Reinventing careers

Context Post In the last post of this series, we would like to shift focus to what we have lost in this phase. Despite the many silver linings & opportunities touched upon so far, there is no denying that the pandemic has been a catastrophe for many, in terms of loss of lives as w
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HR (finally) coming to the Tech party

Context Post Looking inwards at the domain we represent, one of the big opportunities for the Human Resource function in organizations is to embrace digitization. HR has lagged other functions in adopting technology and outside of large integrated platforms, very little innovative tec
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Remodeling Performance Management

Context Post With remote working being the norm this year, key questions have emerged on what needs to be done differently to manage the performance of remote workers. The last few years have seen many trial & error attempts at revisiting traditional performance management process
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Work from Anywhere

Context Post Linked to hybrid work models (read post here), is the opportunity to Work from Anywhere. Organizations can now be truly location-agnostic in their pursuit of skilled & right-fit talent. Not only does this multiply the available talent pool manifold, but also obviates
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Hybrid Work Models

Context Post The defining experience of the lockdown has been adapting to full-time Work from Home. Institutionalizing this erstwhile ‘good to have’ work option leads us to the first opportunity for reinvention – Hybrid Work Models. While remote working has existed for a while now, it
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Brave New World – Tying it all together

As the world continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic & we in India look forward to the lockdown opening up in phases, we tried to understand what lies ahead for businesses and organizations. With VUCA hitting home for many industries, we see the ability to adapt to the ‘ne
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Brave New World: Building HR Capability for the Post-Covid Reality

In Part 1 of this series, we saw how the Covid-19 episode will induce tectonic shifts in the business landscape, and trigger or accelerate critical responses / success imperatives for organizations to survive and thrive in the new normal. In Part 2, we explored the role that HR will n
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Brave New World: People Implications & Role of HR in the Post-Covid Reality

Having explored the far-reaching consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses and organizations, and their responses for adapting to this new reality (in Part 1), we now turn our attention to the role that HR needs to play in this unprecedented transformation.   Employee C
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Brave New World: Understanding & Adapting to the Post-Covid Reality

As we traverse the second (and hopefully last!) leg of the lockdown in India, it is an opportune moment to take stock of what we see around and ahead of us. Covid-19 looks to be the biggest turning point of the century so far, affecting the social, economic and geopolitical foundation
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Covid-19 times (and the way ahead)

At the outset, we hope all of you are keeping safe amidst the on-going Covid-19 situation. As we tell ourselves each day, this too shall pass. However, what is also becoming clear is that life on the other side will be quite different from what we have been used to. We foresee signifi
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