If one were to ask business persons to vote for 2017’s most powerful theme, it would be “AI and Future of Work”. Moving beyond coffee table discussions, there is not only a wider acknowledgement of “Future of Work” in 2018, but the action has also started. This year’s BT-PeopleStrong “Best Companies to Work For In India” captures perceptions and aspirations like these and bring the key asks of your “born-free” workforce, which is announcing the beginning of the new world of work.
Harnessing the similarities without delving too much in the diversities, understanding employee preferences, and more. The human mind is wired to notice ‘differences’. Be it the kind of food we eat, clothes we wear or services or products we use – the PODs (points of differences) play a major role in shaping these preferences.
RPO professionals will need to move from a ‘hit and trial’ approach to ‘outcome orientation’ We need to deploy tools that have the mind of a strategist and precision of a scientist The Talent demand-supply mismatch world over, especially in India, draws attention to the widening gap between industry requirements and the available employable talent pool.
Business Today, 4th Aug 2014 The financial year 2013/14 has been one of recuperation for businesses globally. While the first half was full of uncertainties, the latter half was greeted with the hope that the economic turmoil shall pass! The job market, too, followed the same trend, thus leaving a close impact on employees.
India is on a roll. A 7.6 per cent GDP growth is forecast for the next year, and the ‘start-up’ buzzword has created a positive circle of influence in the overall ecosystem. As almost every segment throws up its own unicorns, the employer brand is experiencing interesting changes. And the same is visible in the Business Today-PeopleStrong Best Companies to Work For study.
Data is becoming increasingly important to drive predictability in the recruitment process One size does not fit all and a size that fits well today may need to be altered at a later date. It needs meticulous planning Data is becoming increasingly important to drive predictability in the recruitment process Research quotes that every wrong hire costs the company three times as much as the actual cost of hiring him/her.
People Matters, 5th April 2013 There is always a lag between the economic direction and the impact on jobs in the industry. The country’s political landscape experienced some upheavals in the first half of last year, but its impact was felt on the jobs landscape only in the latter half. The phenomenon of jobless growth has hit the IT and IT-services sectors quite hard due to rising cost pressures and the threat of global competition from other economies including the Philippines.