Most MBA professionals from prestigious universities don’t join sales

“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.

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Are recruiters sourcing 'Internet of Things' talent in the right way?

Everyone seems to be talking about 'Internet of things'. Billions of dollars have been invested into Internet of Things (IoT) startups during the last two years, and MNCs are opening up IoT business units to keep up with the shift in technology. By the next decade, according to A.T. Kearney,  IoT technologies are expected to impact 6% of the global economy.

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Why Recruiters Need To Stop Making These 4 Mistakes Immediately.

Do you know why you’re finding it hard to close jobs?

  • Are you finding it hard to discover relevant candidates?
  • Are candidates not responding positively or at all?
  • Is there a high drop off rate through your interview process?
  • Or, after everything going according to plan, on Day 1 — candidates don’t show up!
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What's in a Name - Power of Email Signatures in Recruitment

I’ve been a part of the talent acquisition space for a while now. Everyday, I read through a lot of material on how the market is evolving, what are the trends, what drives the market, etc. One trend that has continuously appeared in almost every study is how the power balance has shifted from employers to candidates. And this shift is causing recruiters to don a whole new avatar - that of a marketer.

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How you, as a young entrepreneur, should go about making a senior hire

As you’re going about building your company as a young entrepreneur, you’re going to reach a point where you need some experienced folks. It’s inevitable. Experience can mean different things to different people, but just for simplicity's sake, I mean someone who is relatively much older than you and is going to do something which you or your team don’t have much of an idea about/experience in.

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An early-stage enterprise VP of sales for India? Any takers?

In my discussions with B2B founders and investors around hiring, one of the things that doesn’t come up very often is how challenging it is to hire a good sales leader early on. However, the problem is even more serious when we’re talking about B2B tech companies focusing on the Indian market.

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#HiringBlitz - The World's First Outbound Recruiting Jam!

When I entered that conference room on 21st July, I knew something big was happening. Aadil, our Social Talent Evangelist was there, so were our founders Sudheendra and Vijay, along with our Customer Success team and people from Product and Tech teams.

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5 Lessons Every Recruiter Can Learn From Oracle

In 2003, Oracle India was one of the companies setting up base in India as they expanded their international operations. The numbers at the Indian arm of the tech behemoth grew from 2,000 to nearly 38,000 - in part through acquisitions and referrals, but the recruitment requirement itself was often 300 to 400 hires, across business lines per week.

And they had four recruiters.

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Hiring Mobile Developers? Here Are 7 Statistics You Should Know.

The mobile economy is growing at an exponential rate. By 2020 the world is expected to see 4.6 billion unique mobile subscribers, consuming 30.6 exabytes of data every month. India follows suit, with the mobile industry contributing to 6.1% of our GDP in 2014.

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4 Reasons Candidates Aren't Responding to Your Emails

Pooja is a recruiter at XYZ Infolabs.

XYZ Infolabs is a pretty good place to be - they are working on interesting problems, they have capable leaders and a solid work culture. Yet, whenever Pooja reaches out to top talent regarding open positions at her company, they usually don’t respond or they decline. With more positions opening up faster than she can close, Pooja is in a tight spot.  

Sound familiar?

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