Headstart quoted in ET today!

Happy to see our initiatives getting more and more media attention! 🙂

Headstart HIgher, which is a Startups job hiring event in a “speed dating format” held in Bangalore last month got covered in Economic Times today. Below is Excerpt:

” Finding new talent remains the main focus for start-ups as they expand. “Hiring is the major at the sore point for startups. The most important, thing when you are building a company is finding the right cultural fit, who also has the talent that you require, ” says Amit Singh, co-founder of what HeadStart Network Foundation, a not-for-profit that organises hiring events for start-ups.

Others are giving “speed dating” a go. HeatStart’s Higher, an event which facilitates such hiring, saw close to 300 start-ups register for its latest edition in Bangalore last month. Typically candidates — with two to 12 years of experience, — are short-listed through an online platform. On the day of the event, each start-up pitches itself for 60 seconds, following which companies and candidates interact in a “speed-dating” format, with three minutes given to each candidate to be interviewed, The recruiters then roll out the offers they want to make. “

For full article click here.

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