We are ecstatic to bring to you this Jan-Feb 2015 issue of TogetHR with all the exciting features.
In the context of the ‘Cover Story’, ‘HR in Startups’, talks about the oft neglected role an HR department in budding companies. It further illustrates the advantages that Startups will benefit from if they have an HR department from the get go.
The ‘Conflux’ section presents to you the interview with Dr Deepak Malhotra, Vice president (Human Resources), IL&FS, who has spoken enthusiastically regarding his career and offers invaluable advice to HR enthusiasts.
In the ‘Concoction’ section we bring to you articles covering a variety of spheres in the domain of HR. The article of the issue, “Mapping Trainees in IT Industry” talks about how to effectively manage new recruits, specifically freshers, in the IT industry and how to keep them engaged throughout their training phase and well into their actual job roles. A look at “Reaping the demographic Dividend: An Opportunity for India’s HR Managers”, gives an insight into the future of India and shows us how India’s HR mangers might benefit from this boom of skilled workforce. The question of whether social media usage among employees at the workplace is detrimental to the company is addressed in “Social Media and Employee Relations”. The article “Work-Life Balance”, talks about the work-life balance problem which affects many employees and what can be done to surmount this obstacle. “Organization structure & its influence on strategy execution”, gives us a valuable insight into the relation between a company’s organisational structure and its core competencies with real-life examples.
The “Corporate Nuggets” section covers one of the world’s top consumer goods manufacturers and one of the most famous recruiters across top Indian B-Schools, P&G. We examine the company’s policy trickling down from its vision and mission statement to its human resource policies.
“Campus Buzz”, in this edition delivers to the readers the news regarding “HR-Humerics”, which was conducted in February.
In this edition of “Contest with the Best”, to sharpen your HR Interview skills we bring you 3 HR interview questions to be answered in the smartest way possible. Send us your entry and win an e-certificate and cash prize worth Rs. 500. Team usHR has been continuously garnering your support and we warmly extend our gratitude for the same.
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