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The Value of Having Sponsorship at the Workplace

Sponsorship programs can be an important component of landing higher-paying management jobs. According to Payscale findings, those who have a sponsor are paid 11.6 percent more than those who do not. Yet, the sponsor gap continues to happen with men getting a higher pay scale at 12.3 percent compared to women at 10.2 percent. Owing […]

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July 7, 20201:56 pm
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Post-Employment Disciplinary Practices due to Misconduct

When employees are incompetent at work or engage in serious misconduct related to the performance of their duties, employers might need to take disciplinary actions toward the said employees before terminating them. Employers, however, are bound to abide by specific laws and court decisions that relate to the procedural and substantive requirements to conduct a […]

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July 3, 20202:32 pm
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3 Tricks to Improve Workplace Culture in the New Normal

As COVID-19 will continue to upend company culture, organisations should be prepared with a change in their strategy in order to improve their workplace culture. The challenge is more complex nowadays, given that the world of work is moving to become more virtual and less in person. The rise of self-service performance management, healthcare enrollment […]

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July 2, 20201:21 pm
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Is Off the Clock Work Injury Also Employer’s Responsibility?

If an employee gets hurt on the job, the employer is responsible and required by law to pay for worker’s compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation also covers some, but not all, stress-related (psychological) work injury, including medical leave wages, medical expenses, and lump sum compensation for permanent incapacity or death. On the contrary, if an employee […]

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July 2, 20201:12 pm
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Data Protection Law in India that HR Leaders Should Know

While data can be put to beneficial uses for individuals and companies, unregulated and arbitrary use of data, especially personal data, has raised concerns regarding the privacy and autonomy of an individual. This is also a subject matter of the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court, which recognises the right to privacy as a fundamental […]

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June 25, 20202:55 pm
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At-Will vs. Just Cause Employment

In 2012, fourteen law firm employees were fired only because they wore orange-coloured shirts at work. Some employees purposefully wore the shirt to protest the new work rules, while others wore the shirt because they planned to go to a happy hour later that day. The employer disliked his employees wearing orange shirts, thus he […]

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June 24, 20203:37 pm
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Is Immunity Passport for Business Travel Risky?

Re-opening access after COVID-19 lockdown through the safe movement of people is critical to the economic growth and recovery of the world’s economy. Yet, as the COVID-19 vaccine is yet to be found, leaders are considering turning to “immunity passport” for their business travel continuity plan. But what do the experts really think about the […]

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June 24, 20203:22 pm
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4 Proven Ways to Improve Remote Culture

Flexible working arrangement has become the new normal, with 41 percent of global businesses surveyed said they already offer some degree of remote working and 60 percent provide flexible opportunities that allow employees to choose when to start and end their workday. Workers who currently telecommute also admitted that they plan to work remotely for […]

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June 23, 20201:37 pm
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How Companies Will Look Like WITHOUT Human Resources

We often hear that the human resources department is the lifeblood of business, yet many businesses still do not recognise HR as an important part of people strategy.  Surveying 468 companies, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu found that HR is ignored strategically and often sidelined even on traditional HR matters. Only 23 percent of corporate leaders see […]

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June 22, 20204:28 pm
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7 Steps to Becoming Data-Driven Organisation

Many organisations are on the race to become data-driven, collecting and measuring data to increase consumers, users, and clients experience. The McKinsey report found that data-driven organisation is 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain those customers, and 19 times as likely to be profitable as a result. In […]

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June 22, 20203:17 pm