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The Great Resignation

October 27, 2021

This article by GEETANJALI M, Rangam Head of HR & Workforce Solutions, was originally published on LinkedIn. A profound phrase “the Great Resignation," Created by organizational psychologist, Anthony Klotz, hits home for most in HR and the Workforce Solutions industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of labor statistics, the number of resignations at the end of August 2021 increased to 4.3 million which is a 2.9% increase since July. We are seeing this trend for various reasons: ·      Multiple job opportunities ·      Better pay & enticing compensation packages ·      Burnout A 40-hour work week has almost become obsolete with people working remote. People are checking their emails at night and the weekends, working extra hours to get tasks completed etc. ... View Post

Rise in Skill-based Hiring

September 21, 2021

Even at the turn of the century, a college degree was a golden ticket to begin a professional career. A stamp of higher education on the resume was the only way to a comfortable, salaried position with associated perks. While the direct correlation between a degree and potential for long-term income has been consistent, the nature of work and career has changed over the last few years with the right skills being prized over academic qualifications. The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has ... View Post

Blind Hiring: How Effective Is It in Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace?

September 03, 2021

Blind hiring is a recruitment technique which ’blinds’ a candidate’s socio-demographic and personal information from the recruiting manager, which otherwise may lead to biased hiring decisions. The first blind hiring experiment was reportedly carried out in Boston Symphony Orchestra in the 1950s when musicians started to audition behind a screen, hiding their gender. Blind auditioning led to an increase in the number of female musicians in major symphony orchestras in the US. ... View Post

Achieving Greater Gender Diversity in Corporate India

August 13, 2021

This article by Hetal Parikh, Rangam Co-founder & President, was originally published on LinkedIn.Quotas for at least a minimum representation of women on corporate boards have emerged as a key tool for policymakers to implement gender equality in the workplace. The movement started in 2003 when Norway mandated 40% reservation for women in corporate boards. Austria, Finland, Spain, Iceland, Israel, France, Kenya, Belgium, Italy, Germany, and Portugal followed suit through their ... View Post

5 Ways Neurodiversity Can Boost Your Business

August 09, 2021

Businesses are comprising neurodiverse talents to boost their productivity, creativity, and culture. FTSE-listed corporations such as Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Ford, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have reported gains in productivity since they have embedded neurodiverse talents in their HR programs. In the age of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), neurodiversity is a competitive advantage. According to a study by University of Montreal and Harvard University, individuals ... View Post