Employee Engagement at KARAM
KARAM has a diverse mix of people and operates across various cities across India and also in the Middle East.
At KARAM we genuinely believe that both meeting the demands of our external customers and keeping our internal customers happy are equally important. And while we have high production and sales targets – we also make sure that KARAMites enjoy their work, as they toil hard to meet their career aspirations.
The engagement activities aim to create Happy and Productive workforce. At KARAM, the employee engagement comes in various forms-from heartwarming CSR activities to fun filled inter-team competitions. Celebration at KARAM means enjoying small little activities on a regular working day, to a complete off from work on KARAM Annual day.
KARAM engagement activities are designed so as to spread over evenly through the year.
HR at your step”, is in place through which we strive to ensure to reach out to all the team members and address issues pertaining to their respective workplace & related surroundings which otherwise would go unreported in absence of a medium to express.
“President Talk” & “Coffee with HR Head” ” are regular features and KARAMites look forward for such events where they get to listen to the real time experiences of life from their super seniors and can also ask for solutions related to any aspect of life.
Company sponsored outings provide the much needed break and rejuvenation to the employees and also helps them to build bonds with their co-workers from the other teams. Quarterly Team Outing is another activity which is promoted by the Management as they sincerely believe that team bonding is an essential ingredient for performance.
Birthday Celebrations special occasions like birthdays are celebrated- cake cutting, birthdays gifts are only some ways to “we care”.
Fun at workplace includes activities like monthly Birthday Bash and special celebrations like Deepawali, Eid—Roza Eftaar, Independence Day just to name a few.
Activities in 2016
1. KARAM Annual day - April 2016
The year started with a big bang at Agra where almost 400 employees of KARAM came together in a 5 star hotel to celebrate togetherness and success under one roof. And the visit could not have been complete without a visit to the Taj.
2. Plantation Drive - June 2016
The CSR team initiative of KARAM organized a Planation Drive in June 2016 wherein all KARAMites across cities in India and in Dubai planted a tree and committed to nurture the plant as well. This was an initiative to pursue the environmental care. While the focus was on getting something back to mother Nature, the activity also helped build team spirit and strengthen friendship bonds between the KARAMites.
3. Independence Day Celebration - August 2016
Independence Day celebration was a colorful event at KARAM where various teams in the office represented different states in India. Creativities, and enthusiasm, was combined with fun in the atmosphere when all the employees dressed up and also decorated their zones into various colors of India. From Kashmir to Kerala and from Gujarat to Assam – the KARAMites represented it all.
4. Colors of Joy - October 2016
October began with a festive tone when colors of Joy – the colors of Navratra were the dress code for all employees. So actually fun and happiness lay in small activities.
October also began with a generous note when the organization also launched their Joy of Giving initiative – which was in support to the corporate CSR initiatives. The KARAMites have come together to donate for a cause and distribute goodies to the underprivileged. Spreading happiness while sharing is the mantra in this activity wherein KARAMites added some value to the life of some underprivileged children.
5. Deepawali Celebration - October 2016
Colorful sparkles of Rangoli colors and ethnic wear of all KARAMites brightened the whole atmosphere when Deepawali was celebrated.
All KARAMites reached their offices sharp at 9:00 – it was a day to look forward for- as sweets and annual bonuses awaited them. The event began with Laxmi Puja, followed by Aarti in which all KARAMites actively participated. Puja was followed by Diwali sweets and Bonus distribution and of course selfie corners all around. Happiness was the essence of the day.
And KARAMites again proved that celebrations was not only big events but also in sharing festivals together.
6. Managerial/Leadership Effectiveness Workshop - December 2016
Developmental workshops for all executives was organized in December 2016. The workshop which is a part of organization developmental initiative was just the beginning of the year long program at KARAM. The objective of this program is to assess competencies and develop each individual to enhance their career progression.
7. Training on 5S- January 2017
5S represents 5 disciplines to maintain visual order at workplace. The objective of the training was to further reinforce systematic approach for productivity, quality and safety improvement in all types of
operations followed at KARAM. The training was attended by executives from the production as well as administrative departments.