07 Sep 2018

It’s a beautiful bright day at work and I walk to my desk and open my laptop. There are people, there is business, there is finance, there is my boss and then there is psychology. I pause for a moment and muse over the diversity and the variety of things that I see in my…

07 Sep 2018

Working as a HR professional is analogous to being electricity for your home, You enjoy your television,home theater or AC or any other utility for that matter, unless electricity is cut or it gives you a shock you don’t really recognize it is there and yet it is what makes your home, the sweet and comfortable home that it…

07 Sep 2018

The Ecstasy and Agony of Working as an HR Professional in Organizations Today Unpredictability. The single most predictable trait across humanity. Human resource “management” is a paradox. You cannot manage what you cannot measure. Sure, we have come up with inventories, tools, scales – to measure attributes of human beings. But are we there yet?…

07 Sep 2018

The ecstasy and agony of working as an HR professional in organizations today I and a couple of friends from work got together at a sports bar to enjoy the knock out match between Germany and South Korea. The bar was crowded and ours was a six seater table. At the end of the first…

07 Sep 2018

“The ecstasy and agony of working as an HR professional in organizations today” As I look back on my 13 years of being an HR professional, one of the most powerful and enduring things, I have experienced is an obstinate unwillingness to let myself be confined within my current understanding of the world, a deep…

05 Sep 2018

The Ecstasy and Agony of Working as an HR professional Working as an HR professional is a roller coaster ride, Some days you bat for the organization; others from Employees’ side. The impression of HR function from a distance is all fun and play, Connecting with employees, planning engagement parties and celebrating employee birthday. I wish life in…

05 Sep 2018

6:00 pm – mail from boss- “Hi Shrusti, need to work on revised budget plan, based on new guidelines, refer attached – please send by EOD” 6:01 pm –mail from business head- “Can you review inputs from the pulse survey and put together a plan? Let’s look at the first draft at 10 am tomorrow”…

05 Sep 2018

The Ecstasy and Agony of Working as an HR Professional in Organizations Today Human Resource is the backbone of an organization. Human Resource or Human Capital has emerged as a game-changer in an organizations’ success or doom. With organizations realizing this aspect, enormous responsibility now rests on the shoulders of an HR professional. In most…

05 Sep 2018

The Ecstasy and Agony Of Working as an HR Professional in Organizations Today An organization has two distinctive elements – Material and Human. Human Resources (HR) professionals, who deal with the management of human elements of the organization, whose brain to body ratio is always higher, is bound to undergo moments of ecstasy and agony from time…

05 Sep 2018

The Ecstasy and Agony of Working as a HR Professional in organisations today Tell me a word more powerful than Brahmastra? LOVE?? Well, not so cliché. Can you think any other word that is equally powerful? Let me give you a clue. It’s a two lettered word which is a buzz word amongst most working…