Career management gives better return on your talent investment

I have had the opportunity to talk to many college going students and fresh college passouts about their goals, and most of the time I hear them talking about 'getting a job with highest possible salary'. Everytime I end up telling them to look for jobs with learning and growth potential instead, and most of the …

Software applications/tools for job seekers?

Recently I bumped onto this post from Sanjoy about a career management cum social networking company idea. It is a "career management application that combines social networking, resume management and ongoing skill development". It is interesting because it looks at this industry from the consumer's perspective, the individual who is looking for a job. Similar thoughts has …

How is career counseling at school level in India different than US?

If you are exposed to US schools and colleges, you will realize that resident counselors are available in almost all the schools, armed with on-line and offline personality test suites, and willing to provide career guidance for colleges as well as jobs. Private career counseling services abound too. Contrast this with situation in India: very …

How is Employee Talent Management Industry different?

Talent Management is the new buzzword in US companies which are facing shortage of talent: aging population, talent scarcity at top, need to grow internal talent, all contribute to this need. This newly defined industry has 4 components: recruitment management system, learning management system, performance management system, and compensation management system, read this link for …

Components of Individual Talent Management Industry

This is a first-cut description of what such an industry looks like. The height denotes relative maturity of the market in India, even though most of these markets are fairly fragmented.   Let's briefly describe each of these: Formal Education Systems: This is one of the most important and pervasive component of this industry. Right …