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Cloud economy
In the shared economy, let’s go on the Cloud
In the shared economy, let’s go on the Cloud 1024 614 Kanhai Chhugani

Believe it or not, in New Delhi, emerging businesses now have almost 70% of their applications in the #Cloud, and this trend is giving sleepless nights to their competition, finds out a recent Economic Times survey.

The reason for the huge popularity of #Cloud-based applications among enterprises is not difficult to guess. The most compelling reason for start-ups, of course is cost – with the infrastructure sharing – cost savings can be staggering. And “Given the organization’s average overall IT spend, the saving amounts to an average of close to $500,000 by using #Cloud providers”, confirms the author of a Forbes article, #Cloud Computing Boosts Next Generation of Start-ups, Survey Shows.

The next big driver for #Cloud is time saving. With the infrastructure already in place, companies require less time to roll out their products into the market.

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Left Brain Right Brain
Software tools for identifying left-brain, right-brain oriented employee
Software tools for identifying left-brain, right-brain oriented employee 1024 576 Kanhai Chhugani

…and why is the distinction important?

In 1981, the trio of Roger W. Sperry, David H Hubel and Torsten N Wiesel were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for their work on now famous ‘Split Brain’ research.

Anatomically, the human brain is divided into two hemispheres called the right brain and the left brain. According to research findings, the left brain is a center of logical activities, such as thinking, sequencing, linear thinking, number crunching etc., while the right brain drives the pursuit of artistic activities, such as visualisations, imagination, intuition, rhythm, holistic thinking, arts etc.

This theory proved that depending upon the dominant hemisphere, people are either left or right brain dominated, i.e. logical or artistic in their basic nature.

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Employee experience
Why Customize Employee Experiences?
Why Customize Employee Experiences? 480 360 Kanhai Chhugani

Shraddha, an IT professional, always chooses Subway to buy her breakfast from. The reason is simple – they let her customize her wrap. She can eat what she wants, the way she wants. Can she do the same at office? Work the way she wants? She wishes she could. After all it is the age of customization. So why not let your employees customize their work at office?

If you are thinking customization at work would lead to a bunch of lazy employees, you are wrong. In fact it makes them love what they do, leading to greater productivity, lower turnover, higher levels of engagement, better job satisfaction, and of course, outstanding results. Many leading companies today have started customizing work experiences according to the talents and interests of their employees.

When you customize learning, jobs, and rewards as per the interests of individuals, you bring in greater motivation and better results, aligning their work tasks with their actual strengths in a better way. You can even customize your recruiting practices to improve your ability to acquire top talent in the industry.

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Myths vs Truth
Demolishing Myths about HR Automation
Demolishing Myths about HR Automation 391 300 Kanhai Chhugani

From widespread fears about job loss to super intelligent robots that will eventually destroy humanity, there are many myths and misconceptions about the present and future adoption of automation tools – are they true?

We bust a few such myths.

Myth# 1

HR function can be completely replaced by automation software

While it’s true that there are different software available for performing different HR functions, namely an applicant tracking system for hiring; DocRead for core policy generation, SimpleX for payroll management, Cornerstone for recording employee performance, at no stage of the software evolutionary cycle, do we foresee complete overthrow of the human bring from the HR value chain.

These pieces of intelligent coding may be immensely useful in taking on some of the mundane tasks, but they simply cannot, ever replace the HR, completely. Human judgment would still be required not just to operate the software but also to decide and select between the various options created by the man-made programming tools.

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Must Have HR Tools for Your Organization
Must Have HR Tools for Your Organization 500 231 Kanhai Chhugani

No business can run without people. And if there is no Human Resource Management to hire and manage those people, no organization will be able to achieve its goals. This blog will quickly run you through the best-in-class HR tools that every progress organization must have to survive today’s tough competition.

Most HR Managers have started using advanced technology tools and cloud-based HRMS (Human Resource Management Systems), which help them improve and streamline their core processes and operations.

With so many easy options available, it could be tricky to find the right HR software system that meets your company’s specific requirements. To make your job easier, we have compiled a list of some of the most promising HR tools, which you can use, for various HR activities such as recruitment, job posting, employee training, employee engagement, and performance management.

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Flexible Working Arrangements: Managing Freelancers
Flexible Working Arrangements: Managing Freelancers 918 516 Kanhai Chhugani

In a rising gig economy, you need to have tools in place to manage your remote workers

Did you know that India is considered the second largest market for freelancers after the US?

We have close to 15 million freelancers who bag almost 40% of the projects across the globe – and this statistic pertains only to independent content consultants. The US, in contrast, has approximately 53 million freelancers and the tribe is growing with increasing digitalization!.

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Why Automation isn’t a choice anymore?
Why Automation isn’t a choice anymore? 644 320 Kanhai Chhugani

….Because it’s a win-win for all stakeholders

Not a day goes by when we don’t hear something new and exciting about the amazing strides being made in automation and a slew of other path-breaking technologies that are going to replace routine human jobs.

A recent survey, the India Automation Report conducted by Michael Page India suggests that an overwhelming majority of Indian professionals (87 percent) see automation as the next big thing that is set to rock our workplaces, leading to significant improvement in efficiency and productivity.

Despite this, nearly 78 percent of the respondents questioned did not see this development as a threat to their jobs, expressing confidence that with automation they will move up the value chain and new jobs would get created, carrying bi9gger responsibilities.

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