The Official inFeedo Blog

4 Global Brands and Their Cultural Values in Action:  Making a Difference During Covid-19

Posted by Clay Walsh on Mar 26, 2020 6:05:55 PM

One of the largest impediments to preventing the international spread of COVID-19 is fundamental miscommunication and uncertainty between nations of the world. All of these sovereign nations are beholden solely to themselves and their own group of experts, and while organizations like the United Nations (UN) and World Health Organization (WHO) have sought to rally the world together countries just still aren’t on the same page. Whether it was squandering valuable time to prepare, assuming the virus would never reach their nation, using COVID-19 to leverage political gains or failing to communicate and collaborate, the governments of our world have, collectively, left something to be desired with their response to the crisis.

As the severity of the pandemic grows nations are starting to collaborate more effectively, but there’s still work to be done.

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Topics: leadership, engagement, Future of Work, culture, Positive work culture, positive corporate culture, corona virus, covid-19, making a difference

4 Ways to be a Model Leader in this Covid-19 Crisis

Posted by Clay Walsh on Mar 24, 2020 6:36:13 PM

I remember being so nervous for my first day of kindergarten at a small private school in Lower Manhattan my parents had selected. I was leaving the familiar confines of my preschool and the friends I had made for a whole new school. To me, it was the biggest crisis I had faced for most of my life. I remember waiting for the first day: September 11th, 2001.

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Topics: leadership, building a positive workplace culture, mindful leader, employee first culture, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, covid-19, communication

10 Secrets To Building An Employee First Culture In Your Organization

Posted by Amrita Kar on Jan 16, 2020 2:56:26 PM

The last time we spoke, we mentioned the 5 agents of change that can help you enable a super flexiblible workplace. Once you have steadily introduced changes to your workplace culture with the help of these agents of change, you need to check off 10 telltale signs that confirm your Organization Culture is adaptive and employee-first as defined by our research framework...

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Topics: trust, analytics, leadership, engagement, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, millennials, workplace, culture, culture derailers, unconscious bias, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR, meaning amplification at work, psychological safety, work-life balance, employee first culture

8 Ways To Encourage Employee Innovation & Generate $250 Million In 1 year

Posted by Akshay Khetrapal on Jan 13, 2020 12:55:00 PM

Some time ago, Heinz had decided to take the talent and employee innovation displayed by its workforce seriously as it really was the most unused asset in any company. The improvements suggested was worth $250 million a year. Immersed in strategies and innovation we forget to ask ourselves a very basic question...

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Topics: technology, analytics, leadership, growth, Future of Work, employee eengagement, employee innovation, employee engagement innovation, successful employee innovation programs, employee led innovation

5 Disruptive Indian HR Chatbots Transforming The HR Industry in 2020

Posted by Akshay Khetrapal on Jan 9, 2020 4:05:12 PM

A majority of the products that HR chatbots are trying to replace in the HR Tech history have for long been huge and bulky HR management systems with a recent upgrade of the cloud. Studies showing correlation between an engaged workforce and a highly productive and efficient culture has encouraged progressive HR leaders around the world to utilise technology to engage their employees.

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Topics: hrtech, technology, chatbot, analytics, leadership, Future of Work, employee eengagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR, hr chatbots, chatbots in hr, best hr chatbots, hr chatbot companies

5 Signs That Show You Are A Mindful Leader

Posted by Amrita Kar on Jan 9, 2020 3:54:09 PM

The word “mindfulness” was rarely used in my vocabulary; this is coming from someone who has worked as an editor and writer for the last 7 years. It’s critical we ask what it means to be mindful in today’s hyper-competitive world. More importantly, to understand how this fits into the narrative of a mindful leader in a corporate setup.

