Monday, September 22, 2008

R. Kannan

"Assessing workforce is important at various stages, such as when they come on board, when they work, and when they exit. Such assessments can unlock value, both for the companies and the individuals."

R. Kannan, Founder, Assesspeople

September 22, 3 pm

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Murali said...


Assesspeople formerly known as CAREERSINDIA founded by Mr.R. Kannan is the first Indian company to adopt Internet Technologies to deliver workforce assessment services. Mr. N.S Raghavan, the co-founder of Infosys had invested in the company through his investor arm Nadathur Holdings and Investments.

Assesspeople caters to niche areas of the Human Resource that includes testing and assessment. Companies authorize Assesspeople to conduct the first round of aptitude and skill tests. To realize workforce value, Assesspeople implements causal research projects through assessment of aptitudes, abilities, skills, behaviors, competencies, knowledge, morale, attitude and work values. Assesspeople is also the first company to develop and validate “soft skill” assessment for the Indian industry.

Their services are focused to impart growth solutions, hiring solutions and retention solutions. Growth solutions help in providing well-defined and focused action for improved performance of an individual. Hiring Solutions identify the right person for the right job and cuts down loss of productivity created by unsuccessful people. Retention solution helps in retaining top performers within the organization by conducting a series of surveys with employees.

They are also the first to launch an online career assessment service for students through “Careersmart” that helps students in the preparation of a dream job.

Some of their clients include: American Express, Canon, Citigroup, Hewitt, Kotak Life Insurance, Mahindra & Mahindra, Raymond, Saint Gobain, Siemens, Sify, Standard Chartered, Sutherland, Tata Consultancy Services and Airtel. The partners of AssessPeople are Nadathur Holdings & Investments, Bigby Havis & Associates, Reliance World, Bharathiar University, Wockhardt Hospitals.

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Principal Consultant
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