Talent Management Stats and Strategies – Infographic

Talent Management

Talent Management has evolved as a latest HR trend in the recent era. While, the stats reveal there is only 49% employee engagement, 39% developing leaders, 34% hiring the best candidates,   there is lack of integration of HR tools employed by HR leaders. If we go by the stats, 37% companies do not have technical integration for hiring talent and 62% have only some level of integration. Due to this lack of non-integrated systems devised by HR workforce, the end result is ultimately wrong hiring decisions, poor employee performance and similar. At this juncture, right management of talent is essential.

Therefore, employers, recruiters, HR managers and leaders need are advised to employ the best talent management practices this year. Some of the core talent management practices include creating an effective talent pool, justifying the bell curve model, creating a pay-for-performance culture, having a succession plan and so on. All these strategies have been perfectly described in the infographic.

We value our readers’ precious time and hence we have created this visually-appealing infographic that caters all the best practices for talent management. The best part about this graphically-represented data is the information is accurate, crisp and well-defined for our industry leaders.

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Time for HR to Make New Year Resolutions 2017


The best thing about New Year is we all get set to welcome the new door of opportunities. Thinking in an unexpected way, enhancing on previous lessons learnt, and making considerable initiatives in order to achieve something big or different than the last year are the possible resolutions individuals make. New Year resolutions are crucial for HR as well. Why?

Hiring managers are found engrossed in the unending process of making their HR practices healthy for the organization. According to sources, only half of the population makes New Year resolutions and only 8 percent of the same endeavour to achieve it. With reference to this data, it becomes imperative to know that HR must thrive on working on those goals which turn out to be fruit for the organization as a whole.

So, what exactly are the resolutions HR must be making in 2017? This is described in the creatively designed infographic you can see right below. The infographic highlights the top seven resolutions, which HR can secretly implement comprehending their global impact. Some of the major resolutions, which we can see have turned up for HR this year includes candidate sourcing technology and mobile recruiting. These tools can go a long way in helping HR scout and fetch the right talent while, creating and enhancing the employer brand at the same time. The infographic takes you to an important resolution which emphasised on rewarding employees, which must be taken on priority this year.

Employees being the asset of every organization deserve to be treated well, engaged with unique programs and benefits, as well as, acknowledged for their efforts through rewards such as offering flexi timings, free memberships, one day off, shopping deals or vouchers and more. By offering skill training programs and understanding the psychology of employees, HR leaders can expect for the right results when it comes to employee productivity, employee retention and employee engagement. The best part about taking a glance at the infographic is that it has summarised an in-depth research and presented the data in a visually-appealing way.

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HIPOS- Creating a Culture of Brand Ambassadors


HIPOS or exceedingly potential employees have evolved as the most valuable part of any association. Since these employees are aware of their growing importance amongst employers, they are forming themselves as much better candidates than the rest. ‘Talented’ is the word that describes them perfectly for wherever they go, they look for opportunities to grow and secure a higher position. No big surprise why these employees look for higher challenges and why employers are today in hunt for High Potential Employees.

At present, managers scarcely uncover if their employees are HIPOs. Despite what might be expected, the same organisations operate HI-Potential development programs as well. In a scenario where you are a budding business and want to distinguish the HIPOs of your associations, learning from top employers is the approach. Employers such as GE, IBM, P&G are some of the names, which have shaped the evolution of high potential employees through their extensive programs and know how to acquire as well as retain. Whether through social media, campus hiring practices, acquiring and retaining HIPOS itself is a challenge which budding to existing entrepreneurs must comprehend.

However, regardless of the fact that High Potential Employees are talented employees, not all the talented employees could become HIPOS. At this point, there are sure parameters which managers and even HR can actualize to precisely evaluate this category of employees and know what they want.

All that HIPOs look forward to is common trust, chances to learn and create, and a spurring workplace. To better comprehend the concept of evolution of HIPOs, the creatively designed infographic says it all.

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High Potential Employees – Infographic
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5 Leadership Styles for Every Manager

Leadership Styles

“Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things”, says Peter Ducker – Writer and Consultant.

Leadership and management, these two words have often baffled the bosses of and in different organizations. Nevertheless, the subtle difference between the two has only realized and acquired by a few. A manager and leader both has diverse roles, which go in synchronization. Managers are facilitators who ensure the team has everything to be productive, well-trained and groomed for the next level. With their distinguished knowledge and experience, they work towards bringing out an end-result, which is qualitative and worth the team’s effort.

Conversely, any member who has the talent to lead the team with his great ideas can work as the leader of the team. A leader hence, leads on his or her strengths and not titles. S/he is the one who aligns with the manager, understands what can add more value to the end results and ensures the team’s performance meets the manager’s assigned plan. He could be bossy, authoritative, friendly, lethargic, responsible or demanding. His style can be as different as he wishes to choose, just like the manager.

Now, when we talk about leadership styles- every new or old manager wants to acquire or carries one. Generally, most managers adhere to one or more styles which they are comfortable with. However, research says that managers must procure leadership styles, which are in the benefit of their teams and organization as a whole. Great managers always allow more leaders to emerge so the team remains inspired with new innovations and accomplishes goals, which demand a higher level of responsibility and creative ideas.

As a manager, you would be dealing with ongoing obstacles of the team and sometimes projects are actually a long series of challenges. At this juncture, it is advisable to adapt a leadership style that works best for the situation, leaders working with you and the entire team to keep moving with high spirits and results, whatever they may turn out, they are always worth a collective effort.

The latest infographic creatively explains the top 5 leadership styles every manager must adapt and execute at the right time.

