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Simplifying HR Jargons

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#HR #Word:#Paid #Time #Off

Paid time off (PTO) is a number of hours that employees can use to pool sick days, personal leave or vacation while being paid as a working day.  Different companies offer different hours as paid leave depending on their policies, compensation plans and retention strategy.  There is no government policy that regulates the number of hours companies must offer as […]

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#HR #Word:#Guerilla #Recruiting

Guerilla recruiting is a style of recruiting that makes use of the tactics and strategies used for centuries in guerilla warfare. It is a highly focused form of recruiting that is fully integrated and driven by the fundamental motives of the organization.  It is typically deployed by an organization that is inferior both in numbers and tools against a larger, […]

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#HR Word:#Organizational #Discipline

Organizational Discipline is the practice of self-restraint and learning to follow the best course of action which may not be ones’ desired.  In team activities, where several individuals work towards a same goal, discipline is of utmost importance. Organizations thrive on team work, and without discipline teams cannot function properly. It acts as the backbone of the organization structure and maintains […]

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#HR #Word:#OBMT (#Organization #Behaviour #Modification #Theory)

The Organizational Behaviour modification theory or the Reinforcement theory deals with changing behaviour through rewards or punishments that are essentially contingent on performance.  It is primarily based on the following two principles.  1. A behaviour that leads to a positive consequence (reward) tends to be repeated,      while a behaviour that leads to a negative consequence (punishment) tends not to […]

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#HR #Word:#Operant #Conditioning

Operating conditioning is a type of learning coined by BF Skinner that is based on the premise that learning occurs through consequences of their actions.  A desirable behaviour can be enhanced or repeated through positive reinforcement whereas unwanted behaviour can be eliminated through punishment.  BF Skinner tested this theory using a lab rat that was put into a cage. By […]

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#HR #Word:#Open #Book #Management (#OBM)

Open Book Management (OBM) is a philosophy wherein a company shares all its financial and operational information (critical data) with all the employees and expects them to align themselves with company’s goals such that the overall performance of the organization is enhanced.  This way, the employee considers himself as a company’s stakeholder rather than just a ‘hired worker’, and hence […]

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#HR #Word:#Observation #Interview

Observation interview is defined as the process of observing certain employees in a firm while they are performing their respective jobs and tasks given at a certain time, these observations are then utilized to gather data regarding specific jobs and tasks. There is different type of observation interviews: – 1.Direct (Reactive) Observation During direct observation the interviewer knows that somebody is […]

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#HR #Word:#Non #Directive #Interview

Nondirective interview is an interview in which questions are not prearranged.  Unstructured or Nondirective interviews generally have no set format. The lack of structure allows the interviewer to ask questions which comes to their mind next as a follow up and interrogate points of interest as they go on further. Nondirective Interview is a type of Interview schedule. Interview schedule […]

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#HR #Word:#Negative #Reinforcement

Negative reinforcement is a process of strengthening any desired behaviour by removing an adverse stimulus.  Adverse stimuli can be anything that causes physical or mental discomfort.  This term was described by B.F. Skinner in his Operant Conditioning Theory. It can also be used as a problem solving method by which hindrances can be removed before attempting a task.  This method […]

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#Sourcing &#Productivity #Tools for #Tech #Recruiters

List Of Sourcing And Productivity Tools For Recruiters In Tech By Recruitingblogs.com Productivity Google Docs + Google SpreadSheets + Blockspring + IFTT/Zapier integrations + a ton of Google add-ons available in the Chrome Web Store. Extensity — to easily manage (enable/disable) all your Chrome extensions. Trello — an easy-to-use task/project management tool. Gmail-to-Trello — Gmail power optimization + other handy features such as email tracking, “send later”, etc. Google Alerts — […]

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#HR #Word:#Natural #Unemployment

Natural unemployment is the rate of unemployment due to normal labour market friction, when the labour market is in equilibrium. To elucidate the point we first take a look of the types of unemployment and the components of natural unemployment. Unemployment can be categorised in into 3 broad categories:   a. Structural unemployment: As the economy evolves over time, the skill […]