gender pay gap

Gender Pay Gap | What is it and How Can We Fix It

INTRODUCTION While images of smart, successful women working alongside men are found in abundance, the truth of the workplace and the remuneration lie in conflict with it. In the reports on Gender pay gap thousands of companies file their gender pay gap figures, revealing that on average men are paid more than women. There are various factors that lead to this gap, but let’s first look at what it exactly is. WHAT IS GENDER PAY…

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hr practices - training and development essential

Training and Development | Essential HR Practices

Training and Development is an essential practice for any organization. It helps firms to enhance employee performance and track their productivity. It is expected of training interventions to bring forth productive results for the organization’s goals. Developing the knowledge base of employees, skill enhancement, human resource utility and teaching of new concepts and ideas are the kind of engagements that are included in it. However, this intervention in itself is a rather expensive investment. The…

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hr interview questions answers

Common HR Interview Questions with Answers | Job Preparation

HR professionals go beyond the conventional skill oriented interview due to their insightful approach. HR teams filter candidates who would suit the job profile best. The nature of their questions is simple yet strategic and deliberate. Thus it is essential that you prepare for the HR round. Here we enlist the frequent HR interview questions and how to answer them for which you must prepare. HR Interview Questions Phase 1 Generally for initiating conversation and…

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analysis-metrics

HR Metrics to Drive Business Results

The following questions are fundamental for planning and implementing any strategic HR plans: Where are We? Where Do we Want to Be? How are we going to Do That? How do we measure our Progress? Where are We? There is a paradigm shift in the world of work that even the terms used to describe how to measure performance at the workplace have undergone a transformational change. HR metrics have become a vital component in…

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technical skills for human resources resume

Top Technical Skills To Learn & Include in your Human Resources Resume

HR professionals multi-task and engage in various responsibilities from recruitment, handling payrolls, customer complaints, employer relations to handling retention policies, budgets, compensations etc. With the introduction of software and technical assistance, some of that workload has been relegated. In any case, HR professionals need to master these technical skills to maintain efficiency in their work. Becoming acquainted with the technical introductions can give you an edge over others if you are an HR aspirant. Being…

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Human resources analytics(HRA)

A beginners guide to HR Analytics

Intro to HR Analytics If we compare the ever-changing world of today to the world that existed just a few decades back, we realize that human capital perhaps became the most sustainable source of competitive differentiation and value creation for an organisation. The role of Human Resource is crucial when it comes to ensuring businesses are functioning at their optimum levels. However, achieving this is no easy task, as HR teams need to manage a…

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Human Resources Management Functions

Human Resources Functions | Skills All HR Aspirants Should Master

HR jobs are demanding and challenging. From organising training sessions,recruiting strategies, management of the employment and workforce of and enterprise to dealings with unions and non union authorities. Due to the responsibility and engagement that this job demands it becomes essential that a Human Resource Aspirant learn the skills and know all the Human Resources Functions. Here we enlist all HR skills & HR functions that would be essential for you to get a grasp…

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Induction- welcoming the new employees

Induction- welcoming the new employees

Induction means introducing the new employees to the organisation or making him comfortable with the workplace. It can also be called as a ‘welcoming process’ as it involves making the new employees feel at home and generate in him a feeling of belongingness to the workplace. The new employees, at the time of his joining, must be helped to get introduced and familiarised with the fellow employees and the organisation. Instead of leaving him to…

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Parliament Passes Maternity Leave Bill To Raise It From 12 to 26 Weeks

Parliament Passes Maternity Leave Bill To Raise It From 12 to 26 Weeks

Maternity Leave Bill ,2016 On Thursday the Parliament approved a bill granting women who are working in the organized sector a paid maternity leave of 26 weeks, a decision which will benefit around 1.8 million women in India. With this decision, India has become the country with the third highest maternity leave. Canada and Norway give 50 weeks & 44 weeks respectively as paid maternity leave. Lok Sabha passed The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016…

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Difference Between HR Activities And HR Practices

Difference Between HR Activities And HR Practices

When we speak of efficient and effective department, it includes both its pesonnels and their functions within an organization.The HR Function includes two key areas, HR Activities and HR Practices. HR professionals are to ensure that both must work together to enable a HR Department to operate in a streamlined manner within a company. While HR practices involves mostly the strategic operations of HR, including planning, organizing, and managing the department, HR activities includes the…

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