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When you have any key position open in your organization, you would want to fill it as soon as possible with the best person you can find. Here are 5 must-have traits to look in a candidate while hiring.
What are the qualities managers can easily learn from any mother? The list is endless, here we have mentioned only a few. She may not hold an MBA degree from a well-reputed university and may not have worked as a manager of a corporate, but she knows well how to manage.
Learn how your attitude can create a difference in your life. Your surrounding plays an important role in shaping your attitude.
What are the best criteria for selecting a candidate? Candidate selection criteria depend on various factors. An interviewer must focus on the work competencies.
Time is same for all Most of the things around us we get or have is not same. But one of the things that every one of us gets same i.e. Time. We all get fixed 24 hours, neither less nor more. So time is the same for all. But still by getting the same time, some...
Focusing isn’t about saying yes, focusing is about saying no. - Steve Jobs 4 ways how saying no can help you become productive Saying No is not about dissatisfying someone or making someone upset. It is about making your works priority. Most of us, sometimes out of...
This is a story and its a part of one of our upcoming training program on Managerial effectiveness. I still remember my first day of my M.B.A. The first thing that our class was asked is “What is Management?” We all were saying different answers and then our professor...
Assertiveness is much talked about topic whenever we speak about Leadership Development or even any sort of professional development. While the online platform provides lots of content on what is assertiveness and benefits of assertiveness, I thought of jotting down...
A job description is a written statement of what the organization is expecting from an employee to fill up the job. It gives a clear understanding of what will the responsibilities, skills, knowledge, and educations required for the position. A job description is the...
Why should the HR Managers Care for Online Assessments in Recruitment when there are few takers? If HR Managers did care for online assessments in recruitment; this loss of time, money, energy and human resources which are so valuable for a company’s sustainability and competitive edge, could have been averted.
Taking a work-force Survey is not the end. It’s beginning of a better decision-making process. Work-force Surveys are a must for mid-sized organizations.
The attrition rate in Indian Industries is alarming. Though the reasons behind the employee turnover in India are same as the most other countries, industry wise there are stats which are quite interesting.
Be it time, money or resource and energy, you get better ROI (return on investment) each time – every time if you opt for online job match assessment for recruitment and selection processes for your organization. Online Job Match Assessments bring tremendous ROI in the Recruitment Budget.
Big-Five Personality Traits are sometimes referred to collectively by the acronyms OCEAN or CANOE. Using a questionnaire-based testing, psychologists try to measure the degree to which each of these traits is individually expressed.
How should the HR Competencies of HR Managers Differ Between the desired Competencies of a Mid-Sized and a Multinational Company and Why?
HR Competencies of HR Managers differ between the desired competencies of a mid-sized and a multinational company because every company has a different set of core competencies and critical human resource competencies required to achieve company’s competitive advantage are different.
There remains a much scope of debate for the HR Professionals and Behavioural and Cognitive Scientists as well as experts from the related field, that, is norming possible in a competency-based job match assessment?
Difference Between Sales Skills and Sales Competencies – Why Competencies are more enduring than Skills?
Prior to hiring any salespeople for your company if you fail to chalk out the difference between sales skills and sales competencies and define a comprehensive competency framework for your organization you multiply the chance of bad hires.
Can a competency-based assessment in HR be a marketing tool for your company? Yes, it can be if it is implemented properly. It delivers 3 pivotal benefits which help you to create good candidate experience.
Take a telephonic interview as seriously as a face-to-face interaction. These are the 5 important tips to help you crack a telephonic job interview easily.
Managing time strategically is one of the key factors for being productive and this is one the most important need of the era.
The basic rules of job hunting are you must brand and market yourself well. This will require you to be clear and confident about the competencies that can be your USP in the job market.
Competency-based assessments help you to create a better organization by facilitating you to recruit and retain key talents in your company in a better way.
Building a competent organization is the need of the era. It is the core competencies of the organization that needs to be matched with the applicants’ competencies.
Assertiveness is the answer to How to be yourself. It improves coping skills. At the end, you gain greater social acceptance and credibility.
One Of The Keys to Effective Leadership can be - 'Leading Like A Baby' Today is the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, I thought of writing about one of my favorite lines by him. Though M.B.A and all these related stuff were not present and not at all structured in that...
Building an engaged workforce allows you to expand your customer base. This is the link between employee engagement and profit.
There are numerous benefits of using competency-based assessments for recruitment for any size of a company, here are 7 of them.
Can You Really Manage time? No, but you can manage your priorities and the intent to get things done. For you, this can be an answer on how to become more productive at work.
Everybody wants a good job. But there are certain things which indicate a perfect job match. Here are 3 things to prepare before applying for Job – find out how to apply for right jobs!
Procrastination is a silent killer of employees’ productivity. But how procrastination effects employees’ productivity is also worth probing – so that you can be productive in all circumstances.
If you want to win the war for talent, you must make this fundamental move. You should not only hire candidates for right competencies but should be aware of the organizational competencies too.
How to find a right candidate in an Interview? An interviewer guide to find out the right job match.
If in the interview you find any candidate, who is both assertive and emotionally intelligent, be sure you have found a right candidate in an interview who can be a future leader.
How you draft your resume is very important. This is both an art and science. And these form the essential parts of your resume.
The fact is that we all perhaps know when to change jobs. But at times it becomes very hard to overcome job change anxiety if you don’t already have a better offer for you.
