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
“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
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.Read More
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!
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.