Muse HR: What is a HR Intervention?
HR interventions are fundamentally strategic HR planned actions that would stimulate a positive business outcome. These interventions may be both immediate / short term actions and long term strategies aligned with business goals. Some examples of HR interventions are: 1. A workforce planning and implementation. 2. Organizational Effectiveness Assesment. 3. Organizational restructuring. 4. Revamping key HR Policies 5. Strategic hiring or downsizing. 6. People realignment, mov
Muse HR: How to calculate Training Return On investment (ROI)?
Training ROI can be described as a measureable increase in skills, greater annual revenue, or simply the number of trained employees. Because when it comes to training, return on investment may mean different things to different people in different circumstances. As an organisation, you can calculate the training ROI using the below simple formula: Cost of Training -------------------------- X 100 Value of Benefits Examples of value of benefits include: 1. Reduced turnover 2.
Muse HR: How to develop an effective and continuous development program for your employees?
There are a few things that is a constant need for all employees, a good career, a great and understanding boss, wellbeing, promotions and above all, continuous growth and development. Such growth may happen in many ways including: 1. Lateral moves and exposure. 2. On the job learning, be it technical, machinery, engineering, soft and people managerial skills. 3. A good buddy, who helps the employee accelerate and learn their jobs to be a great performer. 4. A mentor who can
Muse HR: How to experience an effective Remote Online Training?
Given the current pandemic situation, more and more organisations are wondering how to keep their employees trained, motivated and engaged. One of the solutions is to provide training and teambuilding programs virtually via remote online workshops. While there are much resistance to change to embrace online training from clients and trainers, there are organisations which have been bold to capitalise technology and promote better training and engagement experiences during WFH
Muse HR: Is Training an Investment or a waste of money?
Many successful organisations constantly invest in training and development. However, there are also companies who find, little or no ROI in trainings and conclude that training people is a waste of time and money. In reality, if done right, training and people development is a key integral part of HR intervention to drive a high performing culture in a company. To start off right is to do a Training Needs Assesment that would clearly outline a strategic and clear training pl
Muse HR: What is an Employment Handbook?
An employment handbook, also referred as manual or employment guide, is a document which defines a company's history, vision, mission, products, key policies and procedures that outlines the company culture. Simply put, an employment handbook helps assimilate a new employee and defines how the company, the employee and management works together in harmony to achieve its common goal. Here are reasons why the Company's Employment Handbook requires attention and update: 1. Keepi
Muse HR: What does Work from Home (WFH) mean?
The year 2020/21 seem to be the year for many people to adapt a Work from Home policy. Of course for some key services especially those involved directly in Production, Mechanical, Engineering and Medical, WFH could be rather impossible, but for the rest, this can be as effective and efficient if we knew how to properly manage. In the growing trends of globalisation and cross border businesses, WFH has been a successful practice for some companies for many years. Here are som
Muse HR: What is a Performance Conversation?
In many companies, the start of the year is when we want to review past performance and KPI followed by setting new goals for the new year. An important area is to ask your team to do their own self assessment and compare with your (manager) assessment. Both must be open to review the gaps and reasons and get a calibrated understanding to build capabilities together. It's important to have a good performance conversation with your teams. Make your conversation an open dialogu
Muse HR: How to start the year right at the workplace?
In 2021, we all have an opportunity to reset our work clocks and start fresh. Whether in your new role, new company or new goals, what's important is that it's a brand new year! To start off on the right foot, here are some things you can do to shine in 2021: 1. Set your own goals. Be inspired to achieve them by end of this year. 2. Review and analyse what you did well last year and what you failed to accomplish. 3. Identify new skills you wish to acquire this year and get
Muse HR: How to do Strategic Organisational Design?
Organisations need to continuously evolve and stay relevant in the industry. Success of organisations depends hugely on how strategic they are designed so they can achieve their business goals and objectives. One of the key ways to ensure an organisation achieves it’s optimum level of performance is by leveraging on one key HR strategic model call STAR. The STAR Model consists of five areas that is connected and aligned to successfully shape the decisions and behaviors