About Aliya Jafery

A highly experienced and seasoned HR professional with over 34 years experience. During the tenure of service she has seen the changing faces of HR from a personnal management function to a strategic human resource management role in an organization.

Embracing CHANGE

Change is a constant in todays world and often attempts to resist change can be fruitless and futile. It’s better to accept the reality and embrace it when it comes along, so that you are better positioned to adapt to the new environment. Doing so would also present the option to recognize and seize the opportunities it presents.

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Recognize and APPRECIATE

The easiest and most effective way to recognize an employee for their work and dedication to the job is by being appreciative of what they are doing.

Unfortunately, most leaders or managers do not realize the importance of this and when they are busy and involved in their own work they tend to neglect doing so.

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Develop ADAPTABILITY skills

In the fast and constantly changing environment of today, the ability to adapt is a quality which can contribute to your success. Being adaptable is more relevant in todays world than it has been previously, as the tough competition and the pressures on you to change, adjust and achieve your goals is higher. As such, being adaptable makes the difference between successfully achieving your objectives at a slower or faster pace.

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A POSITIVE MINDSET in difficult times

We often face trouble keeping ourselves going and moving forward with a positive outlook, during difficult times. Living in an environment which is filled with anxiety and stress due to the calamity we all are having to endure and trying to keep ourselves motivated and positive is not easy and sometimes requires a lot of effort from us.

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Manage your ATTENTION

Has time management become obsolete ? Changing times, new requirements and the stresses of the present era have all contributed to the altering demands on us. There were the days when we had limited access to knowledge and skills as these were expensive and at times even difficult to obtain.

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FEEDBACK – its impact on motivation

The sudden change and in many cases overnight shift from working in an office environment to staying at and working from home, may have had a major impact on our lives.  Especially in some countries where the trend of working from home had not even started, many of us have been facing challenges in adjusting to and accepting this new norm.

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Productivity Skills – for success

The highly competitive workplace we may be in today is focused on results. In the modern place of work, our value to the organization is measured not by the qualifying skills we may possess but by how productive we are and the results we produce on the job. There are only a defined number of hours we can work so making the best use of this time is critical.

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Be RESILIENT in tough times

How is it that some people seem to be in control during tough and difficult circumstances, while other seem to be lost and without hope ?  It is the inner ability to be tough, face up to difficult odds and with it possess the flexibility to adjust and adapt oneself that gives a person the strength to cope with hardship and stress. Dealing with change is an inevitable part of our lives and the changes or adversities we may be facing these days is a part of the cycle. 

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