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Importance of 16pf® Test

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Taking a high-quality personality test can have a range of benefits for your professional development. It helps you to prepare for your next job interview, provides you the necessary insights to make the right career choice and is the basis to develo

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
Managing protean career, Moonlighting phenomenon in 2023!
[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 s

Revamping the status quo: Organisational mantra for 2023
[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
Make your organisation future-ready with succession planning.
[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There’s an old saying that explains the inherent benefits of succession planning best: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]One of the most disruptive things that can happen to an organisation is the sudden need to r
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
Performance Management System: The key to unlocking success in 2022!
[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
Understanding the future workforce: GenZ and their inherent qualities
[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 ratio – The OSF way
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The Classical Managerial Dilemma
[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
Psychometric Tests for Interviews: Determining Career Progression
[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
Appreciation at Workplace: Empower You and Your Team
[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
Self-Assured Leaders and Empowered Teams: A noteworthy Correlation
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Balancing Scales of Titles and Roles
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What would you rather choose? Your dream job without the desired job title or would you even ask for a title change if you are offered a raise? Please take a moment to respond as it may appear, the subject of "What's more important, the title or the role?" is influ
To learn is to grow: Debunking Myths around Corporate Training
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Consider the following scenario: you're a virtual character in a game, and you've been required to explore and understand the map on your own while putting on a blindfold. It is said that you tend to take the wrong steps in order to figure it out as you enter an un
7 Ways To Stimulate The ‘No Box’ Thinking In The Workplace
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]IBM conducted a study of over 1500 CEOs and concluded that creativity is now seen as the most important leadership quality. Possessing qualities like creativity, adaptability, agility, resilience, innovativeness, among others, in this competitive post-pandemic worl
Proximity Bias: The Emerging Challenge For The Organizations
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What began as an impromptu experiment amidst all the tumult of the past couple of years has turned out to be a huge success. During the 2019 lockdown, employees were compelled to work remotely, which surprisingly resulted in increased productivity and a better work
Burnout: Modern Affliction Or Human Condition?
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Employee burnout! The term itself conjures up a cynical feeling, isn't it? It is because job burnout is more than just feeling tired at work. It is a form of work-related stress that manifests as a condition of physical or emotional exhaustion and often exhibits a
Masking Emotions In The Workplace
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Is it unethical to exhibit your emotions in the workplace? Why do employees refrain from showing emotions? Why does it seem as if it's a crime? Well, It most certainly isn't. It has been observed and according to research, it was formerly thought to be an impedimen
Is Leadership About Always Keeping The Glass Half-Empty?
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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You see a glass with water in it. The water is at the halfway mark in the glass. This leads to the question:
  • Is the glass half empty?
  • Thank God It’s Monday!
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Does the start of your workweek trigger overwhelming feelings of anxiety, sadness, or stress? Do you lack passion and motivation on Monday morning? Are you sluggish or tense? When Monday comes around, no one is in the mood to work. Unlike before the pandemic, th
    Have An Ace Up Your Sleeve To Excel Your Career
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Almost all of us have seen or played lawn tennis and I’m sure applauded or appreciated the visual wonders of the craftsmen and the tennis players. How many of us have ever thought of the arduous efforts, strives and hours of practicing each shot, that has gone in
    Striking The Balance Between Intrinsic And Extrinsic Motivation Is The Key To Success
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]- A key for being an engaged employee is driven by intrinsic motivation When it comes to determining how successful a company is in 2022, corporate culture and employee experience are becoming increasingly important drivers. Any organization's g
    Performance Management System Objectives
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the most important aspects of an organization’s performance management system is having a purpose. This is the reason why companies have to set the system up in specific ways, or else employees in the organization won’t see it as an essential component o
    Different Types Of Performance Management System And Their Purpose
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    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] If your organization is growing rapidly, hiring a good team is essential. There are multiple types of performance management systems that can help you manage your employe
    Managing Long Distance Teams – Tailored Leadership In Current Times
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If we feel we are in the era of 9-5 working, phew! We are not. If you ask my personal opinion, by 2030 the majority of our workforce would be freelancers. You call it Remote; you call it Virtual; you call it Tele; you call it long-distance – that’s the future o
    2022: SKILL UP or PERISH OUT
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recent SHRM ​survey found that Only 29% of employees are satisfied with available career advancement opportunities in their organization. The "Great Resignation" or the unusual rate at which employees seek other job possibilities, has been one of the major t
    Workplace Trends 2022: The Age Of Employees Is Here
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    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To attract and retain Gen Z, HR leaders will have to catalyse a genuine culture of greatness at the workplace rather than just labels and brands. They will have to ensure thi
    “Balance” A Term Around Which The Work Culture Revolves
