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What if Age of Superannuation be increased From 60 plus…?

The government raised the retirement age of doctors to 65 years. Doctors anyway continue to practice till the last leg of their life but from government’s perspective, it may wanted to retain the talent pool in Health Service. It’s a growing concern for the government as more than 28 per cent of the central government employees are above 50 years of age. This implies that not only the government will lose experienced high- level personnel but it will even entail un-quantifiable costs as new recruits will require training and on-the-job skills. If professionals such as doctors and lawyers , can continue to work for post 60, then why an’t other professionals be it an engineer, bureaucrat or a administrators do so. The official retirement age was fixed at  58 years or 60 years because at that...

YOUR FIRST JOB – Book Reviw

Wrote by T Muralidharan, An Expert’s Guide to Your First Right Job —  highlights the significance of knowing one’s identity, finding the right business, picking the right first manager and other such essential choices identified with one’s profession. The right first occupation Numerous effective experts have experienced a stage when they have addressed themselves – Am I in the right employment? This acknowledgment frequently ends up being the defining moment of their’ vocation gave it comes in right off the bat in their expert trip. Individuals frequently wish for a coach, who could help them discover the way. Here is a book for the individuals who need to kick off their profession or are attempting to give a bearing to their vocation. Composed by T Muralidharan, a...

10 common HR mistakes in StartUps — or why some companies make it and some don’t

Most of you would probably agree that hiring, maintaining and developing great people and talent is one of the toughest challenges you face when building and running a company. At the same time we all know that having the best people on the bus can sometimes decide between life and death of your company. So why do the majority of StartUps still don’t get it right? Having worked with close to a hundred startups around the globe in the past years, I’d like to share some insights on my findings with you. First of all, good news: We all face the same challenges, fish in the same talent pool and compete in the same markets, so chances to become the best are principally equal for everyone. Yet some of us seem to be much more successful when it comes to people and culture in their companies. So w...

Role of HR to ‘Make in India’

By Haresh Chaturvedi Earlier, if anybody ever travelled abroad, he/she would always be flooded by requests by relatives and friends to bring back goodies from the respective country ­ each place its niche. ‘You’ll get nice quality for cheap’, they’d say. This was mid ­nineties. While today, India is making its dent across the globe with his fiercely progressive citizens conquering in practically every segment you pick, there is yet a little bit of rust back home. Recently, India’s Prime Minister, Shree Narendra Modi, announced the ambitious Make in India project, a project of making India a manufacturing leader by 2020, creating exports worth $990 billion and domestic jobs by 90 million. Statistically, this means we are not expected to grow manufacturing by ar...

Hello HR, what do you do?

Every year, the way businesses operate is changing – and HR is no exception to the rule. The role of human resources has been evolving. The shift from “personnel” to “human resources,” for example, was part of the movement to acknowledge the value of employees as an organizational resource. A multifaceted approach delivering HR services that meets the needs of both employees and employers, and positions HR as a significant contributor to organizational success and should be responsible: strategy execution, administrative efficiency, employee contribution, and capacity for change. In order to play this role, however, HR will have to increase its real and perceived value with the coming years’ ahead. HR’s role in 2015 The research showed that many companies’ HR depart...

HR automation: Three things to remember

If the industrial revolution transformed the kind of jobs people aspired to have, a slew of new age technologies along with increasing automation today are slowly driving a similar transformation in many facets of the businesses. In the last few decades alone, the rise of digital disruptors has changed the way industries operate and the way business is conducted. But this has taken a completely bearing on the HR processes. In the context of HR, the features that earlier saw automation included administrative processes like payroll, benefits and time management. However, the phenomenon of automation is now moving towards more advanced processes including job performance analysis, management of employee referrals and assessing internal employee social networks. Companies are now taking advan...

Role of HR in Career Pathing and Development

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca It is easy to infer from the above quote that interest is where one’s success lies. The more difficult part albeit is to find that interest. The “mobile first cloud first” era of communication that we live in, is changing the way we do business – you possibly couldn’t have imagined a mobile based messaging app being valued at USD 16 billion. And this is where the traditional borders of job-roles have become hazy. New avenues have opened up for employees to create impact, new branches of value creation are shooting out from the traditional value chains. Defining a manager for e.g. as the traditional task master who delegates responsibility and accounts for productivity of a certain subordinate...

HR – Why do we do what we do

To perform the role of an HR executive we look at qualifications and educational backgrounds and we look at the good national or  global work exposure. (Later, preferred more usually) Taking  my experience, after my Masters in Social Work, in the nascent stage of my HR career, I spent time on administration and welfare and sometimes compliance management. As far as I remember, during studies I was never taught about this. I understood how the  profession of HR  is required to work on it. With time, I started investing time on learning it. The struggle to succeed in the field is so intense that a fresher in community feels frustrated and start loosing interest in  the profession he has seen big dreams about. In present times, along-with Administration, new HR professional is expected to do ...

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