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A Good Attitude + A Good Aptitude = A Good hire 7

Organisations are continuously looking at inventive and innovative approaches to address their recruitment requirements. While technical skills are tangible and are well written out in resumes, identifying attitude in a 30 min interview continues to be a challenge.tweet this! The candidate for obvious reasons wants to put his best foot forward. He has probably role played most of the typical questions that would be asked during the interview and has

Managers need to recognise early warning signals 8

Retention is quickly becoming a major concern for organizations of every size and in every industry and most companies are now putting retention on that list of main concerns. Unfortunately, putting retention on that list of main concerns and doing something about it are 2 different things. It is very important that Organizations have a strategy around this and work around it. However, the first step would be to have

Revenge of the underpaid: four awesome ways to quit your job 7

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I found this hilarious article recently. It appears that employees are getting very creative while submitting their resignations What’s important to note, or as my friend would say mudde ki baat is that employees tend to leave mostly because they are unhappy with their Bosses !! In a recently concluded study that AceNgage did based on feedback captured from over 100,000 exit interviews conducted , ‘Leaving because of supervisor” ranked

Lessons learnt from the last 7 years 8

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Woo hoo AceNgage has turned 7 and we are also proud to launch our brand new website The last 7 years have been immense learning for us. We believe the roller coaster has helped us realise our collective DNA. There were the usual mix of good, bad and ugly moments and now looking back each and every one of them were worth it. We learnt a few things along

High Performers don’t always make great Managers! 6

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By definition managing means managing people and in that context, it all comes down to getting team members to deliver the team goals. A high performing individual contributor is driven by the sense of “wanting to be the best” as compared to the rest. This sense of competitiveness and the appetite to win always starts individualistically. It is only natural that someone as competitive and successful will naturally extend that

Our personal staff – maids, housekeepers, cooks & drivers deliver more than we’ll ever know …They are our own private guru’s for people Management skills 7

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IF ONE CAN AFFORD OR BE PRIVILEGED to have help at home of any kind such as house-keepers, maids, cooks and drivers, at no extra cost they also become our greatest teachers of people management skills, way beyond what one can learn by way of management degree or the experiences at the workplace. They are best teachers for every aspect of people skills needed across all HR functions throughout an

Opportunity knocks during exit interviews 7

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I hit upon this very interesting article earlier today. Sitting down with departing employees before they leave can provide managers with valuable insight. Exit interviews are often – and perhaps unsurprisingly – referred to as the cockroaches of human resources practice. They can be viewed as unnecessary, invasive and irrelevant, particularly if a boss has waited for an employee to resign before bothering to ask how he or she rates

“Mail me” or “Call me”… What are you? 3

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There are hundreds of attributes to profile a personality especially at the workplace. There are as many profiling methods as the different types of personality profiles. Many organizations spend an enormous amount of time and resources to psychologically profile employees to better understand their alignment of the profile to the role, business goals and as a valuable input to identify what will and will not motivate an individual or the

First minutes are critical in new-employee orientation 4

A brilliant article published in the Harvard Business Review The first few minutes of new employee orientation, if done right, can lead to happier and more productive workers and, ultimately, increased customer satisfaction. Unfortunately, a lot of companies do it wrong. In many firms, employee orientation focuses solely on corporate culture and identity of the new workplace. There’s a lecture about the firm’s history and another about standard operating procedures.

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