Everything must change. The COVID-19 virus is transforming the way we do things – work, exercise, eat, learn, study, shop, and communicate. It has brought about one of the most extreme workplace transformations ever. And leaders from the private, public, and social sectors are responding to the situation with diverse strategies. We set out to… Read More COVID-19 – What We Can Learn From Leading Organizations (Part 1)
Factsuite’s Quick and Efficient Response It would be an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought unimaginable disruption in business, work, and life, the world over. The real effect of the pandemic is unfathomable and immeasurable at this point when we’re in the midst of it. But, how we act today, would help… Read More Working in the Times of COVID-19
Recent reports indicated a 5% probable dip in hiring intention in the IT sector from October 2019 to March 2020. Moreover, a considerable talent shortage can be expected in the industry by 2021. The reason: survey and trends show that India’s IT professionals are lacking deep and advanced technical expertise required to adapt to rapid… Read More How to Remain Employable in the IT Sector?
Key points about Skills in Demand: Advanced technological skills will see the strongest growth in demand. The demand for basic digital skills across job roles across industries will increase. The demand for social and emotional skills will rise. Some cognitive skills such as creativity will see a sharp rise in demand. High-skill workers are more… Read More They’re here, Skills in Demand in Tech
Your company’s mission statement may be on the website, bold and prominent, but do those words translate into action, and ultimately, into results? Food for thought, isn’t it? The elements of a good mission statement may be simple, but to integrate the mission into an organization’s fundamental operating system requires that each and every employee… Read More To Improve Efficiency, Align your Company Mission to Employees’ Performance
To respond to an email right now or later? To attend the CEO’s conference in the US or not? To expand the company’s product portfolio or not? We, humans, make roughly 35000 decisions every day. That’s roughly around 2000 decisions every waking hour. Surprised? Think about this. A decision to wake up when the alarm goes off,… Read More Why do we make bad decisions? How to make effective decisions?
Drones delivering pizzas. Bots answering customer questions. Autonomous trains ensuring workers reach office on time. Alexa controlling machines. This is a reality. Technology, automation, complex organizational structures, and numerous other changes are altering the way we work. Some jobs are disappearing, new ones are gaining significance and job roles are evolving. For example, digital marketing… Read More How to future proof yourself in the job market?
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?
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
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