Strategies

Social Ho!
Social Ho! 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

How social media is transforming the HR function

Chew on these numbers:

  • The number of internet users using social media has expanded from 36% to 59% today.
  • Among job-seekers, about 84% have created their profiles on Facebook. Out of these, 48% have used Facebook to hunt for jobs at least once in the previous year.
  • Social media has definitely changed the way companies recruit people. 80% employers look for job-seekers on social media sites and 95% concentrate on LinkedIn for recruitments.

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HR functions in the BPO Industry
HR functions in the BPO Industry 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

India is one the most preferred market for outsourcing across the globe. Managing about 56% of the world’s business process outsourcing, Indian BPOs are giving a tough competition to key counterparts like Philippines, Ireland, China and Australia. Recently, by winning clients back from its competitor (Philippines), Indian BPO industry has proved its mettle. Thanks to the quality of service and solutions provided, Indian BPO sector has been growing at an annual rate of 50%. In addition, worldwide presence of India BPOs ensures smoother operations and customized processes.

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The worst thing you can do with digital disruption is ignore it
The worst thing you can do with digital disruption is ignore it 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

Organizations often forget that any kind of disruption is both a threat and a business opportunity.

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up?

If you check your phone before you brush your teeth or eat breakfast, you are with the 80 percent of 18-to 44-year-olds, surveyed in the Mobile Mindset study who rub sleep out of their eyes while checking their smart phones.

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Remotely, yours
Remotely, yours 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

Remotely YoursHere are a clutch of cool tools that enable you to manage your offshore team

Let’s start with a story: Ganesh works in a software development company in Hyderabad, where he has a proven track record of doing out-o-the-box thinking on complex problems and implementing solutions. His manager appreciates this and offers him a senior supervisory role with an offsite team in Silicon Valley, California.

Ganesh is initially ecstatic but later heartbroken. A reclusive nerd, he doesn’t have the social skills to settle down fast in the new work environment. Worse, as an offshore worker on the payrolls of a different company, he is treated as a second citizen in the US.

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HR Strategies Toolkit
HR Strategies Toolkit 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

Toolkit“Why,” you may inquire, “do I need a policies and practices manual or software program for managing my staff?”

Since when is people management a strategic – consideration, needing meticulous planning?

The simple answer is, since the time the human factor of production became the most important driver for the Knowledge Economy. With employees in the driving seat, you need to creatively and “strategically” manage your workplace to be able to develop, communicate and enforce a set of policies and practices that are designed to promote growth at individual and organizational level. Modern day automation tools offer the opportunity to wield more control over your HR strategic planning based on a defensible quantitative process rather than your “gut feeling.”

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