Get to know us better-Work Culture of the organization

 
  • Date: August 8, 2011, 3:00 pm - August 8, 2011, 4:00 pm
  • Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
  • Type of Event: Pre-Placement Talk
  • Who Should Attend: Engineering Graduates stepping into the Corporate World
  • The event aims at introducing you to the culture, career opportunities and growth prospects at Info Edge. It introduces you to India's No. 1 internet company and also to the cutting edge technological platforms created at Info Edge.
 

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Sharmeen Khalid

Senior Vice President-Human Resource Info Edge India Limited
An MBA from IRMA, Sharmeen has rich corporate experience of more than 15 years in the area of Human Resource Management. She has been instrumental in creating a rich talent pool across Business verticals at Info Edge.

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  • Raj : Hello Ma'am, Thanks a lot for this opportunity
  • parameshwararao.vemuloori: Hi Good Afternoon mam
  • anand: Hello Mam
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hello
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, we are looking for bright engineers who want to make their career with us. we are specifically looking for self starter engineers with positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Devashish, we are on campus on the 4th Sept
  • Abhimanyu: Can you kindly put some light on what will be the kind of work that we will be doing as a part of Info edge Ltd....??
  • Chandan Agarwal: Good Afternoon Ma'am. I would like to know what would be our primary responsibilities if we are considered for the job ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Chandan and Abhimanyu, if you join Info Edge, you will be part of our core engineering team. you will develop applications for our internet websites like naukri.com, 99acres.com, jeevansathi.com etc
  • Puneet Sharma: Hello mam
  • Raj Singh: hi Godd Afternoon mam
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Puneet and Raj
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Saurabh,
    The location is Noida which is the NCR area.
  • sahil thapar: what exactly do look for while interviewing someone for your company?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Sahil, we assess the person on core engineering skills. Besides that we look for good interpersonal skills, communication skills and positive attitude.
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Lalit, we look for excellent engineering skills. Besides that we look for good interpersonal skills, communication skills and positive attitude
  • Saurabh Banka: which technologies are used for the application development?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: We use LAMP technology i.e Linus, Apache, My SQL, PHP
  • ranbir: mam tell me how can i apply for your company
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Ranbir, you can apply at my team member's email id that is neha.misra@naukri.com
  • Kumar Saurabh: Can you please give details of the hiring procedure, i mean number of rounds etc
  • Santak Dalai: what is your recruitment procedure, I mean to say, how many rounds and what are they?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi we have a technical test round to begin with. thereafter there are 3 rounds of interview.
  • Abhinay Didwania: Could you please tell me whether or not i should include some thing in resume for which i dont have a certficate
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Abhinay, could you pls elaborate?
  • Ayush Kanwar: If a company like yours comes for recruitments, what do you stress on more: a good personality or good technical skills or both?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Ayush, good technical skills are a must. However we are particular about soft skills as well
  • Nand kishore Sharma: hello mam, would you also be providing internships ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Nandkishore, we are currently looking at hiring full time engineers
  • Saurabh Banka: is there any short listing criteria for the technical test round?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: We have cut off marks and shortlist students based on the marks obtained
  • Puneet Sharma: mam can you please describe more about the company , work culture, its policies and goals ?
  • Puneet Sharma: can you describe some more about the company , its policies and work culture
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Puneet, we are an internet product company, hence the culture is in line with that. We encourage innovation, speed and flexibility. We are known for our employee friendliness, hence have excellent retention rates
  • Devashish: Hello , Good afternoon , when is Info Edge visiting Bits-pilani?
  • Chandan Agarwal: Ma'am, you mentioned that you would be conducting a technical test. Is the technical test open for all disciplines or are only Computer Science students eligible for the test ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, we are on campus on the 4th Sept
  • parameshwararao.vemuloori: will you recruit M.Tech students also ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, Right now we are recruiting only B.Tech Students
  • Abhimanyu: what will be the growth prospects at Infoedge ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Abhimanyu, the growth prospects are very attractive here. you can begin as a software engr, and get promoted as a project mgr, and later VP engg. You can also choose to make a career in architecture, product mgmt etc
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Abhimanyu, there are various engineering projects related to search, application development, optimization, social, mobile, scalability etc
  • anand: What job profile you will be offering?
  • Haresh Bajaj: What are the various job profiles that we are being offered, ma'am?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: we are offering the job profile of a software engineer. Pls go through our campus ppt uploaded on the firstnaukri website
  • Abhimanyu: I mean the core business of info edge is in Internet technologies....so i wanna know our work would focus on Internet or some other fields like mobile App developement etc ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Abhimanyu, there are various engineering projects related to search, application development, optimization, social, mobile, scalability etc
  • parameshwararao.vemuloori: Will you prefer interdisciplinary branches also?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, since we are a s/w products company, we hire engrs from the following streams - E&C, computers and IT
  • Sharmeen Khalid: we have internal as well as external training programs for our associates. we also support certifications
  • Kumar Saurabh: Is there any bond which we need to sign once we join the company?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, There is no bond that one needs to sign. However, new joinees do sitck on for a very long time even without the bond.
  • Tanuj Chawla: hello mam ... is "Infoedge" prepared websites for naukri.com and all????
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Tanu, Info Edge is the parent organisation and naukri, jeevansathi, 99acres, shiksha, brijj etc are the brands. Our Engineering Team has developed all the websited internally.
  • anand: Please tell me about some of the products?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Anand, we run websites like naukri.com, 99acres.com, jeevansathi com etc. Pls see our corporate ppt on the firstnaukri website
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Info Edge is a software products company in the area of internet technologies
  • ashish: Hello Mam , I would like to know "how many employees works in your company and how many works as SDE" ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, There are close to 2000 associates in our organisation. Off this around 120 work in the Engineering Teams
  • Abhimanyu: Thanks for the info ma'm.....really cleared my apprehensions a lot......... Thanks again...... :)
  • Devashish: Thank you ma'am.
  • Sharmeen Khalid: thanks
  • Ayush Kanwar: is the short listing based on the basis of the technical test only or some weightage to resume is also given?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi,
    Initial Shortlisting is done basis the Technical Test only.
  • Lalit Sharma: Hello Mam , May I know what "Info Edge" is looking forward for in graduates , it want to recruit ?
  • rajesh prasad gupta: what is your criteria for hiering engneers.?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, we are looking for bright engineers who want to make their career with us. we are specifically looking for self starter engineers with positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
  • Saurabh Banka: Will the students from disciplines other than Computer Science and Engg be eligible to sit for the technical test round?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi, We look at students from IT, Computer Science and E&C stream
  • Saurabh Banka: Hello ma'am
  • parameshwararao.vemuloori: good afternoon mam
  • parameshwararao.vemuloori: hello
  • Abhinay Didwania: ?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: hi
  • Tanuj Chawla: on what platform we will have to work??
  • Sharmeen Khalid: we work on internet technologies like linux, apache, mysql, php, Java, Perl etc
  • Apoorva Kumar: hi mam...is there a fixed number of students u r gonna hire from every college(& if yes then how many approx) our this number can be variable
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Hi Apoorva, no, we dont have any specific number from each campus. we will be looking at the best available
  • Kumar Saurabh: What is the yearly turnover of the company?
  • Sharmeen Khalid: We are a high growth and a highly profitable company. For the year closing 2010-11, our revenue was 320 crores.
  • Ayush Kanwar: what kind of questions are included in the technical test: aptitude or computer based
  • Sharmeen Khalid: both
  • Sharmeen Khalid: Dear all, it was great interacting with you all. we look forward to your participation when we visit your campus

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