he rural sector has one more reason to smile. After ITC's e-choupals, here comes Intel's "Community PC" platform.Intel has recently announced the Community PC as its offering to the rural Indian. Its part of the "Jagruti" initiative wherein Intel collaborates with businesses, governments and education institutes to provide their services through this platform. The PC is designed to face the rough and tough conditions of the rural sector. It is a expandable and runs on shared access. It has a rugged chassis, Customized Power Supply Unit (CPSU), lower power consumption and Access Control. The Chassis can withstand harsh temperatures (upto 45 degree Celsius), high humidity levels(70 to 85 RH). It has an in built fan to cool the motherboard. The CPSU is a combination of the Integrated Power Supply and UPS. This protects the computer from abrupt power cuts. What's more, it takes less than 100W to run!Rural India is a huge untap…
The flights were ok. The kiddo didn’t trouble much. God
A notable thing happened at the Singapore airport. We had
some time before the boarding started for onward journey to Oz. I kept seeing
those “Prayer Rooms” signboards and told Hubby I wanted to offer a prayer
before we proceeded. He said ok. So I went towards to the prayer room. There
was nobody there. It felt cut out from the rest of the airport…so I went back
and called him to be near about the room…which he agreed. I went back in and
started praying. As I proceeded through the prayer, I started getting so
nervous and shaky…I kept forgetting my chants. I kept getting them wrong and
starting from beginning and getting them wrong again…some guy was praying loudly
in the adjacent room and it was either a distraction or I just wanted to stop
praying and listen to him…either ways, the clock was ticking and the boarding
Those few mins in the prayer room, I wasn’t in my own senses…I
was been swayed by somethin…
I am mean. Very very at times. But I cant help but laugh when I see folks with zilch experience in HR talk about their 'passion' for it. Mind you, I was one of them. Till sometime ago. I once wanted to blog about HR,infact almost decided to start one on it. Gautam does a good job and he's been in the industry for more than 5 years. So you know he aint talking through his hat. He knows his stuff.
Coming back to nubile newbies. What do u mean when you say you are 'passionate' about HR? When an employee makes you run 10 times before he fills in the appraisal form, will you still be so 'passionate'? And multiply that 10 times run * more than 100 employees. Fine. Automate it.
You train the employees and bring them to a better level. You act as a 'facilitator'. When the numbers grow, you outsource it to a leading T & D firm.
You need human resources. You chalk out the manpower planning and get down to recruitment. If it's a quaterly exercise,you do i…