This is exactly what happened to me few months back and thanks to which many people are still under the illusion that I am plain lucky to get work! But this was not always the case, I come from the same breed of the first time entrepreneurs who have worked more, slept less, lost touch with most of the sane friends who believe life is more important that work.
Recruitment is all about communication, which has traditionally played out through informal employee referrals. However, modern communication patterns have shifted the focus to social media for doing this job. While there are platforms like Linkedln which specifically cater to professional networks, sites like Facebook and Twitter are being increasingly used to network ‘for business’. Connecting the dots of social media and recruitment is Zalp, the newly launched ‘social recruitment software’ which can help organizations efficiently source the highest quality of candidates through their employees’ social circle.
When Sonal Shah was planning to visit her new-born niece in USA, she was planning to carry many presents for the young one. Despite searching high and low, she could hardly find something that suited her taste. Once she returned from her US trip, she decided to take things into her own hand and design clothes for children that boasts of both good quality and personal touch. The travail for quality clothing turned her into an entrepreneur and designer. Sonal consequently established Koonik in November 2012, a clothing, accessories and toys brand for kids.
CogCubed, founded by Kurt Roots and his wife Dr. Monika Heller, is a Minneapolis-based game and data company engaged in creating games that produce data to improve health and education outcomes. Dr. Heller is a practicing Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.
Exilant Technologies is an IT solutions enterprise, which has been delivering IT solutions using distributed project execution models across apparel & textiles, food processing, BFSI, hi-tech manufacturing, construction, logistics & transportation industries since the last decade. The company provides mobility & social media service, data warehousing, business intelligence & analytics, user experience (UX), application development & maintenance, enterprise application integration, enterprise infrastructure management and many more such complex and easy solutions to its clients across India, US, UK and Singapore.
CCAvenue recently launched India’s first Social Network In-Steam Payment collection service after launching a free payment gateway plan for startups. These steps generated quite a buzz among the startup community and here, we get in a conversation with CCAvenue CMO, Mohan Nair to learn more about S.N.I.P. Edited excerpts: Q: What exactly is CCAvenue S.N.I.P.? [...] Read More
A lot has been written about Google’s foray into wearable computing – Google Glass over the last year since its announcement at I/O last year. This year at Google I/O, I had a chance to actually wear the Google Glass and give it a go first hand. There has been so much hype about it [...] Read More
As expected, Google made a set of announcements related to the Cloud at last week’s I/O conference. These announcements pushed Google into the mainstream making it a viable alternative to Amazon and Microsoft Cloud offerings.
If you are up to speed on the term ‘flat world,’ this is the next term you need to understand: ‘tilted world,’ the shift of economic power — jobs, wealth, and market opportunities – from Northern countries to Southern countries (south of the 31st parallel). The West and Japan are “a physical and psychological ocean” away from countries such as China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.
We kicked off the 4th edition of TechSparks for 2013 yesterday with the first regional round in Kochi. The event was a grand success and a first event of scale for the entrepreneurs in the city. More than 300 entrepreneurs attended the event and the venue was buzzing with energy throughout the day. 3 exciting [...] Read More