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…
Annual training at the beginning of the year often sets the course of the entire year. This would not just help your long-term employees revise and retain better but also ensure that your new employees are well-trained and have one less reason to part ways. It also acts as an excellent opportunity for you to streamline the company culture. Overall, annual training goes beyond productivity boost and highlights skill gaps and potential risks in your work processes. Here are 3 training modules that should be conducted once every year…
Indeed there’s a way to reduce the resistance of your employees towards change. This process of change management, however, needs a certain amount of thought and meticulous planning to make it happen. You need to plan it in a systematic and organised way so that the change is not just implemented but also accepted by the teams. Taking care of their needs and expectations also forms a crucial part of this whole exercise.
Each employee of the organisation and most certainly the leadership team are custodians of the company’s culture and play a key role in developing soft skills, especially people management skills in the team. Here are 5 things every manager must do to become a positive influence on their teams.
The monsoon brings with it many uncalled for circumstances which most certainly result in work disruption, no matter the size of the team or the location of the workplace. While you don’t get to decide who would be affected by it, you could definitely approach these challenges proactively. Here are 4 simple ways to avoid work disruption.
“Generation Gap” a term that summarises the differences in attitudes, opinions and an overall way of conducting among people of different generations. The term was just a topic of a living room debate or college campus until the same group began to join the workforce. And that’s how the concept of ‘managing millennials’ came in to being. Find out What’s unique/different about millennials and read about 10 tips that can enable you to manage them effectively.
Over the past decade communication has revolutionised. Access to high speed internet and apps have made it easier for us to communicate with large groups at one time. There is now a window for companies to services their clients on a real time basis. Ever thought about what impact does all of this have over your employees?
For your business to succeed, you need to ensure that each of your team member is contributing their best to it. Definitely this is easier said than done. Here are the top four challenges that you must overcome to ensure your respective teams or organisations gears up to achieve high productivity.
Adding the ingredient of fun to your workplace is a recipe for success. Any existing work environment can implement positive, fun changes, and reap the rewards that engaged employees bring. The idea is not to substitute work for fun but instead make working a fun experience for all.
With an ‘Open Door policy’ being adopted in most organisations, employees can get direct access to their superiors. There will be times where they might approach you with ideas or requests that may not be agreeable to you. However, don’t say ‘no’ just yet. Knowing how to effectively communicate a ‘no’ is an art too. Here are six things you can do instead…