HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES
Heidrick & Struggles appoints Puneet Pratap Singh as partner-in-charge of India
Before moving to Heidrick & Struggles, where he will soon be completing 11 years, Singh spent nearly a decade at boutique executive search firm Executive Access, where he was last a partner.
Krishnan Rajagopalan to lead Heidrick & Struggles
Rajagopalan is the second Indian-origin CEO to make it to the top job in the fiercely-compe...
Global talent is finding India more attractive now: Krishnan Rajagopalan of Heidrick & Struggles
Nasdaq-listed executive search firm Heidrick...
Telecom executives rush to exit sector as companies eye consolidation
Telecom is truly in turmoil now. Analysts said smaller telcos will continue to face the heat while larger ones will run an extremely tight ship to sustain.
Indian companies far behind US firms in offering CXOs severance pay
Severance deals are set to rise as more Indian companies look to attract global talent and adopt a perform-or-perish approach toward CXOs.
Online's billion dollar babies: How a nascent digital industry generated $1.5 bn of employee wealth in 5 years
India’s homegrown companies have used ESOPs to attract talent in compressed timelines, he adds. The fast sprints in a company’s growth are rewarded, rather than the marathon of loyalty which was the case in the era of Indian IT outsourcing services.
Thrifty Indian startups eye local talent
Gone are the days when bigger e-commerce players would hire vice presidents for Rs 1-1.5 crore plus stock options that would be worth another Rs 1 crore a year.
Demand for managers with packages higher than a crore grows by 25-30%, say headhunters like Amrop India and others
EMA Partners closed 75-80 searches with crore-plus salaries this year after 60-65 in 2013. Amrop India handled over 25 searches in 2014.
Junior investment bankers may get hefty bonus, but seniors face a cut
Head hunters said junior bankers from analysts to VPs will be rewarded better, mostly through payments deferred over the year or in stock, in line with trends.
Recruitment firms like Heidrick & Struggles getting out of comfort zones to find right fit for their clients
At recruitment firm ABC Consultants, managing director Shiv Agrawal is in the middle of an unusual search.He's been approached by an upcoming music producer/composer looking to break into the big league.
E-commerce firms like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Pepper Fry and others use stock to lure high-level executives
Online retailers are scaling up quickly as foreign investors pump in money and, to drive growth, these companies need senior executives at key positions.
How India's renowned Doon School is embracing change to retain its exclusivity
The system of International Baccalaureate is being offered to students as an option at the school, points out McLaughlin, a PhD in history from LSE.
Focus just on compliance may not be best strategy for boards: Report
Heidrick & Struggles report says compnies need to focus on performance strategy to deliver world-class results
Demand for executives will be high in 2014
Company transformations aimed at beating the slowdown and revival of growth in some sectors are expected to keep senior executive movements buoyant in 2014.
Lead from the centre, not front: Kevin Kelly, Heidrick & Struggles
Organisations will not keep recruiting people in a downturn, but they will continue to train, develop and assess people to have the best people in a downturn, Kevin Kelly says.
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