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Global It Trends and The Indian Scenario for 2015 and Beyond

Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, has begun staging the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 event around the world. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is a place where CIOs and senior IT executives meet “to gain insight into how their organizations can use IT to…

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Why companies are jumping on the M-Commerce bandwagon?

Cheaper smart phones and a ballooning telecommunications industry have together rushed India to the peak of digital revolution. Today, India has around 243 million internet users – more than the United States and second only to China. The recent trends are even more exciting as…

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The Gender Pay Gap

Salary negotiations are critical to everyone going through the recruitment process. They not only determine the actual pay executives take home at the end of the month and the perks that come with the job; they also build a person’s confidence, self-worth and social position.…

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No One Writes to the Candidates

The title of this blog post is inspired by Colombian author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novella No One Writes to the Colonel. In this famous novella, Garcia Marquez (who passed away last month, and is remembered as one of the greatest literary figures of…

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A Great Place to Work

End of June usually marks the conclusion and consolidation of employee performance appraisals for Indian companies. In this regard, the last few years have been difficult for Indian corporate and business houses, compelling them to align employee compensation packages to the economic downturn. This year,…

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The Question

Decisions on hiring talent aren’t easy to make. In spite of meticulous planning, research, interviews, reference checks and selection processes, mistakes do happen. Once in a while, organisations do hire the wrong candidate for the job or position. Sometimes they hire the right candidate, credentials-…

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Hiring Your Next CEO

In an article titled International Recruitment firms getting out of comfort zones to find right fit for their clients (The Economic Times dated 25 April 2014), business journalists Sreeradha D Basu and Anumeha Chaturvedi wrote about the challenges that executive search firms in India are increasingly facing while…

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The Startup Hiring Equation

“The cost of hiring someone bad is so much greater than missing out on someone good” — Joe Kraus, partner, Google Ventures Every company for which we recruit has a special set of requirements and a unique story of its inception. Large organizations like Unilever sell…

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Hiring in its new “Avatar”

The world of job recruiting has changed drastically in recent years. Decades ago, the route to securing employment was simply getting your resume together and responding to advertisements – or even getting approached by a headhunter. In the past 5 years we have seen much…

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Reverse brain drain: what is luring the talent to India?

India is now seeing the phenomenon called “Brain gain”, and that too of the top-of-the-line Silicon Valley variety. Top Indian talent is moving from globally iconic American technology companies to India’s star startups across India’s geography. Homes are being shifted from Bay Area to Bangalore…

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