Apr 7, 2006

HR and Recruiting news - Link dump

Local search cos drive India Inc's global CEO hunt Headhunters are walking hand in hand with Indian multinationals. As Indian companies conquer new geographies, they are relying on home-grown CEO search engines to acquire talent, preferably global, to man their overseas operations

India To Be Hub For Mercer HR Services Company partners with Patni to open a global operations centre here and invest $50 million in the same over the next three year 'India moves up the value chain'

Indian honchos get peanuts against counterparts abroad Indian marketing and finance directors earn less than five times the salary of their global peers while Indian HR directors earn less than three times the salary of their global counterparts.

HR directors still lagging behind finance and marketing in pay stakes Mercer HR Consulting's 2006 Global Pay Summary surveyed 11,600 organisations around the world found that the top paying departments for executives were finance and marketing, with HR trailing in third.

FM radio firms tune into hiring boom While retail hiring is grabbing the headlines, the jobs action is rising in FM radio channels. Buoyed by good ad revenues and liberal entry norms, channels are hiring aggressively at all levels. As many as 15,000 new jobs are up for grabs with 340 FM stations likely to go on air shortly.

Source: Executive Recruiters' Association (ERA) newsletter