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Recruitment via Facebook – Must-do Tips for 2016


Recruitment has always been a challenging task that has now become more complicated with the size of businesses that is unexpectedly larger. Businesses have gone global and even a small scale organization has more number of employees than a large scale business of yesteryears. Of all the recruitment challenges, letting people know about the job openings in your organization is a tedious one. Choosing a premium method is not always a right decision when employers have budget constraints. There are some other best ways where you don’t need to spend money.

Various social media channels have become best tools for publishing jobs and creating awareness about your company/brand. Absolutely, they are free which are accessible to trillions of people around the globe. The reach of social platforms like – Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Linkedin is remarkable. Of course Linkedin has also become the preferred choice for professional people today, but you will be able to utilize it fully with its premium feature.

Over the recent years, Facebook has has outperformed over all the other social media platforms as far as creating job awareness amongst job seekers. Recruitment via Facebook is a new phenomenon! The popularity among people and mobile accessibility has made Facebook one of the most used social media platforms. There are certain ways to use Facebook as a tool to publicize job openings in your company – creating a company page is the best way to maintain the social existence at one end, and on the other hand, you can utilize it for creating awareness for open positions. Besides this, you can join multiple relevant groups where companies openly talk about available vacancies and job-seekers can directly reach out to the multiple employers with the provided information (company name, address, phone number etc).

How Facebook is helpful for recruiters in finding out the right talent, let’s visualize through this amazing infographic launched by CareerBuilder India:

Recruitment via Facebook

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Understanding Chanakya Strategies for Human Resource

What hiring strategy should we implement? How should we manage employees and cost? What measures could we take to retain employees for a longer haul? These are some of the common questions being popped in to the recruiter’s mind every now and then. Thanks to Chanakya, who has amazing answers to all these questions through his famous strategies, widely referred as “Chanakya Nitis”.

In the prevailing era of globalization, the free flow of technology across human resources has given birth to an ever-challenging business environment. No industry can progress today with a successful functioning of HR roles that are formulated by organizations aspiring to become great brands. In order to manage employees for this competitive edge, HR managers must revamp policies, initiatives and strategies that can eventually help them stand apart, especially during times of technological growth and development.

Chanakya, an avid philosopher, a teacher, and a diplomat has taught various great lessons to people in his times. Also called as Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta, the legendary strategist and teacher has put forth management strategies which can be very powerful if applied in the wise direction. His Nitishastra are worth reading and understanding for people in the recruitment industry as they can make you a great employer, HR leader or simply the conqueror of your organization. Chanakya’s teachings, having relevance in today’s competitive recruitment industry have been laid to help HR leaders refine their policy structures in  a way that ultimately turns into more business for the organization.

Time is money for human resource. The beautiful infographic unfolds the top Nitis or strategies that educate the HR department in the most visually appealing way. Read on.

Chanakya Nitis for HR People

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Discover The Top 10 Types Of Colleagues Around You


We meet them, we work with them, we take breaks with them, we laugh with them, we share our personal lives with them and this is how we spend the maximum part of our lives with our colleagues. Some are fussy about work, some are touchy about emotions, some colleagues have a ‘laid-back’ work attitude and some are too enthusiastic towards their work responsibilities whatever the time may be, but does this make them different from the rest? Yes it does.

Every individual is born with certain characteristics and traits – negative and positive, which are carried further everywhere. Whether it is the world outside office or inside workplace, some colleagues are the highlights of every organization. What is different in such colleagues is figured out when we spend some time with them and with some, time does not make a difference at all. They meet you in a way, which is hard to forget.

The best part being with different colleagues is we learn a lot from them. Good or bad, sooner or later, better or best, we learn something unique from the different personalities working with and around us at our workplace. Every organization works at employing hard working employees, but every employee comes with a nature that does not cease his hard working tendency to give work results. The nature, the traits, the USP of every employee only comes as a learning, which must not affect our minds or work. Instead, considering them as a part of the working family, we must all respect every colleague born with a special talent to surprise you with their work, body language, communication skills, attitude, or even just jokes, which are self-created.

Visualize the top 10 types of colleagues represented beautifully in the infographic and discover these around you at your workplace:

Types Of colleagues

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Good Health is Real Wealth at Workplace! (Infographics)

Good Health at Workplace

One of the most crucial possessions for every human being is ‘good health’, post which comes the other assets of life. We can also say that, without good health, everything in life seems to be unhappy and unimportant. Ask those who are suffering from critical or incurable health conditions and willing to work? They can not! Why? Because they are not physically fit. Therefore, for anything one desires to achieve in life, attaining good health prior to it is very important. A healthy person is an asset to himself and to those who are associated with him. On the other hand, an ill person is a burden to himself, as well as, on people around or dependent over him.

Maintaining good health at workplace is significant as to ensure, you do not lose out the opportunities, which are the way to your career dreams. If you are not well, you will always be distracted from your work responsibilities. Keeping yourself healthy hence, is your prime responsibility, that can ultimately open up your way to a brighter future for yourself and for your family. moreover, providing a healthy atmosphere at the workplace is also a major accountability of your employers. How hard you try to keep yourself hale and hearty, if your working environment does not favor your well-being, ultimately you become ill – mentally and physically.

Represented beautifully in the infographic, the various causes of poor health at work such as stress levels, working over time, long commute time and so on. However, some of the top-notch companies have left a benchmark by providing health facilities to their employees ensuring they stay and work healthily.

Good health leads to various positives at workplace – higher productivity, less absenteeism and lower stress etc. And, poor health leads to various negatives at workplace – loss of coordination, lower productivity and lack of energy etc.

For employees, some of the best ways to remain fit include taking a good night sleep, increasing liquid intakes, adding protein to regular diet and going for a walk or exercise. Companies who are aggressively planning out to create a positive work atmosphere are advised to take examples from the major brands who always try to build their work environment employees-friendly.



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