HR speaks

By Sridhar Jayanthi - McAfee Engineering Centre, India
The topic of risk-taking culture has been on top of my mind recently, especially on the best ways to promote it. It is a topic that should be near and dear to technology managers in India... more>>
With India being the investment pool for the U.S., this demand in talent is only bound to increase. But considering the huge population the country has, we can convert it into our benefit... more>>
By Shankar Bhaskar - Metric Stream
We have three basic criteria to judge candidates in the first round of the interview. Firstly, the number of times the candidate has changed jobs is ascertained. Secondly, a check on the ... more>>
By Indranil Mukherjee - Intuit
Willingness to learn is the most striking feature in a candidate. Once a candidate with six years of experience in various organizations came for an interview. What I liked in him was his... more>>
By C. Mahalingam - Symphony Services
In the last column, we examined the induction traps that organizations expose the new comers to and as a result the new joiner finds the entire experience very frustrating. In this column... more>>
By Rachna Patel - LogicaCMG
I like candidates with good dressing sense. If a candidate is well dressed that creates a good impression on the interview panel. Many candidates dress casually and few just walk-in even ... more>>
By Sudheesh Venkatesh - Tesco, Hindustan Service Centre.
An ideal workplace, Utopian as some might argue, is not built overnight. It is created over many years through a combination of continuous improvements, radical innovation & careful brand... more>>
By C. Mahalingam - Symphony Services
I keynoted a few weeks ago at the Silicon India’s flagship event branded, “Utkarsh” focused on Executive MBAs. I must say the “executive MBA” business in India has come of age a... more>>
By Harry C.D - Tejas Networks
Traits like analytical skills, multi-dimensional thinking and clarity of thoughts are indispensable. To work for a product organization, candidates have to grade through mathematical, sit... more>>
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