Team Productivity
Be a High Performing Team

Every organisation initially gets started by few people and a key determinant of Success or Failure is the handoff between each of them, and it is the employees only who make efforts to take the organisation towards the way of success. So it is very important for an organization to have dedicated employees – high performing teams.  

A high performing team can be a group of people with specific abilities, knowledge and skills sets committed to a common purpose, who consistently show high levels of collaboration and innovation which comes out in a way of best results. High performing teams share a vision, purpose, competence, trust which is important in building blocks of effective teams & every organization needs its teams to deliver high levels of performance in order to succeed in today’s business environment. 

Communication is a key factor for tracking the progress and working together efficiently and effectively on tasks. While forming the team, the management should focus on unity as it is crucial for high performing teamwork. The team should be able to communicate openly with each other, sharing their thoughts, opinions and ideas with members; as well as taking into consideration what others have to say.

The leaders should always focus on creating a team of peoples, who are highly passionate towards achieving the targets, by putting his employees in their strength zones and developing their capabilities & talents.

 The stages of forming a high-performance team will go in the order:

  • Hiring the Right candidates.
  • Effective on boarding of each team member by getting to know each of them on a deeper level.
  • Setting a clear prospect of their roles.
  • Building trust between the team members. 

The Teams common goal has to be clear, relevant, significant & achievable. It represents the cornerstone of a high performing team. Without the clear goal the team will not be able to align their efforts in the same direction.  Since teamwork is a means to an end, the team must be purpose directed & judge against results.

TMS considers the requirements of both the Organisation as well as the Candidates. TMS believes in providing the organizations with the best talents which is the need in today’s competitive business environment and also helps the person to achieve his/her desired goals. The initiatives driven by TMS, leads to satisfaction of both the parties. Building a high performing team takes time & efforts, but once they jell with the surrounding aesthetics & start producing results, they become an indispensable asset for any organization.

Temporary Staffing
WHY SHOULD YOU INVEST IN TEMPORARY STAFF?

While most of the business owners hires one full-time employee than two temporary employees, sometimes we need more hands on a project. Your clients/ customer may have requested rapid delivery & there might be requirements which may not arise in the future, or you simply don’t have funds to manage full-time employees. In such situations, temp staffing is a great option. You can get an experienced professional while you save some money.

What Is Temporary Staffing?

It is a system where the employees are hired on a temporary basis through a staffing company/agency. The employee is usually not on your payroll, as all the salary/compensation and other benefit related matters are handled by the company outsourcing this service. The major reason organizations go for temporary staffing is reduced hassles, quick hiring, & expertise Compensation & Statutory Compliance Services.

Let’s check what are the other reasons why your organization should prefer temporary staffing. We know that you may have doubts about your temporary staffing, So we have made a list of benefits that you can avail with Temporary Staffing Solutions. It has gained immense popularity in the past few years and here are the reasons why:

1. Flexibility

Why would you want to suffer long-term expenses and hassles when you can simply hire a temporary employee for short-term work. If you have short-term project which doesn’t have work more than one year, you can hire a temporary staffing for a short duration. The flexibility you get respect to hiring is amazing, as you can get temporary employees anytime you want and most of the times, even on short notice. You don’t have to spend time finding these resources for your organization, the temporary staffing agency will do it for you.

2. Cost-Effective Management

What are the requirements of managing a full-timer employee? You, have to hire an employee on your payroll, which means an extra cost of salary, taxes, incentives, health insurance, sick leaves, paid leaves, earned leaves, etc. Further, there are more costs that will be incurred for management of employee like training and personal growth. Your HR department additionally requires resources if you have to hire a fulltime employee every time you receive a short-term project. Temporary Staffing can help you resolve all these issues!!

3. Easy Switching

Businesses make many mistakes on acquiring talent many times, as there is simply no easy way of knowing the competence of an employee before working with them. Undoing this mistake is a costly affair and very difficult. You lose a huge money in lost working hours as well as additional resources in finding a new employee for your organization. However, temporary staffing gives you a flexibility of changing the employee anytime you want.

4. Reduced Need for Orientation

Temporary Employees are familiar working in different environments. Hence, they will adjust in your office environment easily. You won’t have to follow a nice orientation process as this employee would rather prefer starting work immediately.

5. Reduced Paperwork

Since these people work for a staffing agency and not you, you don’t have to prepare paperwork and ensure compliance for them. The agency will handle everything & now you only need to think about your work requirements.

6. Time-Effective Working

Let’s face it, every one of us can use some extra-time in a day to complete other tasks. Activities such as hiring, training, management and payroll management requires a lot of our time. When these activities are removed from our task, Every Organization can focus on other important business tasks.

However, having an unexperienced team of on board may not bring about the desired results. We at Team Management Services provide all kinds of Staffing Solutions to our Clients with having more than 4500+ Employees on over 100+ Locations servicing Pan India currently.

