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Do you agree? : Business Execs view talent scarcity more acutely than HR: Mercer Study

Do you agree? : Business Execs view talent scarcity more acutely than HR: Mercer Study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 23 March 2017

Despite organisations’ plans to transform, HR leaders do not have organisation or job redesign on their list of priorities for 2017

Talent acquisition far away from business objectives: Study

Talent acquisition far away from business objectives: Study

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 16 March 2017

Talent acquisition professionals shy away from using the latest tools and technology that could empower them to get aligned with business objectives and it’s a big opportunity loss.

Top 10 challenges working women face worldwide

Top 10 challenges working women face worldwide

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 10 March 2017

Lack of work–life balance, familial issues, childcare and workplace harassment are the topmost challenges for working women worldwide.

Now study connects love-making with employee happiness

Now study connects love-making with employee happiness

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 08 March 2017

College of business under the Oregon State University conducted a survey among 159 married employees every day for two weeks. The married couples were asked to complete two brief surveys each day.

Filling leadership positions, a massive challenge in India

Filling leadership positions, a massive challenge in India

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 February 2017

78 per cent of HR decision-makers in India say that it’s difficult to fill leadership positions in their organisations.

GenZ decoded by GenY

GenZ decoded by GenY

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 13 February 2017

91 per cent of millennials in India believe that those aged 18 or younger, will have a constructive impact on the workplace.

Challenges, not salary, prompt people to look for new jobs: Korn Ferry

Challenges, not salary, prompt people to look for new jobs: Korn Ferry

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Around 73 per cent of the respondents of a survey in January said they would look for a new job for the sake of challenging roles.

Business travel, a sought after perk; preferred over high salary

Business travel, a sought after perk; preferred over high salary

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Monday, 06 February 2017

A study reveals that in the past year, 67 per cent of Indian business travellers have extended their business trips, to a different city or country, beating the global average of only 49 per cent.

Fear Factors @ work

Fear Factors @ work

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Gen X and Gen Y have been working together for a few years. With Gen Z at the cusp of joining the gang, what’s the new workplace like?

More women employees open to working on holidays, than men: TimesJobs Study

More women employees open to working on holidays, than men: TimesJobs Study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

65 per cent women employees in India Inc. say they are happy with their current work-life balance while only 40 per cent men feel the same way.

India low on employment elasticity: ASSOCHAM

India low on employment elasticity: ASSOCHAM

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Employment elasticity provides the extent to which employment can increase due to an increase in GDP.

India shockingly low on talent competitiveness in the digitalised world: INSEAD GTCI report

India shockingly low on talent competitiveness in the digitalised world: INSEAD GTCI report

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 19 January 2017

Among the highly developed and talent-ready countries, Switzerland, Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States top the list.

CEOs believe technology will add more jobs, commoners disagree: PwC Survey

CEOs believe technology will add more jobs, commoners disagree: PwC Survey

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 January 2017

42 percent Indian CEOs expect the global economic growth to improve over the next 12 months.

Organisations still callous about Vishakha guidelines: Shocking revelations on sexual harassment at work

Organisations still callous about Vishakha guidelines: Shocking revelations on sexual harassment at work

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 06 January 2017

The recent survey on sexual harassment at workplace, conducted by the Indian National Bar Association (INBA) revealed that 38 per cent women had faced sexual harassment at workplace and 70 per cent of victims do not even report the same.

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Demand surges for mid-level professionals

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 05 January 2017

The state of hiring also varied as per sectors. For instance, sectors such as IT, BPO/ITeS, automobile, BFSI and healthcare sectors mostly hired for the mid-level, while manufacturing and retail sectors hired mostly at junior levels.

Wider pay gap leads to slower economic growth - ILO

Wider pay gap leads to slower economic growth - ILO

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 28 December 2016

In India, the top 10 per cent take away around 42.7 per cent of the total wages, whereas the share of the bottom 50 per cent is only 17.1 per cent.

Believe it or not: Excel still most popular tool for talent acquisition

Believe it or not: Excel still most popular tool for talent acquisition

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Around 40 per cent of organisations still rely on ‘MS Excel’ as a primary tool to measure and manage pre-hires.

Who should be hired: the quicker morningers or accurate night owls?

Who should be hired: the quicker morningers or accurate night owls?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 20 December 2016

The results of this Attention Network Test could challenge the education system and human resources management in certain areas.

