How to Hire the Best Candidate, Faster? (Part II)
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In our previous post we discussed “Why Hiring is Such a Pain Today? (Part I)“. In spite of access to technology and manpower, hiring pains have not come down and at the same time thousands of recruitment firms ran out of business because they could simply not deliver. This post is a follow up (Part […]

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The Conveyor Belt
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Simply put , it is a piece of equipment that can take ‘something’ from Point A to Point B – without that ‘something’ putting any effort, apart from just getting itself on the belt. Consider this… Your favorite Cola is taken on the belt through a maze of processes that empties the bottle, cleans it, […]

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Luck or Skill. Which would you rather have?
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I’ve always wondered growing up, whether I have any innate talent at anything or not. All I ever did was listen to people who had more experience than I had, take some decisions, work hard and get the results that I wanted. So looking back at all those good years, I can say that I […]

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The Smarter Way of Making a Career Decision
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A common way of going about one’s career decision making has been something like this diagram (click on it to zoom): So is there a problem with this approach? Yes, there’s a big problem! If I take this approach, then I’m only thinking about externalities – what has been a popular path and what some […]

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Want a Big Slice of the Training Business?
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In my earlier post, I wrote about the Billion Dollar Opportunity of Skill Development. While I had mentioned some of the challenges this sector faces, I had not talked about what it would take to succeed in this business. Based on my experiences as an entrepreneur in this challenging yet exciting space, I’ve tried to […]

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Skill Development – A Billion Dollar Maze!
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We are all born with certain talents but it takes SKILLS to bring our dreams to life. Skills are acquired through practice and learning and these are what we need to excel in our work life. The industry runs on skilled people and whether you’re a peon or a president you need skills in order […]

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