Category Archives: Human Resource

One-Day Menstrual Leave – Is It A Necessity?

The decision of a Mumbai-based company, Culture Machine Media Pvt. Ltd., to award a one-day menstrual leave once a month to their female employees has generated a fair share of discussion and debate. Following close on the heels of Culture Machine Media Pvt. Ltd., Mathrubhumi, a Kerala-based media company has also introduced the one-day menstrual leave in its company. The debate even reached the United Kingdom, with the Guardian publishing an article on July 19, 2017 entitled “'Silly and regressive': Read more [...]

Changes & trends in Employee relations

One of the most important factors in Human resource management is employee relations. Employee relations can be simply identified as: The maintaining of the relationship between employer and employee. That maintenance should have a positive effect on certain factors as productivity, motivation & the individual’s psychological well-being. Mainly employee relations focus in solving and preventing concerns that could evolve or emerge through work situation that involves individuals. (, Read more [...]


Sujitesh Das, an HR enthusiast had an exclusive interactive session with the HR students of IFIM B-school on Saturday, 6th June, 2015. The session started in the afternoon, with a brief introduction about him. He is an XLRI Alumni. He has offered his service to reputed companies such as HCL Technologies and Cognizant Technology Solutions. He is currently the Assistant Vice President- Hr at Microland, Benguluru. He has a rich experience of 15 years in this discipline. The agenda of his session was Read more [...]


The “social media “– love of Gen Y. Rapidly social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are getting pervasive with the Gen X too. The advent of the technology has changed the face of employee relations in today’s work place with the new social media policies coming into the picture. Along the way are the fresh questions arising “Does social media kill productivity in the employees?” or “Does it boost the amicability among the employees?”, “Is it a threat to the Read more [...]

People → Cricket → Leadership

That was a pronounced experience!!! Meeting a former Indian Cricketer in a corporate talk. All the corporate people’s managers surrounding him on the dais. Of course it is! The cricket and the leadership in India are always related. At the end of the day, both relays on the Teamwork and the People. The showcase was followed by a panel discussion with Javagal Srinath- India’s only fastest bowler who played 300+ innings and now ICC referee, Mohandas Pai-Chairperson of Board of Manipal Group of Read more [...]


Change… the only thing that lasts forever, said by anonymous. This applies for one of the core vertical of HR – Recruiting also. The traditional way of getting people into the organization has been undergoing many changes. Candidates are attracted to the creative ways of finding them. As per the Mating Theory, recruiting is joining together those with jobs to fill and those seeking jobs. Now here comes the ‘fit’. A potential candidate’s mindset of looking for a vacancy in an organization Read more [...]

HR Guest Lecture – Biju V John – 12.07.14

The subject of the Guest lecture is Recruitment and Selection, which became more and more interesting when Mr.Biju has started the conversation with United Spirits being 100% subsidiary of DIGO (U.S. based company) and the challenges that an HR personnel need to undergo during the Merger & Acquisition. He specified Recruitment is the major vertical among the various HR verticals as it needs fulfil all the activities (Organizational structure, Sourcing, Screening and Short listing) under the Read more [...]