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Germans like things to be on time (at work, when expecting parcels from the post office, or when waiting for subways). This means: we love to make regular appointments. So when it comes to a project, we will probably ask for more than one meeting to discuss the status of the work done so far. And indeed, be waiting in the conference room 5 minutes earlier. So better be on time. We like to plan ahead, and the worst thing that could happen is something not running on schedule.

When implemented effectively, career discussions impact not only employee retention, but also the business success. In particular, career discussions allow you as a manager to capitalize on the employees? full potential and grow skills and experiences to meet business needs, ultimately improving organizational performance.

Working remotely is no longer a pain; smartphones, web apps, higher bandwidth and other technological innovations have enabled 24/7 connections across the world. Advances in online project management tools and Escrow payment systems has also turbo charged this segment,

To get ahead in career, you need to be one step ahead , having a decent enough performance or meeting the targets is only a qualifying criterion. To successfully move ahead in your career, you need to take on additional responsibilities, especially the ones that cut through different departments.

It?s important to put wings behind real business needs and use the training dollars judiciously, this will not happen unless you use a filtering mechanism to identify the hitherto hidden training needs. A popular and effective means of identifying the training needs is the usage of ?interview?, Interviews can provide you with an in-depth view of the specific skills that need to be honed or learned. These are some of the candidates whose input would be worth its weight in gold.

The HR Trend Institute distinguishes eight trends influencing the domain of organisations and people in organisations. The table below gives an overview of the eight trend areas. Looking at the trends and following developments in the market, I tried to capture some of the emerging HR trends for 2015. No […]

The world has skipped a generation of evolution and has moved to smart phones faster than anticipated, by mid of 2013 India outpaced Japan as the third largest smartphone market in the world. Interestingly most of the smart phone users are using it for activities beyond making phone calls and […]