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2015
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Is Your HR Department Overworked?

HR department is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of employee data – what we call the transactional role of HR. They manage employee personal files, leave and attendance, salary data, promotions, travel and expenses, benefits enrollments, timesheets and performance records. All this data has to be combined together in various ways, queries answered, reports created and a strategic direction has to be thought of. No wonder, the HR department has a lot to do! What happens in a typical Employee-HR engagement? Click To Tweet What happens in a typical Employee-HR engagement? When an employee wants to make an update,...
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Sep
2015
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Does Your HR Policy Support ‘Same-Sex Marriage’?

Did you hear about ‘Celebrate Pride’ tool – a photo editing tool by Facebook? Many of you (including HR managers) may have even used this tool, without reading the fine print in your own HR policy (whether it is pro or against LGBT). Facebook’s idea was to turn your profile picture into rainbow flag (with this tool), to support ‘same-sex marriage’. The idea clicked. Millions of people used this tool and not only Facebook, twitter was also awash with rainbow. Did netizens really mean it? The kind of huge support, we witnessed on social networking websites, raises a big concern....
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Sep
2015
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Top 7 posts in the HR space ( August 25th – August 31st)

We know that being an HR manager can be particularly taxing – from outlining workplace rules to preventing the next discrimination lawsuit. Wouldn’t you just love it if all the latest in HR news was condensed into a capsule for a quick read? Help us, help you stay updated. Subscribe to our blog posts for the latest updates, every Monday. Alternately, follow us on Twitter for live updates on what’s hot and what’s not in the HR space.
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Aug
2015
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Data and tech-driven HR: Is it future perfect?

Do you like being told how to behave? No, not even me. That’s why, in almost every organization, it is very easy to find critics of HR. Harvard Business Review very nicely captured general people’s perception about the HR practices in its July/August 2015 edition, with a very PROVOCATIVE HEADLINE: “It’s Time to BLOW UP HR And Build Something New.” Articles, published in this edition, are thought-provoking but not as intriguing as the headline suggests. This is almost two months old story now and during these months, we were patiently reading and listening experts’ take on this spicy story. We...
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