Performance appraisal or Performance evaluation is usually an annual chore that many managers are not very comfortable with. Hence the long delays in getting the promotions and salary increments completed as the appraisals have not been returned back. I have attempted to simplify the whole exercise and help bring more logic that may be palatable to the employee as they perceive themselves at the receiving end of many an appraisal!
Recently I had an opportunity to make a presentation on Cloud Computing and IBM Bluemix at some Engineering Colleges in Coimbatore. The audience was primarily 4th and some 3rd year students of CSE, IT and ECE and the duration of the presentation was 2.5 to 3 hours at each of the 4 colleges we were invited […]
It was just a month back that we celebrated the 1st Corporate Connect Meet of Opteamize at the IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai. Opteamize Cloud Solutions Pvt Ltd, an IBM Business Partner offers solutions that optimize academic (project), business (prospect) and recruitment (placement) processes on a SaaS model. The interesting part was that the […]
Marketing to college students can be a highly profitable activity providing you have unearthed great techniques to influence them! Students take time to change irrespective of the quality of product you are offering them. Marketing to college students should not only be seen as a profit turnover rather it should also be taken as […]
Solutions for automating of processes will be the difference between manufacturers who will prosper in the near future, and those who won’t.
Here’s a list of tools and applications used at opTEAMize Email: Google Apps for Business CRM: Insightly Chat support: Zopim Quotes/Estimates: Custom developed on WordPress Accounting, Expenses: Smart Receipt and sent to Accountant Time Tracking: None Invoicing: Evaluating WordPress plugin Storage: Dropbox/Google Drive Social Media: Hootsuite Project Management: None To do list: Pen & Paper […]
I have attempted to capture the thinking that went behind the development of opTEAMize. It started as Matching individuals within a team then pivoted to being a ‘match the team’ for IT services and the version we are going to battle with is opTEAMize. Hopefully you will know that lot of work has gone behind crafting this beautiful product and the story has just begun!
The Employee Value Proposition (EVP) or Employer Value Proposition as some may deem it to be lacks substance in many companies and is often a lazy attachment to the job offer letter or compensation statement negotiation discussions. Should we not spend more time discussing what we get beyond just the salary and a role?
In our endeavor to understand the workings of today’s busy HR professional, we ventured into what they do and what they care about. We picked 50 of those topics that we constantly encountered. Feel free to add to this list.
A large part of any organization and its business processes involves documents. A lot of documents. Need to hire a new team member? Do the paper work. Need to estimate and quote for that big project? Sure but juggle the mountain of bid documents first. Need to sign up that new customer for your service? […]