“I’m not surprised that suddenly there is a great emphasis globally, on the intent to hire the most skilled candidate for the role in question. The question though begs to be answered is ‘Did we not hire based on skill earlier?’. Or let’s just say that HR lost focus of the skills for some time and got enamoured by the education qualifications, certifications etc.” shares Nirav Jagad.
Today organisations need to focus on capability building rather than only training, if an organisations want to drive their growth agenda. Here are some guidelines that you could follow.
Most successful and visionary leaders have been able to find a sweet spot between micromanagement and being completely hands-off. And I feel they were probably able to do so because they could read the indicators of micromanagement. Yes, you read that right, indicators of micromanagement mean those signs that will tell you it’s time to control the micromanagement and do some damage control.
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.
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.
Hyperactive people are also sometimes referred to as ‘perfectionists’ who will settle for nothing but the best. However, the downside – this may lead to some chaos in office and at times result in conflicts.
For most employees, an ‘unsatisfied workplace’ becomes an easy escape route for low performance. For the employer, this under-performance then becomes a reason for poor growth, low revenues or at times a reason for layoffs. What they fail to realise is that employee satisfaction is a two-way street.
We put a shelf life on everything but our roles and responsibilities in the company… We believe we are the ones entitled to keep that position, and sometimes forever. But a mindset of success planning is more realistic if your company needs to grow in the future too. Here’s how you can start thinking about it…
If your employees need constant supervision, it is a sign that they lack a sense of ownership… The onus of creating the right environment, where an employee proactively takes on responsibility thus lies with the leadership and management. Here’s how…
I’ve worked with several leaders in organisations, and the ones I’ve admired the most are those who could handle any situation with calm, who could get jobs done without creating anxiety, and who you could learn from by mere observation…