Delays in hiring: When your dream offer takes ages to reach you !

Delays in hiring: When your dream offer takes ages to reach you !
by Nabomita Mazumdar March 19, 2015 Human Resource Management

“I appeared for 4 successive interviews for a job position at a media company. The very next day I was asked to submit my documents which I did within 2 days. Now I was hoping that this would result in them giving out an offer letter as they had mentioned in the mail that would also [...]

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Hiring for Competencies or Credentials?

Hiring for Competencies or Credentials?
by Nabomita Mazumdar January 31, 2015 Human Resource Management

“We have recruited a guy in our company and found that he edited his Btech marks sheet to fulfil the criteria. Please help what shall we do to him.” The solution in this situation looks straight into our eyes! Firing for forging documents is what we must do. Is there any option to do this [...]

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Termination on No-Show after Maternity Leave

Termination on No-Show after Maternity Leave
by Nabomita Mazumdar January 7, 2015 Human Resource Management

Can you challenge your employer at the Court of law if you were terminated for no-show ? How do you communicate when you don’t turn up at office? Do you document it for a future reference? At what point do you inform your employer, during the no-show or after it ? Not every termination on [...]

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Re-booting your career after a sabbatical

Re-booting your career after a sabbatical
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 31, 2014 Human Resource Management

“I completed MCA in 2009, after that I did some teaching job and tried for public sector jobs. I have suffered from some health related problems and family issues.Till now I am not successful in cracking exams. Now I am thinking to go back to software industry as it is the area where can i [...]

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Managing office romance when it turns stale

Managing office romance when it turns stale
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 30, 2014 Human Resource Management

“I am working in a manufacturing industry as a Sr. HR Officer. I have recently come across a critical controversial issue where I require your suggestions. Its been very weird to discuss on such a topic but yes I would like to handle in a safe way. There has been a lot of heated discussion [...]

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Dual Employment or a Part-Time Job

Dual Employment or a Part-Time Job
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 29, 2014 Human Resource Management

“I am a quality in-charge in an electronics manufacturing services( EMS). I am still considered as graduatee trainee. I have received an offer to work for medical billing organisation (MNC). Can I work both for the factory as well as the call center on a same day? Please suggest me.” Assuming that you have accounted the work [...]

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How to build a team after all your employees leave?

How to build a team after all your employees leave?
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 26, 2014 Human Resource Management

“I am running a placement consultancy in Bangalore since last 1 year. I had a staff strength of 21, all of a sudden one by one my employees started absconding. Later I came to know there is a problem with my Mid-Level Manager. So I have terminated him, now and the staff strength is 5. [...]

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Attrition : Is there any solution to it ?

Attrition : Is there any solution to it ?
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 25, 2014 Human Resource Management

“I am working as an HR generalist in an IT company. Now a days we are facing problem of high attrition ratio because of various issues (eg. higher studies, relocation) . My manager wants to introduce some clause so that after getting training these guys will not leave the company. My manager also doesn’t believe [...]

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What happens when HR makes you declare fake experience in writing

What happens when HR makes you declare fake experience in writing
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 24, 2014 General / Interesting

“I work for an MNC. I faked experience in order to get this job. During back ground verification I received a mail saying that my previous company was involved in issuance of fake certificates. so they asked me for bank statements and form 16 which I said I couldnt submit. The HR asked me to [...]

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Managing Talent-Experience as a Vendor

Managing Talent-Experience as a Vendor
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 23, 2014 General / Interesting

“We are a startup offering contractual employees, who work for XYZ company but on the payrolls of our company. How do we manage them ? What are the sets of policies which needs to be maintained for them?” Managing talent as a vendor and deploying them in the client location is quite an high profit [...]

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How to turn around Late-Reporting to office?

How to turn around Late-Reporting to office?
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 22, 2014 Human Resource Management

“My employees don’t report on time. They are habitually late . How do I change this ? What are the measures that can be implemented ? “ Discipline is essential , however how you implement it , is your choice. You have an option to introduce rules with degrees of punishment as applicable. Penalties are [...]

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Exit Formalities : When your employer is not ready to relieve you from your services!

Exit Formalities : When your employer is not ready to relieve you from your services!
by Nabomita Mazumdar December 21, 2014 Human Resource Management

“I have resigned from my services. My manager accepted it and sent it to the HR Team. Now my HR Manager is asking me to find a candidate who will work on my role. They want me to complete the knowledge transfer before I leave, or else they won’t release me. I have to join the [...]

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