GrownOut ropes in ex-LinkedIn talent to helm the sales division

Top Quote Chandrasekhar Parthasarathy joins the first of its kind next gen referral hiring company as Vice President of Sales & Customer Success. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 05, 2015 - New Delhi : GrownOut, India's premier online referral hiring Technology Company announces the hiring of a veteran talent in the leadership ranks of its sales division. It has brought Chandrasekhar Parthasarathy on board as the Vice President of Sales & Customer Success. With his well-known reputation for architecting a solid foundation for LinkedIn, he will be utilizing his sales and enterprising acumen to add value to the company's operations.

    Prior to GrowOut, Chandrashekhar began his professional spell with Info Edge India Ltd, followed by brief stints at Duo Software (Pvt) Ltd and before joining LinkedIn and their first sales person to be hired in India. Possessing a unique entrepreneurial zeal, Chandrasekhar efficiently sourced good talent, helping build the business from scratch. He has also worked at Oracle, evangelizing Cloud Software Solutions with Enterprise Clients and managing customers.

    Speaking on his appointment, Chandrasekhar Parthasarathy commented, "Human Resource is the DNA of an organization and how we integrate technology to hire manpower is crucial to how a company functions and grows in today's day and age. GrownOut is at an exciting phase of growth and expansion and I am glad to have come on board at this initial stage. With my background in sales and enterprising, I look forward to scaling the company's operation to achieve new heights."

    Chandrashekhar's appointment follows a new trend that is increasingly being witnessed in the realm of startups. Emerging companies are on a spree to woo global technology and top business leaders with an intention of bolstering their talent pool and to undertake key responsibilities like incorporating diligence, mentoring and track progressing. The shift from a well-established company to startups is being attributed to the value proposition that these veterans seek in terms of new and challenging roles and ventures to boost their career graph. Seasoned professionals after spending over a decade in the industry are found to bring a positive mindset to a young workplace, and are more willing to risk themselves owing to the thriving landscape that startups seem to be offering these days.

    GrownOut works in a unique manner to recruit candidates by tapping the company's existing employees' social and professional connections all over the internet. It also analyses various other information available in the public domain to shortlist the potential candidates' who are best suited for the particular job. Thus, it brings forth a very rich data of professional connections. It aims to ease the recruitment/selection process as it shortlists candidates automatically basis the job description fed into the software to then call them via employees to whom they are connected for the interview. The company has set a new target to go big this year from being a 20-member organization. It will also be launching its app soon.

    About GrownOut:
    GrownOut, a SaaS-based online referral hiring tool enables organizations to leverage the professional network of their employees. It is a technology driven organization, which relies heavily on big data solutions to simplify problems in recruitment. GrownOut is a system to build efficiencies based on your interconnections, and thus simplify hiring. A referral hiring system, which is independent of employee action and focuses purely on the connections, they have across social media platforms. This solution helps reduce the hiring cycle to one-sixth in time and brings down the cost by 51%. Interconnectivity also ensures more affinity to the workplace and referral improves retention by 200% .Envisioned by Sumit Gupta and HarsimranWalia, GrownOut is the best way to tap in the tremendous potential of professional connections. GrownOut is 600% more efficient than the existing hiring systems and is fast becoming the primary source for quality hiring.

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