People Matters, 11th May 2014
The world of HR technology has undergone several changes in the last few years. Earlier, companies relied on getting major HR implementations at an organization-wide level typically through enterprise systems. Requiring huge investments and implementation efforts, these systems are difficult to update and tedious to fix.
Hindu Business Line, 8th May 2014
India has a large and constantly growing potential workforce across different disciplines. To reap benefits from this potential, it should be ensured that right jobs reach the right candidates. Match-making between job seekers (based on their skills, preferences and attitudes) and jobs is of utmost importance.
New Delhi: India’s employment outlook next year remains bleak, although the skill levels have improved among new entrants to the job market, according to the findings of a new survey.
Only a slight increase of about 1.4% in overall hiring numbers was predicted by the India Skills Report 2014 compiled by PeopleStrong, a human resource company, and skill assessment firm Wheebox that conducted the survey in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
People Matters, 1st June 2013
HR professionals must work in sales and the best will emerge as CEOs
I was very clear that I wanted to be an entrepreneur right from the start. The HR profession just came my way. Rather, I would say, it found me …. I believe the universe conspired to align me to something that I naturally connected with and I realized early on that this would help me create a base for myself.
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.
People Matters, 2nd Aug 2012
I share the pain and agony of the Maruti workforce, the management, family members of people who are hurt and the relatives of Awanish who face an irretrievable loss. But, I am not writing another obituary or a condolence message. I do not believe this to be a case of worker –management relationship failure and the blame does not lie with any one party.
Recruitment has been outsourced for many years now. With the changing landscape of the industry and growing importance of Human Capital of organizations, recruitment and selection can no longer be considered as just transactional activities. As employers face high rates of attrition and increased demand for skilled and quality work force, a number of recruitment models, both in-house and outsourced have emerged, which promise to be the panacea for hiring woes.