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Here’s how talent evaluation company Aspiring Minds quantifies employability to bridge skill gaps

July 30, 2019

To address unemployment among Indian youth, Government initiatives such as Skill India and National Skill Development Mission under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) have been working to empower them with skill sets to make them more employable. But how does one define employability? At a macro level, it is largely an abstract concept. Employers may all have…

HDFC Bank launches Future Bankers programme with Manipal Global Academy

July 4, 2019

The bank intends to hire 5,000 such professionals over the next two to three years Private sector lender HDFC Bank in partnership with Manipal Global Academy of BFSI (MGA-BFSI) has launched the ‘Future Bankers’ programme. The one-year course costing Rs 3.3 lakh (plus taxes), once completed guarantees placement with HDFC Bank. The starting salary for the job is…

Aspiring Minds Launches AI-assisted Live Interviewing Technology to Revolutionize Talent Evaluation

June 25, 2019

Aspiring Minds will showcase its one of a kind AI powered interviewing technology – SmartMeet at SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2019 on June 23-26th. SmartMeet, an AI-powered Live Interviewing tool is designed to deliver a real-life interview experience on your computer or laptop. Whether using this live interviewing platform for a conversational interview or to evaluate…

Aspiring Minds’ Announces First List of Colleges for National Employability Award 2019

June 19, 2019

New Delhi, June 04, 2018: Aspiring Minds has announced the first list of colleges to be awarded the National Employability Award 2019 for being among the Top 10% engineering campuses nationally or in their respective state. The awards started in 2012 by Aspiring Minds, are the only awards given on the basis of actual performance…

Aspiring Minds Appoints Dr. Richard D. Roberts Principal Scientist to Drive Company’s AI-powered Assessment Solutions

June 19, 2019

Former Educational Testing Service (ETS) and ACT veteran will help evangelize talent assessment product and research. SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, USA, March 13, 2019 / — Aspiring Minds Appoints Dr. Richard D. Roberts Principal Scientist to Drive the Company’s AI-powered Assessments Solutions. Former Educational Testing Service (ETS) and ACT veteran will help evangelize talent assessment product and research.…

US has a much higher proportion, almost four times, of engineers who can code – Aspiring Minds National Employability Report- Engineers, 2019

June 19, 2019

No significant improvement in employability of Indian engineers in the last seven years, huge gap in new-age skills   New Delhi, 13 Mar, 2018: The employability of Indian engineers continues to be painfully low with over 80% engineers unemployable for any job in the knowledge economy, reveals Aspiring Minds’ National Employability Report. The first large…

Aspiring Minds acquires BestHire, LLC and welcomes Dr. Fred Rafilson as Chief I/O Psychologist

June 19, 2019

Employee litigation specialist and former co-founder and CEO of I/O Solutions to spearhead test design and compliance   Aspiring Minds is on the cutting-edge of applying AI in assessments and continues to stay at the forefront using AI and psychometrics to better predict successful employees.” — Dr. Fred Rafilson, Chief I/O Psychologist   SAN JOSE,…

Aspiring Minds Announces Advanced Accessibility Features

June 19, 2019

New features ensure talent assessments are accessible for people with disabilities and help businesses expand their talent pool.    May 29, 2019—San Jose, Calif.—Aspiring Minds, a global leader in AI powered talent assessments and interviewing technology announced today a suite of advanced accessibility features enabling its talent assessments and interviewing tools to be more accessible…

Aspiring Minds in Forbes India

June 19, 2019

The Economist Endorses Aspiring Minds National Employability Report

June 19, 2019

New Delhi, September 29, 2012: Aspiring Minds’ National Employability Report for Engineers 2011 has hogged the international limelight with a coverage from the prestigious publication The Economist. Shedding light on the burgeoning skill-gap, a byproduct of the prevailing education system, which impedes growth in various sectors of the Indian economy, the international weekly says the…