Posts Tagged ‘HR’

3 attributes for jobseekers today & the future according to Virtusa COO, Keith Modder

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

In this fast-paced, fast-changing world, what are the attributes that employers look out for in potential employees? Here are three that Chief Operating Officer of Virtusa – Keith Modder – looks out for when he recruits.

Roger Keith Modder has been an Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Virtusa Corp since May, 2011. Photo: Virtusa.

Roger Keith Modder has been an Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Virtusa Corp since May, 2011. Photo: Virtusa.

Virtusa is a global IT consultancy & outsourcing services corporation headquartered in the US with offices across four continents and delivery centers in around the world.

The company’s COO, Keith Modder was in Singapore yesterday to inaugurate the opening of a new technology centre at its regional headquarters here.

One of the aims of enlarging the billion-dollar company’s business footprint is to enhance recruitment of local talent by tapping into the talent pool generated by the universities here.

I spoke with him when he was in Singapore and he shared his thoughts (see below) on what he looks for in a potential employee.

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Book: PageUp People launches “Talented Southeast Asia”

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Talented Southeast Asia is dedicated to talent management trends and challenges in this region.

Talented Southeast Asia addresses the key talent management challenges for organisations conducting business in Southeast Asia, and provides a framework to help them attract and retain talent, increase workforce productivity and achieve regional business goals.

Talented Southeast Asia addresses the key talent management challenges for organisations conducting business in Southeast Asia, and provides a framework to help them attract and retain talent, increase workforce productivity and achieve regional business goals.

The new book addresses key challenges and the future outlook for employers consolidated from over 100 interviews conducted over a 12 month period with business and human resource (HR) leaders.

Co-Author Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith is Senior Vice President – Global Research, at PageUp People.

Co-Author Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith is Senior Vice President – Global Research, at PageUp People.

Over 50 companies including Bosch, BHPBilliton, Deloitte, Dentsu Aegis Networks, DHL, Mastercard, Olam International, Pandora, and Smiggle, participated in the interview process, across six major countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Participating firms are global corporations with a significant presence in two or more of these ASEAN 6 countries.

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