Why the Future of Work is Virtual, Gig Based, and Cognitive and its implications for HR

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The Changing Nature of Work and the Transition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Work, as we know it, is changing before our eyes. While historically, the nature of work evolved from informal to formal exchanges between employers and employees, ever since the Industrial Revolution in the Eighteenth and the Nineteenth Centuries, work has come to […]

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Why HR Managers Must Treat the Exit Interviews as Feedback and Learning Experiences

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The Importance of Exit Interviews Despite being treated as chores and unavoidable components of the organizational processes, Exit Interviews are indeed important and can serve as sources of valuable feedback and provide inputs for learning and improvement within the organizations. Exit Interviews, as the name implies are conducted when employees leave organizations and are used […]

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Emotional Intelligence for Managers and Working Professionals

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What is Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Quotient We often hear the term Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Quotient or EQ being necessary for managers and working professionals to succeed in their careers. If we investigate what this term means, we find that it broadly refers to the emotional capacities of managers and working professionals when they […]

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How HR Managers Can Help Employees Avoid Burnout and Manage Stress

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In the increasingly fast-paced and uber-competitive business landscape, stress and burnout are inevitable consequences for employees in organizations that have to adapt and respond to the external pressures through internal excellence. This means that the pursuit of profit-driven excellence creates a high-pressure working environment where burnout and stress often take a toll on the employees. […]

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How Using the HR Scorecard Can Address Organizational Dysfunction

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The Causes and Reasons for Organizational Dysfunction and the People Factor Organizational Dysfunction can manifest due to a variety of reasons. It can be the result of poor strategic planning and more importantly, strategic execution and implementation failing because of lack of cohesion and coordination between the team members entrusted with the task of execution. […]

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What is an HR Scorecard and How it Helps Contemporary Organizations?

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The Evolution of the HR Function through the Decades Traditionally, Human Resources or HR was viewed as a support function whose primary role was to take care of payroll, time tracking, and disputes between the unions and the organizations. Indeed, in the manufacturing era, the term used for HR functions was personnel management and industrial […]

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