Silicon India has listed Kwench as one of the entrants into their 50 Fastest Growing Companies - 2017 List and we are mighty pleased. I refer to the write-up to particularly explain the two important terms in that shortlist - Growing and Fastest. About Growth it says: The term 'Growth' has become a buzzword for present … Continue reading Kwench among top 50 fastest growing companies
Ivey Business Journal published an awesome post titled 'What Engages Employees the Most OR, the Ten Cs of Employee Engagement' We liked it so much that we have used that post as a reference to make some quick Flashcards for you to use as reference on a daily basis as you go about your work … Continue reading n:gage Content: Download the 10Cs of Engagement Flash Cards
We know women work magic all the time - and here is a chance to really jazz up your wishes for tomorrow on Women's Day. 5 cool badges to use in your emails, IM or set as your DP (let the world know what you are!). For … Continue reading n:gage: Jazz up Women’s Day wishes!
The 'kwench gang wishes you a very Happy Holi. We hope you have lots of fun getting drenched and splashed in colour and revel in the hundreds of shades of joy.
In case you missed out on the #TweetOrToastQuiz that we have every Friday on Twitter at 1pm IST, here is the complete list of questions for this week. Each question winner gets a flipkart voucher (no limits on how many you can win. Get all 10 right before others and you could walk away with … Continue reading The complete #TweetOrToastQuiz [16 Jan 2015]
About the Speaker: Sudeep Kunnumal is the Head of Talent Acquisition for Tata Consultancy Services Limited since May 2009. Prior to this he was the Director HR for TCS Europe based in Amsterdam. In his previous roles Sudeep was heading the Immigration function for TCS in the North America geography and was based in Washington … Continue reading [Webinar] Campus Hiring Ecosystem – Staying Relevant
Cyberman: Daleks and Cybermen; together we can upgrade the universe. Dalek: You propose an alliance? Cyberman: That is correct. Dalek: Request denied! (Dr. Who TV Series, Doomsday) So, here is my no-brainer statement for (rest of) the year. The devices are becoming omnipresent. First it was mobiles, now eReaders and wearable-tech are threatening to take … Continue reading Run for your lives! The Devices are coming!
As we rolled out the all-new version of the Kwench Library in the Kwench Employee Engagement Platform over the weekend, I got thinking about the reading preferences of people. On kwench we have over 300k users who love to read all kinds of books. The dashboards offer an unparalleled insight into what "Corporate India" likes … Continue reading We are what we read (or rather – a defense of fiction)
Okay, so its true. The rumors have been swirling around for some time, and I had such a tough time replying to queries with the standard line of "I'm sorry, but we don't comment on speculative statements." Now I can yell "Yipee!" and say "Yes! its TRUE!." The Kwench Library is undergoing the most exciting … Continue reading Its official! The New Kwench Library is Coming!
Thought I'd try a different take on the book of the week this time. Do let me know what you think of the (info)graphical version compared to my previous weeks Book the Week posts. Like this? Please share it with your connections using the social share options below.
Ah! Seth Godin. That guy who writes about things like Purple Cows. (Think screeching brakes on the road when you do a double take). So here we are with the book of the week - Tribes! A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and … Continue reading Week #36[Book of the Week] Tribes: We need *You* to lead us
Jumping the S-Curve, reveals how the to companies get to where they are and more importantly, how they stay there. Authors, Paul Nunes and Tim Breene build on extensive research they carried out over several years, to show how successful companies successfully navigate the S-curve(s) of business success. In the book they point out the … Continue reading Week #35[Book of the Week] Jumping the S-Curve: How to beat the growth cycle, get on top, and stay there
About the Speaker: Seema Bangia, Head HR, Mahindra Defence Systems Seema Bangia, a Human Resource Professional graduated from First Business School, Chicago, USA in 1988 in HRM followed by a post graduation from Delhi University in Economics and Business Studies, 1991. Presently she is working with Mahindra Defence System (A Division of Mahindra & Mahindra) … Continue reading [Webinar] Competency based Career Progression.
Fully Charged is a book that explores the concept of Organizational Energy (OE) and its significance in keeping employees engaged, alert and focused on organizational objectives. So here is the Long Story Short: The authors provide a guide on how to accurately measure your company's energy state using the "Organizational Energy Matrix" along two axes … Continue reading Week #34 [Book of the Week] Fully Charged
About the Speaker: Dheeraj has over 25 years’ experience in Talent Management, Education, Business Development and Global Technology Services. He brings a unique experience of both HR and Business leadership. He is leading the global human resources function as well as customer advocacy, as the Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Customer Advocacy & … Continue reading [Webinar] Technology in HR & the disruptive role that Big Data is playing in driving talent personalization
About the Speaker: Harshvendra Soin, Head – Global Leadership Acquisition & Development,Tech Mahindra Harshvendra Soin is a Gold Medalist in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from University Business School, Chandigarh. He has also completed his Bachelor of Law from Punjab University. He has 19 years of experience in Indian and Multinational Companies. Harsh leads Leadership … Continue reading ‘kwench HR VLZ Webinar on “Traits of Future Ready Leaders”
We have a new video up on the kwenchEngage! YouTube channel called "The Lying Org-Chart". Take a look. A quick introduction to the power of Social Networks within organizations and how it can be unleashed to achieve better collaboration and also increase employee engagement. References for content used in the video: "How Org Charts Lie", … Continue reading [Video] The Lying Org-Chart
Join us for a webinar on "Creating Leaders - the HR Way", focus on a holistic HR approach towards organizational strategy. The Speakers: A. Krishna, Senior Vice President (HR), Bosch Ltd. Mr. Krishna is a Science graduate and a Cost Accountant. He started his career as a Management Trainee (Finance) in HAL. He held various capacities in … Continue reading ‘kwench HR VLZ Webinar on “Creating Leaders: The HR Way”
Take a look at the fun engaging quotes video we have created for this post. And of course our usual free-to-use-as-you-please graphic image
Key Topics Covered: Social Learning– Need to know or Good to know? · Top three trends of Social Learning – 2014 · Social Learning – Means or End? · Social Learning is only for techies – Not really! · Connect, Create & Brand! The Speaker: Mr Alok Narain (Executive Vice President, Quatrro Global Services) The … Continue reading Webinar: Social Learning, A relevant approach to making it happen (22 Feb, 11am)
Saturday mornings are usually the time for a late-start, a hot cup of coffee and that much-ignored book that you haven't found time to finish. This Saturday get your coffee and stretch your legs out on the sofa and meet up with an author! Anirban Das talks about his first book, the joy (and pain) … Continue reading ‘kwench Author Connect (15 Feb, 1100 hrs)
'The Art of Happiness at Work' written by HH the Dalai Lama and David Cutler, released in 1998 explored questions like "Where does work fit in to our overall quest for happiness?" and "To what degree does work satisfaction affect our overall life satisfaction and happiness?" The book was deeply rooted in Buddhist principles, especially … Continue reading Week#6: [Book of the Week] Happiness at Work
Top 10 of any genre’ is a very difficult list to come up with. There are books that are legendary for being up there on every Top 10 list for years on end and then there are sales numbers that stores and online book retailers need to worry about (wink wink). So this year, we … Continue reading The 10 Best Books of 2013 (Non Fiction)
I have a room full of books. They are stacked up on (and toppling from) every available piece of furniture. And now at 'kwench, I work in a place that has books stacked from floor to ceiling - in every direction! There is no doubt about it - I am an incurable bibliophile. And yet … Continue reading The magic of reading: How books can open your mind