Arthan Supports Early Stage Social Enterprises

The start-up ecosystem is an exciting and enterprising place to be. However, young entrepreneurs and young organisations face a plethora of challenges to be addressed. One such challenge is the human capital challenge.

While finding, engaging and retaining the right talent is a task all organisations face; early stage enterprises, with greater... read more

Why Can’t Nonprofits Be More Business-Like?

Nonprofits can be business like

By Ingrid Srinath

How often have you heard that nonprofits need to be “more business-like”? Or witnessed the awe that greets people who cross over from the private sector to a job in an NGO? Despite the global financial meltdown, relentless reports of corporate malfeasance and catastrophic breakdowns in governance at some of the most respected businesses, the corporate sector is continually held... read more

Employee Onboarding: Why Is It Important And How To Go About It?

why is employee onboarding important

Employee onboarding is a critical part of the hiring process, although it fails to be a priority for most organisations. Some barriers to this include – tight deadlines, last minute hiring or merely the lack of time or planning.

Employees are hired and expected to hit the ground running; immediately being assigned to a multitude of tasks. It needs to change, especially, in the impact sector, where employees... read more

How To Research A Social Sector Organisation Before Your Interview

Researching a social sector org

By Surabhi Nijhawan 

The social sector in India is as diverse as any other sector. However, the lack of awareness and myths surrounding the space make it a less popular one. Although, in recent years, the social sector market has grown exponentially in India, and globally. However, mostly unaware, both freshers and experienced job seekers find it challenging to understand the development space in India,... read more

The Art Of Job Hunt: Searching For The Ideal Workplace

Searching for the ideal workplace

By Jimit Popat 

People often ask me why I chose to work in the education sector and my answer is “my love for education comes from dislike. I dislike the education system that I and a million others were a part of! A system that has been unable to adapt itself to the rapidly changing environment thereby rendering itself not just inadequate, but often also a harmful misrepresentation of what makes... read more

The Government of India Is Hiring. Private Sector Professionals Can Apply Too

Government is hiring joint secretaries

‘The Government of India invites talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building to join the government at the level of Joint Secretary,’ a circular issued by the Department of Personnel and Training said.

In a first, the government of India has opened ten vacancies for the joint secretary level post. Applicants working in the private sector are welcome to apply... read more

Leadership In The Social Sector

Leadership In Social Sector

India today, has a burgeoning development sector with social innovation rapidly gaining momentum. It is hardly surprising that organisations, both domestic and international are looking keenly at solving some of the most significant social challenges. However, a critical problem faced by players, big and small, in the development and social impact sectors is finding adequate and competent human capital.

In the... read more