How Can We Reassess Productivity in Times of Covid-19?

How Can We Reassess Productivity in Times of Covid-19?_Yellow Spark Blog

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?

How Coronavirus Has Spawned New Adaptive Ways of Working For The Future

How Coronavirus Has Spawned New Adaptive Ways of Working For The Future_Yellow Spark Blog

More than half of the world’s population is under lockdown to stop the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), a public health emergency that has already claimed thousands of lives and sparked fears of a global recession. This has not only had a profound impact on our mental and physical well-being but also on our world of work. Here are some early markers on how this is changing employee culture for the future…

Part 2: Getting Back On Your Feet After Lockdown Ends

Part 2: Getting Back On Your Feet After Lockdown Ends_Yellow Spark Blog

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…

How to Motivate Your Team While Working Remotely

How to Motivate Your Team While Working Remotely_Yellow Spark Blog

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

How to Maximise Your Insight From Exit Interviews_Yellow Spark blog

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.

5 Ways to Upskill Your Existing Employees

5 Ways to Upskill Your Existing Employees_Yellow Spark Blog

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…