From Playground to Boardroom: Lessons from Kids for Workplace Success

Think back to those days of childhood, when a simple game of hide and seek could transport us away to a realm of fun and excitement. As kids, we'd gather in the neighborhood, eager to play without a care in the world. "We'll hide, y

Redefining Leadership Development: Curriculum for Today & Tomorrow
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today's fast-paced business landscape, traditional leadership models and individuals embodying it no longer cut it in a full manner. Surveys from various industries reveal that over 50% of senior leaders<
Rust-Out: The Intriguing Alter Ego of Burnout
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine your inbox is empty, and to-do list is checked off, but instead of feeling accomplished, you're underwhelmed and disengaged. The workplace is quiet, maybe a little too quiet? As per experts and work trends, a new
Craft Your Own Leadership Path: 5 Styles for Tomorrow’s Leaders
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, effective leadership is the cornerstone of organizational success. Whether steering a meeting, guiding a project, managing a team, overseeing a department, or shaping future
Revolutionizing Workplace Culture With 5 Fresh Perspectives
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Amidst the chaos of conflicts, tangled communication, and sinking morale within the workforce, the Chief Culture Officer - John, and leadership team of a tech company sensed the urgent call for an internal culture makeove
Crafting Cultures With Generational Harmony
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Walt, a Gen Xer project manager hired for his experience, struggled with his Millennial supervisor's unclear communication. Feeling undervalued due to cryptic instructions, he struggled to navigate his tasks effectively.
5 Key Metrics to Assess Executive Coaching Impact on Leaders
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With over 100+ Executive coaching journeys conducted last year, we have been on a mission to ignite impactful leadership growth. Armed with 15+ certified coaches wielding diverse tools and methods, we've dived deep into t
Leadership Insight: 5 Expert Tips for Identifying Executive Coaching Needs
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Navigating the decision to invest in executive coaching for top management is a strategic challenge for HR leaders. Questions loom:
  • Is coaching a worthwhile investment or a
  • Next-Gen Training: Breaking Boundaries with Modern Learning Solution
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]HR leaders have transformed from mere administrative task managers and payroll handlers to influential culture drivers, engagement catalysts, and champions of learning and development. Now, they stand poised to further th
    Beyond the Workshop: 5 Essential Steps to Amplify Learning and Impact
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Workshops serve as dynamic arenas for learning and skill enhancement, fostering an environment where knowledge can flourish. However, drawing from my experience as an HR consultant conducting various workshop sessions, I'
    Unveiling Stoic Wisdom: Empowering Leaders and Managers for Success
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As someone who constantly seeks knowledge across various fields, I recently stumbled upon a post that delved into a topic many have pondered before: the difference between leaders and managers. While seemingly mundane con
    The Next Chapter in Learning Management Systems

    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Throughout my tenure as an HR consultant at NHR, I've been deeply involved in diverse learning and development initiatives spanning various industrie

    Beyond Annual Reviews: Feedback 2.0 Approaches in 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Gone are the days when feedback was a once-a-year, top-down monologue disguised as a performance review. The modern workplace thrives on continuous learning and agile adaptation, demanding a complete redefinition of how w
    Enhancing Performance Dialogue: 7 Systems for Reviewers in 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the new year bells faded away, another bell tolls for reviewers reminding them about the conclusion of the fiscal year for some and the start of performance reviews, appraisals, and the enduring cycle of challenging
    Performance to Promotion: 8 Tips for Employee Growth in 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are employees equipped for the challenges of 2024? As organizations brace for reviews, appraisals, and potential role changes amidst a backdrop of societal and economic shifts, the notion of merely collecting a paycheck h
    Breaking the Chains of the Workplace Zombie Syndrome
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine a typical morning when an employee, lacking motivation, opens their laptop with a lackluster expression. They seem to navigate on autopilot, simply going through the motions, disconnected, and disengaged, with no
    5 Critical Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing Leadership Development Programs
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]"Are leaders born, or can they be made?" This age-old question has been at the heart of countless debates on the nature of leadership. While the verdict remains elusive, there's one undeniable truth—leadership is
    Breaking Barriers: Resolving Challenges in Employee Performance Tracking
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today’s modern corporate landscape, where success hinges upon the collective efforts of a dedicated workforce, managers emerge as the guiding force propelling their teams forward. A critical aspect of this role is the m
    Cultivating a Possibility Mindset
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Meet Rohan and Harsh, two individuals with impressive educations and years of experience in the sales domain at a leading tech firm. Over the past years, they've faced their fair share of challenges and opportunities. How
    Mastering the Art of Workplace Surveys
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Satish, a blue-collar employee at a manufacturing plant, often found his lack of formal education impacting his awareness of company initiatives and policies. This issue became particularly pronounced when he was asked to
    5 Cost-Effective Techniques for Retaining Top Talent in Your Organization
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In an era where talent is not just an asset but a driving force for success, organizations are navigating the winds of change with a critical mission—to retain their top performers. As the workforce landscape undergoes
