A round up of the mandates this week!

Friday, August 20, 2010

The media reports mention about an increased business confidence-based on the Naukri jobspeak index-that compares the number of fresh job postings on their job portal.

Personally, I feel that the best days are yet to come-as we are yet to see the increased thickness of the job supplement pages ie Times Ascent, or The Hindu Opportunities-where the companies have to invest large amounts to advertise!

Or is it that some of these jobs have found their way to the latest flavour of all the employers..a social networking site presumably most used for seeking jobs -Linkedin!! As I articulate this blog post there are close to 400 paid job postings..with Microsoft alone hogging 40% of them, and Google coming in second with a fourth! I am positive a lot of hiring or atleast referrals are happening offline..(without the use of paid job listings)!

We at Options, have been receiving mandates from some of our old clients, (who had held back hiring last year), a sudden spurt of startups wanting to ramp up, while still a lot of MNCs wanting to enter India -and be part of the growth story. What is amazing is-perhaps the range of the jobs-and the degree of complexities being thrown in. The skillsets required today, are distinctly different from those desired even last year.

Please visit http://careers.optionsindia.com/ for an idea of the present opportunities.

Among the ones not listed are

-Country Manager for a MNC in the Telecom sector, with prior proven track record in selling to the Carriers, ISPs and Sis.

- COO for a company setting up a 3000 MW Thermal Power Plant.

-Head Litigation for an infrastructure company with projects across different states in India.

-Business Head for a large conglomerate setting up a mega Exhibition & Convention Centre.

-Director Purchase (based in China) for a telecom company to handle logistics for India

-A Senior Liason person (based in China) for handling project procurement of equipment for a group setting up multiple Thermal Power plants.

-Experts in building products for Predictive Analytics

-A HR Business Partner (with 10-14yrs exp) to play an IC role for a highly visible IT major.

-Recruitment Manager to head a MNC IT services company

- Bunch of other HR openings

Should you wish to know more, please send me a brief note to my personal email [email protected], and I shall be glad to appraise you.

Have a great weekend!

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