Why most employees are unhappy with their HR Departments

Why most employees are unhappy with their HR Departments

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 15 December 2016

Employees confide that delays in resolutions and poor employee relations are key reasons for their dissatisfaction with their organisation's HR departments.

Asia including India, leads the real salary growth pack, despite high inflation

Asia including India, leads the real salary growth pack, despite high inflation

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Regardless of the 5.2 per cent inflation, the effective average salary increase in India will be 4.8 per cent – the 7th best in the world.

PSUs and Defence witness record hiring growth in November: Monster Employment Index

PSUs and Defence witness record hiring growth in November: Monster Employment Index

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 09 December 2016

The Government/PSU/Defence sector recorded a significant growth in online hiring in November according to the Monster Employment Index.

Three reasons, why gender pay gap widens with age

Three reasons, why gender pay gap widens with age

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Monday, 28 November 2016

Gender pay gap is smallest among young and early-career workers, growing steadily with age into mid- and late career.

CEOs value technology more than their workforce: Korn Ferry Study

CEOs value technology more than their workforce: Korn Ferry Study

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 22 November 2016

There is a lack of top-leader confidence in the value of people in their organisations, as compared to the value of technology and tangible assets, which is much higher.

India to see a 10 per cent salary increase in 2017: Willis Towers Watson Survey

India to see a 10 per cent salary increase in 2017: Willis Towers Watson Survey

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 16 November 2016

India’s 2017 projected salary increase is the highest among developed and key emerging markets in Asia Pacific, with a strong focus on high performers.

There’s more to employee wellbeing than just engagement: Xerox

There’s more to employee wellbeing than just engagement: Xerox

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 11 November 2016

Wellbeing is a bouquet of physical, mental and financial health, any of which can adversely impact employee productivity.

How Indian companies are embracing freelance economy

How Indian companies are embracing freelance economy

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 27 October 2016

Organisations are hiring independent professionals with high-quality talent and expertise for short bursts and specific purposes, only to fulfil key initiatives.

Home-grown companies surpass MNCs in usage of psychometric assessments

Home-grown companies surpass MNCs in usage of psychometric assessments

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 20 October 2016

More Indian companies require the precision of such assessment techniques in identifying, retaining and developing the right talent.

Automation to impact 69% jobs in India: World Bank research

Automation to impact 69% jobs in India: World Bank research

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 06 October 2016

A strong focus on skilling human capital to keep pace with the changes that automation brings, will save people from being swept away by the high tide of automation

Only 5% employers confident of having more women at CXO levels

Only 5% employers confident of having more women at CXO levels

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Lack of talent, lesser development opportunities and gender bias keep women from reaching the top.

Randstad survey sees talent analytics and flexi-working as the future

Randstad survey sees talent analytics and flexi-working as the future

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 28 September 2016

These will be the key factors in sourcing, nurturing and retaining talent in the coming times.

Why India needs to re-engineer the skill ecosystem

Why India needs to re-engineer the skill ecosystem

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 21 September 2016

To meet an incremental requirement of skilling 110 million additional workers by 2022, India will have to rethink its skilling capacities for the existing and future workforce

India has bright hiring plans for 2017: Michael Page Survey

India has bright hiring plans for 2017: Michael Page Survey

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 07 September 2016

The Salary and Employment Outlook by Michael Page states that 76 per cent of Indian companies are expecting to increase their headcount in the next 12 months

What’s your stress type?

What’s your stress type?

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 02 September 2016

'Guardians' and 'integrators' are more stressed at work in comparison to 'drivers' and 'pioneers'.

Smartphones reduce productivity says a study

Smartphones reduce productivity says a study

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 01 September 2016

Performance is directly proportional to the distance between smartphone and the worker.

Does age really matter at the workplace?

Does age really matter at the workplace?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 30 August 2016

In this age of digital disruption, how significant is age in effective business leadership? 

Highly skilled freelancers earn Rs 46,000 or more per day

Highly skilled freelancers earn Rs 46,000 or more per day

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 12 August 2016

The compensation rises to Rs 33,000 and Rs 46,000 per day as professionals move from the 10-20 to the 20 and above experience stage, after which the growth rate declines.

Financial stress leading to employees’ loss of productivity

Financial stress leading to employees’ loss of productivity

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Thursday, 11 August 2016

The Global Benefits Attitudes Survey found that over 50 per cent of Indian employees worry about their future financial state and feel that these concerns affect their work.

What matters most when you hire a new employee?

Employees across generations seek higher take-home pay

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 22 July 2016

While take-home salary has emerged as the common preferred salary component, there are distinct differences in other perks desired.

