Category Archives: Team Management

7 Ways to Make Yourself Irreplaceable in the Office

By | 31st March, 2012

In order to protect yourself from the next round of layoffs, you need to convince your employers that you’re valuable and that your existence alone benefits the company. “Today’s business environment doesn’t allow for satisfaction with the status quo. It requires constant growth and change,” writes Mark Samuel in his book Making Yourself Indispensable: The… Read More »

The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time

By | 15th March, 2012

Why is it that between 25 and 50 per cent of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time. What we’ve lost, above all, are stopping… Read More »

Best workplace resolutions for 2012

By | 2nd February, 2012

They say resolutions are meant to be broken. In that case, how many workplace resolutions hold good? Do industry professionals see any benefit in them? “Resolutions if implemented on time can erase a lot of issues. Every workplace has its own set of trouble. This year, as a part of my resolution, I tried to… Read More »

How to Be Happy at Work..

By | 31st January, 2012

Article By Geoffrey James | @Sales_Source | Jan 30, 2012 ____________________________________________________________ If you’re unhappy at work–or anywhere else, for that matter–it’s because you’ve made yourself unhappy. There’s an easy way to change that. Let me start off with a little story. I once knew a saleswoman–young, divorced–who got a diagnosis of breast cancer. She had… Read More »

7 Things Your Employees Will Never Tell You.

By | 7th January, 2012

What your employees won’t say could be what you most need to hear. Your employees have a lot of thoughts. Most of those thoughts they don’t share– especially with you. At times their silence is a good thing, especially where your ego or their employment status might be concerned, but their silence also may keep… Read More »

Branding for Talent

By | 28th December, 2011

Employers today, are facing acute paucity of skilled workforce, and the war for talent is likely to get much fiercer. “Employer branding is an important strategy that helps organisations in attracting as well as retaining talented workforce”, says Mr. Swadesh Behera, Director of Human Resources at Boston Scientific India (BSCI). Matter of Choice An effective… Read More »

What keeps employees happy at work?

By | 10th December, 2011

With attrition rates soaring high, the million dollar question for HR managers today is… ‘What keeps people happy at the workplace?’ According to a research, the most crucial factor for winning goodwill from employees is good communication and a healthy relationship with colleagues and seniors. This sounds easy, but recent studies have suggested that this… Read More »

Is hiring women all that much more profitable than men?

By | 10th December, 2011

Company experts feel that it is so. In fact, with many successful businesses, the female-male employee ratio is as now as much 30-70, with numbers only increasing. Behavioural researches concluded that the fair sex was better in socializing and interacting effectively with people. Women were found to have more commitment in their careers, and were… Read More »