Category Archives: Early Engagement

Taking care of new Hires 2

Economic Times recently published a report that said that Bad Hiring was costing Indian Companies Rs.2460 crores. Pressure and urgency to fill up positions, wrong bench-marking, poor screening, non-competitive hiring team, lack of reference checks and fake identities/resumes were given as some of the major factors that led to wrong hires. While such challenges will continue to exist (and several companies are getting creative with the solutions), it has become

Are you an Employee engagement addict ? 2

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In the recent past most conversations that I have been having around employee engagement & retention revolves around how to keep employees engaged during the first 60/ 90 days. More often than not Managers are very happy to blame the quality of hire and the recruitment team tends to take the beating. Now, I am not for once saying that there isn’t a problem there. Recruitment teams definitely need to

Is it the end of the road for BPO’s ? 1

Is it really the end of the road for BPO’s in India? More and more people I talk to seem to think so. While I would like to beg to differ, I hope I am not being overly optimistic. A good friend recently pointed to me that the quality of people joining has definitely deteriorated. Back in 2003 all companies would hire graduates, quite of few of them talented and

First Day at School 1

My son started going to a new school a few days back and was going through separation anxiety. He repeatedly kept telling us that he wanted to go home and that he could start the next day etc. He was crying until we reached the school gate at which point one of his teachers took him from us and asked us not to worry. The teacher looked pleasing, confident and

Increasing Joining Ratio 1

In the recent past I have seen that Companies are getting more creative and are looking at different methods to engage with employees much before they even join the company. This proactive approach goes a long way on ensuring that the new employees feel a lot more valued. It also reduces first day anxiety levels as employees are briefed on what to expect, whom to meet and also for outstation

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