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HR and the Pingdemic – What can Employers do?

Date: July 19, 2021

Summary: Pings happen whenever someone is in close contact with any other person who has tested positive for Covid-19. Employers can make attempts to prevent close contact in the workplace by imposing strict social distancing rules in the workplace even if the government shows relaxation.

Though the employers are not able to control the actions of their employees, it can be a helpful reminder that the actions done outside work always have an impact on work too. Read the full article.

Here’s how the Pandemic has completely changed the way HR used to Function

Date: July 19, 2021

Summary: As we continue to fight against the second wave of Covid, well being of the employees has really become very important for the organization through the country. The pandemic has made many HR professionals work for odd hours and introduce new initiatives and schemes for the welfare of the people.

This is done to make sure than the employees can get over this crisis in every possible way. It was not so until lately when several organizations have started giving preference to employee experience over the different parameters included in the lifecycle of an employee. Read the full article.

Supportive Family and Orientation to Spirituality: How HR leaders Scale their Resilience Power

Date: July 18, 2021

Summary: For Rajiv Naithani, Chief People Officer and EVP of Infogain, there cannot be a good day without proper good night sleep and he thinks that this should be an assured tick for everyone of us. There are times when he falls short of the required amount of sleep but he always compensates it on weekends.

His day starts with a round of meditation and then a session no gadget seeing for the first one hour of waking up. He loves biking so on days when there is no meeting scheduled early morning for him to attend, he takes his cycle and goes cycling. Read the full article.

Sneak Peek into HR leaders’ Lives beyond Office

Date: July 18, 2021

Summary: Keeping aside all the fuss related to work from home trend, it has become very essential for all of us to comply with the new work schedule.

Considering the bugs that keep developing in our brain because of this new normal, Pramath Nath who is the CHRO of GE Steam Power- APAC & India says that from last year, remote working due to Covid has started an all new phenomenon in which a lot of employees are working from home and parallely working for home as well. Read the full article.

Isolation Fatigue caused by Remote Working

Date: July 18, 2021

Summary: Sachin Saxena, the HR head of Aakash Educational Services says that out of all things that have changed quickly since the last year, including danger, distance, time management, nothing has become more dramatic than a workplace.

From a bustling work environment, shared lunches and handshakes, basic humanity of presentation, decisions making and communication to a lonely desk jarring, pixel bases approximately of a miniature zoom square, virtual distance of a mail, the workplace has definitely gone through a lot of change. Read the full article.

Employee Engagement has fallen while Working from Home

Date: July 18, 2021

Summary: It has been found that due to the work from home trend, employee engagement has become exceptionally low. As per a study done by Achievers, an international software firm, it has been seen that failing to increase engagement amongst employees who are working from home is also leading to lack awareness of such low employee engagement.

Researches conducted across several companies in Australia have proven that employees are faring more into this new work paradigm. Read the full article.

Experimentation will be Key to Effective Employee Benefits Strategy

Date: July 18, 2021

Summary: The platform of Wrkit provides a strategy which includes holistic benefits for both the organizations and employees. The benefits include recognition, learning, lifestyle and wellness options. All of them get combined in such a platform that is supportive to the employees regardless of whether they are in or out of their work.

Additionally, the platform enables the entire team of HR to analyse the data available on the way it is used by the employees. This can also help in gaining a complete insight into the well being of the employee within the organization. Read the full article.

Greatest Stories of Success and Motivation come from the Last Mile Employees: Ashish Vohra

Date: July 17, 2021

Summary: The entire world of marketing and business is consistently complying to the unforeseen changes created by Covid-19 pandemic. Organisations belonging to different sectors have started giving priority to the well being and safety of their employees. To do this, they are bringing all necessary transformations that can help their business flourish.

The CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance claims that his organization has shown effective responsive to this transition by creating major changes in the practices related to people and business. Read the full article.

Creating a Culture of Curiosity and Innovation at the Workplace

Date: July 17, 2021

Summary: The seeds of innovation and curiosity are always sown in the culture of an organization. Akansha Agarwal says that he has discovered throughout the years that transparency and acceptance can create a suitable environment for exponential knowledge, risk-taking and getting surprising outcomes.

As examined by a study carried out in Journal of Marketing, 759 companies through 17 different countries have the factors required for innovation in their firm and found that though the innovation degree is impacted by many external factors but the most important one is organizational culture. Read the full article.

Four in Ten HR departments less efficient due to COVID-19

Date: July 17, 2021

Summary: Facing the big task of adapting to the requirements of Covid-19 and the shift to blended working , more than a quarter of organisations have reported that they are willing to outsource the important HR procedures for better management of internal resources.

Every one in a group of five business stated that the decline caused in efficiency of HR has created too much pressure for the acceleration of initiatives taken for digital transformation. Read the full article.

Many Employees do not know how their Employer supports them in Ill-health

Date: July 16, 2021

Summary: Benefits like statutory sick leave doesn’t reach too far and the people who deal with injury and sick can go through greater financial burden which can be really difficult to recover.

It is important that the employers look through what kind of support their staff is offered and be aware of all benefits that can help the employees in fulfilling the promise they make regarding employment contracts for supporting the staff who are sick. Read the full article.

We should build a Culture by adding People with New Perspectives: Sanjay Kao, Head – HR, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

Date: July 16, 2021

Summary: The role played by HR is always very exciting as there are so many opportunities to get appreciated. The customers that are targeted by the HR include those who are working in the organization.

The main objective has to be serving with the aim of keeping “Employee First” and building trust similar to “ Customer practice” which is another business growing practice. Once that is assured, things will automatically fall into the right place. Read the full article.

How Companies can strategically leave a Positive Impact on Gen Z

Date: July 16, 2021

Summary: In an ongoing interview, both work experience and skills are what the recruiters search for. The debate over skill vs work experience is not at all new in the professional world. But, the question remains as it is. Should the recruiters choose skill over work experience or vice versa?

The question is really important particularly in this period when the country ranks highest in terms of youth population. It has also been revealed by surveys that over 60 per cent of the total population of the country belongs to the age group of less than 35 years. Several HR professionals from eminent organizations talk about the positive impact they can create on the young generation. Read the full article.

Pandemic is increasingly leading to “Enterprise Friction” and Why should Organizations care?

Date: July 16, 2021

Summary: The trigger caused by outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has created many changes in enterprises and their working. Lots of businesses have gone through a major shock due to the pandemic. As a result, they had to create a business model, supply chain, position in the market and HR manager to help them struggle.

As an advantage, employees along with the enterprises were very quickly at adapting to the work from home trend. This also assured the timely delivery of projects and work. Read the full article.

Blended Learning: The New Post-Pandemic Normal

Date: July 15, 2021

Summary: Blended Learning is gradually becoming more popular, considering the post pandemic situation. It has been found that a lot of educationalists think that blended learning is going to be the all new normal that everyone should comply with. It makes use of technology in promoting a blended learning experience which makes the process much more flexible.

Self discipline is considered as one of the many important traits of this learning method. Throughout the entire pandemic, many new techniques of blended learning came up and are now followed by millions of students and educationalists. Read the full article.

77% of Companies that offer Skilling, Make it available to All of their Employees: Survey

Date: July 15, 2021

Summary: According to the results of a survey conducted recently, it has been found that nearly 77 per cent companies that provide skilling techniques to all the employees. This means that the India based employers are recognizing how fast the work market is growing and how they need to improvise skilling to comply with the evolving job market.

An international study named “ Skilling Today “ states that the five most important skills to be inculcated in the post pandemic workforce are Adaptability, Artificial Intelligence,  Affiliate Marketing, Block chain and Creativity. Read the full article.