How to fight technological unemployment

How to fight technological unemployment

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 15 July 2016

Technological disruptions demand that business and HR leaders stay abreast of technological advancements to avoid technological unemployment.

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Indian workforce: More confident about ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Automation’ than US, UK and South Africa

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Around 80% of Indian respondents were confident that they have the skills to work abroad, however 40 per cent of them also worry about ‘brain drain’.

How to identify the corporate ‘fraudster’

How to identify the corporate ‘fraudster’

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Indian fraudsters are younger in age and initiate acts of fraud much earlier in their careers, use technology to complete the act, are high performers, are driven by personal greed and more often act in groups.

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Indians tend to work long hours; men for ‘influence’ & women for ‘promotion’

HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Friday, 10 June 2016

Around 76 per cent of the respondents cited ‘prospect of a higher income’ as the primary reason to work long hours. ‘Promotion’ emerged as the second most important factor with 55 per cent votes, while ‘personal development’ came in next with 42 per cent votes.

How men and women perceive awards: Survey

How men and women perceive awards: Survey

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Friday, 03 June 2016

Men focus on the cash components of the rewards program, women tend to view it as a complete package.

CEOs believe talent acquisition and organisational values are co-related: Survey

CEOs believe talent acquisition and organisational values are co-related: Survey

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 02 June 2016

CEOs increasingly believe that people want to support and work for organisations they can trust, with values that mirror their own.

Reasons behind widening gender pay gap in India

Reasons behind widening gender pay gap in India

Lipi Agrawal | HRKatha | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Preference given to male workers while recruiting or promoting to senior roles, and the career-breaks women take for certain personal and societal reasons are the primary causes behind this gap.

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Monday, 16 May 2016

India Inc. should focus on inclusion, diversity and strengthening of core talent-management practices.

Rising business outlook gives a push to employment outlook

Rising business outlook gives a push to employment outlook

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 12 May 2016

This appreciable improvement in hiring sentiment comes on the back of the optimistic consumer-focussed sectors. These businesses foresee more disposable money in the hands of consumers —thanks to consumer confidence owing to increased income levels.

Undermining HCM risks is a bigger threat

Undermining HCM risks is a bigger threat

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 26 April 2016

‘State of Human Capital Risk in India’ study reveals that although 62 per cent companies in the country realise the urgency of HCR at the board level, only 33 per cent have a formally-defined risk mitigation or control strategy in place.

 

Engagement without purpose is a futile exercise

Engagement without purpose is a futile exercise

Ananya Roy | HRKatha | Gainesville | Thursday, 07 April 2016

Socially responsible organisations are more attractive and engaging workplaces for employees across hierarchies 

 

Sexual harassment cases mishandled by organisations: Deloitte Survey

Sexual harassment cases mishandled by organisations: Deloitte Survey

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Tuesday, 05 April 2016

It is common for companies to try and wriggle out of the situation and avoid legal processes, instead of being compassionate with the complainant. In fact, they even tactically encourage the complainant to reconcile or quit.

Adverse effects of informal employee referral programmes

Adverse effects of informal employee referral programmes

Ananya Roy | HRKatha | Gainesville | Monday, 28 March 2016

Referred employees hit the ground running but eventually join the complacent herd.

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India Inc.’s bottom lines recede due to inadequate hiring

Ananya Roy | HRKatha | Gainesville, FL | Monday, 21 March 2016

Companies seek to fill up specialised workforce deficit, propose sweeter compensation deals.

A woman doesn’t need to be a man to succeed at work

A woman doesn’t need to be a man to succeed at work

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 11 March 2016

There are leadership differences between men and women, which make for gender diversity in the workplace.

 

High emotional intelligence makes women better coaches, mentors, leaders, managers & team workers

High emotional intelligence makes women better coaches, mentors, leaders, managers & team workers

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 10 March 2016

A Korn Ferry Hay Group study reveals that women outperform men on emotional intelligence competencies.

How digital fluency will bring more women to the workplace?

How digital fluency will bring more women to the workplace?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 07 March 2016

In a recent study by Accenture, nearly three-quarters of the respondents – men and women alike – said that “the digital world will empower our daughters".

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Prepare to redesign organisational structure: Deloitte

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 04 March 2016

The digital world of work is forcing radical changes in organisational structures and talent strategies.

Salaries of postgraduates grow faster than that of graduates: Korn Ferry Hay Group

Salaries of postgraduates grow faster than that of graduates: Korn Ferry Hay Group

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Thursday, 25 February 2016

While salaries of postgraduates grew by 68 per cent in three years, they increased by only 57 per cent for graduates.

