Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Cabot Jaffee, Ranjan Sinha

July 2, 3 pm

"Innovative techniques will improve organisations cost per hire and retention rates. For example, we have created a system of matchmaking to help employers and employees to have a long happy life together."
Cabot Jaffee, Chairman, Global Talent Metrics

"I think the way companies find people is changing from going to a single portal to leveraging the Web 2.0 platforms. Innovation is in how to bring the reach of a job board and the quality of an employee referral into the platform."
Ranjan Sinha, Founder & Chairman, Summit HR Worlwide

Ranjan on the partnership

Cabot on hiring in India

Cabot on the legal landscape

Ranjan and Cabot on compliance

Cabot on whether employees should be pampered

Ranjan on the old world values (music in the background)

Ranjan and Cabot on company culture

1 comment:

Murali said...


Cabot L. Jaffee, Ph.D.

Chairman, Global Talent Metrics

Dr. Cabot Jaffee is the Chairman of Global Talent Metrics. Global Talent Metrics (GTM) is a leading provider of innovative human resources products and services and offers a repertoire of intellectual property to help all organizations better combat human capital challenges including talent acquisition, selection, engagement and retention.

Dr. Jaffee is responsible for the overall direction of the company as well as the implementation of all products and services including design, legal defensibility and technological advancement.

Dr. Jaffee’s areas of expertise include testing, electronic selection, assessment centers, job analysis, managerial development, performance appraisal, and legal concerns associated with personnel evaluation. Dr. Jaffee has published articles and authored a book in these areas. He has consulted with a large variety of organizations such as United Parcel Service, PNC, Tennessee Valley Authority, Regions Bank, Harris Teeter, International Dairy Queen, Century 21, Siemens and many others.

Dr. Jaffee has been an expert witness in a number of court cases as well as a principal presenter annually at a number of major conferences including SHRM Conference, Selling Power Leadership Conference, Welfare-to-Work Conference, Workforce Development Institute, Real Living Recruiting Summit, RISMedia Leadership Conference, CASAS National Summer Institute, HR Southwest Human Resource Conference & Expo and the National HRD Network Conference/India’s Century.

Dr. Jaffee is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association of Test Publishers, and Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society for Training and Development. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus and TechNet.

Dr. Cabot Jaffee (M.A., Ph.D.) is a recognized expert in the field of assessments, and has created effective HR solutions used by millions of people. He has over 15 years of experience with assessment, testing, and training and development, and has served as a legal expert for the state and federal court systems and the federal government.

In addition to publishing numerous articles, Dr. Jaffee has published “The Art of Managing,” a book that helps people build the skills they need to manage effectively. Dr. Jaffee holds a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree from Wake Forest University.
Global Talent Metrics is a leading talent technology company. GTM has brought the best minds in talent screening and talent sourcing from India, Asia, Europe and the USA to create unique tools and IPs that help organizations in India manage new age challenges in sourcing and retaining the right people. Global Talent Metrics is dedicated to revolutionize how companies source and screen talent. GTM’s technology tools have helped companies, public sector organizations governmental agencies over the last 30 years to find talent that will not only stay with them but perform better. In India, GTM partnered with Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore and eight leading companies and to solve three key problems facing companies today:a. How to find people who would stay b. How to find people who are high performersc. How to find new sources of talent beyond job boards and agencies.GTM continues to invest in a cross disciplinary project that combines research and experiences across industrial psychology, brand switching, predictive analytics, HR analytics, visual simulation and Web 2.0 communities to address these key issue facing companies in India. Overview of GTM tools: GTM is the only company that provides a comprehensive, integrated and proven web and off line platform to screen and source candidates

STARTM(SYSTEM for TALENT ATTRACTION and RETENTION): STAR is a psychometric tool that helps organizations to isolate high attrition risk candidates early in the selection process and also helps in managing their current pool by highlighting risk factors in employees. The main objective is to eliminate cost associated in early attrition and to monitor engagement level within the company to develop a morerobust talent supply chain management system. STAR VISION ™: A unique family of assessment tools that combine job simulation, video, and computer technologies to evaluate the skills and abilities required forsuccess in specific job positions. The Main objective of STAR Vision is to achieve greater accuracy in hiring and promotional decisions by making objective decisions STAR REFERRAL™: A global referral program that extends your employee referral program from internal employees to a broader community while eliminating the hassles of transactional program managementBenefits of GTM tools:GTM through its repertoire of tools provides a robust, multi-dimensional value proposition, one that delivers a wide range of benefits – strategic, operational, economic, technology, human resources, and risk management. Strategic Benefit GTM delivers significant innovation in how a company sources and screens people who will turn out to be highly engaged employees and give the company a distinct competitive advantage. Operational Benefits – The GTM suite has the only tool of its kind that has beendesigned to eliminate high attrition risk candidates for higher effectiveness of the recruitment process resulting in controlled costs, a reduction in the amount of recruitment administration, and overall, a faster recruitment process.

