When the 26/11 attack took place at the Taj hotel, every staff of the hotel worked round the clock to save the lives of their guest. Many of them died in the attack, but their families stood proud of the family of a soldier. The then chairman of Tata group, Ratan Tata visited the grieving families and provided them with monetary and emotional support –...

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HR teams are constantly facing problems while enforcing policies or facing the backlash by employees. Apart from this, HR issues also include dealing with daily struggles like complaints against pesky coworkers, all the while handling tedious spreadsheets and data. Here’s a lighthearted take on 8 HR issues every HR exec has faced and how to solve them: 1) Payroll Just like a period, payroll takes up almost...

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2017 is almost here. Yeah, you heard that right. With 2016 flying by quicker than you can say, “When’s the next long weekend?”, we can only hope that 2017 has longer weekends and more holidays than we did this year. With our 2016 calendar for Indian festivals, leaves and holidays being such a huge hit, we’ve decided to make gazetted holidays 2017 an annual thing....

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With 2016 starting to unfold itself, each of you would be busy partying, working on those New Year resolutions and hoping to make great memories over those short weekend breaks. Before you take that 2016 calendar out, here’s a calendar infographic that has a list of all the long weekends, leaves and holidays in 2016. This infographic has information on all the Mondays when you would...

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sumHR is here to make your life easier and this time it is through a painless and uncomplicated infographic that explains the difference between license-based HR software v/s SaaS-based HR software. We have always believed that HRMS will increase efficiency and management and a two-minute look through this infographic will unveil a more economical, safer and an easier option with a better understanding of both License...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image source="external_link" external_img_size="full" custom_src="http://sumhr.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/top-executive-search-firms-india-1-300x300.jpg"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The one ritualistic phenomenon undertaken by every other company under the sun is that of recruiting the right candidate for the job. Meticulously structured protocols are laid down, resources are gathered and online portals are scavenged for the perfect fit. Basically, the HR executive’s life goes for a toss every time a new recruit is desired. Recruiting, staffing and training are...

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For an entrepreneur or a business owner, one of the biggest concerns is to get the best talent. The last few decades has seen various perceptions developed about a person’s behavior and mentality and his attitude towards situations and scenarios. Everyone wants to hire a person who not only has awesome skill-sets but also an awesome attitude. As the world changes and becomes globalized, all facets...

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Have you seen an HR department in a startup? Noticed a formal procedure for recruitment, employee retaining, retrenchment or any kind of HR management in SMEs? If you answered ‘no’ to any of these questions, don’t be surprised. According to data from the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), 80% SMEs and startups have no formal HR department. Just in case you come across an HR department...

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With the dawn (thankfully) of the SaaS concept, HR companies have begun automating their modus operandi which usually requires no IT, hardware or software support so as to make the complete agenda affordable and efficient. Companies that are bringing technology to HR either cover all the primary functions or just particular ones. We have done our fair share of research; looking to aid the...

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In the startup ecosystem, HR has often been at the bottom of the pyramid, usually overlooked and majorly outsourced. Although the "recruiting" arm of HR gets its fair share of limelight, the remainder of the HR functions often fall into the pit. However, change is inevitable, and with that the so called "prosthetic" arms of HR [insert your undermined HR functions] are now seeing the...

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