By Rahul Balakrishnan
Hiring talent at the entry level is not an easy task. With no prior work experience by which to assess the candidate, employers often take leap of faith or rely on academic credentials. The same can be said for social sector job interviews. And so I thought why not address the ‘elephant in the room’ by the trunk and list down the questions one could avoid asking in an interview.
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In our journey of working in the human capital landscape in the impact sector and interacting with a multitude of job seekers, we learned that there was a dearth of knowledge about the space. Many jobseekers shared that they were unaware as to how and if at all their skills were transferable to the sector. They had numerous questions about how and if the nonprofit sector was different... read more
By Anchal Kakkar
‘We want to create systemic change’. Almost all social impact organisations today, relate to this phrase. To create an impact in the society, it is no longer sustainable to work in isolation. One needs to collaborate and learn from each other.
To create this systemic... read more
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