My Last Working Day

It was Wednesday morning. I was in the midst of a coaching session with my client, and my smart phone vibrated…..drrrrrzzzz. It was Sheetal Gandhi, a friend since college days. I disconnected the call and left a message for her, “In a coaching session with client. I will call back”. In my mind, I was trying to gauge the purpose of her call. She is a not a frequent caller.…

Employee Separation – An Absconding Employee – Will You Hire Me?

Employee Separation – Not A Hide & Seek Game – Notice periods are meant for handover of tasks and activities. An employee is also supposed to complete tasks in hand. During notice period, an employee shall not be assigned new tasks or activities. Notice periods are used find a replacement of outgoing employee. However, notice periods cannot be extended if the company fails to find a replacement of outgoing employee.…

Employee Separation – Performance Improvement Plan [PIP]

Employee Separation – The PIP Story Hi, this is Mr. Anil Saxena working as a ‘People Manager’ in an organization. The next few pages that you scroll down will take you through an experience of mine in dealing with an ‘Employee’s Non-performance’. Come let’s begin the journey…… Wednesday, 17 August 2011 @ 10:30 AM Those were the early days (hardly 3 months) of my association in the new assignment. On…

Employee Separation – When I Was Fired…

————————————– Characters Mr. Rohan Bhargava – Marketing Head Mr. Vikram Gupta – Country Manager Mr. Robert Moody – Global VP, Marketing Mr. Thomas Dawson – VP, Asia Operations ————————————– Mr. Rohan Bhargava Rohan Bhargava joined this company is 2010 as National Head – Marketing. He was functionally reporting to Robert Moody, Vice President – Marketing [working from Company Head Office in USA] and administratively, he was reporting to Vikram Gupta.…

Employee Separation – When I had to Fire my Friend

Can HR be Friends with Employees! – It’s a Challenge Time – Let me just take you through the memory lanes of my life and introduce you to a friend of mine, Mr. Gaurav Sharma. We were neighbors for two years in Delhi. Mr. Gaurav is a Marketing professional & I am into HR. He did his MBA from a premier Management Institute and is an expert in his domain.…