Most business heads staunchly avoid Human Resource consultancy services. It only seems logical that at such times of cut throat competition, especially for low profit margin businesses and start-ups, searching and hiring employees on their own is monetarily more judicious. Why should a company pay 10-20% more to third parties only for hiring candidates? On first thought, it appears true. […]Read More
You might be serving the best product, dishing out your best services. But are you sure you are immune to lawsuits? Think again.A cup of HOT coffee is enough to bog you down into a $2.7 million lawsuit – like it did for McDonald’s!
Hey McD, Your Coffee’s Too Hot.
McDonald’s found itself in hot waters (hot coffee rather!) when […]Read More
“You are FIRED mister”. Youwish you could say that to the “problem employee” burning you out. But you just won’t! Because, mannn… he’s talented! And talent doesn’t grow on trees. So what do you do if you have a “talented” employee who neglects deadlines, comes late to work, throws tantrums or explodes when others disagree with him? You […]Read More
Right! It’s mandatory for companies to have an employee grievance redressal system in place. But despite that, your HR managers may face grievance redressal gaffes every now and then. Handling employee grievance is one of the most daunting duties of HR managers.Running out of patience is an absolute no-no because after all, it’s the […]Read More
It’s a great place to work man. I love my job. If all employees send these vibes at a workplace then it’d definitely be heaven on Earth, of sorts! After all, research suggests that organizations that are great places to work for see better financial success and exceed standard market indices by up to a factor of […]Read More
Business goes off-track when a key employee quits or takes a long vacation. Most businesses operate with leaner teams, making each employee a vital part of the mix. In such a case, when one employee is unavailable, there’s no one else who could take over his responsibilities. What results? Lean productivity. Really bad for business, huh!There’s always […]Read More
You could be looking for a surefire way to assess the training needs of an employee group – all without implementing surveys or running statistical analyses. Your search ends here because we bring you a tested method of getting the job done, in not more than two hours that too!This training-needs assessment can be done in six […]Read More
Apple has consistently managed to stay in the good books of employees despite having the reputation of being “slightly” ruthless in its corporate culture. On its career site, Apple boasts, “A job at Apple is unlike any other you’ve had. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. And you’ll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you’ll […]Read More
Who knew that doling out more and more resources for employees was actually bad for them? Employees often need more resources, to get a project done or to meet a deadline. Smart managers however know that offering many resources to get a job done may actually lead to […]Read More
Oh my god…the A-word – Most managers cringe at the prospect of conducting an audit. More often than not, this loathing is the result of a hunch that HR audits are bound for failure. This we tell you isn’t true! HR audits are crucial for the evaluation of HR policies and practices, to understand how effective the training programs and […]Read More