02-11-2015 Hits:1418 News HR Fund Investor Admin
Everyone's betting big on India's start-up culture. And we do have young entrepreneurs mushrooming across
the country. Some become names to reckon (read Snapdeal and Flipkart, Housing.com) with while others
fade away with time. While ideation, execution and sustainability are the basic mantras for...Read more
27-05-2015 Hits:1246 News Super User
The Indian startup scene is an exciting phase with entrepreneurship at its zenith. In addition to several government initiatives to promote entrepreneurship, venture capitalists sank Bn into India in 2014 in some 300 deals—almost twice as much money as they invested in 2013 and 14 times the ...Read more
03-05-2015 Hits:1781 News Super User
Chennai-based start-up PiQube helps companies hire faster and better by matching job needs to the right candidates.
A few months ago, a Singapore-based bank was looking for candidates with knowledge of FORTRAN, a programming language that’s not in vogue anymore. Its search was desperate, as all i...Read more
29-04-2015 Hits:897 News Super User
NEW DELHI: The HR Fund, a human resources-focused private investment company, has invested 0,000 (about Rs 3.2 crore) in PiQube, a Chennai-based startup assisting in hiring.
The investment, which will be made in two tranches, is the third transaction for the HR Fund, which has a Rs 50 crore co...Read more
28-04-2015 Hits:676 News Super User
Players like Mynoticeperiod, Hackerearth, e-poise and Merajob are expected to play a role in changing the HR start-up ecosystem
Over the years, India Inc. has concentrated on human resource mobilisation and talent management to a greater extent, given the shift in gaining profitability for busine...Read more
18-04-2015 Hits:872 News Super User
BENGALURU: If you think you are submitting your resume to an HR black hole, may be you can now count on your friends to recommend you. Such is the hunger for good talent that employee referral programmes have become extremely attractive.
Bengaluru-based mobile advertising network InMobi has just re...Read more
18-03-2015 Hits:1071 News Super User
"The HR Fund plans to make two to three investments in the coming financial year with total investment base expected to be eight to ten investments across the next three years."
Utkarsh Joshi, Principal, The HR Fund for fundraising, investment strategy, operations, and governance aspects,&nb...Read more
28-02-2015 Hits:616 News Super User
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for speedy reforms to make India a -trillion economy. India's GDP growth target for 2014-15 is 7.5 per cent. But the 2012-13 Economic Survey said that total employment grew by just 1.6 per cent per year from 1999-2000 to 2009-10 in spite of the growth. As...Read more
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The HR Fund, country’s only HR-focused private investment company, is looking to close at least 2-3 deals in the coming year.
The company is having discussions with 4-5 companies in the HR Technology (product) space, however it is too early to take specific names but companies are in the recruitm...Read more
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The positive sentiments of growth and development and change in job outlook has been charting at the top ever since the unprecedented...
Development of human resources and knowledge capital is the key while budgeting for growth. Human resources are required to engage in continuous research and de...Read more
31-10-2014 Hits:1286 News Super User
People Matters puts together India's first HR Technology Conference and Exposition.
Tech HR 2014 at the Leela, Gurgaon brought together the best and brightest HR leaders and technology providers from India and abroad under one roof for the daylong extravaganza.
Thought leaders on the forefront of ...Read more
30-05-2014 Hits:1436 News HR Fund Investor Admin
People Strong wins big at HRO Today APAC Summit
PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd, a leading multi-process human resource outsourcing & technology company in India, had a spectacular run in the recently concluded HRO Today APAC Summit in Singapore. PeopleStrong team won awards in two categories...Read more
15-05-2014 Hits:1676 News Super User
People Matters Media launches today India’s first HR Marketplace, a one-stop-shop for HR buyers to find, shortlist and connect with service providers in the HR space.
HR spend in India has tripled in the last 12 months to an estimated of over INR 130 cr. The driver for this g...Read more
23-12-2013 Hits:1011 News Super User
Print media has lost its popularity as a preferred hiring channel and there is a heavy reliance on job portals who account for a majority of the overall hiring among Indian organisations, a survey says.
According to a People Matters-CareerBuilder survey, among the channels used by Indian ...Read more
23-12-2013 Hits:1014 News Super User
While the vast talent pool in the country may be lamenting about the lack of job opportunities, two out of three job seekers do not meet the job provider’s requirements and hence are not considered fit for the jobs available, suggests a joint study by CII, PeopleStrong, and Wheebox.
