Monday, July 25, 2016

Inspiring growth for this TA person! "HEAD OF TALENT BRANDING!"

I got a LinkedIn notification this says, ____has a new job! Yes, this person who is Head of Talent Acquisition with an Indian pharma is a now, additionally the Head of Talent Branding as well. It is same company, just LinkedIn calls it "new job!"Congratulations! You made it! Arrived! Woohoooooooo!
Note-This company has a new CHRO (sorry, Global CHRO) and everyone knows who he is! :)
Inspiring growth for this TA person! "HEAD OF TALENT BRANDING!"
Just browsed through her LinkedIn profile. Surprises galore-
A. EDUCATION TAB AT LINKEDIN-SY@@@**#S, PUNEPart time or distance PGDBA - Marketing from SY******# Pune 2003-2005, well known MBA shop in Pune!
This person was working as BD person for a small training firm during 2003-2005 as per LI profile.
Email ID is a gmail address for someone who is Head of TA and Head of Talent Branding too. You have options of keeping both your personal and company IDs on LinkedIn.
Website-Company website- Click the link and it takes you to her earlier venture (a recruitment firm's webpage). sh#t!
C. POSTS- Just 2 that of Oct, Nov 2015. They are not about Talent Branding but yes, one of them about hiring (they call it search, that way it sounds like 'rocket science')
This person must have been a great search person! This person has 30 LinkedIn recommendations and all of them are from the time of her being a search person! Not one in last 3 years from the current company. It's called search. Let's not call it recruitment, I repeat! Mind you 30 LinkedIn recommendations! Can we have some claps?
Now, how many LinkedIn recommendations, this person wrote for others?
Good question! Any guesses, as we all know there is something called GRATITUDE!
Stop counting, err...guessing! IT IS JUST 1 (ONE)! That too to a fellow recruiter from recruiting days! Sorry, "fellow search professional" from a search firm!
Disclaimer:-It is not important, who this person is, it is more important what choices are these million dollar Global CHROs making! Rat race of creating million followers on LinkedIn. nonsensical tweets, which none of their HR team members ever liked or commented, or re-tweeted. Only stunt!
हो गयी पीर पर्वत सी ,पिघलनी चाहिये
इस हिमालय से कोई ,गंगा निकलनी चाहिये
 आज ये दीवार ,परदों कि तरह ,हिलने लगी
शर्त लेकिन,थी कि ये, बुनियाद हिलनी चाहिये
 सिर्फ़ हंगामा खडा करना ,मेरा मकसद नही
सारी कोशिश, है कि ये , सूरत बदलनी चाहिये
 मेरे सीने में नही , तो तेरे सीने में सही
हो कही भी आग लेकिन, आग जलनी चाहिये ।
---Dushyant Kumar

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