NHRD Chennai – February Monthly meeting Talent : The Game Changer – by Naveen Narayanan – HCL Technologies

NHRD Chennai – February Monthly meeting – Feb – 2014

Talent : The Game Changer – by Naveen Narayanan – HCL Technologies

This session was a special feast as the speaker put forth a lot of questions for the audience to ponder upon, rather than giving just plain suggestions tailor-made for specific situations.

A few of what was discussed are presented here:

  • Ascertaining from your employees as to what they perceive the performance of your organization to be!
  • Imagining the level of transparency required for the organization, across levels.
  • What the role of HR is in today’s scenario.
  • How much of the workforce is contingent.
  • Facets of social sourcing and its options available for HR use.
  • Reversing the trend of HR by each level working for the lower rung!
  • Checking out the top grosser on the social media and searching for search optimizers.
  • As a company, how visible or accessible are you?
  • Plotting the HR changes every decade and seeing a pattern evolve!
  • Are we missing out on the tangential crowd due to technological enhancements?
  • Technology providing a leveler to all companies on pitting themselves along with the top ones.
  • What is your state of readiness to meet future needs?
  • Continuous company updates to the talent pool.
  • Facets of digital branding index and talent brand index
  • JD writing by offering a host of choice of skills and descriptions to the techie
  • Sharply defining the profile and the analytics.
  • Evolving toolboxes for the HR Managers
  • Usage and development of smart Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Application of gamification on a technical platform.
  • Usage of trawler engines for hiring services.

A panel Discussion on The Art and Science of Teams – what differentiates the 'Great' team from a merely 'Good' one?

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
A panel Discussion on
The Art and Science of Teams
what differentiates the ‘Great’ team from a merely ‘Good’ one?


At 07.00 pm, on Wednesday, 21st December, 2016
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

Drawing Parallels – Life of Police vs Life of HR

Dear Member,

Police officers maintain law and order: protect members of the public and their property; prevent, detect and investigate crime. They are an integral part of the community. HR professionals maintain the culture and value system of the organization: protecting the interests of the employees and management, executing welfare measures, prevent and investigate disciplinary incidents. They are an integral part of the organization. With a lot of similarities in the roles, there is a lot of cross learning that each of us can take away.

During the session this month, our speaker will be talking about recruitment and performance management in the police force, what are the motivation factors for them – is it the power and authority or is it working for the larger cause?, what are the challenges in handling public especially when they do not have a very positive image about you etc. He will share interesting anecdotes from his personal experience and draw parallels with the HR profession on how we can handle employees, motivate them and overcome some of the challenges of the role.

The newly elected team of NHRD Chennai Chapter invites all its members for the very first session with a Super Cop who is also a motivational speaker, an avid fitness enthusiast, an athlete and an author who will enthrall us with his insights coupled with great persona and style.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Drawing Parallels – Life of Police vs Life of HR”
Speaker
Dr. C Sylendra Babu IPS
ADGP, Coastline Security, Tamil Nadu
At 07.00 pm, on Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2015
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

SylendraDr. C Sylendra Babu IPS is the Additional Director General of Police, Coastline Security, Tamil Nadu. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Law, Masters Degree in Agricultural Science. He has also done his MBA from Bharathidasan University and Phd from Madras University along with a PG Diploma in Cyber-crime Investigation.

He was the ASP of Gobichettipalayam, Salem and Dharmapuri, SP of Dindugul, Sivagangai, Chengalpattu, CUddalore and Kanchipuram districts, DCP of Adyar, Chennai, IG of Special Task Force of TN, Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore city etc in his previous postings.

He has won the PM’s medal for life saving in ’97, CM’s Police Medal for Gallantry for armed encounter with a Naxalite in 1993, President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in ’05 and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Services in ’13.

He has participated in the joint coastal security operation called “Operation Hamla” in three occasions. He formed a Marine Police Commando team and trained them in swimming, SCUBA diving, rowing, wave surfing, boarding and un boarding, search and rescue, survival UAC and use of fire arms on board a vessel etc.

Look forward to meeting you.
Warm regards,
Sriram V Rajagopal
Hon. President

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

Financial Well Being – A call to action

Dear Member,

According to a SHRM study on Financial Wellness in workplace 2014, seven out of 10 HR professionals indicated that personal financial challenges have a large or some impact on their employees’ performance, with about one-half reporting that employee stress (50%) and the ability to focus on work (47%) are the aspects of employee performance most negatively affected by personal financial challenges. In such scenarios it is imperative that HR professionals understand the impact of financial wellness of employees over their performance and longevity in the organization and design benefits accordingly.

