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NASSCOM in association with TalentSprint launches Talent Acquisition Professionals Forum for IT-BPM industry

NASSCOM in association with TalentSprint launches Talent Acquisition Professionals Forum for IT-BPM industry
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IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council (SSC NASSCOM) in association with TalentSprint, India’s leading Career Accelerator for Youth has launched an ambitious nationwide program for Talent Acquisition Professionals in the IT-BPM industry called the Talent Acquisition Professionals Forum or TAP Forum .

Chennai: IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council (SSC NASSCOM) in association with TalentSprint, India’s leading Career Accelerator for Youth has launched an ambitious nationwide program for Talent Acquisition Professionals in the IT-BPM industry called the Talent Acquisition Professionals Forum or TAP Forum .
There are over 30,000 Talent Acquisition Professionals in the IT-BPM industry who play a critical role in the success of organizations. A recent study revealed that recruiting is the most important human resources function when it comes to ROI and companies that excel in recruiting experience have 3.5 times more revenue growth than their less-capable peers. The TAP forum is a real + virtual community platform for Talent Acquisition Professionals to imbibe industry best practices, celebrate successes, and network with each other.

On the occasion Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Executive Director, SSC NASSCOM & Vice President, NASSCOM said “With 10 million new college graduates entering the workforce every year, India has the potential to become the workforce of the world by 2020. However, the key to ensuring availability of high level skill is by standardizing and certifying them. The SSC NASSCOM Qualification Packs are a solution that talent acquisition professionals can use to raise the quality of the talent pool in their organization”.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Santanu Paul, MD & CEO, TalentSprint said, “We intend to createevents and a virtual platform where Talent Acquisition Professionals can learn, celebrate and network with each other. The intent is to inspire the TAP fraternity to become more strategically aligned and contribute significantly to organizational productivity. We invite the community to join this movement to up-skill themselves in order to grow and stay relevant in their careers.”

The speakers at the event included prominent industry leaders: Mr. Sriram Rajagopal (Vice President HR, Cognizant Technology Solutions), Ms. Sadhana Somasekhar (Director & Advisor, Future Focus Infotech), Ms. Sabita J (Vice President HR, Steria India), Mr. Sujit Peter (HR Business Leader, Infosys), Mr. Indranil Sen (Head of HR Shared Services, Sutherland Global Services) and Mr. Shyam Krishnan (Head of Small Business Customer Success – LinkedIn).

About SSC NASSCOM

SSC NASSCOM is the skill standard setting body of the IT-ITeS Industry and it is the education and skill development initiative of NASSCOM. The council works with NASSCOM industry members, select academic and skill development institutions to help improve the quality and quantity of the employable workforce available to the industry. For more details please access our website www.sscnasscom.com

About NASSCOM

NASSCOM® is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPM industry in India. NASSCOM is a global trade body with more than 1800+ members, which include both Indian and multinational companies that have a presence in India. NASSCOM's member and associate member companies are broadly in the business of software development, software services, software products, consulting services, BPM, e-commerce and web services, engineering services and animation and gaming. NASSCOM’s membership base constitutes over 95% of the industry revenues in India and employs about 3 million professionals.

For more details please visitwww.nasscom.in

About TalentSprint

TalentSprint is India’s leading Career Accelerator for Youth. Its technology-driven platform attracts youth with high aspirations and equips them for exciting careers in the knowledge sector. Funded by Nexus Venture Partners and the National Skill Development Corporation, TalentSprint aims to empower ONE MILLION young job seekers to pursue careers in Information Technology, Banking and Financial Services, and Education. The skill acceleration platform delivers technology-enabled experiential learning through a mix of cloud, contact, and colleges. It leverages digital and social media for youth outreach and forward integrates with a high quality employer network.

TalentSprint has enabled 100,000+ youth, 400+ employers, and 200+ colleges since inception. It is the recipient of several national and international awards including the TV5 Business leader Award 2015, Excellence in Education Award 2015, World HRD Congress HR Tech Leader Award 2014, CIO Review Company of the Year Award 2014, Silicon India Industry Performer of the Year Award 2014, Deloitte Fast 500 APAC Award 2014, Deloitte Fast 50 India Award 2014, NSDC Best Performing Partner Award 2013, RED Herring Top 100 Asia 2012, FICCI LeapVault Skills Champion Roll of Honor 2012, NSDC Best Non-Corporate Partner 2012, NASSCOM Emerge 50 2011 and SKOCH Digital Inclusion 2011.'

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