Author: Sriram

Is youth everything ?

The recently released Hollywood movie ‘The Intern’ starring veteran actor Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway is about a 70 year old who doesn’t want to live an ‘average retired old man’ kind of existence because he still feels he has life in him to contribute. So he takes up a job as a senior intern […]

Why Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) makes sense

Background One of the key challenges confronting the CEO or HR leader in any contemporary organization is the issue of how to strategically manage talent in the organization. Whether a start-up or a mid-cap or a large-cap company, each is confronted with it’s own unique set of issues and challenges-it could be attracting the right […]

Ring in the new; ring out the ‘Bell Curve’

The employee assessment tool popularly known as the ‘bell curve’, made famous by General Electric decades ago is fast losing favour (and rightly so) in today’s dynamic VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment under which present day businesses have to operate. Soon after global technology giants Microsoft and Adobe announced that they had decided to […]

Exit the ‘exit interview’ ?

You have decided to leave the company to pursue your goals, you have sounded out the management, you have handed over your resignation letter, you have completed the handing over formalities to your successor and today is your last day in the company. You are now waiting for your ‘full and final’ (F&F) settlement and […]