    The Feedback Paradox: Why We Need It, But Don’t Like It
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As an HR professional and coach, my objective behind delving into this topic was to revisit my earliest encounters with personal feedback. Many of us were exposed to feedback during our formative years, often in the form
    6 Leadership Development Trends Expected in 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]James, an ambitious employee at a tech startup, is driven by a relentless pursuit of leadership growth. He consistently looked out for opportunities to enhance his skills, participated in the company's training programs,
    Unveiling 6 Insights on the Power of a Strengths-Based Culture in 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As we approach 2024, we stand on the verge of an era filled with uncertainties, challenges, advancements, and novel concepts. Amidst the unfolded innovations of 2023, one resounding truth emerged: organizations and employ
    Into the Future of Work: Transformative Trends Set to Define 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Did 2023 unfold as anticipated by organizations and employees? Commencing with unsettling layoffs to witnessing groundbreaking technological advancements, businesses faced challenges, learned, and swiftly adapted through these shifts. As we step into 20
    Revolutionizing Talent: 5 HR Assessment Predictions for 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the entire landscape of HR, the realm of talent assessment has undergone remarkable shifts in 2023, setting the stage for an even more transformative journey in 2024. As organizations seek agility and resilience in t
    A Glimpse into the Future of L&D: Tech Trends 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As we bid farewell to 2023, the landscape of Learning and Development (L&D) training has undergone an evolution, propelled by a relentless wave of technological advancements. The traditional boundaries of skill enhanc
    Breaking Free from Threat Rigidity in 2024: A Five-Step Plan for Change
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]"Change is Inevitable” Can individuals, or even entire nations, truly thrive without adapting and innovating? Consider what would have happened if countries like Abu Dhabi and South Korea had not embraced technological advancements to mode
    Balancing Act: Choosing the Right Learning Environment in 2024
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Learning, a concise word with the potential to significantly impact an individual's life, can transform someone from zero to a hero. Humans have always had the inclination to complete one task and eagerly inquir
    Navigating AI’s Impact on Talent Assessment in 2024 & Beyond
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Artificial intelligence, automation, and other digital platforms are disrupting the fundamental nature of work and constraining businesses' in upskilling their workforces to deal with these changes. In today's d
    5 Strategies to Identify and Address Talent Hoarding
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a tech-based company, Emily, a talented programmer known for her problem-solving skills and innovation, finds herself at odds with her manager, Mark. Despite her outstanding abilities, Mark deliberately assigns Emily m
    The Emerging Talent Odyssey: Acquiring, Managing & Developing
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From the origin to the present day, HR strategies have revolved around the acquisition, management, and development of the asset - the talent, to fulfill organizational needs, methods, and approaches of which have evolved over time. Whi
    The Triad of Leadership: Trust, Belief, and Faith

    Remember the PINKY PROMISE ?

    It signified that the person could break the finger of the one who b

    Beyond the Clock: Exploring Scary Hour
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you ever observed an employee, whether working onsite or remotely, facing their task list and getting stuck? That one task they've been dodging for days turns a once-happy expression into a hesitant ‘Do I
    Aligning Talent Strategies with Changing Employee Dreams
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Meet Jenny—a dedicated professional with an impressive 5-year journey at her current company. Lured by the prospect of a fresh beginning, she's contemplating a shift to a new firm. Despite her current workplace ticking many boxes—offering a positive
    Breaking the Facade: Redefining Productivity Beyond Theater
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the fast-paced arena of today's business landscape, productivity isn't just a buzzword; it's the beating heart that fuels the success of organizations. As markets evolve, competition intensifies, and innovation acceler
    6 Key Challenges in Your Organization That Can Be Solved by External HR Consultants
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the not-so-distant past, HR consultants were often called upon as fire extinguishers, summoned only when a crisis was ablaze. However, the winds of change have blown away this perception, revealing a multidimensional r
    Leading with Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for Managing Your Feelings as a Leader
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the world of entrepreneurship, few stories captivate us like that of Mr. Narayan Murthy. Today, he is celebrated as one of the 12 greatest entrepreneurs, known as the "Father of the Indian IT sector," and has been hono
    From Ritual to Impact: Delivering Feedback that Matters
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Why is feedback so crucial? What sets effective feedback apart from its ineffective counterpart?" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]In today's fast-paced and interconnected world, feedback has emerged as a prominent catalyst for personal an
    6 Innovative Initiatives for Revolutionizing Employee Development
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Meet Sarah, an experienced HR leader driven by a profound dedication to empowering individuals and cultivating a culture of continuous learning within her organization. Like many HR leaders, Sarah faces the daunting chall
    Shark Tank Secrets For HR Leaders
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The gripping and immensely popular TV show, Shark Tank, has left an indelible mark on small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs, culminating in a remarkable season 2 finale.
