23% Women Are Entrepreneurs And 77% Are Employed – ApnaCircle.com Survey

ApnaCircle Survey - What Career Women  Want
ApnaCircle.com is a social media platform for professionals. Business, career and networking are the three pillars on which this social media site is built. In the recent past, ApnaCircle.com, which was founded by Mr. Yogesh Bansal and which is now a Viadeo Group Company, revamped its user-interface to enable easy navigation.  It also launched a Blackberry app last year so as to woo the executive...
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Heineken Launches Campaign To Recruit A ‘Social Reporter’ From India For UEFA Champions League Final

Heineken has the knack to come up with brilliant ads and concepts that tend to go viral. A couple of years ago, they had launched a commercial with a group of boys ‘screaming’ (just like the ladies) when in a room full of Heineken beer bottles. The ad was an instant hit and went ‘viral’ when going viral wasn’t what brands were looking to do.Now, this beer giant has decided to bring together...
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Nikhil Rungta Leaves Google To Become The CBO At Yebhi

Nikhil Rungta, Chief Business Officer, Yebhi (2)
Online lifestyle e-Commerce portal Yebhi.com has appointed Nikhil Rungta as its Chief Business Officer (CBO). Rungta worked as Google India’s – Country Marketing Head prior to this.Holding the post since 2009, Rungta was at helm of almost all of Google’s country specific activities including Search, Youtube, Chrome, Google+, Android & others. With his knack for details he could...
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If You Want The Job, You Better Be Good At Gaming

Recruiters are always on the look-out for talent. They want the best of the best and they want them solely for their company. It thus follows that companies and HR executives will focus their energies on devising newer and better ways of recruiting this desired talent. We have reported earlier how companies are turning to social media to recruit Gen Y candidates. In fact there have been instances...
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ApnaCircle Adds Company Pages To Its Service

Professional networking site, ApnaCircle has added a company page feature to the service which will now enable companies to highlight and share important news, products and career opportunities on the network. This feature has been long overdue and has already been deployed successfully by its more popular rival, LinkedIn. The new features are listed below.Overview Tab: This is the landing page for...
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Zynga India Loses Director Of Engineering To Valyoo Technologies

News has reached us that Manoj Sharma, Zynga India’s erstwhile Director of Engineering has stepped down from his position and joined the Valyoo Technologies  as its CTO. You will know Valyoo Technologies as the company behind the vertical specific Indian e-commerce ventures like Lenskart, Watchkart, Bagskart and Jewelskart.Manoj comes to Valyoo Technologies with 12 years of software engineering...
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Silicon Valley Startups Get Indian Developers Via Unique Coding Contest

Bangalore based Interview Street is helping Indian developers land jobs in the Silicon Valley. At a recently concluded coding competition called CodeSprint, over 1300 Indian Engineers among 60,000 from all over the world tried their best to write software code within stipulated time limits. While some projects required blazing speeds & had to be completed within a few hours, other complicated ones...
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Walmart To Hire 100 More Indian Developers: What Is Walmart Upto?

Walmart Stores has chosen Indian developers to work on its retailing technologies.The physical & online store giant has hired 20 Indian developers over the last few months & plans to have about 100 within few days. The company has set a target of 200 People by the end of the current year. Walmart appears to be gearing up for the onslaught of Amazon. The web-only company has been steadily...
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Monster Releases BlackBerry App: Job Search Even Easier?

Right on the heels of ApnaCircle launching a BlackBerry Application, MonsterIndia has gone ahead & released a similar application with focus on finding jobs. Taking a cure from Naukri.com, MonsterIndia.com has launched a free application for BlackBerry smartphones, available in appworld. Christened MonsterJobs, the application has all the functions & also allow users to apply for jobs. Monster...
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LinkedIn’s Localized Hiring Solutions Make Headhunting Simpler

World’s largest Professional Networking Site LinkedIn will soon rollout India centric hiring solutions. LinkedIn with a Global subscriber base of over 135 Million professionals has 1/10th of them Indians! Hence, India is one of the largest Professional communities actively using LinkedIn.Titled as LinkedIn Recruiter, will help Indian Recruiters effectively search & zero-in on the desired profiles...
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