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Remember these four lessons if you are planning a start-up

02-11-2015 Hits:1487 News HR Fund Investor Admin - avatar 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...

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How To Get Your HR Solution Startup Funded

27-05-2015 Hits:1318 News Super User - avatar 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 ...

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Using a hiring aid

03-05-2015 Hits:1879 News Super User - avatar Super User

Using a hiring aid

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...

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HR Fund to invest Rs 3.2 crore in two tranches in PiQube

29-04-2015 Hits:929 News Super User - avatar Super User

HR Fund to invest Rs 3.2 crore in two tranches in PiQube

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...

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How entrepreneurial innovation is helping HR solve complex problems

28-04-2015 Hits:703 News Super User - avatar Super User

How entrepreneurial innovation is helping HR solve complex problems

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...

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Refer a friend and win a trip to Amsterdam, or get Thunderbird

18-04-2015 Hits:896 News Super User - avatar 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...

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Utkarsh Joshi, Principal, The HRFund

18-03-2015 Hits:1096 News Super User - avatar Super User

Utkarsh Joshi, Principal, The HRFund

"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...

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Budget 2015: 6 things HR solution industry wants

28-02-2015 Hits:638 News Super User - avatar Super User

Budget 2015: 6 things HR solution industry wants

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...

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The HR Fund Plans Investment

26-02-2015 Hits:614 News Super User - avatar Super User

The HR Fund Plans Investment

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...

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Budget Expectations: Focus on human resource ecosystem

22-02-2015 Hits:632 News Super User - avatar Super User

Budget Expectations: Focus on human resource ecosystem

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...

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Tech HR 2014

31-10-2014 Hits:1310 News Super User - avatar Super User

Tech HR 2014

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 ...

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People Strong wins big at HRO Today APAC Summit

30-05-2014 Hits:1464 News HR Fund Investor Admin - avatar 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...

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People Matters launches HR Marketplace

15-05-2014 Hits:1716 News Super User - avatar Super User

People Matters launches HR Marketplace

  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...

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PeopleMatters Survey on Hiring Channels

23-12-2013 Hits:1032 News Super User - avatar Super User

PeopleMatters Survey on Hiring Channels

  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 ...

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Two of three Indian Job Seekers Unqualified

23-12-2013 Hits:1035 News Super User - avatar Super User

Two of three Indian Job Seekers Unqualified

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...

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PeopleStrong Compiles India Skills Report 2014

10-12-2013 Hits:1335 News Super User - avatar Super User

PeopleStrong Compiles India Skills Report 2014

  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...

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HireVue gets funding From Sequoia For Deeper Push Into HR

07-10-2013 Hits:2292 News Super User - avatar 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 ...

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CII to test 150,000 students jointly with PeopleStrong

07-10-2013 Hits:1081 News Super User - avatar 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 ...

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HDFC invests in PeopleStrong

10-07-2013 Hits:1232 News Super User - avatar Super User

HDFC invests in PeopleStrong

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...

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The HR Fund Invests Rs.4Cr in HR Media Platform

10-07-2013 Hits:1372 News Super User - avatar 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...

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PeopleStrong receives Investment from HDFC Holdings and Lumis Partners

10-07-2013 Hits:1519 News Super User - avatar 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...

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Tata Sons appoints NS Rajan as member of the Group Executive Council and group chief human resources…

10-07-2013 Hits:1203 News Super User - avatar Super User

Tata Sons appoints NS Rajan as member of the Group Executive Council and group chief human resources officer

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...

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The Cool New space where HR and Social Technology Converge

10-07-2013 Hits:1160 News Super User - avatar 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...

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Technology paves way for a highly competitive HR cosmos

10-07-2013 Hits:1011 News Super User - avatar 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...

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Banking on soft skills

10-07-2013 Hits:1109 News Super User - avatar Super User

Banking on soft skills

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...

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Staff engagement, cultural fit top HR factors in India: M&A study

10-07-2013 Hits:1196 News Super User - avatar 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. ...

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TOP HR MANAGERS FROM BIRLA GROUP, WIPRO & OTHERS LAUNCH RS. 60 CR. VC FUND

30-06-2013 Hits:1122 News Super User - avatar Super User

TOP HR MANAGERS FROM BIRLA GROUP, WIPRO & OTHERS LAUNCH RS. 60 CR. VC FUND

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...

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Oracle acquires SelectMinds, underscoring importance of cloud-based HR

16-06-2013 Hits:1508 News Super User - avatar Super User

Oracle acquires SelectMinds, underscoring importance of cloud-based HR

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...

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Why IBM Acquired Kenexa

16-06-2013 Hits:1162 News Super User - avatar Super User

Why IBM Acquired Kenexa

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 ...

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Digital Staffing: The Future of Recruitment-by-Algorithm

16-06-2013 Hits:1289 News Super User - avatar 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...

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