    The Neuro-Driven Workplace
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the vast realm of human knowledge, there is a fascinating field that delves into the inner workings of our most complex organ - the brain. Neuroscience, the scientific study of the nervous system and its intricate func
    5 Strategies to Involve Leaders & Employees in Organizational Culture Change
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Amidst the current trends shaping the corporate world, such as the emergence of a diverse workforce and the need for inclusivity, organizations are recognizing the urgency to transform their cultures to stay relevant and
    From Newbie to Superstar: Excelling First 90 Days
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine yourself on your first day of a new job, a whirlwind of mixed emotions swirling in your mind about the new journey. Questions flood your thoughts: Will you fit into the new role? What about team dynamics? How will
    Part II: Understanding and Preventing Talent Derailment in the Organizations
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the first part, we di
    Part I: Understanding and Preventing Talent Derailment in the Organizations
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Understanding and preventing talent derailment in organizations possibly is a highly important topic as there is a war out there in the marketplace amongst organizations to sign-up critical talents. But before we move for
    Thriving in the Face of Setbacks with Resilience
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The modern workplace is a battlefield of constant challenges, testing the potential of both employees and employers. As organizations strive to manage one, another emerges on the horizon, leaving a profound impact on the
    Nurturing Leadership Excellence: Establishing an Ecosystem for Long-Term Development Programs
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Forbes reports that investing in development of managers and then future leaders ranks on top of the organisational development initiatives. In today's fast-paced, competitive, and completely dynamic business landscape, i
    Unveiling the Desk Bombing Mystery
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With businesses transitioning to hybrid working arrangements, face-to-face interactions among employees have decreased, leading to an increase in the eagerness to socially interact in the office environment. With this, a
    Role of Managers in Employee Performance Tracking
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Managers, have you ever wondered how your role in employee performance tracking can significantly influence the success and productivity of your team? Organizations focus on building high-performing teams to maintain comp
    Social Loafing: A Guide for Managers
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today's interconnected world, collaboration at the workplace is heralded as the driving force behind innovation and success. From bustling offices to virtual teams spanning continents, the power of collective effort ha
    The Role Of KPIs In Cultivating A High-Performance Environment
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today's dynamic world, characterized by VUCA, recession, inflation, layoffs, and more, employees face numerous challenges. Amidst this, data-driven decision-makin
    Navigating The Storm: Supporting Employees Through Layoffs
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s a new morning, Rohan, working with a big tech firm, logs in to start his workday Read More
    5 Challenges Addressed By Employee Performance Tracking
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today's complex work environment, performance reviews are often accompanied by stress and anxiety, both for employees and managers, particularly when the outcome is already anticipated. The simple methods of evaluating
    5 Behaviours Managers Should Imbibe to Manage the Modern Workforce
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Amy, a millennial, was elated when she got promoted to the position of manager. She was ready to take on the challenge of leading a team and bringing out the best in them. As she stepped into the role, she wondered: could
    From Sync To Async : A Paradigm Shift
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Think back to a time when workdays began at daybreak, with employees gearing up to face the day ahead. They would dress professionally, commute to work, and prepare for a day of productivity. Working hours would unfold in
    5 Reasons Why AI Is An Opportunity For Human Capital Developers
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sitting at the airport, I eavesdropped on a conversation with some IT professionals. It reminded me of the fears AI is causing and about all the stories from Copernicus to Wright Bros to Netflix to Intel. Each t
    The Art of Achieving Organizational Cultural Alignment
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sania was thrilled when she received an offer to work for a prestigious global IT organization after starting her career at a local, less eminent IT company. While this local IT company was not one of the best p
    Designing Work That People Love
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Aneesh and Amal had it all - wonderful personal lives and promising careers. But as time passed by, it became clear their professional paths took different turns. Anees
    The Future of Talent Assessments
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The 2023 mass layoff wave has swept not only startups and mid-sized firms, but also big tech companies which has triggered a major setback to the world’s economy.<
    Gaslighting: The Silent Killer of Workplace Culture
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine an employee, highly motivated, driven, and passionate about work, who consistently delivers high-quality results for the team. Despite all this hard work, however, something still seems off. Every time they achiev
    Adaptology: The Psychology of ‘The Shift’
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Is adaptability just a coveted trait or is there any science waiting to be explored? A white paper by Liam Burnell in 2019 spoke of adaptability as a science, which is indeed something I have always wondered about. Beyond just b
    Five Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Performance Review
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Yay! It is that time of the year again”, no employee ever said. The annual performance ritual is not new for both employers and employees. During the review, the former gets uncomfortable in discussing a few areas, w
    Mindset – The Only Formulae for Successful Professional
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]About six weeks back, I happened to discuss with a successful lawyer about a successful career. This lawyer made a tongue-in-cheek remark: “People have a habit of attributing their professional success to ever
    Compensation and Benefits in 2023: Beyond Salaries!