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    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is the future of work? Many people are pondering this topic as the demand to redefine how and where we work has become louder. Last year due to the pandemic, people
    Understanding 3 Key Pillars That Make A Coaching Engagement Succeed
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Coaching has never been more necessary than now and into the future. Moving forward, change will be the norm and individual resilience and performance will be crucial to team and organizational success. Today’s workplace is a dynamic environme
    Workplace Trends In 2022 That Will Shape The Future Of Work
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With most of us trying to leave 2021 behind us, we've switched our attention to the coming year. Questions ranged from 'how will we quickly enable remote working?' to 'How will we get back to work?' The world of employment has been fundamentally reshaped by enormou
    Human-Centric Approach – The Missing Fuel To Supercharge Employee Performance
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many times, we don’t realize that the Performance management process and the outcome might have a negative impact on an Individual’s morale which could further damage the situation & performance of employees and at the same time lead to ill feelings about t
    The Need To Improve Employee Engagement To Drive Change And Boost Revenues
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    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Experts warn of a rise of voluntary employee departures, dubbed the "Great Resignation," as the globe struggles to recover from Covid-19. According to recent research, 55
    Embrace Change To Stay Ahead In This Rapidly Changing World
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many areas of business and our working lives require change." While businesses are frequently undergoing big changes these days, about half of change initiatives fail, whereas only 34% report clear success according to a Read More
    The Opportunity Loss Of A Poor Feedback System
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Feedback Oxford defines it as : information about reactions to a product, a person's performance of a task, etc. which is used as a basis for improvement. Scientists and Engineers define it as
    360-Degree A Valuable Cog In The Machine Of Continuous Performance Improvement
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    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Imagine a company where the executives aren't working together as a team or a manager who is having trouble dealing with a member of the team and is unsure why. It's prac
    The Wake-Up Call: A Siren call for organizations across the globe
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] According to a recent Microsoft research, 41% of the worldwide workforce would contemplate leaving their current company within the next year. And, according to a Monster study, 95% of workers are considering changing employment. Several experts predicted anoth
    Hybrid World: A multi-generational perspective
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The hybrid world of work has presented several problems, as well as unique possibilities and new methods to empower the workforce. Understanding how to deal with unexpected developments becomes critical for success, as companies and executives get ready for a futur
    Transition from Rewards to Recognition – an Unfinished HR Goal
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What comes to mind when we talk about Employee motivation as a function, especially in an organizational context. We raise all our brows at the HR department as it is their onus, however the real question is whether HR willingly or otherwise got led into the quagmi
    The High-Performance traits that power a High-Performance team
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The coronavirus pandemic has led organizations to develop strategies to adapt to the rapidly changing conditions and how to match the employees to new roles and responsibilities. Every workforce seeks and strives to have individuals who show up on time, take direct
    8 Core Areas of Resilience
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] COVID-19 is having an impact on businesses all around the world, resulting in cancellations and budget cuts that require executives to make difficult decisions. To respond to the current conditions, millions of individuals must and are realizing the need to cha
    The Future of Recruitment: During and after the pandemic
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The pandemic has changed the way for hiring candidates. Recruiters are expected to answer questions on the company’s diversity as it is no longer a feel-good “initiative” but a business-critical imperative. They are required to gravitate their decision not t
    Start your self-development journey through self-awareness
    [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.
    The need for leaders to rethink Performance Management in line with business outlook
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I communicate regularly with business leaders and below are some of the anxieties that often bother them.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]“I have best-in-class Technology, but still my quality of products is not best-in-market.” “I have recent
    The ‘new normal’ of leading! How ready are you?
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The ‘new normal’ in any business or for any leader is disruption and change and the need of the hour for them is to adapt and reinvent themselves. Leadership has never been more important in these uncertain times. CEO’s are currently operating in a volatile,
    Humility – a virtue of leadership
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this world of social media, wherein people focus immensely on self-promotion, it seems odd to address the feeling of humility however, a humble leader is an absolute necessity, more so during these times of uncertainty. I have had the privilege to interact with
    Levels of Failure and How to Master Them
    [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
    Importance of Self-leadership in 2021
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For business leaders, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a much severe version of uncertainty in the VUCA world. According to a report by Read More
    6 Game-changing Performance Management Trends to Lookout for in 2021!
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The rise in remote working during the global pandemic in 2020 has birthed new trends in the future of performance management. Employers will, inevitably, have to dive into modern ways of tracking employee performance in order to keep their employees engaged and mot
    A secret growth hack – change
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Change management has always been a buzzword in Corporate, regardless of the size of the organization. 2020 will be marked in history whenever change management is the centre for discussion, and why not, seldom used words like “Disruption, VUCA (Volatile, Uncerta
    HOW TO ACHIEVE CORE CREATIVITY?
