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Development
April 23, 2018

5 steps to build a very successful employee recognition program

Recognizing the hard work of your employees is a wonderful way of letting them know that you appreciate the efforts made by them. One of the most common way to…
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Development
April 16, 2018

How to create a development plan for your high potential employees

Much of the literature on best practices in human resources focuses on improving recruitment and retention levels. Given the high cost of turnover, it is natural that recruitment and retention…
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Development
April 2, 2018

The 7 Key Reasons Of Employee Disengagement & how to deal with them

Employee retention is critical for all organisations, big or small. To achieve this successfully, you need to make sure that your employees are engaged. The best ways to retain your employees, any…
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DevelopmentHiring
March 20, 2018

5 Tips On How to Improve Your Internal Recruitment Process

Every organization strives to hire the best employees for an advertised vacant position. Although new talent from outside the organization can bring new ideas and skills to the company, there…
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Development
February 12, 2018

5 Simple Ways to Measure Your Training Effectiveness

There’s no doubt that organizations care so much about training. They know, for sure, that training can tremendously boost and improve employee skills, productivity and creativity while improving the brand…
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DevelopmentTraining
February 8, 2018

10 reasons why your trainings may fail & how to fix it with Training Need Analysis

Corporations all over the world spend a lot of time and money on training every year. The importance of workplace training cannot be stressed enough. Medium and large corporations lead…
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Development
February 6, 2018

7 Steps to creating a result oriented Individual Development Plan

An Individual Development Plan (IDP) is an organized approach to professional and personal development. While Individual Development Plan as a concept is fairly evolved, it is only in the recent…
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Development
February 1, 2018

How to identify & develop your High potential leaders?

Every organization has to put a well-structured plan for leadership continuity. To enhance this, there is a need to zero in on people who have leadership potential. This task is…
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DevelopmentPerformance Measurement
January 30, 2018

360 Degree Feedback: 9 practical steps to transform your performance appraisals

When you place tangibles and intangibles in the asset category of your balance sheet, you know Human Resource’ is greatest of all. When people within an organisation grow, it’s then…
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Development
January 15, 2018

50 innovative Employee Engagement Activities to develop a highly engaged workforce

Employee engagement is a mindset. To make sure it yields results, you must know the 'why' of conducting these activities while you even plan for them. As a Human resources manager, keeping…
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Development
January 8, 2018

Virtual Assessment Centre: The Definitive Blueprint for HR practitioners to effectively evaluate talent

As an HR practitioner, I am sure you have to make several critical decisions every single day. One such key decision you may have to take is related to identifying your…
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Development
December 12, 2017

Gen Y at your workplace: 5 Essential things you must know

With over 75 million members, Generation Y (a.k.a. the Millennials) is making its mark quickly and definitively. If you're eager to understand the teens and twenty something in your workplace,…
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Development
November 28, 2017

How to effectively handle employee diversity at the workplace

Today’s corporate environment is steadily becoming more fast-paced as well as competitive. As a a leader, the time is now to reflect on last year. One of the key issues…
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Development
November 21, 2017

8 Employee engagement activities to ensure productivity at workplace

“A happy employee is a productive employee” If you are an HR professional, you will surely agree to this statement. Today, corporate world is driven by numbers, but don’t forget…
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Development
November 7, 2017

Performance reviews : 5 Key mistakes you must avoid in the process

As an HR specialist or manager, I am sure there are critical roles vested upon you to ensure that the various people processes are taken care of smoothly. One such function…
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Development
May 30, 2017

How to retain your top performing employees with rewards and recognition

Employee retention is a key goal for each organization, however, it's important to dig down into this metric and ensure you're making a good show with regards to identifying and…
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Development
May 23, 2017

5 Effective Tactics to Improve your Employee Retention Rate

Terminating an employee is an easier experience for any human resource manager, than when an employee leaves abruptly. It does not matter the reasons for leaving. Unexpected replacements are devastating.…
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Development
April 5, 2017

Why is it critical to have an employee off boarding program?

Onboarding is a common practice used by companies to integrate a new employee into his or her position. This helps a new hire feel welcomed into the organization's "family," while…
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Development
March 14, 2017

3 Reasons for you to use anonymous employee feedback

Your organization’s culture is not something that you can develop by sending out a memo. Often it is formed over the course of years of interactions between the various employees…
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Development
February 28, 2017

How to Create a Development Plan for HIPOs (High Potentials)

Employee development is crucial especially if the employees in questions are high potentials. HIPOs tend to know their abilities and are ready to move on to other organizations if they do…
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DevelopmentHiringTraining
February 17, 2017

Top HR related Challenges you will face in 2017

The year 2016 had its own set of emerging challenges. Human resources professionals had to deal with a wide range of responsibilities right from recruiting to retention. The year 2017…
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Development
February 14, 2017

Succession Planning: A comprehensive guide to build your leadership bench strength

What if the owner of your organization suddenly passes away in a car accident? Have you decided who will take his position? Can you foresee any one from the next generation…
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Development
January 31, 2017

People Analytics – Predicting your talent performance

Most companies spend copious amounts of time evaluating the performance of their investments in areas such as R&D, capital equipment and even sales and marketing. What they fail to analyse…
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Development
January 26, 2017

10 Questions to use in your employee engagement survey

Smart managers know that an organization is not merely a group of employees but a collection of individuals bristling with various emotions. Likewise, successful organizations provide jobs not simply a…
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DevelopmentHiring
January 17, 2017

What Does It Mean to Be An Employer of Choice?

