HR Corner

Are your company’s team-building exercises wasting your money and everyone’s time?

Your company might be organizing team-building activities in or outside of the office. Every organization does. But are those activities helping build stronger teams? Or do those activities only end up generating energy and fun? Let’s find out what the real purpose of team building activities must be. “Most corporate team-building is a waste of… Read More Are your company’s team-building exercises wasting your money and everyone’s time?

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Team familiarity can give your organization a competitive edge

In the game of football, the familiarity between players’ styles of playing plays a huge role in team performance. That is why new players take a while to adjust to new teams. Research has shown that the performance of pro basketball teams varies according to how long players have been together; in short familiarity between… Read More Team familiarity can give your organization a competitive edge

Employee Corner

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Managing a multi-generational workforce Millennials, Gen Xers, Baby boomers, silent generation and Gen Z – today, five generations try to coexist at workplaces. For organizations, this scenario is both an opportunity and a challenge. Opportunity: to drive innovation by utilizing the knowledge, expertise, and wisdom of each of these generations. Challenge: bringing together diverse employees to co-work,… Read More Managing a multi-generational workforce

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Building A T-Shaped Workforce For Sustainability

“15 years ago, all you needed was a solid technical understanding. Now, soft skills are just as valuable as technical skills,” says Cisco’s Head of Virtual Sales, Paul Wittich; Businessman and academic, Bill George urges leaders to not rest in what they already know, while entrepreneurs like Ariana Huffington says, “Charging into new skills will… Read More Building A T-Shaped Workforce For Sustainability

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How To Chart A Career Plan

There are several ways in which one could chart a career plan. In today’s fast-paced work environments, there are few organizations that have the time and inclination to support individual employee career growth. Most of the development is the responsibility on the employee. Which brings us to ‘self development’. Let’s look at what professionals could… Read More How To Chart A Career Plan

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Exploring LGBTQ Inclusive Work Places in India

What is common between Godrej, Accenture, Tata Steel, IBM India, Google, General Electric and Infosys? They are all large corporate companies that support LGBTQ inclusivity at the work place, and have included inclusivity policies. In 2015, when Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad conducted a survey of 21 corporate companies to explore inclusivity, it revealed 98%… Read More Exploring LGBTQ Inclusive Work Places in India