Rehiring of Former Employees – Loyalty or Lack of Creativity?

The Re-tension People – Return, Re-hire, Retain – Better Growth Opportunity, Unprofessional or Rude Manager, Less Compensation, Unfriendly Policies and Culture, Directionless Leadership/Management, Higher Education and etc. etc. are just a tip of the iceberg reasoned for employees’ exit from the organization. Exit interview practices & related surveys across the length and breadth of the employography also confirmed the said reasons & also lime lighted many other influencing factors that…

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.…

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…

Feed-forward is not a replacement of Feedback. Feedback and feed-forward shall coexist.

Feed-forward is conceptualized to help a manager or senior executive to improve his behavior that has been blocking his success and pace of growth. It is based on the premise, “take it or leave it, you are the one who will get affected”. Feed-forward & Feedback Can ISOLATION exist between them!!  Let us ask ourselves A question of curiosity……so kiddish of me…curiosity itself is a form of question. And many…

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…

EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING : A Healthy U is also Organization’s Responsibility

We believe companies should arrange for regular awareness campaign for their employees to educate them about early symptoms of heart-attack, managing stress, diabetes control, early symptoms of cancer, managing in case of epilepsy attacks, burns, and accidents. Employee well-being is responsibility of organization. In many case, awareness can save life. EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING A Healthy U is also Organization’s Responsibility Before I take your journey into the life Alex and family,…

Talent Management – I am not paid as per market

Dear Somebody…. – Market Rate & Pay Practice –  Once upon a time…. Once there was a concept of life-time job. People used to join one organization and would work there for rest of their life. They would grow with company. Loyalty and relation were given more preference than anything else. Performance, compensation, and growth were important but not as important as emotions and brotherhood. However, now things have changed.…

What’s there in Job Title? Does Job Title Matter?

What’s in the ‘Job Title’ – In the RAT Race-  ————————————– Characters Ms. Veronica Bhatia – Manage, HR (India) Mr. John Richardson – CEO (BS Inc) Mr. Tony Gottlieb – VP (HR), Corp. Office @ HQ @ BS Inc, New York Mr. Arminder Dhillon – MD (India) ————————————– Veronica Bhatia, Manager – HR Berries Smartphone Private Limited [Indian Unit of Berries Smartphone Inc.]  Veronica Bhatia has overall experience of over…