engaged and motivated. Here’s how you can effectively motivate remote employees and foster high morale…
How to Maximise Your Insight From Exit Interviews
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.
Must-Have Competencies for Every Organisation in the New Decade
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.
Encourage a Vacation Culture Without Upsetting the Workflow; Here’s How!
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:
5 Ways to Upskill Your Existing Employees
Each person should think about upskilling of course, but why should an organisation think about it? We all know employee turnover is expensive and reskilling existing employees is a more economical alternative than hiring and training new recruits. Here are 5 ways in which you can sharpen the skills of your existing employee or in other words upskill them and save your time, money and your high potential talent…