“Various Trends in IT Domains in 2014″

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Guest Column | 0 comments

“Various Trends in IT Domains in 2014″

India is currently witnessing the 2nd generation telecom revolution where data services are gaining more popularity. The coming year will see more and more solution for Enterprises and SMEs taking advantage of the increased Mobile Broadband penetration. Since the end clients is consuming more and more information on their mobile and tablets, organizations will be targeting these screens to make their services available in the hand of the consumers. Same will happen with enterprise solutions. CRM and ERP software will get out from the standalone computers and will move into the hand of the...

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Private Equity Activity in India 2013

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Guest Column | 0 comments

Private Equity Activity in India 2013

Secondary transactions between PE firms dominate landscape in 2013 Overall PE investments plunge to lowest levels since 2009 Private Equity firms invested $7.5 billion (over 384 deals) in India during the 12 months ending December 2013, according to analysis by Venture Intelligence, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and valuations. The 2013 PE investment numbers, down over 18.5% compared to the $9.2 billion (across 484 deals) invested in 2012, represent the lowest levels witnessed in the last four years in both value and volume terms. Top Investments Led...

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The Future of HR

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Guest Column | 1 comment

The Future of HR

In most companies, HR people are hated species! What may be the reason? They pass on the administrative decisions taken by top management to the employees. However, employees don’t see them as a messenger. They feel that these people, due to proximity with top bosses, due to positional advantages, are bossing us. On top of it, HR is expected to ensure adherence of policies and procedures. Adds fuel in the fire! Over the years, the role of HR has broadened beyond imagination. Earlier we knew this department as Personnel Management, which was more of clerical and administrative task. Just...

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Hiring Trends for 2014

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Guest Column | 0 comments

Hiring Trends for 2014

According to manpower employment outlook survey, it has reported that in 2013, India has weakest hiring outlook in the Asia Pacific in the past eight years. Although 2013 comes to end and experts believe worst may be over on hiring front thus Human resource professionals needs to know what 2014 is going to bring, with that employees can even look forward to double digit hike. The sectors that are likely to drive the job market include IT, healthcare, education, development sector moreover the new retail banking licenses are also expected to give a decent hiring trend in year 2014. The hiring...

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HR/ Recruitment Strategy for SMEs

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Guest Column | 0 comments

HR/ Recruitment Strategy for SMEs

Small and medium scale enterprises usually face concerns that originate from their size. in bigger organizations, HR employs a team of specialists addressing the division of labour as a principle of economics which is not the case in SMEs. It is the size of an organization that plays a pivotal role in making their HR to be more creative and bring out a recruitment strategy that works in the organization’s favour. In the lack of an HR strategy in place, the individual objectives of many such small enterprises do not reach their peak.  Almost every SME suffers due to lack...

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Trends that will shape E-commerce in India in 2014

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Guest Column | 0 comments

Trends that will shape E-commerce in India in 2014

E-commerce has taken the Indian retail industry by storm this year, with innovative business models emerging, investor interest in the segment growing, operations being streamlined and a plethora of start-ups making a foray into the field. Indian e-commerce, pegged at $9.5 billion according to a study by the Internet & Mobile Association of India and KPMG, was projected to grow to $12.6 billion by the end of this year. By 2020, it is expected to contribute around 4 per cent to GDP. Currently, the Internet penetration in India stands at 11 per cent of the population, a third of the world...

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