What was treated as an asset of the company has today become an investment, human resources are those investments of the company that are responsible for the long term returns to the company.
People create value for the company. The marketing rule states, the employees are the internal customers of the company. For a company that wishes to please its external customers, its target audience has to first please its internal customers.
Employees define the culture of the company. The happier the employees, the more conducive becomes the atmosphere.
Now, what exactly makes the employees happy? Is it the payscale? Maybe, to some extent.
But payscale alone does not do the trick. There is more to be added to the concoction of a happy work environment.
Along with payscale comes the most craved list of holidays and leave policy. According to the latest trend maternity leaves envisages secondary caregivers as well and this gives rise to equality in parenthood as well as gender equality at work.
For a happy workplace, a few secret ingredients are:
- Gender equality
- Adequate representation of gender, ethnicity, colour, caste
- Fair appraisals
- Salary hike
- Timely promotions based on performance alone
For most people, the office is the place where most hours of their day are spent and hence making it a conducive environment for growth and development is the primary responsibility of the Human resource department.
Human resources is a vast ocean that holds a lot of potential because after all, human resources are people with different skill sets, aptitude and capabilities who are running the organization. Delve in the depth of the potential Human Resource Management holds with MITSDE’s Post Graduate Diploma (PGDM) and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) in Human Resource Management.