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
Because this is the first in the series, I will start with an introduction and we’ll knock it off as we go. My favorite conversations are one where someone who does not work in HR looks with apprehension, albeit politely, at an HR professional who has just sprouted a phrase that HR pros use in … Continue reading #1 Famous HR Terms – 70:20:10
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?
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
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
I was recently invited to my Alma Mater to deliver a talk on what I’ve learnt through my many years in the corporate world. While the talk didn’t go as planned due to scheduling issues (story for when we meet), I thought I’d record my thoughts here. If you’ve been in the industry long enough, … Continue reading What I’ve learned
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
I’ve recently had the good fortune of taking a series of interviews for a position at my organization. These interviews have not only made me question the motivation of those turning up but also why I have never thought of a blog post on the topic. While I have, in the past, written a piece … Continue reading How not to: Mess an interview
Six years after Buffer decided to make its salaries public, pay transparency has suddenly become a prominent topic of discussion amongst HR professionals in my circle. In the past month, I found this topic pop up in almost every single forum that I am a part of and I ended up being caught in the … Continue reading What’s your salary?