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Training Needs Identification
Why is TNA important?
Why is TNA important? 770 385 Kanhai Chhugani

Training is the process of acquiring newer competencies to adapt to changing needs of the market. Training must therefore always have a practical intent. Rarely does someone walk into a job with all the skills, knowledge and attributes required to perform his/her function optimally, from day one? Often some sort of induction training is required even for the most knowledgeable workers.

However just drawing up a training calendar and setting aside a budget is not enough. To kick-start the exercise, you first need to identify the gap areas and that’s where TNI comes into the picture.

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HR Bots
Bye-Bye HR, Welcome Bots
Bye-Bye HR, Welcome Bots 800 300 Kanhai Chhugani

Kunal (28), a sales executive wanted to apply for a long leave of absence for his sister’s wedding. Rather than schedule a meeting with the HR, fill out tedious forms, and wait a week for confirmation, Kunal assigned the task to an HR bot.

Sounds incredible!

It’s true.  Kunal logged on to www.nlpbots.com, a Pune-based company that puts Artifical Intelligence (AI) to work in providing a chat-based interface for managing routine administrative tasks that are so repetitive in nature these can easily be delegated to computer programs.

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HR Automation
Will automation eat into HR jobs?
Will automation eat into HR jobs? 700 420 Kanhai Chhugani

Imagine the whole HR team dismantled in your office.

With increasing automation, manual work has been significantly replaced by sophisticated software, and ERP systems. And, do you think the automated HR processes will run smooth without manpower? Will it completely and totally replace manual work?

There is no straight answer to these questions.  read more

Professional Skills
Seven Top Skills That Employers Look for in Applicants
Seven Top Skills That Employers Look for in Applicants 892 380 Gemma Reeves

Whether the unemployment rate is high or low, job hunting is not always easy-breezy. On most times, it’s taxing and in some occasions, hopeless. Job openings may be aplenty but the competition among applicants is quite fierce.

Back in 2016, LinkedIn conducted a survey among 291 hiring managers within the United States, whom a little over half of them believe that soft skills among applicants the most difficult to find. So what are soft skills? And which of these soft skills are most in demand?

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Start Up funding
HR segment drawing a lot of investor interest in India
HR segment drawing a lot of investor interest in India 800 400 Kanhai Chhugani

Today, companies across the globe continue to invest huge time and money in automating their HR processes. There are a glut of innovative tech solutions paired with profitable business ventures, and tech-adopters among progressive companies, and thankfully, there are also investors interested in owning a piece of this action pie.

Right from investing in applicant tracking systems (ATS) to social recruiting tools and other out-of-the-box recruitment, retention and people management software – organizations are on a spree to leverage the power of technology in the course of recruitment, retention, performance management and reward.

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Deep Learning
Deep Learning — A Technique for Implementing Machine Learning
Deep Learning — A Technique for Implementing Machine Learning 500 300 Kanhai Chhugani

Wouldn’t it be great if you could hire a coach for your every employee? Until now, it’s been too expensive to hire human coaches, and software hasn’t evolved enough or been flexible enough to give the kind of customized training and coaching that an individual employee needs.

However the good news is that the kind of machine-learning algorithms that make product, movie or restaurant recommendations will soon be available to customize training for individual employee. Imagine the level of efficiency it will kick into our workforce and make them more competitive in the talent market!

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Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence – What’s the Difference?
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence – What’s the Difference? 1024 778 Kanhai Chhugani

There was once a man who ran a restaurant.  He was making steady income. Business was booming and he knew all his customers by name. Then one, fine morning, a young customer walked into his eatery and said, “Hello! I’m a data scientist. How would you like me to analyze your customers and help you understand how to make your sales better?’

‘That sounds great!’ said the owner, who was actually not keen to give a try. So off went the data scientist, collecting a ton of data about who was visiting the restaurant and why, and then a couple of weeks later, he came back with the answer. ‘So I have an insight for you!’ he told the excited restaurant owner.  ‘I can tell you with statistical certainty that the primary reason people visit your restaurant is because they really love your food.’

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