Best cities to work: Chennai & Hyderabad

Best cities to work: Chennai & Hyderabad

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 25 February 2016

As per Mercer’s survey, Indian cities are safer than most cities in South Asia with Chennai at the top. Hyderabad tops the list in terms of quality of living.

Increments to stay stable at 10.3%

Increments to stay stable at 10.3%

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 18 February 2016

Startups and companies in their early stages will continue to provide maximum increments in order to retain and attract talent. 

IT sector highest paid followed by BFSI; Manufacturing gets a raw deal

IT sector highest paid followed by BFSI; Manufacturing gets a raw deal

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Ironically, IT employees remain dissatisfied despite being the highest paid.

It’s ‘people first’ even in digital economy

It’s ‘people first’ even in digital economy

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 04 February 2016

According to Accenture – global technology trends report, companies that equip employees, partners and consumers with new skills can fully capitalise on innovations.

Why do Indians want to retire early?

Why do Indians want to retire early?

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Tuesday, 02 February 2016

While 61 % of the workforce in India wishes to retire in the next five years, 59 per cent cite work- related pressure as the primary reason for doing so.

Women@work: 6Ps of effective gender diversity strategy

Women@work: 6Ps of effective gender diversity strategy

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 29 January 2016

Women thrive when there is an alignment between the individual and the organisation. Only then can one break through the inertia and advance women at the workplace.

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How does HR fare against other functions?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 28 January 2016

When on equal footing with leaders from other functions, where do HR leaders stumble?

Biology dictates work performance, not rewards

Biology dictates work performance, not rewards

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 19 January 2016

A study indicates that many companies are not only causing unnecessary stress to their employees, but also wasting money on ineffective bonus schemes. 

Mercer predicts an average salary increase of 10.5 per cent in 2016

Mercer predicts an average salary increase of 10.5 per cent in 2016

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 15 January 2016

The biggest challenge for organisations is to retain employees as attrition increases from 10.3 per cent to 12.6 per cent between 2014 and 2015.

Leadership development pipeline: Where’s the bottleneck?

Leadership development pipeline: Where’s the bottleneck?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 18 December 2015

Only 17 per cent of those surveyed by Korn Ferry are confident that their organisations have the right leadership aligned with their strategic priorities.

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Salary hike: India ranks 4th in the world at 10.3%

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Thursday, 10 December 2015

Even if India’s inflation rate of 6.4 per cent is factored in, the real wage increase will be 4.7 per cent, implying double the growth rate of 2015.  

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ESOPs: How receptive and effective are they?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Thursday, 03 December 2015

A sizeable part of India Inc. considers ESOPs as a great motivational tool and performance enhancer. While 41 per cent have successfully tested it as a motivational tool, almost 10 per cent confirm its effectiveness as a tool for increasing profitability.

Short Stint: Blame it on ‘Onboarding’

Short Stint: Blame it on ‘Onboarding’

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 20 November 2015

An alarming 31 per cent of new joinees quit their jobs within the first six months —a huge loss of revenue for organisations. How can organisations check this?

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Next qtr will see more hiring and firing: Survey

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Around 38 per cent of participating companies plan to fire managerial-level employees, while there will be only 29 per cent reduction in the workforce in the current quarter. Speed of hiring is expected to go up from 62 to 88 per cent.

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Finally aptitude takes precedence over experience in hiring

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 17 November 2015

New age companies have brought in a change in mindset and forced recruiters to rethink.

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What’s the priority for BFSI employees?

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 30 October 2015

Around 29 per cent of the respondents rated the size of the company as the most important factor while joining or switching companies, whereas 27 per cent felt career prospects was the topmost priority.

Low hiring budgets pushing recruiters towards employee referrals for quality hires

Low hiring budgets pushing recruiters towards employee referrals for quality hires

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 28 October 2015

While hiring volume has remained stagnant, the budget for recruiting solutions has dropped, leading talent acquisition officers to rely on employee referrals and employee retention.

Finding right talent: A major challenge for startups

Finding right talent: A major challenge for startups

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Mid- and senior-level employees at startups are lured by MNCs with better salaries,  bigger brand tags and job security.

Why India ranks last in retirement system

Why India ranks last in retirement system

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Increasing workforce participation of older workers is considered to be good for the economy as well as individuals. 

