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Ad Astra gets global recognition from Oxford Economics, a world leader in forecasting and quantitative analysis
By The SME
Times News Bureau - June 29, 2018
Bangalore, June 30, 2018: Ad Astra, one of the largest full-suite recruitment service providers in India, has received global recognition for getting its case study published in ‘The American Express Global SME Pulse 2018’, conducted by Oxford Economics. The report titled ‘SME Pulse 2018 – Strategies for Sustainable Growth’ is a global study to explore how SMEs are unlocking growth and playing to their unique strengths in 2018. Ad Astra is the only Indian HR firm that has been considered for
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What India Can learn from South East Asia
By TNN
Management Next Stay Inspired, June, 2013
BANGALORE: Memories of the big financial crisis that raved South-East Asian Countries in late 1900s and early 20000 are still fresh. The speed with which they recovered is largely due to pro-active government policies. India prides itself for staying out of trouble due to conservative financial and banking policies. But India is lagging behind these economies in far sighted labour policies and implementation. My HR consulting takes me to several capitals of South east Countries where I find Indi
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Jobless in India is an unexploded bomb
By INDRAJIT BASU in Kolkata
China Daily Asia Weekly February 18-24, 2011
Unlike many countries in the world, India has fought off the scourge of the global economic crisis that has resulted in large-scale unemployment. The rate of decline in employment is minor. But there lies a vast gray area in a country where countless young people are still struggling to be gainfully employed. India is saddled with this problem even as its scorching economy has started spewing out thousands of new opportunities, and a growing number of young people are willing to grab anythin
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C level hiring is on in full swing
Mini Joseph Tejaswi
The Times of India May 20, 2010
Bangalore: Not just campus recruitment, the 'C' level (read leadership) hiring too is back again, after a recession induced 20-month slumber. With this, third party hirers have a huge mandate to hunt suitable CXO candidates to fill thousands of vacant and newly created positions across industry verticals. Nirupama V G, MD of recruitment firm Ad Astra. With this, third party hirers have a huge mandate to hunt suitable CXO candidates to fill thousands of vacant and newly created positi
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It’s a spending/saving time for techies
Mini Joseph Tejaswi
The Hindu May 10, 2010
With the industry lifting its two-year freeze on salary hikes and bonus payouts, Indian IT employees are on a high. But this time round, their consumption pattern tells a different story. While the younger techies are again the high spenders, the seniors are enlarging their savings pool. The country has close to two million IT and ITeS employees, earning an average salary of Rs 6 lakh. With an average 10-12 per cent hike by IT firms, this amounts to about an additional Rs 5,000 a month for a
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India’s diverse talent pool attracts MNCs
Mini Joseph Tejaswi
The Times of India February 5, 2010
India's quality pool of diverse talent seems to be attracting global enterprises to the country. Ashok Reddy, MD of staffing firm TeamLease, said no other market offered the kind of diverse and quality talent that india does. "Our talent pool comes with a proven record of working in challenging and complex environments. They are capable of replicating this success wherever they are posted," he said. An official of a headhunting company said it is already involved in sourcing talent for job
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