Monthly Archives: September 2009

Taleo launches its next-gen HR platform

Taleo’s unveiling Taleo 10, their latest solution aimed at helping companies hire better, manage more effectively and accelerate the development of their workforce.  It is being introduced as a B2B social media platform for customers, partners and employees (of which there are 2 million+ users)

 A link to the full release is here:


VP of HR at a Retail Bank

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Posting this opening on behalf of a friend of mine
To apply contact
Ananth Yadav
Experience:9 – 14 Years
Location: Delhi/NCR, Gurgaon, Noida
Compensation: Comparable to the best
Education: UG – Any Graduate – Any Specialization,PG – MBA/PGDM – HR/Industrial Relations
Industry Type: Banking/Financial Services/Broking
Functional Area: HR / Administration, IR

Job Description

Will be responsible for the entire HR activity of North India

Will interface with Senior Management of the bank in framing policies and setting systems

Responsible for entire region’s recruitment, induction, onboarding etc

Will be involved in Performance management, talent management, potential assessment, job evaluation, career progression & succession planning, staffing

Appraisal process and C&B

Training plans, calenders and process

Employee relations, grivience handling etc

Desired Candidate Profile

Should be a MBA with 10 + yrs of experience in handling entire HR. Should have ateast 2 yrs of experience handling generalist HR in a retail bank

Should have strong communication, interpersonal, people management and leadership skills

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Tech Jobs at MangoSpring

Hi folks, here are some current openings@MangoSpring.

Posting it on behalf of a friend 🙂

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Careers @ MangoSpring

At MangoSpring, we are building a game-changing team. That means bringing together the industry’s most talented engineers, professionals and thought leaders. We need a group of people who can think big ideas and execute every day on a path toward a collective vision. If you think you are up for the challenge, please contact us at with a resume and other related information.

Why us?

At MangoSpring, its not about web 1.0 or web 2.0. It’s about the USERS, and we do what it takes to give them the best experience ever. Building a service that comes close to our vision, of course, requires some very sound engineering.

Our love for technology ensures that we work with the best of the tools available – be it the the web, mobile or the desktop. We work across platforms and technologies to create the best possible user experience.

On the server side, we primarily use Java, C++ and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) based technologies. On the web user interface side, Javascript, CSS and Flash are our faviorte tools. For mobile development, our favorite platforms are iPhone, Symbian, J2ME, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm and Linux.

MangoSpring is an early stage technology startup that offers tremendous opportunities to grow in terms of responsibility and scope of work. Being one of the first employees, you get to influence the company’s policies and culture.

At MangoSpring, your ideas are valued and appreciated. You will have the opportunity to be part of the entire product life-cycle, and not just write code. Careers at MangoSpring come with all the advantages of a small technology company, such as high passion and energy with low hierarchy, as well as a fun and inspiring workspace you’ll be glad to be a part of. We provide an environment that encourages learning and teaching, as well as employs strong software development practices and provides an opportunity to make a difference on a daily basis.

Geeks, Comedians, QuoteMasters, Joke-Masters – we have them all. Everyone is unique in their own way with special capabilities and a go getting attitude. We are looking for their clones now!

The compensation package offered is at par with the industry’s best, and attractive stock options are an added incentive. To apply to be a part of our team, send resumes to:

We are Hiring your Boss! (Tech Lead’s/Architects)

Yes, you read it write we want to hire your boss.

This isn’t April , so you needn’t worry about this mail being a hoax.You aren’t dreaming so no need to nudge yourself either.

Then the next question that you would have is , who hires like this !!!


We is MangoSpring ( .Guess it’s the spring in our name , that adds that whiff of freshness and originality in everything that we do.If you absolutely must know we are a technology start up working in the exciting space of consumer Internet and are looking to hire tech leads and architects across server, web and mobile technologies. And we think your boss could fit the bill.(5-8 years of experience, hands on person with the skill and the ability to manage a team)

You like your boss? You absolutely must recommend him to us cause when he comes over in all likelihood he will bring you along and
trust me we are one hell of a place to work with. Salary that matches the industries best, work culture that is built around the concept of
“happiness” ( ), Foosball, Xbox, Pizza Nites, joy of working in a product company, exposure to latest technologies, building something which your friends will use and swear by…the list is endless.

Hate your boss? Well all the more reason for you to get him off your back. We will help you get rid of him …what say?

So mail us( the name, designation, email address and current employer of the candidate you are recommending. And we will do the rest. Your identity will be kept anonymous at all times and you have nothing to fear on that front.

P.S : We won’t mind if you recommend yourself.

Web Applications Engineers (1 Opening)

What you will do?

We are hiring engineers who can make kick ass web-based applications and be responsible for design and development of the web-based interface between our complex server wizardry and the end user.

Who you are?

  • B.E or MCA in computer science or related fields with 1-5 years of software engineering experience.
  • Previous work experience with JavaScript, PHP, JSP or other similar scripting languages required.
  • Experience developing database driven, internet-based, server applications a must.
  • Experience in DHTML (JavaScript 1.0-1.5, CSS1 & CSS2, DOM Levels 0-2).
  • Knowledge with “rich web” techniques and toolkits required.
  • Experience in database design and SQL; mySQL a plus.
  • Experience with SVN, Ant, JUnit (Cactus), JDBC a plus.
  • Knowledge of Drupal or other CMS.
  • Knowledge of HCI and application UI design a plus.

