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Articles by SHRM India

A talented workforce is what gives an organization an edge over its competitors. It is therefore important for all organizations to have a set and well formulated strategy to acquire, engage, and retain talent.

We connected with Harlina Sodhi, Senior EVP, Head, Culture and Capability, IDFC Bank, to understand her viewpoint on talent acquisition and holistic approach to the metrics.

March 15, 2017

There's a lot of buzz around HR. There's a new image in the making - its bold and brave. HR is now emerging to be one of the crucial functions in an organization. And it should be, after all the HR does manage an organization's most important asset - its people. So, what exactly is this new change in HR?

March 15, 2017

Culture - is what sets one person or place apart from another. It is also a major factor in determining if someone would want to revisit or further their acquaintance with you. If it's good - it works as a relationship builder, if not - it drives people away - this is precisely why Culture is an important aspect of the organization set.

March 15, 2017

HR is synonymous with the terms - performance appraisal and bell curve. They use these to promote, place, and assess employee training needs. Till now, it was the HR facilitating the performance appraisal of all the other employees in the organization - but recently there's a lot of buzz around HR - some are asking if we really need HR? some are saying they're the most important - but underutilized - resource in the company.

March 15, 2017

Facilitating learning and training is one of the main functions of HR. Through this, they ensure that their employees are up-to-date with the latest and the required knowledge and skills to do their jobs.

March 15, 2017

In today's competitive and dynamic business environment, organizations need to pay attention to every aspect of business. They must realize that achieving lasting success in the industry requires more than just high sales or profits. People want and expect more than just salaries, commercial payments, dividends from those that they work for and engage with as shareholders, investors, business partners, vendors, consumers, and as a part of the society in general.

March 15, 2017

There are a lot of things that have happened around the world in 2016. But for us, in India, Demonetization of INR 500 and INR 1000 currency notes, that was announced on 8th November, 2016, is perhaps the highlight of the year.

March 10, 2017

The Armed Forces devote their lives to guard our nation’s sovereignty and work tirelessly to protect us and our families during times of turmoil. Some of these brave men and women lose their lives or are incapacitated while defending our safety. The attacks in 2016 in Pathankot, Pampore, Uri, and the latest in Nagrota are the most current examples of the dangers that they face while on duty.

Doesn’t it then become our duty to assist and ease the transition to civil work-life for them when they retire from the force? It does.

March 10, 2017

There’s a lot of discussion around artificial intelligence. Industry is exploring and experimenting on how it can be used by various functions across the organization, its pros and cons - especially how it will affect the workplace or more specifically our jobs. Given all this buzz about artificial intelligence, we want to know how HR can use it to its benefits - especially in the field of talent management.

March 9, 2017

Millennial employees are expected to change the workplace culture in the coming years. Born between 1980 and 2000, these employees are entering the employment in vast numbers and will form around 75% of global workforce by 2025 according to a Brookings Data Now report published in 2014.

March 9, 2017

While the trend of technology in HR is yet to mature and reach its full potential in India, it is definitely catching up with its global counterparts. The buyers and suppliers of HR technology in India have taken several steps in the right direction leading the industry pundits to predict that the maturity story of the HR technology domain in India may shape up quicker and better.

March 9, 2017