Job Offer Withdrawal – Ethical or Unethical

Job Offer Withdrawal – SENSITIVE & “SIN”SIBLE –  Penguin Soaps & Detergents Limited [PSDL]  PSDL is a leading player in FMCG industry. Over the last five years, PSDL has acquired FOUR mid-sized companies in South-East Asia worth 700 Million USD. Purpose of all these acquisitions was to enter into new market and expand the business of PSDL in the region. The company is having headcount of slightly over 3,000 employees.…

LEAN HR – Eliminating Waste from Recruitment/Talent Acquisition

At its core, Lean is about the identification and elimination of waste through a structured approach to problem solving. It focuses on reducing the complexity of each process and identifying areas of improvement. Lean HR = smART HR It’s all about AGILITY  Over last few years, all organizations have been under pressure to improve performance. With the changes in the economy and the time it has taken to start to…

Talent Management – Story of Career Aspiring Women

Love, Marriage & Career – Moments of Elusiveness – It’s been TWO years since Rohit and Sheetal got married and she is still looking for that one elusive job offer, even though she is willing to work at half of her last drawn salary package or even like to be considered as fresh graduate. Now, she is exploring opportunities in other professions to be able to support her husband and…

Talent Acquisition : Expected Salary – Salary Range

The Salary Talk Show – The Compensation Conversations –  ————————————– Characters Ms. Natasha Suri – Assistant Manager, Marketing HR Head @ Market Analysis India Private Ltd. [MAIPL] ————————————–  Salary negotiation is a prerogative of Human Resource Function. HR must negotiate the salary by remaining within the four walls of approved manpower budget of the year. Compensation, Salary or Cost-to-Company [CTC], call it by any name & form, it is beyond…

Human Resource – Walking the tight Rope between Ethics and Duty

On subjects of values, cultures and ethics, I have often seen people talking big, tall and loud. But do they really mean it? In organizations, HR is considered as possessors of ethics and values of organization. Do they really take care of it? They are bothered about their job and their families as much as any other employee of organization. I have my doubts. Before you take out your 60…

Talent Acquisition – Everybody is Responsible

Talent Acquisition Matters – It’s a Collective Responsibility –  Cranberry is a 350 million USD company, headquartered in Mumbai. They have acquired a 5.5 million USD project, which is expected to go live in SIX months’ time. Already TWO months has lapsed. Project Managers need at least TWO months to assimilate the new team. At Cranberry, Talent Acquisition is a critical and high-pressure job. The Talent Acquisition Manager, who was…

Talent Acquisition – Why I cannot give Job Interview Feedback?

Job Interview Feedback – A case of Broken Silence –  In an urgency to chair a space in the competitive world, human beings have forgotten the fact that ‘rejection’ is a choice that everyone has to face basing on the requirement / situation of work, profession & life at large. While it is right that everybody is facing challenges in life & has a story to tell about “Why they…