For immediate consideration, please send a text (ASCII) or HTML version of your resume to

Java Server Engineers (2 openings)

What you will do?

We are hiring Server Engineers to design and develop our core services and application platform. You will write the server side code for all our web/mobile based services. The focus will be on creating robust high volume applications, and at the same time have the ability to turn around quick prototypes.

Who you are?

  • Java, Java, Java!!!
  • 2-5 years of commercial software development experience with strong, system-wide background in Java/J2EE server development.
  • BE or MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience developing database driven, internet-based, server applications a must.
  • Experience with web services, and agile development methodologies desired.
  • Experience with Spring, Hibernate, JUnit, Annotations, Freemaker, Log4J, JBoss desirable.
  • Experience with web application language such as PHP, Python or Ruby.

For immediate consideration, please send a text (ASCII) or HTML version of your resume to

Mobile Client Engineers(2 Openings)

What you will do?

MangoSpring services are a blend of web and mobile. We are hiring a client focused engineers who will take charge of the mobile client development at MangoSpring. You will be part of our client development team and be responsible for design and development of MangoSpring’s mobile client platform and applications.

Who you are?

  • B.E or MCA in computer science or related fields with 3+ years of software engineering experience.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a particular client technology platform (J2ME, BREW, Symbian,Windows Mobile, BlackBerry).
  • Experience building connected mobile applications (as opposed to games) in product based companies is a must.
  • Good understanding of robust software design and development practices.

For immediate consideration, please send a text (ASCII) or HTML version of your resume to

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Social Media Jobs @2020social

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Posting it on behalf of Gaurav Mishra ( @gauravonomics)

Originally posted here

Working at 20:20 Social combines the best of both worlds: you enjoy the work environment of a web 2.0 startup and the benefits of being a part of an established organization (thanks to our association with 20:20 Media, one of India’s largest independent PR firms).

We are looking for talented geeks for the following positions. All the positions are based in Delhi.

– Consultant (1)

From IIM or equivalent with 5-10 years of business experience, out of which at least 2-3 years experience should be in an internet/ mobile VAS company. The ideal candidate would have worked in or started a web 2.0 company, or worked in a business consulting firm. Role would involve leading client engagements, and advising clients on social media strategy, including community platforms and social CRM programs.

– Associate Consultant (1)

From IIT or equivalent with 2-10 years of technology or business experience. Familiarity with content management systems like Expression Engine/ WordPress/ Drupal/ Joomla and social APIs like Facebook/ OpenSocial/ Twitter API and the ability to pick up new technologies is essential. The ideal candidate would have both design and development skill sets. Role would involve overseeing the design and development of community and social CRM program infrastructure.

– Social Media Analyst (no openings as of now)

Graduate (or preferably MBA) with 2-5 years of experience, preferably in a digital agency, basic understanding of marketing and social media, and excellent communication skills. Role would involve researching and writing reports on social media campaigns and social media conversations about brands.

Send your CVs to

We promise you’ll have fun!

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Manager Accounting for US Based Semiconductor Organisation at Bangalore

If you’re interested contact Tejaswita (email of Niche Search Services, Contact number: +91-98453-93423

Job Description

US-based Semiconductor Company with significant India presence is looking for Manager, Accounting to oversee critical India finance operations. The company is seeking a high-energy, hands-on individual desiring a challenging position with diverse responsibilities. This position offers significant opportunities to willing individuals to streamline processes.

The Manager, Accounting position reports to the Controller, Finance located in Bangalore. The position oversees a staff of 1 in Bangalore. Core duties include the following:

• Represent the company on key financial/tax/compliance matters with governmental agencies
• Oversee accounting activities in accordance with the company policies and procedures and responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting and statements of India legal entities.
• Oversee external statutory, tax, customs, STPI and other statutory reporting
• Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 requirements (to the extent applicable to India)
• Maintain relationships with outsourced accountants, shared service centre, solicitors, banks and key vendors
• Liaise directly with U.S. accounting, tax, legal, shareholder services and payroll departments, as required
• Liaise with Singapore shared service centre for vendor payments and accounting activities and reporting
• Develop and manage to organization benchmarks
• Ensure ease of doing business

This position requires occasional travel to U.S and Singapore. Current travel percentage is approximately 5% but may increase as business grows.

Skill And Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be a hard-working energetic individual with the following qualifications:

• Chartered Accountant or CPA
• Minimum 6-10 years of related experience
• Proven track record as a contributory member to the management team with the ability to lead and work alongside an existing finance team.
• Dynamic, strategic, self starter, possessing acute business acumen and strong leadership capabilities.
• Able to set priorities and work to tight deadlines
• Resists passing the buck around, strives to solve the problem
• Solid attention to details
• Ability to think globally
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to team with individuals in diverse business and cultural environments
• Willingness to work hands-on in addition to developing and executing the strategic vision for the department.
• Familiarity with local statutory reporting requirements
• Sound technical knowledge and strong operational and financial background.
• Familiarity with US Sarbanes-Oxley Act is an added benefit.
• Experience in MNC environment/semiconductor industries will be an added advantage.
• Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word).
• Experience with Peoplesoft or other ERP system a plus.
• Develop and manage to organization benchmarks

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