At the start of the lockdown, a colleague and I established a weekly series where we would get the team together to debate on topics from around the world. These could be themes ranging from HR to history to diets and everything in between. The aim was to bring together diverse perspectives on a wide … Continue reading What will HR look like ten years from now?
The internet is overflowing with predictions on what life and work will look after the pandemic. There is no doubt that some things will change, yet history has shown us time and again that we are extremely inaccurate when it comes to predicting the future. Will we eventually default to our old ways or learn … Continue reading Working After COVID-19: What to Expect
I am not sad or miserable either. I feel like a machine going through one task after another day after day feeling little emotion outside of guilt. Guilt that everyone was saying I should be making the most of the situation, that I should use this time to pick new skills, learn and turn into superwoman.
Right up to the beginning of 2020, we believed that the gig economy would pave the way into the future. Innumerable leaders in the field talked about how organizations and the workforce needs to prepare themselves for the gig revolution. In 2018, 36% of the US workforce was associated with the gig economy (Gallup). In … Continue reading IS THE GIG ECONOMY DEAD?
Working from home works for me. I have been fortunate to find a rhythm that allows me to ignore the discomfort of working from my dining table with zero accessories. I am aware that there are many who do not have the luxuries I do. Living alone brings with it the benefits of not having … Continue reading Why WFH (right now) isn’t everything it was meant to be
No really, I can deal with there being a pandemic out there. However, there are other things in my immediate environment that are causing me more anxiety and I cannot seem to shut them out. I thought it was social media and got rid of it yet these creep out from nowhere and have now … Continue reading I do not need more of this
Unprecedented times lead to unprecedented problems, and the future of India Inc. has never faced greater uncertainty. While organizations move at breakneck speed to define what the pandemic means to them, they are also being forced to rethink everything they believed about work and how it is done. If there were ever a defining moment … Continue reading Five questions Indian organizations are asking about COVID-19
Who knew that when 2020 began, we would be facing a global pandemic within three months of the year? HR gurus predicted, per usual, that this would be the year that work becomes more flexible, mental health becomes an area of focus and technology plays a greater role in the life of an HR professional … Continue reading WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHO CAN’T WORK FROM HOME?
It has been two years since I started setting ‘words of the year’ for myself and I have no intention of breaking the streak. Now, I may not be the most convincing exhibit for you to set one for yourself but, like with everything else in life, there is always room for improvement. I have … Continue reading 2020 word of the year
My favorite conference of the year is just round the corner and it is only fitting that I spend a few minutes writing about how to make the most of it. While in the past, I’ve done a generic post on how to make the most of HR conferences in, this post preps you for … Continue reading Everything you need to know before you attend #SHRMIAC19