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How To Enhance Your Workforce To Nurture Millennials

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Talent Management in Asia | 0 comments

Many analysts predict that by the year 2020 the 50% of the workforce will comprise of Millennials and Gen Z. That’s a significant number of the workforce and smart companies are gearing up strategies to cater to their needs. The question of what drives this group of young and energetic workforce and how do you leverage their strengths? Why is it so important to figure this out? Who are the Millennials and Gen Z? Aside from the year of birth that can help you figure out what generation individuals are categorized into, Millennials and Gen Z’s are a group of technology savvy, social media frenzied, impatient and fast-paced individuals...

Should A Leader Be Seen As A Superhuman?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Transformational Leadership | 0 comments

Leaders are defined by the depth of their vision, the strength of the teams they built and the successes they achieve. They communicate well and openly, are committed to their profession and motivate people around them to become successful. Leaders are creative, bold and charismatic. These traits and more define what good leaders are and should be. But by having all these traits isn’t a leader a superhuman? There’s much written about the characteristics of leaders and how they should behave. If you read enough you’ll realize that combined these traits are defining a superhuman. Is it really possible for a leader to be a superhuman? Are they really...

7 Ways You’ll Get Back to Work Happy

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in HR Tips, Tools & Resources | 0 comments

Vacations and long weekends are such a great way to break free from routine. It allows us time to relax and destress. Reflect on our lives and career. Spend time with loved ones and just slow down. It’s truly a great way to mentally and physically be at peace. But on the last day, we cringe thinking how tomorrow we get back to work and all the fun and relaxing ends. It doesn’t have to be such a sad and dull thought. Why ruin your last day of vacation or long weekend feeling so blue. A few months back I wrote about how you can be productive during your...

How To Transform Your Team Into A Great Team

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Talent Management in Asia | 0 comments

As a leader you work hard to develop a good team. A team that works well together, is high performing and delivers quality output, understands and believes in your ideologies and is always supportive. A good team is bundles of support and a pleasure to work with. However, the mark of a great leader isn’t building a good team – it’s developing a great team. Getting the job done from your team is simply the tip of the iceberg. To conquer many challenges and do great things, you’ll need a great team. Here are four important things you can do to facilitate a team’s transformation into a great team....

How To Handle A Management Shake-Up

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in HR Tips, Tools & Resources | 0 comments

Lately there’s been much chatter about Tata Group’s decision to oust their Charmain. It hasn’t been an easy one for the management and shareholders to pull through. More so, the management shake-up has been tough on the Group’s other stakeholders – its customers and employees. When the top of the pyramid goes through turmoil it can result in unsettling times and situations for its employees who are left pondering on various questions and concerns. At times like these productivity reduces by a significant amount as people are less interested in getting the job done and are more concerned with “what this means” for them. And rightfully so. Management shake-ups...

Are You Being Held Back By A Selfish Boss?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in Personal Growth | 0 comments

We all know how challenging it can be working for a tough boss. Some may even go as far as saying they’re horrible bosses (check out the movie for a few laughs)! But aren’t bosses really looking out for your best interests? Don’t they want to help you grow and guide your career to new heights? Of course they do! Bosses provide you the necessary exposure and challenges that help you tap into your true potential. And that’s why you get rewarded for your awesome performance, right? In theory it may be true, but sometimes, you may end up working for a selfish boss. At some point in your...

How To Make Resource Planning Really Work

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in HR Tips, Tools & Resources | 0 comments

There’s a phenomenon that occurs quite often where various functions run to the HR department presenting their case of being drastically understaffed. They desperately seek help to hire several candidates all at once pressuring HR professionals to frantically hunt for talent, screen them and get them onboard. Often these situations arise outside the boundaries of what’s agreed in the annual resource planning exercise. And it’s not just any particular month of the year – it happens randomly and several times in a year. Unplanned and sporadic mass hiring can be quite counterproductive, even if you’re able to meet expectations and fill the sudden vacancies. Under such pressure you’re bound...

5 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in HR Tips, Tools & Resources | 0 comments

Sixty seconds is all your resume will be given by a hiring manager before they move on to the next one. Those sixty seconds are what you have to sell yourself. If your resume looks and feels like just any other, there’s a good chance you’ll be overlooked for an opportunity to be invited for an interview. At first glance, your resume should stand out from the rest. It should be inviting the viewer to read more. In fact it should paint such an amazing and attractive picture of you that the person viewing your resume should feel almost obliged to meet with you. Here’s how you can make...

How To Effectively Manage Egos Within Your Team

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Talent Management in Asia | 0 comments

Behind every successful leader is a team of smart, competent and intelligent individuals. Hence, to be a successful, result-oriented leader you need to develop a team of talented, smart and intelligent people around you. A team that can overcome enormous challenges and has the ability to produce extraordinary output. A team of creative and innovative thinkers who facilitate the business’s growth. But could you possibly have created a team of too many smart people and are having a hard time being able to manage egos? Talented individuals fuel off of recognition. They want to be in the spotlight and their achievements to be celebrated. And why not! They’re talented...

How to Reinvent Retention Strategies That Work

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Talent Management in Asia | 0 comments

Retention strategies for talent should be every company’s priority. It’s something that simply cannot slip pass your radar. Competition is stiff, the market is actively looking for talented individuals and you have some of them. You have to be on your guard otherwise you’ll quickly watch your top resources slip away leaving behind a huge void in your talent pool. There are several strategies companies have employed to encourage retention. Some of them include bonus plans, reward programs, trainings and so on. But if you’re working with a tight budget and still want to hold on to your top talent try these retention strategies. 1. Their Say Should Matter...