“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.
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.
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?
The “war for talent” is a key driver of success as well as a strategic business challenge. And this war has only intensified in the last decade. Let’s look at what differentiates freshers and experienced professionals in the context of hiring and its effects on the organisation.
While it is necessary to focus on overall development of all employees, there are a few employees who not only perform consistently; they also demonstrate potential of moving up the ladder through their thoughts, ideas and actions. Identifying and nurturing them are the key to organisational success.
The HR function is like that of the gatekeeper of a company. It can be your strongest pillar if you invest in it. Moreover, directly or indirectly (depending on the responsibilities), HR is a spokesperson of the company’s values and leadership…
‘You don’t attract what you want, you attract what you are.’ – Dr. Wayne Dyner What then defines you as an organisation, or what is your organisation’s culture? And consequently what kind of talent are you attracting as a result