Employee Training & Development
Reasons to Employee Training & Development

Employees are the biggest asset of a company, and investing is vital to support business growth and success. Normally, businesses go through lengthy processes to recruit and hire suitable and qualified employees, but often the emphasis on caring about employees stops there. Giving training & development to dedicated employees is also a part of Employee Engagement. As the business landscape becomes extremely competitive, improving your team’s productivity level is imperious within the growing markets. Employee development and training is essential for the growth of the business and the workforce that drives it.

Businesses should never be at the same stage it should have continuity in growth and improvement and the key to remaining up to date with latest technologies and techniques is employee training and development. Employee trainings on regular basis are necessary to ensure the skill development of the employees. If employees are making their efforts to the best of their capabilities, this means the business will give results accordingly. Professional development of the employees is very significant and can be achieved using training programs that will teach them to better utilise experience. Such sessions or programs are not only for huge companies; small businesses can bring out their best with similar exercises and identify growth opportunities to excel further.

Before going into a training program, it is important to know the end results that you want to achieve through these exercises. In other words, set certain targets that you want to achieve and work towards them instead of unclear training goals. With the quality planning in place, you will soon see the results of such a training, which will also be reflected in the revenues. Following are reasons why employee training and development is important:

1) Positivity in employee retention

Hiring and retention can become a major challenge for the employers, however, this can be avoided through proper sessions of Professional development. Training programmes have become so centralised within companies that it is often used as a competitive advantage in the hiring process. Offering programmes within employment contracts create an employee’s sense of value within the company, and fosters loyalty & ultimately employee retention.

2) Training future leaders

Focusing on skills and employees for future leadership will help establish a business growth and possible changes. Acquiring leadership talent can start from the early acquisition, or Human Resource professionals can choose current employees as managerial candidates. To have established leadership development programmes ensures that an organisation is always considering the future goals with skilled talents.

3) Employee empowerment

Employees who feel empowered within the workplace will be more effective at working and completing the assigned task. Accordingly, those employees will feel a greater sense of value and confidence within their work.

4) Increase workplace engagement

Dullness in the workplace can have feelings of dissatisfaction & negative working habits. Regular development initiatives can avoid workplace idleness. Having frequent training sessions will also establish regular re-evaluation of employees, skills, and processes. Training and development will also encourage company culture by introducing an emphasis on planning.

In the ever-changing market, where nothing is constant, every day an innovation comes into the market. This made the organization to be dynamic in their business processes and keep on executing the changes so that they will be competitive. But the question is how can you be competitive and win in the market? It’s your workforce, who will help you to be competitive in the market. The organization have to be active and look out for the various strategies which will help the organization to grow in the future.

Overcome Communication barrier
How to overcome communication barrier while working remotely

Remote working is no more a new phenomenon. The COVID 19 pandemic has brought a huge cultural shift among all the employees. Remote working or work from home culture has now taken a vital place, and employees around the globe have been adjusting their seats to meet their organizational needs. With companies going remote recently, employees around the world are going through a huge crisis. Since the majority of the global workforce are not used to it, therefore this sudden shift is leading to a lot of problems that they were unprepared for. One of the significant challenges they are facing is communication. Team collaboration is affected as transparency is compromised. There is no team contribution, face to face communication, or thinking sessions over coffee. You can no longer walk over to a colleague’s desk to chat, schedule a meeting in-person, or call someone up for a project update. All these communication blocks are taking a major toll on employee engagement and morale. The workflow is sure to get affected due to communication barriers.

Here are some usefull tips to follow that would help cut the communication barriers and help your employees be more proactive and active.

  • Set Guidelines:

Guidelines and rules are important to keep every employee on the same page. Since it is hard to maintain clearness while working from home or working remotely. henec a set of rules & guidelines can help handle this task and keep the team focus in place.

  • Use Common Communication Tools:

There is a variety of good communication tools available in the market. Select the one that is more handy and suits your company. Use mutual messaging tools to connect with your teams. If your employees use different tools for communication then it becomes hard to bring productivity.

  • Video Conferencing:

Face to face communication is crucial. It builds camaraderie, boosts productivity, and overall collaboration. While Employees working from home, the advantages of face to face communication are compromised. Calls and chats are great but have their limits. Mostly when it comes to share data files and, at the same time, brief your teams about a project. Thus Video conferencing is an effective means of communication.

  • Project Management System:

Project Management Tools like Asana can help you monitor companies overall activities. Management tools can help you save time. It helps team members stay updated and work effortlessly with their teams. If you have frequent scrum meetings where you have to update on the projects and tasks that are assigned having a workflow can be a saviour.

  • Give Feedback:

Feedback is a huge motivator. May it be positive or constructive, it can convert your team. Employees take a hit when they are not given proper feedback. Constructive feedback allows employees to recover and positive feedback increases their confidence and morale.

At these critical times, remote working and working from home has become a saviour for the organizations and it will continue in the future too. Thus it better to accept this new way of work culture and try to overcome the communication barriers that it brings to us.

