HR Trends

Why invest in upskilling for the future of work

In recent years, upskilling has become a common term in workplaces. It has become a crucial part of employee retention and business growth and development. People most of...

How do you negotiate salary over email?

Compensation - June 11, 2021

You have aced your job interview and now have an offer letter in your inbox/hand, but you are not too pleased. Why? Your salary expectations are not met. You have two opt...

Examples of Employee Engagement Survey Questions

Employee engagement is a necessity if your organization wants to achieve growth and progress. Fully engaged employees mean greater productivity, improved image and better...

How to evaluate the compensation plan?

Compensation - May 22, 2021

Before you accept that new job, it is important to carefully evaluate the compensation plan. Here is a guide on what to look for in an ideal total compensation package. Y...

How to deal with difficult people at work

Conflicts are endemic when you notice factions, team divisions and stonewalling at team meetings. This is the time a true leader steps in to lay down the rules. Make it c...

What to include in employee personnel files?

Keeping a record of an employees’ lifecycle documents of their employment journey within an organization has become a must due to the digitization of all decision-makin...

Tackling burnout while working from home

Japan is notorious for its work ethics and how people work to exhaustion, they even have a term for death by overwork—Karoshi. The same malaise seems to be plaguing the...

How to calculate for pay for remote workforce

Compensation - May 04, 2021

The future of work is remote. That is the direction that the world was moving towards before the Pandemic hit in 2020. Now, work from home is a reality and not something ...

What can Human Resources do for the people?

When was the last time you reached somebody in HR? When you joined the organization? For your performance evaluation? Or when something awful occurred at work? HR groups ...

5 ways to foster motivation in employees

Employee Benefits - April 17, 2021

When you have a workforce that eagerly anticipates the end of Friday and rushing out the office door and sighs morosely on Mondays before entering the office, then you ha...

A Case for Employee Engagement in Improving Work Culture

Employee happiness is crucial in any organization as happy employees are said to be more engaged in their work. When it comes to measuring happiness at work, one of the m...

Great perks and benefits that build company culture

The greatest assets of any company are its employees and if you want to attract the best talent and retain them, then having a great company culture is essential. Good co...

A checklist for return to office mode with the pandemic fading

The vaccine rollout across the world has led many companies to announce a gradual transition back to work from the office. Some are considering a hybrid model—a mix of ...

How to resolve conflicts in office

All collaborative exercises need some rules to co-exist and resolve disputes. If there were no referees for games and no redressal forums, then life would undoubtedly get...

The Hybrid Model for Work Is the New Norm Post-Pandemic

Workplace Culture - April 05, 2021

Work-from-home was considered one of the better consequences of the Pandemic. It provided relief from the daily commute, gave flexibility and productivity in some places ...

How to motivate a multigenerational workforce?

Workplace Culture - March 26, 2021

Inclusivity and diversity are the new buzzwords for a woke workplace with agism a tired third in the mix. At a given time, a mixed workplace is bound to have an intergene...