Are you an employer; maybe a CEO, HR Manager, Entrepreneur, or you could even be a human resource consultant? If yes, then you;d be keen to know what it means to…
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Development
November 23, 2016

How to develop your people on the job

It is a fact that your employees learn a lot on the job. Even more than they would ever learn in formal training courses. However, ensuring that your team learns through practical experiences…
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Development
November 10, 2016

Do your employees have the right competencies for the job?

As an HR practitioner, you are expected to to link individual performances of your employees to the goals of your business. One of the ways you can do this is by…
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Development
October 20, 2016

Cognitive ability: Can it predict work performance?

Cognitive ability has garnered tremendous attention for over a century now. It has in fact played a prominent part in developmental studies in many ways. Most organizations now consider cognitive ability for…
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Development
October 17, 2016

HR Innovations: The Top 5 Game Changers for HR

Check out some statistics here. Attracting the best talent, retaining them and enhancing their productivity – these are the top 3 human resource challenges anticipated by Indian organizations. This is…
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Development
September 20, 2016

Reducing employee turnover rate: 30 excellent tips for your organization

Aiming for a reduced employee turnover rate and a much higher retention in your organization? There would hardly be any HR executive who wouldn’t share this goal with you. Retaining…
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Development
September 15, 2016

9 challenges of human resource management and how to manage them

You will definitely agree this quote by Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Ltd. “You must treat your employees with respect and dignity because in the most automated factory…
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Development
September 13, 2016

The Future of HR: Digital is the way ahead

You can ask any business about its top challenges. I am sure you will find recruiting and retaining talent most times on the top of that list. As we are becoming…
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Development
September 5, 2016

Are Stay Interviews replacing Exit interviews?

In recent times, stay interviews are gradually being put to use more frequently. One simple reason: Organisations today would like to know what propels their existing employees to stay. As…
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Development
June 23, 2016

Leadership Development: Preparing Your Next Set of Leaders

When we think about business growth, we often think in terms of profit and financial growth the organization has made than in terms of leadership that the company has acquired.…
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Development
May 24, 2016

How to Manage the Flip Side of Achievement Orientation

Ravi was an achievement oriented person - extremely industrious, flawlessly meticulous , fiercely ambitious, and highly knowledgeable; but, all this with a terrible leadership style. According to him none of…
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Development
April 27, 2016

SHRM India Tech’16 – Redefining the use of technology in HR practices

The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), recently concluded the SHRM India Tech’16, an event that could be described as one of the biggest convergence of people, business and technology…
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Development
April 21, 2016

Revaluating your performance appraisal process

Most appraisal systems and procedures have now become a routine affair. Generally these processes require much paper work and tend to be time consuming to a large extent. This has…
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Development
April 18, 2016

Praise at the workplace: Is it really difficult?

In the Indian mythological epic Ramayana, Lord Rama stood on the shoreline of the Indian Ocean, along with the Monkey King Bali and his Generals, wondering how to send someone…
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Development
April 11, 2016

Two Questions Every HR Professional Should Ask

Daniel Pink, the author of the popular book Drive, says that there is a huge gap between what science says and what business does. He couldn’t have been more accurate…
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Development
March 9, 2016

Stay Interview questions to improve employee retention

Here are 50 excellent Stay interview questions that can help you retain your best people better. It has been identified that most leaders are unwilling to conduct stay interviews fearing employees…
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Development
February 26, 2016

101 Exit Interview Questions for insightful employee feedback

Exit interview, is it really that necessary? If you look at most exit interview questions, you will realize that conducted properly, the answers to these questions can give you some serious…
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Development
February 15, 2016

Emotional Intelligence at your workplace: What do employers seek?

For most employers, emotional intelligence is now an aspect of day to day decisions including hiring, promoting, developing and even firing employees. Especially during hiring, you as a manager would…
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Development
February 12, 2016

How do you drive your Employee Engagement activities?

Innovative, creative and meaningful employee engagement activities can help you reap more benefits than you can think of! In fact, engaging and  helping retain a good and strong team of personnel is…
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Development
January 19, 2016

How to simplify your 360 degree feedback process

Everybody appreciates getting a positive or constructive feedback, and when the process is done properly, it can be of great help to both the individual and the company. Despite the evidence…
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Development
January 13, 2016

360 Degree Feedback for performance appraisal (The Ultimate Guide)

360 degree feedback, are you using it already or look forward to introduce it? You will agree that if implemented correctly, it can be a very effective tool for performance…
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DevelopmentHiringTraining
January 1, 2016

5 excellent ways to use Online Tests for employee assessment

How can you potentially use employee assessments, particularly online tests? Increasingly used as part of a workforce management strategy, assessments can be used across the employee life cycle. Right from…
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Development
December 31, 2015

9 amazing employee retention strategies to reduce attrition rate

Employee retention Speaking about employee retention strategies, if your organization does not have one yet, you are not alone. One of the biggest concerns facing employers globally is how to retain…
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Development
December 19, 2015

7 Essential Steps for Highly Effective Succession Planning

In order for a business to become and remain a success in the long run, it’s important to plan everything beforehand as this is the best way to achieve extraordinary,…
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