Economic Benefits – GTM tools helps eliminate direct revenue loss and save significantly on indirect costs associated with sourcing, interviewing, on-boarding,training of candidates who could potentially exit before the organization derives ROI from their hire. GTM sourcing tools reduce cost of hiring by 25-60% by eliminatingexpensie agency fees Tools & Technology Benefits – GTM offers the first and only set of psychometric and behavioral test tools specifically designed for the Indian work environment andculture. The core science and algorithms have been used to process over half million job applicants and 20,000 managers by category leaders such as Boeing, Siemens, American Express, Coldwell Banker, Johnson & Johnson, LL Bean and Xerox, as well as government and law enforcement agencies in the selection of people managingmission critical functions. Partial list of Clients using GTM technology: American Express Johnson & JohnsonPNC BankCambridge AsiaKotak Bank SunTrust BankFord Motor CreditLucentToyota Frito LayMax New York LifeUPS GMPrudentialXerox
Ranjan Sinha

Chairman and CEO, Summit HR

Ranjan Sinha has founded and directed number of service and technology companies and in the area of human resources, healthcare services, email and marketing services. Ranjan co-founded Summit HR with the vision of helping CEOs and their teams win the war for talent. Summit HR is recognized as the Top HR Outsourcing Company by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, The Gartner Group and Fortune® magazine.

Prior to starting Summit, Ranjan was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Magnifi, Inc., a Cupertino based marketing supply chain automation ASP with proprietary technology and leading position in brand asset management. The company, which had obtained three key software patents on rich media indexing technology, was sold to Procter & Gamble.

In 1995 Ranjan served as the Co-Founder and President of WhoWhere? Inc., a Mountain View based Internet-based e-mail directory and e-mail outsource Services Company which was subsequently acquired by Lycos in 1998. Prior to founding Who Where?, Ranjan was the President and CEO of Mindshare, Inc a Mountain View based HR services firm with marquee clients such as Charles Schwab, Sun Microsystems, Providian Technology. Ranjan has also held positions of Director of Product Marketing at Lotus Corporation and Senior Product Line Manager at Apple Computer.

Ranjan was named as the “HR Outsourcing Superstar’ in 2006 and 2007 by HRO Today magazine for his contributions to the HR Industry. He is a frequent speaker on various industry panels on HR Services Outsourcing and has written numerous articles on Six Sigma applications in HR and Talent Supply Chain Management. Ranjan serves on the board of Summit HR, Benefit Solutions Worldwide and Greenwich Capital Venture Corporation.

Ranjan lives in Los Altos Hills, California and is active in his community and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Northern California Chapter.

Ranjan has a Masters Degree from the Wharton School of Business and a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has a B Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Summit HR Worldwide is India’s No.1 Total Talent Engagement Company. Summit supports its clients across 7 metropolitan areas in India, 120 cities in the US and Europe. Its mission is to help its clients win the war for talent so that they can dominate the markets they serve. Summit’s award winning Return on Recruitment (RoR) service has won numerous awards and helped 38 companies garner significant strategic, economic, competitive and technology advantages in their war for talent.

Summit pioneered Total Talent Engagement Managed services in India and delivery of talent supply chain across the globe through centralized service centers.

Summit offers a comprehensive, high-quality, cost-efficient service capability that includes end-to-end recruitment services – strategic planning, talent brand assessment sourcing and recruiting, talent relationship management, on-boarding, skills assessment, research and reporting, neutral exit interview and back-office administration.

More effective sourcing, greater conversion rates, reduced time to hire, higher predictability of early attrition are some of the tangible benefits of Summit’s service eliminating the need for job boards and consultants and building an exclusive talent repository.

Summit’s service offerings are differentiated and go far beyond the benefits offered by traditional Recruitment process outsourcing providers. The cornerstones of Summit’s value proposition include

People: Ability to deploy world class on-site team of recruiters that understand management of enterprise class processes and systems and competitive hiring techniques to supplement an organization’s existing HR team

Innovative Technology: TAIDA ™ leverages the power of web community and electronic marketing to help companies understand their competitive position in the talent market and formulate competitive strategy to source and attract talent while providing constant monitoring and connection with the talent community. STAR ™ (System for Talent Attraction and Retention) provides a reliable mechanism to eliminate high attrition risk candidates ensuring organization resources are effectively utilized

Process: Award winning six sigma processes called Recruit Sigma that allows Summit to guarantee results and service levels like time to hire, quality of hire and retention to its clients

Summit has been recognized as industry leader by various professional bodies including:

Wall Street Journal® - Top 10 Human Resource Outsourcing Vendors 2007
FORTUNE® -Top 10 HR Outsourcers
FORTUNE®– Global Outsourcing 100
HRO Today - Top Offshore RPO Vendor
Gartner Group – Top 100 outsourcers
International Association of Outsourcing Professionals – #1 HR Outsourcing Company 2006, 2007
Black Book of Outsourcing -Top 10 Best Managed Human Resource Outsourcing Vendor
HRO Superstar 2006, 2007
Neo IT - Top Outsourcing 100
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