“We need to invest in bringing the best talent in. We cannot expect them to apply to us.” - Krishnakumar Natarajan, Co-founder, CEO & MD of MindTree
On 25th April 2018, we brought together industry leaders from leading organisations to discuss ‘Talent in the Era of Digital Disruption”. The invite-only event, organised in association with Matrix Partners, was attended by leaders from companies such as Flipkart, Mindtree, FIS Global, ANZ, IBM and others.
The key focus of the evening was to learn about how hiring the right talent is now the most critical differentiator in each of their respective organisations, and how a talent-focused strategy is the only way to maintain a competitive advantage. Tarun Davda, Managing Director, Matrix Partners India opened proceedings for the evening by presenting critical insights on Talent and how a Talent first philosophy has enabled Matrix Partners stay ahead of the curve.
“Our Prime Minister today is talking about Digital India as a key agenda, as a leader leading each of our Organizations it is critical to build key Talent initiatives that help us achieve our Digital goals" - Tarun Davda, Managing Director, Matrix Partners India.Read More
Quartz recently published a story lamenting the shortage of Indian talent in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related fields. While the article largely focused on the challenges tech startups face while recruiting AI talent, it’s clear from the conversations we have been having with established enterprises that the supply-demand imbalance for AI talent is as acute across company sizes and industries.Read More
The rapid rise of social media, big data analytics, talent branding, and a candidate-driven focus to hiring has transformed Talent Acquisition into a strategic, data-driven function. Ineffective and high-cost inbound methods of hiring are giving way to more targeted and intelligent ways of hiring that are transforming how companies engage and recruit talent.
So how should Talent Acquisition teams equip themselves to ride this change?Read More