Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

What is Diversity?
Diversity is known as any dimension that is used to differentiate people and groups from each other. Diversity is respect and appreciation of discrepancies in gender, age, ethnicity, nationality, disability, education, sexual orientation, religion and expression. Everyone bring s along diverse perspectives, lifestyles, work experience and cultures.

Job Evaluation in a Nutshell

What is Job evaluation?

Job Evaluation is defined as a method of determining the relative worth of a job to an organisation .

It’s a useful process because job titles can often be misleading- either unclear or unspecific- and in large organisation s it’s impossible for those in HR to know each job in detail.
As a rough guide, job evaluation, like many pay management techniques, tends to be desirable in organisation s. It usually becomes essential once employee numbers increase to more than 250. But each organisation is different and the use of JE techniques will depend on individual circumstances.  

Why you should contribute to the HR community in Sri Lanka

Every professional knows that knowledge is power, the more you know, the better you can perform. The higher your performance levels are, the greater your scope for personal growth. There are many benefits of knowledge sharing mentioned in several research papers, and there are several ways of doing so.

Importance of Rewards and Recognition in the workplace

57% of employees are dissatisfied with the level of recognition they receive for a good job and 77% would even consider leaving if they don't receive enough recognition.

10 Adverse Impacts to an Organisation as a Result of Absenteeism


Studies show that on any given day 3% to 6% of any company’s workforce is absent due to unscheduled issues or disability claims, therefore it is a very serious matter presently and hence it is important to raise awareness on this issue. Absenteeism is a habitual pattern of absence from a duty or obligation at the workplace.  Many of the causes of absenteeism such as sickness and personal issues are genuine. However, absenteeism may also be an indicator of poor work environment, lack of commitment towards their jobs and a violation of the contract between the employer and employee. If this form of absence is neglected and becomes excessive it may cause adverse impacts on the organisation s profitability.

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