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Topics: leadership, engagement, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, employee eengagement, CEO, millennials, workplace, culture, mindful leader, mindfulness and leadership, creating mindful leaders

What Millennials Want From Work: We Pick Our Top 5

Posted by Amrita Kar on Jan 8, 2020 6:48:01 PM

 

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Topics: hrtech, AmberinHR, technology, AIinAmber, analytics, leadership, engagement, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, employee eengagement, millennials, workplace, culture

The Biggest Deterrent To Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Posted by Ajay Ruhela on Jan 7, 2020 6:29:17 PM

Don't do this if you wish to create a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace

You must have seen the news recently. Abhijit Banerjee won the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, along with Esther Duflo (who happens to be Banerjee's wife) and Michael Kremer. Notice some of the news headlines I came across.  

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Topics: analytics, leadership, engagement, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, employee eengagement, CEO, millennials, workplace, culture, culture derailers, unconscious bias, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, inclusion in the workplace, inclusive workplace, promoting diversity in the workplace, diverse and inclusive workplace

5 Tell-Tale Signs Of A Toxic Work Culture And What To Do About It

Posted by Ajay Ruhela on Jan 7, 2020 5:56:15 PM

Today, we'll be talking about toxic work cultures. But before we do that, remember the United Airline fiasco where a passenger was yanked from his seat to make room for airline crew members? Let me recap it for you. The airport security forced a United Airline passenger off of his seat, causing his face to hit an armrest and bleed. 

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Topics: leadership, growth, Future of Work, employee eengagement, workplace, culture, culture derailers, toxic work culture, toxic company culture, changing a toxic work culture, signs of a toxic workplace culture

Why you need a positive work culture | Lessons from Microsoft Japan

Posted by Amrita Kar on Jan 7, 2020 5:27:03 PM

“Work a short time, rest well, and learn a lot.” That’s what Microsoft Japan CEO Takuya Hirano noted on the company’s official website after successfully rolling out their Work Life Choice Challenge 2019. The firm has been making headlines ever since they offered 2,300 employees 3-day weekends for a month to experiment and analyze the impact of a 4-day work week on bringing about a positive work culture.

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Topics: leadership, disengagement, Future of Work, workplace, culture, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR, success story, predictive people analytics, startup, Positive work culture, positive workplace culture, creating a positive work culture, positive corporate culture, building a positive workplace culture

The No-Cost Rewards & Recognition Toolkit for Talent Retention

Posted by Ajay Ruhela on Jan 7, 2020 5:01:26 PM

Our Content Specialist told me not to start most of my write-ups with Dilbert so I left Dilbert out of DilbertWhile I won on a meta technicality with this one, a lot of organizations might not when it comes to their recognition charters. Their technicalities are archaic rewards and recognition platforms, mandates for managers and departments, and gatherings that lose their meaning. 

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Topics: leadership, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, millennials, culture, unconscious bias, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR, predictive people analytics, startup, meaning amplification at work, psychological safety, rewards and recognition, employee rewards ideas, non monetary rewards for employees, rewarding employee performance, ways to recognize employees, reward system for employees

My Journey from HR to HRTech

Posted by Teena Chablani on Nov 7, 2019 1:13:54 PM

I have been a part of the HR function for over a decade now. In the larger scheme of things, it doesn’t sound like much but believe me, empires have risen and fallen in littler times. I was with nearbuy.com the first time I heard about inFeedo. There was some buzz around the company as an idea generation platform but that was it.

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Topics: leadership, growth, Future of Work, workplace, culture, Amber in HR, AI in HR, startup

Getting rid of the CEO to fix the company - The Uber Story

Posted by Akshay Khetrapal on Sep 19, 2019 3:56:08 PM

If you had been following the ride-hailing giant (valued at $70B) recently, you’d be aware of the turmoil it’s went through. From Susan Fowler’s blog post complaining about sexual harassment and an environment rampant with sexism and discrimination, multiple lawsuits, top executives leaving and finally CEO’s leave of absence leading to a resignation, Uber has been all over the news because of its notoriety.

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Topics: hrtech, technology, analytics, leadership, disengagement, Future of Work, employee eengagement, CEO

7 Disturbing Stats About Employees (Infographic)

Posted by Akshay Khetrapal on Sep 19, 2019 3:42:17 PM

Here's what we found out about the real reasons why employees leave the organization...



