Use of psychometric tools in HR

Psychometric tools are not a new concept in HR. We have been listening this word for a pretty long time. These tools help in understanding the individuals’ mental capabilities and behavioral style and also identify the hidden aspects of an individual that are difficult to extract from a face-to-face interaction. But a word of caution is these [...]

What’s trending in HR now?

"With the changed profile of gen X and gen Y, HR faced a new challenge of meeting their expectations, which go beyond money alone... They expect freedom, challenge, novelty, hierarchy-less culture and so on"  Follow Dr. Raj on Twitter @drraj29 Last week, we discussed how the need for essential Personnel & Administration (P&A) function evolved. In this article,[...]

How did the HR function evolve?

In an earlier article "What are the Career options in HR?" (Posted on December 11, 2013), we discussed on the fundamental nature of the HR function. We also addressed some important questions on the importance of the HR function as a support to business, pay and growth in HR careers. If the HR function is indeed looking[...]