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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What is Blind Hiring and Its Implications for the HR Profession

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Recent surveys of Human Resource Managers (HR Professionals) has revealed that there are some companies that have embraced what is known as Blind Hiring wherein the HR managers specify the prospective and potential applicants to leave their personal details blank in their applications. The details such as Name, Gender, Colleges, and Universities Attended, as well […]

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How Human Resource Managers should Manage Ethical Issues and Ensure Compliance?

HRM

Organizations function according to some norms and values as well as have characteristic organizational culture that is the product of the above elements. Compliance with ethical norms is an integral aspect of every employee’s work and organizations strive to ensure that policies are being followed, no norms are being violated, and above all, employees stick […]

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HRM Strategies for an Increasingly Complex, Uncertain, and Volatile World

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Need for HRM Strategies to Change with the Times Given the volatility and uncertainty that characterize the present day world which is also increasingly becoming more complex, the HRM or the Human Resource Management strategies need to change with the times. For instance, conventional recruitment and training strategies are heavily oriented towards hiring science and […]

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Human Resources Development VS. Human Resources Management

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Have you ever wondered what the “Human Resources” is? What does the Human Resources do? What are the differences between “Human Resources Development” and “Human Resources Management? The Human Resources are the ones who make-up the workforce of an organization, business sector or economy. This article talks about the difference between Human Resources Development and […]

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The HRM Challenge: Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity in Illiberal and Charged Times

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The Challenges Confronting the HR Professionals in these Charged Times World over, the emergence of nationalist and populist movements has meant that women and racial minorities as well as immigrants are under unprecedented threat. Indeed, with the charge against immigrants and women coming right from the top in the United States, with President Trump leading […]

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