One can safely assume that in life, most decisions are two-way doors. What differs is the toll fee. It is impossible to come back through a door without paying a toll fee. Sometimes the toll fee is negligible, sometimes it costs a bomb - and this is especially true of most decisions in HR.
This has been a rather quiet year. No crazy CEO saying something audacious, no groundbreaking/ gossip-worthy HR breakthroughs nor any organization doing anything questionable (OK – this may not be true). Either the world of HR has gone quiet or I am revolving outside the loop. I would like to believe it is the former. … Continue reading Nothing new under the sun
The first 90 days are crucial to your career. Those who ace it live an easier life that those who are left making up for time lost. Start strong.
Logic dictates that if the definition of an HRBP varies across organizations, the measures of success would too. In this post, I will place measures against the ideal (debatable, I know) HBRP role I talked about earlier. However, I suspect it can cut across most HRBP roles and maybe for all for of HR too. … Continue reading How to: Measure success of an HRBP
I spend a tragic amount of time browsing through videos on YouTube. I am on a constant quest to cut down the hours (yes, hours) I spend with my eyes glues to the screen with absolute zero takeaways. Which is why, I love videos that actually deliver real value to the viewer. Even better if … Continue reading #Influence Greatness
All through February, we will be celebrating HRBP month right here on my blog.
I am no clairvoyant. As much as I’d like to say I know how 2019 will turn out, it might very well chart a course unpredicted. However, there are signs of what is to come and then there is hope that HR pros follow these signs. I sat by the beach over the last week … Continue reading Three trends for 2019
17 days ago, I was away on a faraway island that had no internet connectivity (hard to imagine in today’s day and age). As I sat beside the beach sipping sangria, Google employees across the globe staged a walkout. Eight days passed before I read details on what was possibly one of the biggest movement … Continue reading #GoogleWalkout
Any sentence that starts with “HR is not about HR” shoots blood right to my head and makes it want to explode. I have yet to come across any professional apart from one in HR write or say a sentence more absurd than this. Have you ever heard - Marketing is not about marketing; finance is not about finance or non-profit organizations are not about non-profit organizations. Really, what does this sentence even mean?
Now that the conference is done, after two days of learning and revelry I can say with absolute confidence that SHRM India kept every promise they made. It was truly the best and biggest HR conference in town.