By Team Arthan
The impact sector in India is booming. As more and more social enterprises emerge, there is also an increase in the number of foundations and incubators offering them support.
A big challenge that young entrepreneurs and early-stage organisations face is that of Human Capital. Problems vary from hiring needs to setting internal structures and policies. Arthan works closely with... read more
By Aditi Agrawal
Ever since I did my Masters at the LSE in London, I dreamt of working for the United Nations. I was very fortunate to live this dream and experience working at two UN agencies i.e. the International Labour Organization (ILO)read more
The Delhi government has announced the Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme (CMULF). The fellowship aims to attract young leaders from across the country who can provide support in addressing significant urban challenges.
‘’Thrilled to announce the launch of Delhi CM’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme.... read more
By Omang Agarwal
6th of September, 2018 saw Indian skies illuminated with the spectrum of rainbow colours. A 157- year-old colonial law saw the light of 21st century India – a country of 1.25 billion people could now celebrate identity, love and inclusiveness without barriers. This overthrow... read more
– Aditi Agrawal
A reference check is a process by which organisations get information about candidates they are looking to hire from the candidates’ previous employers. This information may include details such as their work experience, education, background, personal information etc.
Employers usually do a reference check before the finalise hiring someone. The applicants themselves... read more
Impact business is a rapidly growing movement focusing on finding sustainable solutions to neglected problems at all levels of the society, by creating and implementing innovative solutions to improve communities, and the lives of people.
The INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme (ISEP), launched in 2006, is integrating cutting-edge theory... read more
Arthan collaborated with the Genpact Centre for Women’s Leadership for their Returning Mother’s programme. From Arthan’s team, Mahamaya Navlakha, VP Research & Development... read more
In the past few years, there has been a rise in courses related to the development sector, especially for those who are looking to transition into the sector or searching for leadership opportunities in the space. While undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work have always existed, this article concentrates on specialised courses catering to the rising interest in understanding... read more
By Surabhi Nijhawan
In the recent years, the social sector has emerged as a popular career choice with an influx of professionals entering this workspace. Increased awareness about social impact, rising opportunities in social enterprises and social innovation along with degrees and courses focusing on the development space have contributed to this trend.
Recently, during a series of conversations around good practices with respect to nonprofit boards, my question to a group of leaders of foundations and nonprofits was: “What do you think lends itself to good governance in practical terms?”
Ananthapadmanabhan Guruswamy, CEO of read more