It’s a grand day when your manager tells you to take some interviews in his or her place. Of course, he or she will not say anything more on how to do this. Most people think of interviewing as a dirty chore and try and get it done and over with or at best delegate … Continue reading “Listen, go interview that candidate in my place please!”
Okay, the dust has settled on the millennial discussions finally. I hope. Because there are new kids on the block – the Gen Z. (I do wonder who comes up with these names for generations!) Organisations may not need to change their culture drastically to accommodate these generations because they will change the organisation once … Continue reading Gen Z ready, steady, go!
There are two actors on stage - the management and HR. Where are the employees? Management directs HR to 'engage' employees and create activities. HR complains that nobody participates. Has anyone thought that people don't really like 'fun' to be 'orchestrated'? And when did engagement meaning get converted to 'fun activities'. Engagement = deriving meaning … Continue reading The drama titled ‘Employee Engagement’
You can’t afford to mess up Day One. Even the kid who is still studying in school knows that. But the onus on making Day One cool is with the organisation and not the person who joins you. Of course, new joiners are pumped up to have a great experience, whether it is their first … Continue reading Is your on-boarding cool enough?
Roll them up! Humans are motivated by points - school ranks, appraisal ratings, share prices, mileage information…everything has a number to it, and entices the human mind to compete more. How else do you explain gaming addiction? Everyone knows it's just a screen meant to entertain you for a bit. However, that doesn't explain how … Continue reading Gamification in HR – A case study