1) In the HR domain, how important is it to have a B School degree. If one does not have, how can they up skill themselves for a HRBP role? 2) How can one change their career path from an HR generalist role to a HRBP role? In India, it is easier to get most … Continue reading #5 Ask Me Anything: Entering HR
In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified burnout as an ‘occupational phenomenon’. While it hasn’t yet been classified as a medical condition, if the latest studies are anything to go by, it is well on the path to becoming one. According to a 2018 Gallup study of 7500 employees, 23% of employees reported feeling burned out at … Continue reading Battling burnout: A fight against artificial urgency
Now that most people are remotely working from home, how can HR ensure virtual Employee Engagement for the Employees? Engaging employees virtually has been a topic of discussion for a few years now, ever since we first began to explore the working model. Managers often ask how they can manage virtual/remote employees better. However, with … Continue reading #4 Ask Me Anything: Employee Engagement COVID edition
Yes, I watch TED talks when bored. I also watch a lot of other random stuff on YouTube, but every now and then the list of recommendations features a talk and I click (now more than ever). Here are some I discovered and loved this month. What I learned from 100 days of rejection | … Continue reading Favorite TED Talks: March 2020
As an individual understanding roles in an initial career phase, I'd like to have more understanding on how does an HRBP work with teams from domains not necessarily pertaining to talent alone, for instance how is a HRBP able to contribute to a risk management team?
Ankita, i have seen companies where the Human resource head or department is not very influential. May be they do not get buy in from the top management for certain HR interventions (which involves cost/time) required for the business. This may be due to lack of data analytics as the intervention is done for the … Continue reading #2 Ask Me Anything: Where are the influential HR leaders?
I am tempted to do a series of “Ask Me Anything”, HR related of course. I am not sure if I will actually receive any questions, but I am going to try anyway. So if you have any questions that you would like me to answer, comment below or ask me on Twitter (@ankitapoddar) and … Continue reading #1 Ask Me Anything: Learning Outdated Skills
I have been sitting at my desk staring at a blank document for over a week now. I am supposed to be writing about building a self-service culture and a host of other topics but it feels like a sin to talk about anything apart from the Coronavirus at this point. I pretended to be … Continue reading COVID-19
There was a time when Maslow’s hierarchy dictated how organization structured their benefits. However, times have changed and so has the playing field. Most basic needs determined by Maslow are now offered by organizations across the board and have ceased to lend competitive advantage. In a generation where benefits like working from home, free food … Continue reading Social Responsibility: The New Competitive Advantage
The world is becoming increasingly distraught about the influence of technology in daily life. Digital detoxes and cleanses are the flavor of the season. From tracking screen usage to minimalism extending from material possession to applications on devices, a large majority of the population is gravitating towards the idea of distancing themselves from the digital … Continue reading Digital Cleanse