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People management – A vital need

It’s vital for HR today to exercise caution in order to keep errors that occur in people management can at bay. We highlight a few goof-ups and ways to deal with them

More hires, less time
According to P S Srikumar, VP, TalentPro India, very often, HR managers recruit under stress. A department in dire need of people puts undue pressure on the recruitment division and many a times, this results in a hiring mistake, as under such circumstances, the aspirations of the candidate may not commensurate with the needs to the role. A wrong hire is worse than having that position vacant. The recruitment carried out as a short-term solution to filling a vital position or in haste often creates larger problems, as under such occasions, HR is unable to map a career path for candidates, and this in turn, leads to further attrition.

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Customise HR for young India or lose talent’

With an increasingly young work force driving corporate India, especially people-centric service industries which account for half of the country’s GDP, HR practices will have to be re-engineered to meet the aspirations of individual employees, noted speakers at MetamorphosisMetamorphosis, an HR Summit hosted at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

Speaking on people challenges in start ups and scaling enterprises, Mr Pankaj Bhargav, CEO, HRMantra Software, underlined the need to keep every employee aligned to the vision. “The younger lot is not ready to accept existing HR systems to evaluate and reward performance. The days of grades and salaries are gone. Whether it is salary expectations or perks, they have their own set of expectations. We need to personalise the HR policy to address individual aspirations,” he said.

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Metamorphosis – The HR Summit

With a growth rate of around 8% GDP year after year, India is pacing ahead to be a super power on its own. This growth has been fuelled by the emerging service sectors which has changed the Global Outlook towards India. As the Indian economy looks to grow further in the coming decades, new jobs and roles are getting created with increasing complexities and requiring specific skill sets.

The existing educational system is orthodo…x in its approach and is unable to churn out suitable candidates to cater to this demand from industry. Millions of educated candidates enter the job market each year; however the challenge before the industry does not lie in the supply of talent but rather that of employability. Education and employability are not in step with each other.

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Understanding Corporate Compliance

 

Compliance as a Driver for Business Process Improvement

Outsourcing Your Business Payroll

In-house Payroll versus Outsourced Payroll Services

We all have this great fad for comparing things. The more we compare, the better we are supposed to be at our analytical skills, exercised with oh-I-am-out-of-the-world-attitude. And you also have a boss who always wears his holier than thou attitude, because he believes only in facts, numbers and charts. And he is armed with the magic wand of your next appraisal.

So when your organization asks you to give your opinion on the best course to take on outsourcing payroll, here is a handy-guide built on facts and empirical data to the boot (even if it looks like a compare-and-contrast-essay from school times) that can make you look equally smart, analytical and ready to take on the next rung in your career ladder.

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Staffing And Temping – Grab the Differentiators

Quick growth and great expansions within a short time frame are challenging situations.The issue gets compounded with the need for quality staff, spanning across a wide range of job skills and educational requirements. – A situation that requires completely new recruitment approaches.

The traditional routes of job advertising, job fairs or internal referral networks are time consuming, may not provide the quality you seek and do not provide employees who are ready to get on to the band wagon and deliver results. In-house corporate recruiters, most often are the lacunae, wanting in skills or tactics to get things done, within the requisite time frames.Outsourced staffing and temping solutions may just be the solution, and TalentPro has been able to cater to a wide range of requirements, meeting aggressive deadlines.

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Outsource Payroll and Take Time Off To Dream

There are many reasons for which organizations outsource their payroll, to TalentPro.

Most often, it is the cost-cutting and optimization of critical resources that are mandated as the reasons to outsource payroll to TalentPro.But there are many more benefits to outsourcing payroll.

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Temporary Manpower to Permanent

Gone are the days when temporary manpower requirements had to be advertised separately. No more, “black-listing” them – the world, its economy and the way people’s work attitudes have evolved have taken temping to a different plane altogether. Did you know, that 20% of all temporary job listings are temp-to-perm positions and that piece of statistic makes “temping” very interesting, even for the conventional job seekers? There is a complete shift in the mindset of people on how they perceive temps and until now you would’ve come across.

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