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A not-so-famous line but one of my favourites which I use as an everyday contextual phrase: “There’s many a slip between the cup and the lip.” This phrase besides sounding very amusing comprises a world of wisdom in itself. In generic terms, it may signify
    Let us celebrate the uncelebrated – HR shaping the new future.
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is said, “one should celebrate everything he or she wants to see more of”, but have you ever seen an HR professional at work? They are just as enthusiastic about any employee’s success as they are for themselves and that makes them the real leaders of tomo
    Employee Engagement: 9 Strategies to Keep Your Remote Team Connected
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Remote work is no longer a future concept. It’s “here and now” and businesses all over the world have accepted the fact that remote working is the way forward. Whether your business is an experienced remote team or new to the game, remote work poses unique
    How the right organizational culture drives employee engagement
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Building a culture of engagement is essential to incorporate training on intrinsic motivation and employee engagement into management development programs. -Kenneth Thomas What is Employee Engagement? Employee engage
    Support in Resilience
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As humans, we are wired to help each other. We often help people who are immediately related to us and strangers as well. This helping behavior is reciprocal-we help, and we seek help. This ‘assistance’ from others helps in coping with major life events as well
    Managing Emotions in Resilient times
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Resilence Imagine you
    The Growth Zone of Resilience
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We all face challenges, however major or minor. Challenges are seen as a way of life; no one is devoid of it. Whatever be the situation, challenges can be overwhelming because of the crisis and setbacks it brings. It tests our abilit
    The 9-dot puzzle of Resilience
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We all may have attempted to solve the 9-dot puzzle, where a pencil is used to draw four continuous straight-line segments through the middle of all 9 dots without taking the pencil off the paper. This exercise of 9 -dot puzzle is often incorporated in c
    The Positive Lens of Resilience
      Can you learn to cultivate a positive perspective? Can that help your overcome setbacks in life? According to Martin Seligman, the founding father of Positive Psychology, the school of Psychology, which focuses on the positive aspects of human behaviour and characteristics, we can creat
    Personality Assessments: A Critical Tool for Hiring the Best Candidate
    Employees are the essential and fundamental asset of any organisation. The stronger the human asset that an organisation has, the greater the long-term success they can enjoy. And that's why, apart from quantitative screening tests and aptitude tests, psychologists and human resource practitioners a
    Adaptability – key to thrive in the present
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It is rightly said - the only constant in life is ‘CHANGE.’ We experience change in the form of crisis, setbacks, challenges, loss, new relations, change of job, promotions, etc. So
    Setting goals to bounce back
    According to Edwa
    The Role of Self-Belief in Resilience
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Does our belief in ourselves, our confidence help us come out of challenges or do they make us more vulnerable and cause us to succumb to the challenges? In the field of positive psychology, which focuses on the positive aspects
    Ace the Basics of an Assessment Centre
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2786" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text][contact-form-7 id="3523" title="Feedback Form"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]
    HR trends 2020: What to expect
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As we mark the beginning of this year, it’s time to watch out for emerging HR trends in 2020. Each year, global HR leaders come up with forecasts on emerging HR trends. Their predictions are based on an entire year’s study a
    AI in People management practices: Future Prediction
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Artificial intelligence has evolved as one o
    CII Award in Change Management
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1917" img_size="large" alignment="center" style="vc_box_border"][vc_column_text] Fast growing HR consulting firm, Naman triumphs at the prestigious CII National HR Circle Competition 2018 Naman Integrated Management Services Private L
    The Mini Me Syndrome
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We all think that we are fair and objective. But the truth is we are governed by our biases and we as humans are inherently biased. The only difference is some people are biased consciously whereas some are subconsciously biased. There is an unconscious instinct
    Bullet Points
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Venue: Mount Abu, India Event: Outbound Leadership Training Activity: Rock Climbing and Rappelling Height: 40 Feet Granite Slab Target Achieved: Yes After reading these bullet points I am sure we all can understand the story and its outcome, life would have
    My Journey with Mr. Ratan Tata
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dear Friends, This is my first blog. Thanks to my association with various professional and not-for-profit organizations, I get opportunities to interact with many luminaries. I normally do not write or publish about those opportunities. However, today whe
    Alignment in Leadership for Successful Change Management
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Yesterday I was waiting at the traffic signal where I saw a mother, her son and daughter next to me on a two wheeler. Red light turned into yellow and mother started driving. Immediately the son said “No mom, you cannot start driving until you see the yellow l
    Last 100 Rs..
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The app in my mobile was showing no cab for last 10 minutes and as a last resort, I reluctantly stopped a rick to go home. Reluctant, as I was aware of the fact that I have last 100 Rs. in my wallet and fare would be more than 100. I sat in a rick and opened my car

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