Going Beyond Conventional HR Measures to Increase the Sustainability of the Organisation

Going Beyond Conventional HR Measures to Increase the Sustainability of the Organisation

Many companies in India function according to the traditional means of operations. You’ll find that the office atmosphere is very sedate, employees work in business suits and ties with rarely any informal interaction between them. It is also not uncommon for bosses to disallow taking personal calls or days off for family issues. Traditionally, employees focused on higher salaries and the prospects of promotions when looking at job opportunities. In today’s times, however, the scenario is changing. Employees are considering many other factors like additional benefits and the work culture of a company when applying for jobs. The Human Resource department head is likely to recommend that enterprises offer a host of benefits aside from substantial salaries to encourage employee productivity and retention. Companies are increasingly accepting that the human component of every organization and its efficient functioning is vital for its long-term success. Accordingly, they strive to create a work environment that is conducive to hard work and attractive for the skilled talent they need. In short, employee satisfaction is being recognized as one of the chief areas of concern. Indian companies now offer a host of benefits making them the favored job destinations for some of the best talent in the country. Studies conducted by Great Place to Work, have found that in the year 2015, RMSI Pvt. Ltd., an information technology company that hires 842 employees is the Best Company to Work For in India. The next institution to make the list is Google India Pvt. Ltd. with a 1,678 strong work force. These stalwarts are followed by Marriott Hotels Pvt. Ltd, American Express India and...