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HR Challenges around Personal Development & Employability

The world of work has undergone enormous changes in both nature of work and the emergence of new forms of work, which result from innovation, development of new knowledge, increased competition, and other factors. Today, work life is characterised by complexity, unpredictability, and insecurity, in which a principal challenge is to remain current with changes […]

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September 28, 202012:51 pm
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Building Effective Employer-Employee Dialogues

The higher employee engagement is, the more willing employees are to put in discretionary effort (such as: go the extra mile). But, employee satisfaction and engagement are difficult to actualise because of employee turnover, dynamic nature of work, existing organisational hierarchy, and differing perspectives among workers, their immediate supervisors, senior management and human resource practitioners. […]

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September 25, 202012:50 pm
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Employment Generation Programme in India

The Government of India has approved the introduction of a credit-linked subsidy programme called Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) for generation of employment opportunities through establishment of micro enterprises in rural as well as urban areas. PMEGP will be a central sector scheme to be administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium […]

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September 24, 202011:37 am
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Future of Work: 4 Changes to Expect in the HR Community

Workplace studies and surveys have suggested there are at least four factors shaping the future of work, including globalisation, technology, consumerization, and general differences. In order to survive the future, business leaders must adjust themselves by adopting postures that help them successfully reconcile tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities. Along with these changes, the HR community is […]

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September 23, 20202:16 pm
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6 HR Posture to Successfully Adapt to the Future

HR will increasingly become a transformational function responsible for establishing a tailored labour model while becoming a leader within workplaces. At the same time, HR must continue to maintain collective links, a relationship regulated through arrangements that go beyond individual workers. Ideally, HR should be careful in integrating individual agility and disparities to optimise collective […]

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September 21, 20202:32 pm
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Values & Raison d’etre: Terms of Young Generations Engagement

Young generation between 20 and 35 years of age will represent nearly half of the workforce by 2020 and three quarters by 2025. Naturally, companies must understand the specific expectations of younger people composing this new generation which are committed to companies whose raison d’être or purpose they share. Young employees commonly enjoy working in […]

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September 18, 20202:41 pm
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Future Demands for Occupations & Skills: Report

Recent debates on the future of jobs have mainly focused on whether or not they are at risk of automation. Studies have generally minimised the potential effects of automation on job creation, and have tended to ignore other relevant trends, including globalisation, population aging, urbanisation, and the rise of the green economy.  On that note, […]

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September 17, 20201:25 pm
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3 Ways to Solve Skills Crisis at Your Organisation

Digital technologies are disrupting the business landscape. As technology opened the door to new ways of doing business, innovative operations and market strategies contributed to the blurring of industry boundaries and shifting of value chains. These dramatic transformations have had a profound effect on the types of workforce skills required by various industries.  IBM Institute […]

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September 16, 20201:33 pm
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Surviving the Tech Era: 6 Skills HR Professionals Need to Master

By 2025, the world is predicted to be more advanced than today with a better healthcare system, AI-powered technology, a new era of computing, and many more. With these improved technologies, HR professionals are required to master new skills in order to adapt and grow in their field. Be it managing information on the cloud, […]

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September 9, 20203:46 pm
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The New IT Epoch: Technology Redefining Workplace

We are entering a new era of Information Technology (IT) that reimagines where we work, the way we work, and how we provide the tools for work. The first era was the mainframe where highly centralised computing was controlled by programmers and system operators. Then came the second era (client/server) that provides internet/computer users with […]

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September 8, 20205:22 pm