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Talent acquisition in today's workplace is becoming increasingly competitive. While there is news of 'mass layoffs,' companies are rewiring their reward strategies to attract and retain their top talent in 2023.
    A Journey from confusion to clarity: Uncovering your core
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]‘A cluttered mind leaves no space for a peaceful heart.’ One day a stoic samurai comes to a Zen master who is deep in meditation and asks him a question: “What is the difference between heaven and hell?” The master replies: “Why should I re
    Creating a Culture of Employee Engagement: Strategies for 2023
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Aren’t you tired of listening to terms like employee engagement, employee motivation, employee centricity? Well for what it’s worth - listening to your employee is more important than you can think. Today’
    Six ways to handle insulting employees at workplace
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have developed an attitude of owning up social groups I am a member of, be they families, friends, professionals or workplace. Ownership of group’s performance is an attitude promoted at workplaces, since su
    5 steps to effective career planning in 2023
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When I first started my career, I remember people asking me where you want to be in the next 5, 10 or 15 years in my career, and I would stutter since I did not have any ready answer. I wish that if I had a career plan in
    BLENDED LEARNING: Optimising your approach to employee training
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I was having a conversation with a friend of mine who works in a well-known software company about her challenge in her new role. She stated that the concept of formal training is ne
    Redefining Human Resources in 2023 and beyond
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A few years ago, a close friend of mine revealed a shocking fact regarding a high-tech business from which he had recently departed. Give us a technological issue, he asserted, and we'll take care of it. If there was a people issue, everyone would run f
    How to create a forward-looking people centric organisation in 2023 ?
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Employee or Customer - Who Comes First in Business ?" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="blogh3 subheadingH2"][vc_column_text]In the context of continuous change and uncertainties at the modern workplace, it has often been debated who comes first
    Part 2: Designing a modern workplace for Millennials and Gen-Z
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To better understand the Millennials and Gen Z in their workplace related expectation and behaviour in the milieu of a multigeneration workforce which comprises of baby boomers and Gen X members as well, we continued our exploration with two of the lead
    Part 1: Designing a modern workplace for Millennials and Gen-Z
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An incredible transformation has reshaped the future of work - from technological advancements to an endemic that is changing the rules of how we work. However, there is arguable a more influential change: The rise of a new generation that plans to make
    Importance of designing an effective Organisational Structure
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many organisations today are sleepwalking in their journey. Even though they work hard, they don’t feel like they are getting what they want. That’s because they don’t have a direction of where they want to go or what they want to achieve, they do
    Barriers and characteristics to building a positive workplace culture
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When we talk about aspects of what makes an organisation a good place to work, the primary factors most of us take into account are the brand value of the organisation and compensation paid to employees. Well, it’s almost 2023 and the most important f
    Employee Retention Strategies to thrive in 2023 and beyond!
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The success of any business organisation largely depends on its employees’ uninterrupted contributions in steering the organisation forward. Needless to say, as an organisation, when you invest in new talents, you want them to
    Metaverse: Shaping the Future of Learning and Development
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2022 has already ushered in widespread investment into newer programs and technology for the learning and development sector to engage a new workforce and improve employee experiences. The new buzzword that’s been recently spoken a lot about is Metave
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    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The current global economic downturn is arguably the worst since WWII. Most businesses have a plan for enduring challenging times. A regular employee, however, may not always have a strategy in place for such occurrences. The basic needs are now evolvin
    Competency mapping: A complete guide
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To sustain in this highly competitive and continuously evolving business world, it is crucial to understand the capabilities that employees bring at various levels in any organisation. These competencies help to evaluate process management and recognise
    How Knowing yourself via your strengths can fuel change in 2023!
