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Importance of feedback in the recruitment process

A couple of years back I was shortlisted for a well-known, reputed multinational organization and I had to appear for their recruitment drive. I had to report there at about 8:30 AM and the recruitment process consisted of GD followed a couple of rounds of interview. After clearing the GD […]

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How to leave with respect when laid off

Abdul Kalaam once said – “Love your job but NEVER fall in love with your company”. Desperate times calls for desperate measures. At least that’s what some of the reputed, well known and no-so-known companies have done in the recent times, owing to the pandemic. Many a companies are trying […]

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Shift in the workplace legal structure

COVID-19 has completely revolutionized the workplace by pushing most of the organizations and the businesses to quickly switch from ‘office model’ to ‘work-from-home’ model. While working under the roof of an office, there existed legislations and legal framework to monitor the behaviour, but those existing policies need to be adjusted […]

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Performance Management lessons from LAGAAN

Released in the year of 2001, this sports-based iconic movie was based on a small number of people in a village in the Victorian India where they challenged the British for a game of cricket so as to avoid paying of taxes. The movie is an iconic one because it […]

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Succession Planning

One of the hardest task of an HR manager in any organization is talent management. It is the process of identifying the existing talent in the organization and then assessing the talent needs, followed by talent acquisition, talent engagement and finally by talent retention. The hardest part of this is […]

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Digitization with a human touch

A couple of days back, I was experiencing a bit of headache due to such long hours of online classes and so I decided to buy a pair of spectacles. During an online session, I just casually mentioned my intention when my friend suggested me to schedule an online appointment […]

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Horrors of Remote Work

Before the pandemic hit the world, working at remote locations or rather work from home was supposedly believed to give a sense of joy. But now, work from home has become the new normal with the trend hitting most of the multinational corporations. But as we are trying to combat […]

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Institutionalization of 360-Degree Feedback

One of the most dreaded times of a financial year in an organization is the Performance Appraisal time. Traditional way of conducting performance appraisal is to hold it once, usually at the end of financial year with feedback coming in from the higher levels of management that is the team […]

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Unconscious Bias

Have you ever been in a situation where you were blamed even for doing nothing? I am sure most of you have been in that situation. I have been there too. I was working in a multinational organization, about four years back. In the beginning I was a good performer […]

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Are Parents able to do Work From Home?

Consider a 35 year old woman staying with her husband, 37 and her two children – aged 3 and 6 in Bangalore. She works as Project Manager in a top multinational corporation. Her husband is also working as a Project Manager, though of another firm. One of their child, aged […]

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Employee Onboarding – Make it or Break it?

Consider two scenarios: Scenario 1: Debbie was pursuing her post-graduation from one of the Ivy League schools and she was interested to pursue her career as a Talent and Acquisition Specialist in one of the top finance-based company. Luckily the company decided to come to her campus for placements and […]

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Trailing blaze of Workplace Discrimination

Clara did not get her due promotion to be the Associate VP because she was expecting her first child. Mike was not allowed to put up his rosary bead on his computer. Gloria was not allowed to welcome her client because she was of ‘differential’ color. Sabrina was not given […]

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