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The Power of Eye Contact during communication

  It’s an old saying that “the eyes are the windows to the soul,” because it’s usually easy to inform what an individual is feeling by looking into their eyes. Eye contact is a very important part of nonverbal communication. Maintaining eye contact during a conversation gives the impression that you are paying attention to the other person. Understanding the message that you simply are sending through eye contact is vital to improving communication. Keeping eye contact with the person you are lecture indicates interest and saying to the person “You are important and that I am listening”. Why eye contact is important are: ·       Eye contact signals attention - If you’ve ever spoken to someone who didn't in the least checks out you while you were speaking, you recognize how irritating it seems. It clearly signals you that the opposite a person isn't in the least curious about you and what you've got to mention. In short, chatting with someone who doesn't check ou

What is the new normal for hiring in today’s market?

The Modern Hiring Process In today’s world, there is such a war of talent that we need to have a competitive edge over what works and what doesn’t work? What candidate is looking for and how do we address this market? What is the new normal for hiring in today’s market? When I think about hiring, I think about the puzzle. There are pieces to the puzzle. Hiring is a puzzle in which each piece matters. When we look at the demand, which is large. So, candidates have many choices in today's market. When they have these choices, how do we help identify ourselves as standing out in the crowd? We need to do new and different things in today’s market to attract talent. Let’s talk about the thing that worked and again some of the things we tried and didn’t work. Let’s look at the puzzles together, where each piece matter.   1.      Assessment –  Candidates want to understand, where the fit is so the company. Are you going to fit into our environment? A lot of company is workin

How HR can build a feedback culture with remote teams during COVID-19?

How HR can build a feedback culture (Delivering Constructive Feedback) with remote teams, Without Sinking Employee Morale during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Employee feedback is a powerful tool. If offered appropriately, it has the ability to develop and improve the trust level and communication, and reinforce the bond within the team. As the world is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the employees are working remotely. Digital communication is playing a vital role in our everyday interactions. It makes us rethink how to work effectively with the teams remotely-including how to deliver constructive feedback? Consistent feedback is critical to the success of any team. 40% of employees are actively disengaged when they don’t receive feedback. It must be delivered in the right way at the right time to be effective. Working from home for an extended period of time is beneficial but it can be stressful as well. The best solution is to stay connected and coordinated with each ot

Understanding Drivers of Engagement from Employees’ Perspective During Pandemic

  Abstract: Modern organizations are like organisms constantly evolving on an evolutionary scale. Employee engagement is a vital nutrient which in most cases decides the survival of the modern organization the creature in a jungle fighting for resources. Employees in the modern era constantly seek organizations that provide and actively improve the levers of engagement which provides them with both purpose and satisfaction of meaningful contribution. In this study, responses from participants re-enforce and push to the frontier an important organizational cultural aspect that emerges as a key driver apart from “Leadership”, “Communication” & “Meaningful Purpose” across different strata of the occupations, industry, age group, and genders. An additional dimension of the COVID pandemic (Impact Onset from May 2020 considered for study) is also considered as a key factor in finding out how the drivers will evolve in the future. In the present study, a survey method is applied, and stat

All businesses should strategies to reduce commercial waste

The business has a role to play, making our office eco-friendly by recycling business waste to save our environment. Both ecologically and from a cost perspective, all businesses should strategies to reduce commercial waste. We live in an uncertain time, growing in inequality and warming planets. Fire, floods, and extreme storms are intensifying and growing more frequent and the growing population is struggling to get fresh air, drinkable water, and quality food. The Healthcare system has overburdened. Technologies are demanding new skills and placing pressure on the education system. The issue is big and compliance. The business has a role to play, making our office eco-friendly by recycling business waste to save our environment. Both ecologically and from a cost perspective, all businesses should strategies to reduce commercial waste. Our cooperative attitude to waste needs to change for the sake of the environment. Landfill waste contributes to climate change by creating greenhou