Mentoring Programs: Supportive of Success

When we set out to start our own business we tend to look back at our previous experience and how the environment was either supportive or non-supportive of the employee’s success; to see what worked and what didn’t work. One of the elements of a successful business is the openness to share our wisdom and passion of doing what we […]

Managing Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is a huge concern in certain industries and is one of the main reasons for causing sleepless nights for managers. Turnover is simply the superficial problem and the crux of the problem is much deeper. What really needs to be studied and analyzed is the reason behind the high turnover rate of an organization. There can be various […]

Human Resources – Employee Engagement

Employees are the key differentiating factor in any organization. After all they are often the ones who are instrumental in giving an organization an edge over its competitors. It is therefore essential for HR departments to ensure employees stay fully committed and motivated while performing their responsibilities, in other words they must use effective ‘Employee Engagement’ strategies. Employee Engagement is […]

Importance of HR Accounting

There is no undermining the value of Human Resource in any organization. To quote Narayan Murthy founder of the ‘IT Giant’ Infosys, “My assets are not the buildings, the business or foreign contact. My assets walk out of the gate every evening and I wait for them to come back to me the next morning.” Human Resource is the greatest […]

Human Resource Management

Every organization has a human resource department of its own. Regardless of the number of employees or members of an organization, the organization survives — and thrives — because of the capabilities and performance of its people. As a small business owner you may not have an official HR Department but as the owner of the company you are ultimately […]

Manpower Planning

Irrespective of the size of your organizations you must make your staffing decisions carefully. After all, poor manpower planning results in either overstaffing or understaffing; both of which can act as major roadblocks in an organization’s growth. Understaffing often results in unnecessary delays, unproductive hours, unsatisfied customers, unfulfilled orders, and last but in no means the least- uncontainable losses! On […]

Measuring Motivation

When it comes to finding motivation to achieve our goals there are some of us who just naturally have it and then there are others who struggle to locate and embrace it. As a person who is always highly motivated, I do find there are certain days where I wonder where my motivation has disappeared to. It is on these […]

Giving Does a Heart Good

You’ve heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but what about when you make donations to non-profit organizations? How does this affect you physically, especially when you’re tightening your purse strings? How do you decide between giving back and saving for your future? Helping others initiates a physiological response within your body that increases the “happy” […]

Difficult People at Work?

Whether we like it or not, all of those working in an office setting have to deal with office politics and difficult people at work. After all we can’t always choose who we work with, so we just need to find out a way to co-exist with people we don’t like or can’t get along with. The vital question is […]

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