Way back in 1998, a year-long study conducted by a team from McKinsey & Co. found that the most important corporate resource over the next 20 years would be talent: smart, sophisticated businesspeople who are technologically literate, globally astute, and operationally agile. And even as the demand for talent went up, the supply of it would go down. They called this study the ‘War for Talent’.Read More
"One of the consistent challenges in hiring today is that JDs are built on existing talent, and based on JDs built years ago, instead of looking at what the candidate willbe doing in the role in the future." - Amit Avasthi, Global Head Human Resources, CeleritiFinTechRead More
When you Google ‘women in tech’, you are sure to stumble upon a plethora of forums and collectives clamouring for better representation of women in the technology sector.
And it’s not just an empty slogan. There’s enough evidence and research that suggests that having more females in teams fosters innovation, creativity, productivity and results in more revenue.Read More
“When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die.”
One of the most iconic lines from Game of Thrones comes very close to describing the state of events in the HR industry today. In an exceptionally competitive market, companies are constantly playing against each other to stay ahead in terms of product, profits, and perhaps most importantly – in the war for talent.
That’s why it’s only fitting that the theme for this year’s SHRM India Annual Conference is ‘WIN’. The two day event, over 14th and 15th of September, gives you the opportunity to learn from top HR and Business leaders, check out the latest tech at Asia’s largest exhibition of HR Solutions, and monitor talent trends through incredible learning sessions.Read More
The changing face of HR Tech is nothing short of a revolution. Every year, the number of solutions that promise to improve the efficiency of HR processes keeps increasing, and it can be hard to keep up with them.
The annual People Matters TechHR Conference & Exhibition brings together the best of HR Tech solutions, startups, and HR experts from around the globe to help leaders from both the HR and Business functions navigate through the HR tech landscape.Read More
"The best combination of skills is an engineer who has done his MBA and would like to do Talent Acquisiton. Such recruiters understand beyond 'necessary skills' and deep dive into personality-based identification of the candidate." - Divyaman Ramawat, Manager TA, Pitney BowesRead More
"Today we are looking at a Cold War with regard to talent, and data is our secret weapon to be prepared for it.
But even in the age of data and automation, it’s important to remember the art of recruitment."
- Ravi Bajpai, Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition at ATOSRead More
If you are a recruiter, you’ve definitely spent hours going through a job description (JD), looking at candidate profiles and shortlisting them, only to have them rejected by the Hiring Manager. On the other hand, if you're a Hiring Manager, I am sure you’ve spent way too much time looking at resumes, thinking, “Oh no, certainly not what I'm looking for.”
Why does this keep happening? The problem might be because you are looking at a resume and not a person, even though the resume isn’t going to join your company.Read More
“Nothing happens unless someone sells something.”
This Henry Ford quote essentially says that the impact of all other functions - product, marketing, finance and operations - is not realized until you make a sale.Read More