The speaker for this month will be sharing her research on the topic of financial well-being in the context of long term savings for employees in the evolving cultural and macro-economic contours such as nuclear families, limited social security, sustained high inflation etc.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Financial Well Being – A call to action”
Speaker
Anuradha Sriram
Director – Benefits (India), Towers Watson
At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 26 June, 2015
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

anuradhaAnuradha is the head of Towers Watson India’s Employee Benefits practice. She is responsible for the Towers Watson India team to deliver value added actuarial and employee benefits consulting to both domestic and multi national companies.

She joined Towers Watson in India in Nov 2006. Prior to this, she was working for Life Corporation of India. She has 14 years of experience in Indian Insurance and pensions’ business. She is a regular speaker at client and industry events of financial and actuarial issues. She is a Fellow member and pension board member of the Institute of Actuaries of India.

She is a B.SC (Computer Science) graduate from Bharatidasan University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India in 2007

Look forward to meeting you.
Warm regards,
Sriram V Rajagopal
Hon. President

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

Power of Networking

Dear Member,

Networking has long been recognized as a powerful tool for business people and professionals. Knowing more people gives you greater access, facilitates the sharing of information, and makes it easier to influence others for the simple reason that influencing people you know is easier than influencing strangers. The creators of LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter have built their empires on the presumption that their social networking tools help people build their networks and remain better connected than ever. Does it follow, then, that social networks, by making connectivity easier, make leaders more powerful? The answer is no.

Clearly, social networks allow you learn about other people you might never have known of otherwise. But these benefits of social networking, while valuable to some degree depending on how robustly you use these networks, miss the essence of what makes networking such a powerful tool for leaders and other highly influential people. This month our speaker will be focusing on that essence of networking especially for the HR fraternity in building stronger relationships, mutual trust and respect

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Power of Networking”
(Beyond Facebook)

Speaker
G D Sharma
Principal – Beeline HR Advisory
At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 24th April, 2015
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

sharmaMr. G.D. Sharma is an Alumnus of Kendriya Vidyalaya, INS Shivaji-Lonavala. He took his B.Com. (Hons.)from Bombay University in 1976, and M.A in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from the premier Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Bombay, in 1979.

He has over 35 years’ experience spanning over several industry verticals. He is currently Principal – Beeline HR Advisory, his own HR Consulting firm. In his Employment Career, he has worked in diverse Industry Verticals ranging from Commercial Banking, Chemicals & Fertilizers & Agro-Inputs; Sugar,Building Materials, Mining & Non-Ferrous Metals, Infrastructure & Construction, Power & PowerEquipments and IT.

Mr. Sharma has held several National and State-level positions in Professional & Industry Bodies like CII, EFSI, SICCI and MMA. He is a Master Trainer, having designed several innovative Programs & Seminars for Corporates and Professional Bodies.

Look forward to meeting you.
Warm regards,
Sriram V Rajagopal
Hon. President

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

Beliefs & Excellence in NLP

Dear Member,

Beliefs are a set of powerful influencers of one’s behaviour and even shape one’s life. Many beliefs operate at the unconscious level. Some of them make our lives and a quite a number of them break. This session will explore from the Neuro-linguistic Programming(NLP) point of view and see how we can turn ourselves from a “Frog into Prince”. NLP offers rapid & practical methods for personal growth and influence. It is the study of how people think, process information & behave. NLP is used extensively in business, sports, sales, education, therapy & many other fields.

In this month’s session the speaker will help understand NLP as an explicit and powerful tool of human experience, excellence and communication which will help us HR professionals to deal with employees and communicate better.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Beliefs & Excellence in NLP”
Speaker
K Aravamootham
Management Consultant & Corporate Trainer
At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 22 May, 2015
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

aravamoothamMr. K. ARAVAMOOTHAM is a Management Consultant, Corporate trainer having over 25 years of rich experience in automobile and industrial selling and over 20 years in teaching and training all over India. He is certified Master Gold Trainer of NFNLP, USA. He has conducted several NLP practitioner and master practitioner workshops in the last twelve years. He has trained in NLP under Dr Richard Bandler, Dr William Horton, Dr Richard McHugh, Dr Reza Borr & Mr. Mick Lawrence and has undergone over 200 days of NLP workshop training.

He is a Licensed Workshop Leader of “Love Yourself, Heal Your Life” workshops, based on the philosophy of Louise L.Hay. He is the President of T.A. Study Circle (Madras) and former President of The Hypnotique Circle (Madras)

Look forward to meeting you.
Warm regards,
Sriram V Rajagopal
Hon. President

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.