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When talking about Radical Candor, I often get asked about how it applies to different cultures. Can Radical Candor be used for feedback and interactions across countries and cultures? Do you have to approach it differently for different cultures? Here are my thoughts on Radical Candor and cultural barriers: **This is a guest post from […]

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When you work in HR, you come across many funny situations. Seeing how HR is an integral part of the employee lifecycle, they have the greatest reserves of funny experiences and stories to share. This week, let us take a look at some of these situations with a funny bone. Basically, we will be looking […]

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Introduction peopleHum is a cloud-based Human Capital Management(HCM) platform, one of the SaaS products developed by Coviam Technologies. Being the people who built an award-winning HR platform, we wanted to take a look at the practices we follow and how the workplace and work culture influence our work. The Workspace Like any tech startup now, […]

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Thinking of working from home this week? Or wondering if your employees will really be as productive while they are working from home? Either way here is why you should consider working from home as an option. For managers, allowing your employees to work from home might just be the best decision you make for […]

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There’s a difference between a toxic environment and difficult environment. A toxic environment is a plunge while a difficult environment is an opportunity. More like, an opportunity to discover the light at the end of the tunnel through perseverance. How do you really differentiate between the two environments? The best way to look at it […]

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To lose a smart, dedicated employee is as toxic for an organisation as to retain an unfaithful, lethargic employee. A revolutionary idea requires revolutionary talent. People who can challenge set norms and see beyond the realm of possibility. Getting people who buy in and give it their all requires special care and nurturing. This is […]

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While the world is revolving around the idea of automating mundane tasks, I sat down one day to figure out what humans will do after automation takes the next big leap. Do we ideate, plan, and strategise or is that not enough? If you ask me what more we can do, I’d say there’s this […]

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Performance management is one of the most critical essentials for a sustainable business. Employees have high expectations in terms of ratings, career growth, and a matching compensation. Leader’s angst is even higher in trying to be fair and balanced. Performance management evokes memories of pain among leaders, who are not sure about their decisions. I […]

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YES – the future revolves around you. Your whims and fancies, personal and professional choices, habits, opinions, political and religious leanings, sleep and wake patterns, moods and swings et al. It’s all about YOU at the centre. The world wants to know and understand and you are giving away all this information for free. Or […]

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It’s that time of the year again! The Annual Performance Reviews is around the corner. Managers are buckling up to record and maintain submissions and feedback, while team members are busy preparing for it. Performance evaluation and determination is one of the most stressful processes in a manager’s life. The process remains subjective and expectations never […]

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