TogetHR July-August issue

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Dear Readers,

We are excited to present to you the July-August 2015 issue of TogetHR! With the temperatures starting to drop and recruitment rates rising, students all over India in different B-Schools are working hard to get their respective careers on track! Short on time as they are, a short yet apt collection of articles to keep them updated on the world of HR is surely desirable and that is what this issue is all about!

The Cover Story of the issue, ‘Flexible work arrangement structure. Does it really work?” talks about whether the flexibility in work arrangements pushes productivity up or causes it to slump down underground.

The Conflux section features an interaction with Mr. Satyakki Bhattacharjee Chief People Officer ABP News Network. With a lot of experience in his kitty, he encouraged us to ask questions which were thought provoking and shed light over burning HR issues of our time which included organizational development, crisis management apart from reflecting on changes occurring and expected to occur in the domain.

In the Concoction section, we bring to you a variety of handpicked articles covering the latest trends in the modern business and HR scenario. ‘AN INSIGHT OF HUMAN RESOURCE OF INDIA’ talks about the prevalence and importance of HR in the Indian setting what should be the future course of action to ensure continuity of the excellence in the same. The article of the issue, ‘’Bell Curve Appraisal System and Reforms in Accenture’ sheds light on the ways in which the appraisal system in Accenture has changed in the recent past, ‘TechHR – Technology and HR’, puts forward a strong case for the need of Technology in HR domain. ‘Tie out, Jeans in: Will this bring any change?’ tells us about the recent changes in the dressing policies in Infosys and speculates whether it will have the desired effect or not. The article, ‘Green Hrm’ tries to elucidate the importance of inculcating environmental factors while devising HR strategies.

The Campus Buzz section features a report on ‘Co-operate 2 Dominate’, a team building event by HR club apart from a brief on the HR Adda session conducted for the upcoming SIP season.

Don’t miss the ‘Contest with the Best’ section where we have a very fun inducing “Word Scramble” competition. Send us your entries as soon as possible and win an e-certificate and cash prize worth Rs. 500. Team usHR would once again like to extend its gratitude to its readers for their constant support and we hope to continue receiving the same in the future too.

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HR_Case studyWe are pleased to launch the HR-Case Study Challenge, a pre-event of EmergE 2015, in association with i-Cube, the Entrepreneurship Cell of IIM Shillong.

Please find the case attached, and find below the guidelines for the same.

–The Case solution should not exceed 600 words, and should be in Word or PDF format
–The preferred font style is Calibri and size is 11
— Multiple entries by the same participant is prohibited
— Entries must be sent to
— All entries must be submitted by 31st August, 2015 EOD

The results will be declared by the first week of September, 2015

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