Praveen Mishra

Praveen is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Khedge Business Consulting Pvt Ltd. He works with organisations in areas of business strategy and human-resource management. Over the last 15 years he has helped various organisations with their HR processes, structure, alignment and effectiveness; and talent strategy and processes. You can connect with him at praveen@khedge.com.

HR Priorities for startups. Stage – 1.

We may normally think that HR comes in only when a business has employees and is somewhat mature. To ensure that a business has a good foundation, it helps startup founders to think HR, even at an inception stage. Stage 1 – When it’s only the founders. We may normally think that HR comes in…

Employer branding – essentials that you need to consider.

Employer branding – simple and practical. Employer branding initiatives help showcase an employer’s value proposition to the prospective employees. The idea is to attract quality talent and tap the available talent pool that normally shy’s away from a concerned employer, or is not sure about the employer. Employer Branding – all that needs to be…

Lateral recruitment for Joint Secretary position. Do you fit in?

Have you applied for the Joint Secretary position with Government of India ? Last month Indian Government, in a first, allowed candidates from private sector to apply for select Joint Secretary  position with its ministries and departments. This has been viewed as a positive move by most, and with suspicion by another set of people.…

Will your business benefit from a compensation benchmarking exercise ?

Compensation benchmarking, or salary surveys are exercises conducted to identify levels and boundaries related to pay grades for a set of positions. Ideally a benchmarking exercises should be undertaken keeping a sample of comparable companies in related business or businesses employing similar manpower. Ideally, the business size has to be near similar – but we…