Switching Sectors – Career Transitions

How many of us have changed sectors irrespective of others holding our chances low ? I changed it thrice. Each time I started , I was told , I don’t stand a chance. My transition took time but this is how I found my way : I focused on the sector and the role I wanted to shift. Connected , communicated and dug every opportunity to interact with the talent who were already delivering the roles I wanted. Not that I received every inside information, but I gained an adequate amount of knowledge . My best source of information was the  countless number of interviews, I appeared for.

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Life in a BPO-Hiccups and Sneezes

Indefatigably written topic and might be boring to most of you but the thoughts which are being penned down here are purely on the basis of personal experiences. There are no intentions to hurt the sentiments of anyone, so kindly bear with us. When I joined one such BPO, I actually looked at the big picture, challenges of handling a huge workforce, reduction of attrition, new techniques and models of motivation and engagement, dealing with the youth of today, their ideas and creativity and so on. We won’t talk much about the advantages of such institutions of mass employment opportunities, may

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HR Functions in a BPO – Drawing Parallels

Here is a discussion on CiteHR. Managing HR in a BPO. This is an effort made to accentuate one’s learning curve.  The HR Functions would differ due to the diverse business models and talent base. Here we identify the integral difference and the similarities. Such as Compensation package in a Knowledge Industry would be more focussed towards a higher take home and flexible work set-up whereas the HR System in a manufacturing would focus fundamentally on benefits with long term equity such as PF, Gratuity and better mediclaim packages. The employee base in service industry would have a completely different approach, hence

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