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s been more than five decades since I stepped into the corporate world. Intermittently I look back to review the journey upto the current stage in life as an HR strategist and technology integrator. It has been a long journey and I have had my shar
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    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s astonishing. The world around us can change so quickly that it sometimes surprises us. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, and other forms of technological advancement have resulted in an increase in productivity at a rate that i
    A complete guide of change management system to thrive in 2023
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The concept of change can be unsettling. Many of us would prefer to shy away from changes no matter whether they are big or small. However, change is an integral part of our journey and for the most part, it should be embraced. Change is important, as i
    What makes 360-degree feedback a successful approach?
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The feedback system is one of the most underrated aspects of employee management. In most cases, employees receive feedback from their managers during their quarterly or annual (fixed time interval) performance reviews. But is this feedback enough? Pe
    Leadership skill: The game-changer in 2022 and beyond!
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this post-pandemic era, organisations need employees who can step forward and lead their teams through difficult times. Leadership skills are mandatory in this ever-changing landscape as it not only helps in an individual's growth but also acts as a
    Benefits and Importance of Succession Planning
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    How resilient organisations advocate a futurist mindset
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another article on resilience? Wow, no thank you. I'm sure you must have heard a lot about resilience in the past few months; a buzzword that's ringing in everyone's ears so loudly! Slow-onset changes, such as changing demographics,
    Artificial intelligence in the workplace: What is at stake for HR leaders
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Artificial Intelligence, or AI, which is the talk of the town these days, is the promising future that is expected to engulf and enhance all aspects of life and work. In the process, it is also believed that AI and the opportunities associated with it w
    Collaborative Leadership: The Missing Link to Effective Talent Assessment
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Amid 2022’s converted economic landscape, talent assessment has emerged as a hot topic in the HR industry. Increasingly so, as it has been recognised as a critical component for attracting and identifying high performers, and assessing a company’s
    Part II: Transforming Leaders: Catering Next-Generation Employees
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Part I of our article revealed interesting insights about understanding the future workforce and its inherent qualities. Check it out before
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    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How inculcating correct methods of performance management systems can help in the establishment of effective performance appraisal in organisations. In the era of Great Resignation, the word which is outspoken by many organisations i
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    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Yesterday, I got a message from my friend about his son quitting his first job only a few months after joining. I was astonished by his actions! Back in our day, I remember employees staying in one organisation till they retired, or mostly so. Later tha
    A new era of values: Why organisational values are the new differentiator
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We live in a modern world where values are like a compass that helps organisations successfully navigate through the tides of the competitive market. In 2022, values and behavioural elements have become a new way to attract, motivate and retain employee
    Employee Performance Management System
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In recent research, it was found that 75% of multinational organisations have already moved towards adapting a continuous model of employee performance management. The Employee performance management system is a structured approach to measuring the perf
    Assessment centre exercises to help you find your next generation of leaders
    [vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A few years back, during one of my client visits, I met John, the CEO of a multinational pharmaceutical company, who had shared an excellent example of internal succession planning gone wrong. He witnessed a loss of intellectual capital in his company a
    Rewriting the 70 20 10 model of learning – The OSF Ratio
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="The rising importance of focused learning & development amongst organisations" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="blogh3"][vc_column_text]

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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When Jessica received the e-mail from Susanne McCord, who is the HR-Business partner for her GBU, for a meeting next week at the HO, she had no idea what-so-ever of what that discussion was going to be about. Neither did the mail provide any details except for the
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The corporate landscape has eloped and recentered its approaches ever since the pandemic took a pitstop in the past few years. From the top down to the bottom up, all structures including the hiring decisions had to be re-run due to the ever-changing advancements i
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Recently, I interacted with an old colleague who had shared his experience of working for a Fintech company as a Senior Manager for over 7 years. During his tenure, he led multiple projects with his team but believed that he was not appreciated enough for his effor
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    To learn is to grow: Debunking Myths around Corporate Training
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Someone approached me today to seek help regarding career guidance and planning for her sibling. While we were discussing what can help that young lady in gaining clarity towards what career would be best suited for her, a perspective came up about knowing oneself.
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Master them? Why should I master a failure? Because failure is your best friend. Each time you learned to ride a bicycle; your falls taught you more than the miles you cycled. Each time you got into a relationship; your break-ups matured you more than the relations
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