Recruitment on Social Media
How to boost Recruitment Process with the help of Social Media

Social Media is a place which is more often used for brand presence and promotion, to shed light on what the company does or brands they want to sell. Social media is a platform were thousands and millions of people are active every day to stay updated on current conditions, market situations, etc. It said that, since this era has started, communication has become more convenient & effective. So why can’t we think of Social media being used for Recruitment, but did you know Recruitment process is already a part it. Recruiters have started opting social medium to advertise open position, because people nowadays are using this platforms to not only share their personal lives socially but also for finding Jobs which is convenient to them.

This is where every recruiter should be putting effort i.e. Social Media. Now let’s take a look on how we can boost Recruitment process with Social Media:

  1. Firstly we have to make sure that we are always active on Social Media Platforms. This way we get to know what the preferences are, what job profile do people search more on & can get more ideas on the way of approach.
  2. Start building your company’s reputation online; here post about your values, benefits and ethics; try to get more followers, increase your presence with letting people know more about your company this will organically attract candidates.
  3. Only posting on Social Media page doesn’t help to increase your presence, you have to put some efforts, involve employees to share the post and tag your Company ID. Content shared by employees actually receive 6 X more engagement.
  4. LinkedIn Groups- It is said that approx 70% of the recruiters and candidates are active for Searching Talent and Relevant Jobs respectively, but it is necessary to make sure you are actively involved in increasing network with these groups and connect with candidates. Also linking your other Social Media Profiles with LinkedIn profile can help people know your brand presence, which is a positive sign for recruiting.
  5. Its good if you don’t stick only to selective platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter); try exploring other platforms like Snapchat, Instagram because those platforms are youth based where you can engage with job seekers more. These platforms can help appeal to Job Seekers visually.
  6. Online Company Reputation, Brand Presence, creating profiles in all platforms & engaging with the audience after all the main task is to maintain all the task with ease an quality and continue to captivate relevant audience with daily posts, sharing motivating videos, guides, etc. With daily use of Social Media you get to know that ‘#Hashtags’ plays a key role in this.
  7. While searching for the perfect candidate you need a proof of how good they are, so to test them you can conduct Q & A session, Online competition which helps you channelize their knowledge and how much sporty they are.

With this all we can note that Company Branding increases Visibility & Wider Reach, Broader & Global Networking and helps Connect with Job Seekers, Passive Applicants & College going Newbies and last but not the least Speedy hiring process.

 

Interview Tips
Tips you should follow while going for an Interview

You have applied for a Job and the Employer is impressed with your CV, but now you get a call for Interview. Hearing about an Interview can make you nervous, but let me tell you Interview is just a close look into how you are as a person- a newbie with little knowledge in any field or you are Pro Acer in any field. But the matter of fact is whatever the situation will be, how should you impact the employers’ mind with ‘First Impression’.

Here are a few tips on how you can Ace the Interview like a Pro:

  1. Consider Any Interview as Your First time –

Don’t be rude or overconfident like you have knowledge about everything. Let the opposite person read how much you are capable of. Though you have to be confident but stay calm, stay on your toes and act.

  • Research About the Company / Organisation –

Get to know what the company does, achievement, mission, industry presence, competitors, company review through the Company website, Social Media and How can we forget ‘Google’.

  • Go through your Job Description –

Make a quick scan of the Job Profile, check if that’s the job you prefer. Understand what exactly the company wants from you. Make a list according to JD of your skills, knowledge and personal qualities that are required by the employer which shows you are capable of the JOB. It will also be useful while expecting your salary.

  • ‘Know your CV, Know yourself’

Always make sure you have mentioned all true information, you should memorize all the information mentioned in the CV. Details about your projects, achievements, work experiences, etc.; you should be able to answer any question related to your CV with confidence.   

  • What to keep in mind while going for an Interview –

See to it you carry your CV, Certificates of Achievements (Photocopies of all) and any other essential documents. A briefcase or a decent handbag to carry all your Documents and essentials. Decide what you are going to wear, first impression is also about what you wear. Dress something you are comfortable yet professional & confident.  Make sure to wear your smile as well, a happy & pleasant face is what every employer looks first.

  • Be Punctual –

Reaching 15 – 20 minutes before can help you stay calm, stress free and more focussed about answering the questions you have prepared for.

  • Be ready to answer any questions –

No Doubt the first question will be “tell me about yourself” and “your career goals”, but make sure you sound confident. Lookout to your body language and posture when answering the questions.

  • Be honest

It means what you have written in your CV should have a sense of truth while explaining. If you have any educational gap explain the reason don’t freak out, and say what you did for time being. Be confident & honest about your Weakness.

  • Prepare yourself to Ask a Question

Brace yourself, here you get a chance to know more about the company, Job profile to be, or about your salary, etc.; make the communication professionally friendly to build a good impression and relation.

  1. Follow-up with a Thank You

A Thank You mail to the employer for giving you the opportunity. Here also you get the chance to explain how you are fit for the post, make sure to keep the message short.