Category: Life at GS Lab

The Roller Coaster Ride Of A Working Woman

The challenges, choices and role of workplace culture. We are the brightest, happiest and most buoyant at the dawn of our career; full of fervor to move forward, achieve more and create a rightful future for ourselves. However, as we embark on this journey, we sometimes do not foresee the difficult choices that stand ahead...

GS Lab turns 16!

From modest beginnings, the company comes of age today, serving its customers with great competence, diligence and technical prowess. Technology excites us. GS Lab has always prided itself on its technical depth and willingness to adopt change. This has helped us ably navigate the rapidly changing technology landscape over the last decade, and stay relevant for our customers. We...

Being DPO –Point Man of the GDPR Quest

A comeback is never easy, especially if it is at a Global stage. A term (DPO- Data Protection Officer) done and dusted in the last millennium has suddenly made a comeback piggybacking with GDPR (General Data Protection regulation) and what an impact it has had over last year. Every organization wants to know what a…

Blockchain is the New Disruption in HR

In one of our previous blog titled ‘The Potential of Blockchain’, we discussed why blockchain is the next generation of transaction systems. To continue the discussion further, in today’s blog we would like to discuss use case of blockchain in Human Resource. “Blockchain technology can be incorporated into multiple areas. The key use of blockchain…

Customer Success – A Role Or Company Culture?

Lately, the term “Customer Success” is getting very popular and prominent in IT industry. In Product companies, especially SaaS, it has become one of the vital roles in organization. Similarly, in Service companies as well this term is gaining lots of traction. As many of us may confuse this role with existing Project Management or…

Culture Fit and Employee Retention

Any rapidly growing organization requires numerous ingredients to be added in just the right proportion to the existing working mix to make it more potent and enriching in order to achieve a sum greater than its parts! A fully-functioning organization is analogous to the human body where every organ performs its assigned function efficiently, duly...

Redefining The Rules Of Employee Engagement

What is employee engagement anyway? Let's start with what it's not... Employee engagement is not about how smart or happy or satisfied ones employees are. It is the X factor that can differentiate your engaged and disengaged employees. Would it surprise you to hear that an employee can be happily disengaged and that job satisfaction...

A Wise Old Man Talks About Mentoring

A wise old man talks about mentoring… Having seen (and seen off!) many mentors and mentees over the past decades, here are my completely unsolicited tips for mentoring. Mentoring is not coaching. Mentor responds while coach initiates.  Ideally, a mentee should choose a mentor and not vice versa.  Accept mentoring only if you are genuinely...