2017 will be a great year for the freshers looking for jobs. These four start ups are a proof
AdvertisementApproximately 1.5 million students in India will graduated from college next year. Some are going into their post-college job search with an extensive resume, while others have no experience whatsoever.
It doesn't matter where you fall on the spectrum but as long as you are enthusiastic about working, nothing can stop you. And given the start up ecosystem in the country in full swing, it’s going to be a great year ahead.
While being a fresh graduate may often make you think that all jobs listed everywhere is for experienced ones, let’s tell you, it’s merely a myth. Rather freshers are the most sought after for many starts ups.
Most founders agree that freshers don’t come with any experience and that is helpful to mould them properly.
Let’s find out more in details.
Co-Founder: Harsh Shah
Reasons for hiring a fresher: A fresher doesn’t have that mental blockage in terms of approach basis their previous experiences. This helps them in bringing forward out of the box ideas which may or may not be of direct use but yes nurturing it further helps reach to a better outcome which may be in terms of product or marketing. Apart from that, they do have a lot of energy and helps everyone else remain charged and enthusiastic about their work.
Employee strength- 101
Number of freshers in the organisation- 18
Chairman and Managing Director:
Reasons for hiring a fresher - We believe that the freshers come with disruptive energy and do not have the baggage of experience.
To offset that we have a small team of immensely experienced leaders who are open minded yet thoroughly experienced. We believe it is a great mix.
I don't know what the market pays a fresher, but we do pay them higher than what they would be offered in very conventional organisation. We give them multi-tasking, leadership roles and enough opportunity to prove themselves and excel. We guide them, groom them for leadership right from beginning. That's the strategy Web Talkies has.
Employee strength- 26
Number of freshers in the organization- 18
Co-founder and Chief of Marketing and Growth: Shubh Bansal
Reasons for hiring a fresher - When it comes to working with a fresher there are a lot of things, which comes in to consideration. Enthusiasm for a first job is higher with new and innovative ideas which come along with them. With the company looking to hire people would also have to pay less to a fresher if compared to a person having a higher experience. In terms of salaries paid to them ranges anywhere between Rs 5 lakhs to Rs 12 lakhs depending upon the colleges they come from.
Young startups cannot afford lots of resources in terms of time and training the freshers before they start getting meaningful productivity.
Employee strength- 84
Number of freshers in the organisation- 0 (will be conducting campus recruitment drives this year)
Associate Vice President, People Operation: Jubin Shaju
Reasons for hiring a fresher - The energy levels and zeal to succeed in Freshers are unmatched. The fact that they lack in practical exposure helps them in learning things faster. Most freshers have a point to prove which means most of them are not averse to putting in their best, day in and day out. They are also easier on the cash burn which makes the value proposition extremely sweet. Startups give them an opportunity to shine and stand out if they perform well and most startups make this quite obvious which maintains the drive in them to excel consistently.
Employee strength – 96
How much a fresher is paid - At Chillr, a fresh MBA/ Post Grad is paid a monthly salary of INR 35,000/- while graduates are paid anywhere between Rs 25,000 - Rs 30,000.
AdvertisementNumber of freshers hired in the organisation - 32 freshers have been hired at Chillr in various roles ranging from Engineering to Business.
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