Chatter Bots: A Brief History

Chatter Bots: A Brief History

“Hey Siri, how is the weather going to be?” “I think it’s going to rain today.” In this first part of a multipart series, we will try to understand how the ChatterBots started to come to being. When Apple released iPhone 4s in 2011, everybody was made to focus on one...
Predictive Analysis – Employee Performance

Predictive Analysis – Employee Performance

Many companies face the challenge of employee productivity. A downfall in productivity depends on various factors like poor work performance, attrition, job dis-satisfaction, etc. In order to tackle/improve the employee productivity, companies are taking a deep dive...
The Truth About Efficient Hiring!

The Truth About Efficient Hiring!

Do you think you have what it takes to be an efficient hirer? Well, let’s take up a small challenge to check your hiring skills while on-boarding people for your organization. In the given scenario, 4 candidates John, Steve, Marc and David who have applied in XYZ...
Type II error in hiring

Type II error in hiring

Yes, we are trying to link two diverse academic fields Human Resources Management and Statistics. Most of the Masters program in HRM and HRD across India do also have a course on Statistics, but in the corporate world these are two very different job roles. So to...
A work-free vacation! Really?

A work-free vacation! Really?

Does this topic really need to be emphasized? It is plain common-sense. But as the genius lies in the simplicity and there is devil in the details, we actually need to understand the above statement in its truest sense. Most of us do take vacations – some with...
Interviews? Are they truly inter-view?

Interviews? Are they truly inter-view?

“Your résumé has been shortlisted for interview with our organization X. Could you come for an interview on…. at…?” Music to the ears from an incumbent’s perspective. The make or break opportunity for them. Hearing these beautiful words, they start their preparations...
Extroverts have superior Verbal Ability. Agree?

Extroverts have superior Verbal Ability. Agree?

To put it more succinctly; “extroverts are better at language skills”. Or is it really so? Are all extroverts very good at verbal ability? Do they score more than the introverts on this particular ability? Many people have wondered, some of them even aloud, about the...