Common Mistakes Managers Make During Performance Appraisals

Common Mistakes Managers Make During Performance Appraisals_Yellow Spark blog

The appraisal offers a valuable opportunity to discuss workflow and goals, address existing gaps and encourage positive performance. While there are many reasons why appraisals don’t meet their objectives, however, one of the glaring issues is how poorly managers sometimes handle it. Here are the most common mistakes managers make in a performance appraisal and a few tips to reverse them:

Embracing GirlPower: How to Attract and Keep More Women in the Workforce

Embracing GirlPower: How to Attract and Keep More Women in The Workforce_Yellow Spark Blog

The status of women is improving in public and private spheres, yet there are many challenges in getting jobs, and also in sustaining in the job. If you look at the statistics, it gives a true picture of this. However, it’s not only about workplace stats but also about the challenge for a progressing career woman which are all too real. Why are women dropping out of work? And how can we make it better?

Tricky Office Romances, POSH and All Things In-between

Tricky Office Romances, POSH and All Things In-between_Yellow Spark Blog

Thanks to the #MeToo wave in recent times, more and more women have mustered the courage to speak up and get justice. Yet, sexual harassment is a huge grey area in the workplace, leaving employers in a quandary, employees (especially men) with a lot of doubt, resentment and underlying fear. In my experience, consensual relationships in the workplace are especially tricky to handle under POSH for several companies, and here are some of the ways in which you can tackle these types of cases…

Indicators of Stress at Work and How to Reduce It

Indicators of Stress at Work and How to Reduce It_Yellow Spark Blog

In order to manage the increasing stress at workplace, you have to be vigilant and observe the various indicators or red flags that could warn you about it. Unlike the common cold, there’s no obvious or direct indicator that shows if someone is stressed or not. However, there are a lot of indirect cues or signs that you may associate stress with. Here are a few indicators that you must not overlook…