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Work Life Balance!

Wikipedia defines Work–life balance as a concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation) Journalistic attempts at simplifying this complex concept have only created confusion and frustration. This is just an attempt to put forward some aspects that determine what it means to different people with a special emphasis on …

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Top 5 Reasons for Employee Attrition & How to deal with it..

Employee attrition or turnover and its impact on the business are well known. HR thought leaders have defined the cost of replacing an employee at anywhere between 2.0x – 3.0x of the annual salary of the employee. Simply put, an exiting employee, earning an annual salary of 400k will cost 1 Million to replace. Let’s take it in two parts. First …

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The Great Indian (Corporate) Middle!

Apologies for the pun intended. I’ve been a corporate, I’m a certified nutritionist and lets just say I care. So the middle of the industry hierarchy is where the “underbelly” lurks. And how is that you may ask?? As newbies or entry level professionals we walk proud with high BMRs (Basal Metabolic Rate) and continue with our college ways of …

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How To Nail That Job….Part 1

Applying for a Job? want to see an increase in the calls or emails from recruiters? Consider these simple actions to ensure higher chances of being shortlisted and sought after. This is especially relevant to candidates in the 3-8 years work experience range, do pay attention to the pointers below and see how your chances improve – 1. Complete and Current Profile – invest …

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How To Nail That Job….Part 2

Now that you have been invited for an interview – What can you do before the interview? What should you do during the interview? This is especially relevant to candidates in the 3-8 years’ work experience range, do pay attention to the pointers below and see how your chances improve – In my previous post the focus was on preparing a …

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Transformers to Unicorns: My transition from Corporate to Startup

10 months ago, I took an impromptu decision to quit my glamorous job as a Global HR Partner to take up a role in a consulting company. A mixed role as a Social Media Expert, Business Manager and HR Consultant. Little did I know that It would be life changing! I was very fortunate to have built my career at …

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When ‘your gold’ is ‘my gold’

It was a long wait at Rio for India.. For that satin strapped metallic circle. But then, 3 phenomenal ladies made the nation hold their breath like no other. We hoped and prayed for them to win and they in turn hoped, prayed ‘and’ performed to win for the nation… Hard to say whose was a stronger, more earnest desire for …

EntrepreneurBlog

5 Lessons from My 1st Year as an Entrepreneur

After 23 years of corporate life – armed with all the lessons from other entrepreneurs and start-ups on the web, I embarked last year to set up a consulting business in HR. It’s been a journey filled with challenges, learning and fulfilment. As I near our 1st anniversary in business, let me recap the 5 lessons I learnt as an entrepreneur. 1. …

Artificial Intelligence

What they don’t tell you about AI in Staffing!

“AI” a.k.a “Artificial Intelligence” a.k.a “Augmented Intelligence” is the current HR buzzword. As a self-confessed follower of everything digital in HR, I have scoured the web to track the developments in AI in staffing technology. There are dozens of start-up’s and established technology companies who are at various stages of developing a working solution to solve the recruiter’s and hiring manager’s problems using …

LandscapeOfRecruitment

Changing Landscape of Recruitment!

The rapidly changing landscape of recruitment over the last two to three years thanks largely to the innovations in technology, has left a critical gap in the entire experience for both the Companies and the candidates. This is the new era, all of us are SMAC in the middle of it all…. SMAC stands for Social Media, Mobile, Analytics and …