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Monster India Launches ‘Contract Jobs’ Section

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Monster India has announced “Contract Jobs” section for professional, contractual and temporary hiring in India. With Monster Contract jobs both employers and jobseekers will now find better access to the pool of talent looking for contractual employment and companies that look to hire contract workers, project workers respectively.

According to industry estimates, the Indian organised temporary staffing industry is likely to employ nine million people by 2025 and is expected to grow to represent 10 per cent of the organised workforce by 2025.

“Contract Jobs” is the most recent example of Monster helping employers and job seekers find better by connecting more efficiently and successfully through innovative technology solutions, tools and services.

Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, (India/Middle-East/South East Asia) said “As part of this, specialised sections, such as ‘Women on the Go’ and ‘Career after Career’, will help in augmenting the modern workplace with increased gender and generational diversity by equipping organizations with competitive advantage with varied skill sets, work values, openness to change and cross pollination of ideas,”.
Knimbus Appoints Kunwar Asheesh Saxena
Knimbus, a cloud based information search and collaboration platform that connects creators and users of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) knowledge, announced that it has appointed Kunwar Asheesh Saxena as their Senior Vice President - Product Development & Engineering.

Asheesh has over 14 years of experience in strategic planning, development and integration of enterprise systems. In his previous roles, he has been responsible for setting up the technology roadmap and strategy for diverse business channels.

At MakeMyTrip, Asheesh was the technical Head for multiple lines of businesses such as hotels, bus, rails, B2B and affiliates. During this tenure, he implemented solutions for high transactions sites in multi-data-centre distributed architecture with latest Big Data technologies like SOLR, Cassandra and many more. His international experience in delivering solutions to organisations like EDS,, Accovia, Zuji, British Midland and the Dubai Government and working with cross cultural teams across China, Canada, Europe and the Middle East, makes him very well suited to contribute to Knimbus’s ongoing engineering and development efforts.

ICICI Bank and Aircel launch ‘Mobile Money’
ICICI Bank, India’s private sector bank, and Aircel, one of India’s most innovative telecom players announced the launch of a mobile banking service - Mobile Money.

Mobile Money, designed especially for the unbanked population, will enable customers of these two organisations to transfer money in a safe, secure and instant manner through their mobile phones without getting connected to data services.

A majority of the unbanked population faces hurdles in transferring money due to lack of branches or ATMs closer to them. Mobile Money aims at financial inclusion of such people by offering them a gamut of financial services such as deposits and cash withdrawals, money transfer to third parties, self-reload of prepaid mobile credit, and various utility bill payments.

ICICI Bank’s experience in financial services together with Aircel’s vast retailer and distribution reach and its expertise in mobile network and customer-care centre will help simplify financial transactions for the end users. To complement the expertise of ICICI Bank and Aircel, VISA, the global payments technology company, has been chosen to provide and manage the mobile money platform.

DealChaat Brings Shopping Deals To Smartphones
Ideafarms has launched DealChaat last minute-last-mile deals advertising, promotion and  marketing service for business owners and advertisers in India.

DealChaat is a smartphone shopping app with a vision of upgrading users from the coupon based deals model and to promote the use of mobile technology to shop and make an informed decision while buying. This unique mobile application is all set to revolutionize the ways of an Indian shopper by connecting the users directly to merchants, brands and advertisers on the basis of locations & offers. Therefore, while on one hand the shoppers will have the best deals right at the tap of a finger, the merchants and dealers will be able to attract the attention of the buyers instantly.

The app has so far 3000 merchants/brands in Delhi/NCR region which are promoting their deals on this platform through the merchant web console. The app allows a smartphone owner to get the best deal under any product category near to his/her location as chosen by the radius of search.

VML Qais, Revlon India Use Unique Insights To Engage With Indian Women
Digital marketing agency VML Qais and Revlon India, leveraged social media to gain insight into the beauty habits of Indian woman, before driving a new campaign based upon those insights.
Over a 2-week period, VML Qais ran a series of polls on the Revlon India Facebook page, asking women questions in order to draw insights. The polls were conducted to better understand the mindset of Indian women and their attitudes and habits towards foundation.