Nasscom HR Summit 2012 Archive

Non Industry Keynote – Leading in difficult times

Devdutt began the session by answering the most obvious unasked question “what does a Chief Belief Officer do?” He jovially said that his role doesn’t have a job description nor KRAs’ just a pay slip. On a serious note he said his role was that of a think tank role for which he directly reported to the CEO. It was a way of personal branding and marketing. more

Special NASSCOM Foundation Session Sourcing PwD: Challenges and the way forward

HR personnel typically do not have lot of exposure hiring PWDs and plenty of misconceptions exist on the advantages and drawbacks of hiring PwDs. Furthermore, even when the benefits are understood, HR managers often don’t know where to find potential recruits. Other concerns include relative productivity of PWDs, customized training and lack of suitable infrastructure at the workplace. The session will address the following: more

Employee Branding

David started the session showcasing the agenda of the session: more

Made to order employment relationships – Are they doable?

Tanvi Gautam began the session with a interesting  thought  that Made to Order Employment Relationships  are  becoming anything to everything to people today. She questioned the phenomenon by asking is it a fad or it is here to stay? more

Can small companies become employers of choice?

Sundar Ramaswamy started the session with a  thought provoking idea  that rather questioning can small companies become employer of choice  we should question it the other way round that can big companies really attract & retain talent . more

Talent Mobility and Issues around it

Hari initiated the panel discussion by setting certain basic questions that the panel aimed to address through the discussion. His first question was how are we going to handle the issue of a converging workforce? Although this mayn’t be appealing to many in other industries. But it is a pertinent issue as far as the IT industry is concerned. Another question that he felt should be addressed was that how do you access talent sitting in some other country and how do you bring them to your country and how do you manage them. He highlighted the shift in preference of the workforce form government jobs to private sector and to being self employed. more