Top 9 sectors to offer highest appraisals in FY16

Top 9 sectors to offer highest appraisals in FY16

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Pharma will be biggest gainer with expected average salary hike of 12.1 per cent.

Employee wellness: A business priority not just people’s imperative

Employee wellness: A business priority not just people’s imperative

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 07 October 2015

India’s employee health benefit programmes include dependents, which makes them stand apart from other countries’ benefits in the Asia Pacific region

Indian HR leaders are better placed than their global counterparts

Indian HR leaders are better placed than their global counterparts

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 23 September 2015

It’s not just about designation and importance within organisations. Indian HR leaders have also showcased their advanced outlook towards critical issues. 

How inclusive is India Inc.?

How inclusive is India Inc.?

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 11 September 2015

India Inc. needs to address the systemic, culturally ingrained issues affecting women’s workplace experiences and career trajectories in order to be fully inclusive.

Favouritism prevails in India Inc.

Favouritism prevails in India Inc.

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 08 September 2015

This makes the role of HR questionable, as maintaining parity and ensuring justice are among its core jobs.

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Indian teachers rate majority of Indian students as inept for employment

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 07 September 2015

While teachers from higher education institutes opined that 64 per cent of their students were incompetent for employment , school teachers felt only 48 per cent were unemployable.

 

Is India Inc. too performance focussed?

Is India Inc. too performance focussed?

| | Friday, 28 August 2015

Around 39 per cent and 26 per cent of respondents participating in a survey, from consumer and services sectors, respectively, opined that their respective companies was best defined as ‘performance oriented’. 

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How perceptions of employees and employers differ

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 26 August 2015

According to a study by Nielsen, commissioned by PNB Metlife Insurance, there is a significant gap in the degree of loyalty towards each other, as perceived by employers and employees.

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False claims by candidates high in telecom, hospitality & retail sectors

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 21 August 2015

Out of the total occurrences of discrepancies, a huge chunk of them have occurred in the employment component, followed by the address and education components.

Disrupting talent strategy through reskilling

Disrupting talent strategy through reskilling

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 31 July 2015

CEOs should take a holistic look at their talent pool and develop programmes to grow their talent to meet future requirements.

Some facts on distractions at workplace

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Never in history has the human brain been asked to track so many data points. This overloading of the brain’s circuits is the primary reason that smart people are underperforming at work. We’re simply expecting more of our brains than they have the energy to handle.

Hiring challenges of India Inc.

Hiring challenges of India Inc.

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 27 July 2015

According to a survey, around 69 per cent and 53 per cent of hiring managers face difficulties in finding the right talent for mid-level and senior management levels respectively.

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How shifting workplace is transforming HR

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Friday, 24 July 2015

HR is at the epicentre of the changes that are sweeping across the business environment, globally.

Workspace design redefined

Workspace design redefined

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Monday, 20 July 2015

Better designed workspaces can enhance productivity, creativity, innovation and engagement.

How Indian companies score on performance management

How Indian companies score on performance management

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Friday, 17 July 2015

A performance management system will be effective only if the senior management derives the goal, aligns the managers with it and subsequently cascades it to the lower levels

India’s productivity hit by long commuting hours

India’s productivity hit by long commuting hours

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Wednesday, 15 July 2015

According to JobBuzz, 57 per cent employees in metros and 43 per cent in small cities, spend more than an hour commuting to work daily.

Indian subcontinent not favourable for women entrepreneurs

Indian subcontinent not favourable for women entrepreneurs

HRK News Bureau | Mumbai | Wednesday, 01 July 2015

India lags behind in terms of opportunities, skills, equality of rights, and access to education and the Internet. 

Indian workforce show higher level of engagement vis-à-vis global & APAC

Indian workforce show higher level of engagement vis-à-vis global & APAC

HRK News Bureau | New Delhi | Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Around 46 per cent of Indian employees demonstrated high level of engagement with their organisations, the survey conveyed. In comparison, at the APAC level, around 35 per cent of employees were found to be fully engaged, whereas globally, it was 34 per cent. 

Spending on benefits programmes: A futile effort?

Spending on benefits programmes: A futile effort?

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Wednesday, 17 June 2015

A report by Towers Watson indicates that Indian companies are seeing a major gap between the amount they spend on employee benefits and the value they get in return.

The confident Indian workforce will demand better pay & roles

The confident Indian workforce will demand better pay & roles

HRK News Bureau | Kolkata | Friday, 12 June 2015

This optimism implies that organisations will have to give in to the bargain or alter their policies, to retain and attract talent.