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Start-Up Culture – Founders Bane?

12 Oct , 2017  

What’s your imagination of a start up? Couple of orange green bean bags as work stations, smiling faces posing with Coffee Mugs on Social Media, Overenthusiastic Founders in Jeans, High Five High decibel all around, Well-lit open office spaces, A touchy story as to why the founders started the venture. Or Few friends working out […]

Out of The Blue

Best Places to Work! Really?

28 Sep , 2017  

Rating best employers is a tricky affair –  are we getting the parameters right or getting too swayed by frills?  I am sure many of you love your organization. If that’s an exaggeration then let’s say some of us do, at least on the days of salary, bonus, promotions and other self-gain days. But certainly, […]

Communicate

When somebody calls you pretty face, how do you react?

14 Sep , 2017  

“You look very pretty Rita” exclaimed our prospective customer, embarrassed by his comment I hurriedly looked at my colleague, Rita grinned at me and told him, “My husband was the first to compliment on this today”, The guy almost froze to the spontaneous reaction, the stunned customer never said a thing till we walked off […]

Change

Leaving us? Let me make it harder for you!

31 Aug , 2017  

The decision to leave an organisation is hard enough for any employee, so why do employers harass the person leaving?  When I resigned from one of the companies I worked with, the acceptance letter, service letter, relieving letter and final cheque came in three tranches. The first two pointed out that for the next one […]

Change

When Firing becomes a necessary Evil!

19 Aug , 2017  

With the growth in workforce and high demand for talent we introduced Talent Acquisition as a specialization in HR. With increased volatility and economic fluctuations, do organisations need to have specialized teams for Talent Separation?  More than that I am debating if Firing is a necessary skill to be developed? “I don’t know what to […]

Change

Race horses are NOT for Bootstraps!

3 Aug , 2017  

When I turned entrepreneur, I wrote the first 20 names of my choice whom I wanted to hire, Then I got to a stage where I did all the due deliberations to offer 5 of them, 3 of them eventually rejected the offer for various reasons. That day I gathered a first-hand experience of why […]