Portraying a so...Read more
10-12-2013 Hits:1312 News Super User
India's employment outlook next year remains bleak, although the skill levels have improved among new entrants to the job market, according to the findings of a new survey.
Only a slight increase of about 1.4% in overall hiring numbers was predicted by the India Skills Report 2014 compile...Read more
07-10-2013 Hits:2256 News Super User
When digital recruiting platform HireVue got its start nine years ago, the company actually shipped webcams to job candidates, allowing them to interview for long-distance jobs online. Though today, video interviewing startups are far more common, this was still something of a novel idea at ...Read more
07-10-2013 Hits:1056 News Super User
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will now conduct India’s largest employability skills test among 150,000 students in 1,800 educational campuses across 16 states, jointly with PeopleStrong and global talent assessment company-Wheebox.com. India Skills Report 2014 study will bring to light the ...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1209 News Super User
Explaining his company's move, chairman, HDFC said, HR is increasingly becoming the cornerstone of successful businesses
HDFC Holdings has invested in PeopleStrong, HR outsourcing and technology company. Apart from HDFC Holdings, Lumis Partners, a private equity (PE) firm also invested in the compa...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1351 News Super User
Deal Curry, May 9, 2012
The HR Fund has invested Rs. 4 Cr in Gurgaon based People Matters Media Private Limited, HR media platform in its first round of funding. The fund plans to make further investments in People Matters.
The investment from The HR Fund will be used for the next p...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1483 News Super User
New Delhi / Gurgaon:
PeopleStrong, India’s leading platform based multi-process HR Outsourcing and Technology Company has received an equity investment in the company from HDFC Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HDFC, one of India’s largest financial conglomerates and from Lumis Partners, an Op...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1183 News Super User
NS Rajan, currently partner and global leader, people and organisation, Ernst & Young (E&Y), will join Tata Sons as member of Group Executive Council and group chief human resources officer, reporting to the Chairman, Cyrus P Mistry, effective May 9, 2013.
Mr Rajan’s three decades of work e...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1140 News Super User
The convergence of HR and social technology over the last couple of years has resulted in several social technology companies being spawned providing a range of services in HR such as social recruiting, social recognition, recruitment, talent management, analytics, etc. McKinsey Global Institute’s...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:988 News Super User
Jun 17, 2013, 09.23AM IST
Apeksha Kaushik, TimesJobs.com Bureau
Nearly 54% of organisations will be focusing on significant technology investments to manage the global workforce, revealed a TimesJobs.com study.
The evolving "boundaryless" work environments demands dynamism in recru...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1092 News Super User
July 4, 2013
In the post-liberalisation era, Indian public sector banks (PSBs) are facing a number of challenges in retaining and expanding their customer base. These challenges include finding an economically-viable solution for financial inclusion, innovation, human resource and customer relati...Read more
10-07-2013 Hits:1173 News Super User
Updated: Tue, Jun 11 2013. 12 26 AM IST
Mumbai: Employee engagement and cultural alignment are the top human resource-related factors that Indian companies use to measure whether the purpose of an acquisition has been achieved, according to a study by consulting firm Aon Hewitt.
30-06-2013 Hits:1100 News Super User
Economic Times, April 20, 2012 Saumya Bhattacharya & Devina Sengupta, ET Bureau Apr 20, 2012. NEW DELHI | BANGALORE: They’ve been crafting people policies at some of India’s top companies for many years, but now, this motley bunch of human resource veterans has come together to seed-fund entrepr...Read more
16-06-2013 Hits:1479 News Super User
Oracle acquires SelectMinds, underscoring importance of cloud-based HR
venturebeat.com; 17 September, 2012
Oracle has snapped up SelectMinds, a provider of recruiting automation tools, to bolster its portfolio of cloud-based employee and HR services.
It’s a nice outcome for a company that Ve...Read more
16-06-2013 Hits:1137 News Super User
Why IBM Acquired Kenexa
Forbes, 27 August 2012
Ever play a game of musical chairs?
Well in the HR and talent management market, the number of chairs is starting to get smaller, so everyone is grabbing for a seat.
Today IBM announced the acquisition of Kenexa for module.3 billion (42% premium to ...Read more
16-06-2013 Hits:1250 News Super User
Digital Staffing: The Future of Recruitment-by-Algorithm
HBR Blog Network; October 26, 2012
by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Americans are now spending more time on social networking sites than on all other sites combined. Facebook alone has more than 1 billion users — that’s 15% of the world’s popul...Read more