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Data Scientists get most salary hikes in startups

Data Scientists who are highly compensated are self-trained and their average tenure in a company is just two years – Rishabh Kaul, Co-founder – Belong

Millennials don't like to stick to their jobs

Stickiness to a job, mostly among millennials, has declined over the last five years. This is specifically in roles such as data scientists, software engineers and software product managers highlights the study conducted by Mohita Nagpal, Content Strategist Belong.

Demand for cyber security staff up 3 times in 1 yr, to escalate: Report

“With technology changing fast, many companies have begun focusing on cyber security and getting training talent to reduce this demand-supply gap.” said Rishabh Kaul, Co-founder, Belong."

How technology, millennials and gig economy will make HR obselete

Technology plays a critical role in finding the right talent in early stages – Says Rishabh Kaul, Co-founder Belong

India's tech workers and students are betting on data for a better career

Core AI job roles related to deep learning, machine learning, and NLP (natural language processing), are areas where talent supply is lower than the market demand in India, says Rishabh Kaul, co-founder, Belong.

Self Driving Tech Pioneer Wants To Fill India's Coding Talent Void

There is an increasing emphasis on upskilling, especially in the mid-to-senior level roles as a lot of traditional projects are becoming obsolete.

Job alert! Cyber warriors find themselves in big demand amid security breaches

Big security breaches have led to a huge push towards cyber security in the last 12-18 months says Belong Co- founder Rishabh Kaul

India's tryst with artificial intelligence is here already.

India churns out 1.5 million engineers a year, but has struggled with producing talent with relevant skill sets. Belong helps understand this talent pool better with the help of their Talent Supply Index (TSI).

It will be a Happy New Year for Artificial intelligence and robotics experts in 2018

Only 4% of AI professionals in India have worked on cutting-edge technologies such as deep learning and neural networks, the key ingredients in building advanced AI-related solutions - Rishabh Kaul, Co-founder, Belong.

How Belong is leading the Talent Landscape by building data driven capabilities

Co-Founder Rishabh Kaul highlights that candidate behaviour has changed radically as high-performing and in-demand talent don’t apply for jobs, but pick up opportunities through known networks and connections.

Build a Candidate Journey Map to recruit the right leader

From employer branding to the power of personalization, to using social media and email as channels to engage with their audience, some of the most powerful recruitment tactics have been borrowed from marketing. That’s why it makes sense that recruitment should also look at creating candidate journeys on the same lines as customer journeys.

Inactive on social media? 57% of recruiters will not hire you

A recent survey shows that 17 per cent of recruiters might not hire a candidate who is too active on social media.At the same time, it also found that 57 per cent wouldn't hire a social media ghost. "Social media amplifies what you do or believe. It is a reflection of your personal brand" says Rishabh Kaul, Co-founder, Belong.

Meet The New Builders

According to Belong’s CTO Vinodh Kumar Ravindranath, there are more than 4,000 job openings for product managers. But who would make the cut? To find out, Belong analysed the educational qualifications of 15,000 product managers in tech firms as well as the hiring pattern of companies such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft over the last four years.

MNCs & Product Cos are leading the open source movement in India

Contributing code to the open source world is regarded increasingly as a badge of honour. Yet, research by Belong indicates that Indian IT services companies lag in embracing the open source code culture.

Belong extends their AI-based hiring platform for sales and marketing

The Bengaluru-based recruitment startup, Belong expands its recruiting solution to assist companies in hiring right professionals for sales and marketing roles across various industries.

Belong introduces AI-based hiring for sales and marketing roles

Belong has introduced a first of its kind algorithm that can assist companies in hiring quality professionals for sales and marketing roles across technology, hospitality, FMCG, pharma, insurance and finance.

Tech Firms Have Only 26 Per Cent Women In Engineering Roles: Survey

Belong survey looked at all tech companies in the country and found that there is one woman engineer as against three men engineers, leading to the fact that the Indian technology industry has just 26 per cent women in engineering roles.

Human Resources gets an AI Jeeves

Artificial Intelligence not only takes the tedium out of routine HR tasks, but also handles them more efficiently. Vijay Sharma, CEO of Belong, talks about AI getting a Wodehousian upgrade in the world of recruitment.

Most open source software coders on GitHub from product firms

A survey by talent acquisition start-up Belong noted that around 67% of the top 200 contributors work for companies with less than 200 employees

Most open-source software code writers from product firms

Belong report highlights that while women take up 26 per cent of tech jobs in India, the percentage of women active on open-source is just 6 per cent.

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