When you have thousands of employees geographically spread across hundreds of kilometers in the country, a single consolidated view of all employee data can seem utopian. Unless organizations are willing to be left behind, they will have make a decision to find the best HR solution that makes the most sense, for its business evolution as well as its people.
A budding designer is always taught to keep things clean and simple. That’s a good advice. Later, when user experience comes into the picture, the first thing that takes a hit, is simplicity and cleanliness. This is exactly the moment when an organization can easily mess up their design and compromise the look, feel, and functionalities.
Sometime or the other in the recent past, we’ve all overheard conversations or caught snippets of discussions about the great ‘UX (User Experience)’, or the poor ‘UI (User Interface)’ of a product. With an ever expanding and ever evolving digital environment, we come across such terminologies almost every day and often end up confusing one with the other.
When I started my first job, I remember signing in my attendance in the office’s ‘Attendance’ register and then signing out when I left in the evenings. At best, it showed that organizations had to trust their employees to enter correct attendance details. But at its worst, attendance registers were the bane of organizational productivity.
Are your employees devoting too many or too less hours at a job location?
Or, are they completing too less tasks in a day and spending a lot of time on the travel?
Is it becoming immensely difficult to manage these concerns through traditional HR practices?
And most importantly, is it disturbing your organization’s overall bottom line?
With Britons polling on whether or not they exit from the European Union even while you read this, market watchers within India Inc. are keenly and steadily looking at the goings on in the UK from the corner of the eye. If the UK does pull out of the EU, we of course can expect a slight shake up given the fact that the EU is India’s largest single export market and the European economy is equivalent to one-fourth of the global GDP.
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.
Reformer in Chief, Visionary, PR & Marketing Whiz, Style icon Mr. Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has had a fair share of adjectives attached to his name over the last one year he’s been on the post. Being in the limelight for his work, attire and at times his close ties with his global counterparts, last few weeks (months) have also portrayed him as Pro- HR expert.