SHRM South Asia Blog

5 Work Technologies For The Millennial Employee

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.

The reason organizations are looking at millennial employees as major influencers on the HR strategies is that they possess certain traits and expectations which set them apart from the previous workforce generation. The Millenials know exactly what they want from their workplace, strive to climb the corporate ladder fast and...


5 Global Trends in HR Tech that We'd Like to See in India

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.

The international HR industry is talking about progressive technologies like cloud, big data and analytics, e-learning and mobile recruitment, and we hope these would soon leave their mark in the Indian HR tech...


5 Ways for Effective Team Visioning and Leadership

Aligning a team or organization towards a common vision is one of the biggest challenges faced by leaders across the world. In the fast-paced business landscape of today, having a good idea does not seem to be nearly enough, companies with great ideas are being beaten to the post by competitors who are able to move their teams and organizations faster. This poses a two-pronged problem for the leaders:

  1. How do they arrive at a team vision that can intrinsically motivate the team to pursue it relentlessly?
  2. How do they ensure everyone in the larger organization is aligned and
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3 Months to Mumbai, 6 Steps Towards HR Tech Enlightenment

If you want a crash course in HR Tech that culminates in an illuminating talk about what’s next in WorkSpace technology, you’ve come to the right place. Over the next 3 months, as a lead up to my job as a Key Speaker at the SHRM India HR Tech ’15 Conference in Mumbai, I’ll take you through the ins and outs of HR Technology. In the 6 posts that follow, I’ll discuss some of the biggest topics in this space.

Here’s a rundown of the topics:

  1. The New Age of WorkSpace technology – beyond employee data management
  2. Learning Management
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