L&D initiatives should be integrating people into a cohesive organization with shared identity. It must ensure shaping and evolving of leaders who carry the culture and build other organizational capabilities, thereby creating a pipeline of talent. Read More..
Cover Story - TRAINING SKILLS
A simple alteration of the letter from T to L, (from Training to Learning), can spell a whole new way of looking at how individuals develop themselves. It involves a facilitator using base line measurement, creating an ongoing, time-based program for the target group, and then actively moving the group from stage A to stage B. Read More..
Capability development is not a transaction, but a program management. Until recent past, the focus was on competency development. The need of the hour is to shift focus from competency to capability development. Read More..
The Learning & Development function can play a decisive role in supporting organizations in becoming adaptive, agile and ambidextrous. Even during tough times, the L&D function can be a great change agent to gain astute knowledge of key levers to change attitudes and behaviors and foster a new organizational culture. Read More..
A trainer should be able to have belief in what he preaches. Gone are the days of boring 5Cs and 4Ps. Today's talent wants real-time knowledge, decision-making ability and creative inputs; and not a flying horse. Read More..
Attrition and cyclic recruitment has become an embryonic issue which raises the cost for any company. Training and cross training existing employees not only improvises their skills but also helps to retain them. Read More..
The role of a successful corporate trainer entails the art of guiding, motivating and building skilled professionals. An effective corporate trainer acts as a catalyst in improving the productivity of each participant attending the training program. Indian training market is fragmented and there are few dominant players in the market place which easily offers plenty of room for new players to enter. Moreover, there are no entry barriers in this field. Read More..
Training is considered an essential part of activity in most organized sectors. To transform organization into a learning organization and encourage a culture of continual learning among employees, training can play an integral necessary skill sets in employees role in enabling them to address tasks independently. Read More..
Article of the Month
HR increasingly occupying key positions in organizations. Several organizations have inducted HR Heads in their Boards recently. This shows the growing realization of the importance of HR. HR will become a valued profession only if all concerned with this function contribute to its effectiveness. ... Read More..
The Centre has proposed a steep 60-95% hike in the minimum wages for its contract/temporary workers in 45 scheduled employment categories, ranging from agriculture to construction and mining, a move that could significantly increase the wage bills... Read More..
Automotive companies hired more temporary and contract workers last year. Three of the top five companies - Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Motors - saw a rise of 5-25 per cent in temporary and contract workers last year, making up... Read More..
Lok Sabha on 9th Aug. 2016 approved a bill to double the overtime working hours to 100 in a quarter for factory workers. Read More..