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Topics: hrtech, AmberinHR, technology, AIinAmber, leadership, disengagement, employee eengagement

1 Critical Analytics Mistake

Posted by Palash Jain on Sep 19, 2019 3:38:05 PM

Why do some well funded/big companies miss business targets? Companies tend to focus 80% of their analytics effort on analysing “Historic Indicators” versus identifying “Leading Indicators” to grow business. This is biggest mistake I see with respect to how some companies leverage analytics.

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Topics: hrtech, AmberinHR, technology, AIinAmber, analytics, leadership, engagement, growth

Company Hospitalised

Posted by Palash Jain on Sep 19, 2019 3:32:33 PM

Why do many companies go into ICU mode after a bad quarter?

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Topics: hrtech, technology, analytics, leadership, engagement, growth, workplace, culture, Amber in HR, AI in HR

How does an AI bot build trust?

Posted by Akshay Khetrapal on Sep 17, 2019 3:46:58 PM

One of Amber’s core mission is to have people open up to her, be honest with her — trust her. Building trust is hard, even harder when you’re a chatbot in digital space asking people to share openly and freely about their experience at their company without fearing repercussions.

What we’ve learnt is that digital trust pivots upon transparency.

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Topics: hrtech, trust, chatbot, analytics, leadership, growth, Future of Work, workplace, culture, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR

Success Story: How Nearbuy enhanced its culture with Amber, inFeedo

Posted by Akshay Khetrapal on Sep 17, 2019 3:41:57 PM

“40% employees think that Amber is real . She [Amber] genuinely becomes a way of interacting at scale. ” Ankur Warikoo, Founder, Nearbuy

Nearbuy is India’s very first hyper-local online platform present in 35+ cities and 18+ categories with over 50,000 merchants across 100,000+ unique locations.

Employees: 300+ | Industry: E-commerce/Retail | Region: India

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Topics: analytics, leadership, growth, Future of Work, CEO, millennials, workplace, culture, culture derailers, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR, success story

4 Ways To Keep Your Employee Engagement Strategy Relevant in 2020

Posted by Amrita Kar on Sep 17, 2019 3:09:31 PM

A study done by Gartner(*1) confirmed that organisations are removing annual surveys from their employee engagement strategy after realising they’re not enough to capture the voice of the employee.

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Topics: hrtech, analytics, leadership, growth, Future of Work, CEO, workplace, culture, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR, Smarter with Gartner, employee engagement strategy, employee engagement plan, successful employee engagement programs, employee engagement strategy plan

It’s raining insights in Amber’s new dashboard!

Posted by Varun Puri on Sep 17, 2019 3:05:13 PM

Much like the sweltering heat that refuses to subside, the team at inFeedo has been persistent, going all in in the last couple of months to address feedback you’ve shared overtime on Amber’s dashboard. The result? Two kickass dashboard feature upgrades that are guaranteed to blow your mind!

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Topics: hrtech, analytics, leadership, workplace, culture, Amber in HR, AI in HR, UX, UI, predictive people analytics, startup

Why is Amber called Amber?

Posted by Tanmaya Jain on Sep 17, 2019 2:52:58 PM

Over the years, this was a question we were asked frequently by our customers. We finally reveal the big secret behind naming our product ‘Amber’.

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Topics: technology, analytics, leadership, Future of Work, CEO, workplace, culture, employee engagement, Amber in HR, AI in HR

3 Simple Ways You Can Adopt an HRTech-Savvy Mindset

Posted by Amrita Kar on Sep 17, 2019 1:35:22 PM

‘Lo and behold! Technology will change the way we think, breathe, smell…'  If one were to summarize this ongoing media frenzy around digital technology, this image would be fitting.

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Topics: hrtech, analytics, leadership, engagement, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, CEO, millennials, workplace, culture, employee engagement