Assertiveness is an ability of effective leadership which magnifies its qualities to a great extent. Assertiveness is a vital ingredient of leadership skills.
Do you remember how many times in class your teacher told: “Listen to me!” And try to remember how much you have reaped the benefits every time you listened to your teacher.
Syncing individual competencies with organizational competencies is the key to building a sustainable business fortune for any company.
Knowledge of competencies and competency modeling has become a necessity among human resource professionals who are looking for better strategic talent management in their organization.
What is the difference between Competency and Skill? An introduction to a better talent management process
Competencies provide that missing piece of the puzzle by translating skills into on-the-job behaviours that demonstrate the ability to perform the job requirements competently.
A competency is the amalgamation of a behaviour or a set of behaviour that describes excellent performance in a particular work context.
Are layoffs in the IT Industry are the biggest thing after the economic meltdown? Here are few tips to find Jobs after layoffs.
Competency focused HRM solutions are fast gaining inroads into better organizations. Here are 3 phases of Human resource management where it can help.
Job Interview Questions about Your Salary Expectations can at times be tricky. Here are few job interview tips to help you negotiate better.
Managing Contingent Workers are new challenges in Human Resource Management. HR manager must fully examine various factors behind this.
Interviewers like prompt answers. If you ponder you may lose the bus. Know how to answer Job Interview Question: Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?
“Motivation” and “what motivates” has a very thin line in between. It is very important to find out what are the employee motivation factors are.
Assertiveness can help us make our dream come true. Being assertive means knowing where the fine line is between assertion and aggression.
As Knowledge work is mostly unseen, and therefore difficult to measure. Then how as a Human Resource Manager you should manage knowledge workers?
In the interview for the senior position, you have to face leadership questions. Those questions are meant to judge your leadership competencies.
There are burning Global Challenges in Human Resource Management which as a human resource officer should address immediately.
The importance of Human Resource in an organization is huge as it works as the backbone of any organization’s productivity and efficiency.
The best job interview tips on how to answer the job interview question “Why should we hire you?” – is finding out your USP and answering it assertively.
The job descriptions are one of the most important factors for an organization. It is the one thing which will be required in every phase of an employee. But being such an important factor still, it is not used in a proper way till date. Have you ever thought after...
Interview tips on how to answer the Job Interview questions: “What is your Greatest Weakness?” Answering this question doesn’t need any rocket science.
In this blog, I have discussed 3 ways how a mission statement of an organization is linked with better human resource management.
Are you confident about answering “Tell me about yourself” in a Job Interview? Here are 4 job interview tips to ace the answer.
There are few rules on how to dress for Job Interviews appropriately. Here are few tips on how to dress for job interviews.
Managing Employee Relationship is essential for Talent Development Programs. Employee Surveys done on regular basis boosts employee relationships and are instrumental in better talent development.
Remember these 5 Things in Job Interviews – and you would be in much advantageous position than most of the applicants in Job Interviews.
Here are 5 Insightful Human Resource Quotes from their works or sayings which help in Talent Management in a better way.
While Talking about Employee Motivation, it’s the feeling of the employee. Everyone has different factors of motivation like money, status, power, responsibility and so on but all those are normally available in a Job. The only difference about this feeling is that this feeling is related to you, the organization, the culture, the environment and much more. If we club together everything, we can say, its the Job Attitude which actually affects the Employee Motivation.
There are so many blogs, articles, and research about how to boost up the employee motivation. But despite all the best efforts of the managers and supervisors - most employees are burnt out at the end of the day. But the truth is employee motivation is the key to...
Who needs the multi-rater feedback? Most of the folks put greater emphasis on the person or employee reviewed in surveys. Many blogs have been highlighting the importance of the self-reviewer and raters in this process. But far apart from this limelight, we ignore one...
Peer review is an important factor in an effective multi-rater feedback. You would find many articles and blogs on the web about the pros and cons of peer reviews at 360 degree feedbacks. But we think peer review is an essential part of a successful multi-rater...
Many a time you walk the thin line and do create a bridge between the Boss and subordinate. To do this you need to balance things delicately. “There’s a sweet spot for assertiveness. If you’re below the range, you’re not going to get your way. If you’re above it,...
Achievers live their dreams while ordinary folks many a times leave their dreams behind and moves on to a slow decaying life. What are the make or break differences between ordinary folks and any achiever? Genius achievers just walk the talk. To them "The secret of...
Human life and human relationships hold meaning only through communication. Your feedback can make or break your team. While in a tête-à-tête you speak hilarious “nothings”, - as a manager you have to speak in a special tone because you need to make things happen. Why...
Retaining your employees is as important as recruiting your employees. Employees leaving an organization are natural. There are only a handful of employees today who stay in one organization for more than 14-15 years. But when many of your employees are leaving your...
Why time is a crucial factor in terms of recruitment and selection? Because, we all have 24 hours a day, but how we use it makes all the difference. A smart candidate is always time hungry. They simply hate to go slow. He/she doesn’t waste an iota of time. Time lost...
At the end of this decade enterprises would be in full swing hiring millennial candidates. This throws fresh challenges in front of HR officers who are in charge on hiring millennials. There is a paradigm shift in hiring trends for millennial candidates. The...
Training is a necessity in organizations. Providing proper training to every employee is most important. Lack of effective training spells trouble for any company because it unfavourably impacts the company, internally and externally. When a group of people are having...