Firstbiz and Greyhound Knowledge Group Release Survey on Indian SME Challenges and Expectations on Eve of Union Budget #Press #SMESurvey #UnionBudget

In a first-of-its-kind initiative Firstbiz, the business portal that is part of Firstpost, one of India’s largest news and views portals, has released an insightful small and medium enterprises (SME) survey in the run-up to the Union Budget 2014-15. Firstpost/Firstbiz are part of Network18, the same media group that owns CNBC-TV18, CNN-IBN, CNBC Awaaz and several regional news channels in Hindi and other languages.

Greyhound Research presents Achievers’ Club in association with Information Week

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Updated with Videos from the event – please scroll down to post end.

So, what are we doing this in the first place?

“Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.”  –Tom Freston

We exist in a world where true innovations are rare. Till date, the concept of doing something differently has either been dismissed completely or little encouragement has been given to those standing up for the cause. However, in recent times encouragement for innovators with ideas has been easier to find. We at Greyhound Research believe these people who think out of the box and create something new need to be recognized. Why? Because such people have the skill (and drive) to make an impact – in their organizations, society and lives.

CVs of HCL Infosystems’ employees flood job portals

HCL Infosystems’ exit from PC manufacturing and the ongoing organisational restructuring have prompted many staff to post resumes on job portals.In the past one month, there has been a substantial rise in the number of resumes with ‘active’ status on job portals. According to a director at a third-party staffing firm, there were around 2,500 active resumes in just one job portal that have been updated in the last 15 days and over 3,300 that were updated in the last one month. “It’s quite a large number for a company of that size,” said the director, requesting anonymity.

Rise in HCL Infosystems’ staff CVs on job portals points to churn

HCL Infosystems’ exit from PC manufacturing and the ongoing organisational restructuring have prompted many staff to post resumes on job portals. In the past one month, there has been a substantial rise in the number of resumes with ‘active’ status on job portals. According to a director at a third-party staffing firm, there were around 2,500 active resumes in just one job portal that have been updated in the last 15 days and over 3,300 that were updated in the last one month. “It’s quite a large number for a company of that size,” said the director, requesting anonymity.

Greyhound Research Appoints Ashish Bhagwat As Principal Analyst

Greyhound Research, a division of Greyhound Knowledge Group, has announced the appointment of Ashish Bhagwat as Principal Analyst. This appointment of Ashish, a veteran in business technology space, re-emphasises Greyhound Research’s focus on practitioner-based and customer-focused insights. Ashish will focus on Business Process Management (BPM), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Social Technologies, Digital Marketing among other things.