I’ve been constantly on a lookout for great content whether it’s through books, conversations or watching videos. Lately, I started watching Shark Tank on Netflix because of my increased interaction with business people and investors. I wanted to find out more about what they look for and also, how businesses pitch in to secure the […]
Creating a High Impact Onboarding Program for New Managers
Based on a recent Forbes article, the level of employee engagement correlates closely with the perception of whether the employee can approach their managers with any types of questions. The higher the comfort level, the higher the engagement level and vice versa. In addition, the article also shared that 50% of the employees cited that […]
What if all employees are startup owners?
It’s been almost 2 months since I “retired” from the corporate world to start People Mentality Inc. To help a regular person better understand what I do for my employer branding agency, I have decided to term it as the Avengers of HR. What does it mean? It basically models around a shared economy or […]
Is Diversity and Inclusion the big hairy monster we all perceive?
It has been an interesting 2 days where I attended a HR leadership conference as well as being invited to be part of an in-house panel discussion. One common topic that surfaced and really caught my interest was Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). In my opinion, this is an important piece that has to be championed […]
Why do some super teams flourish while others don’t?
In recent times, we have seen super teams after super teams being formed in various sports. The likes of the Galacticos in Real Madrid when we were younger, to the Big 4 in Golden State Warriors and now, the reunion of Dwyane Wade and Lebron James in the already dominating Cleveland out in the Eastern […]
Winning the employee experience war with thorough onboarding
In the last issue, I shared on the importance of onboarding your talent from Day 0 before he joins the organization. In this latest piece, I’ll focus more on some employer branding agency tips that you could potentially do to differentiate your onboarding programme from the regular ones when the new hire joins on his […]
The Journey of Talent Retention Starts From Day 0
Your appointed recruiter spends months tracking down the best candidate through LinkedIn, recruitment agencies and other hiring channels. You and your line manager take weeks to review the shortlisted candidates and thereafter, arrange to interview them. After endless rounds of interview, you finally nail down the perfect candidate that portrays the best combination of competency […]
Time For HR To Put On The Customer Service Hat!
Working at the world’s best airport has made me realize the importance of service excellence and providing a pleasantly surprising experience for the customers. As HR professionals in an employer branding agency, we serve internal customers too, don’t we? What are some lessons that we can learn from the service industry and apply to our […]
Stop Wasting Time on Talent Retention!
When talents leave, companies fret. They start panicking about what they need to do to retain this people or at least, keep them engaged longer in hope to delay their departure from the organization. But is that what talent retention is all about?