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Smart Thinking For Smart Businesses

It’s a friction-ridden era. Markets are staring at a slowdown and layoffs could be rampant. In fact, pink slips are already around. Startups like OYO and WeWork have already laid off thousands of their employees. According to a New York Times estimate, over 30 global Startups have fired more than 8, 000 professionals in the last few months owning to a downturn in business.
It’s sort of a norm with today’s employers to fire during slowdowns and hire again during an uptake. But this hire-and-fire policy does not bode well for Startups, SMEs and upcoming ventures that need talent, especially at the C-level, in quick succession to churn out compelling results. Startups need experienced hands to steer their fledgling ship through a choppy ocean. From Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Sales Officers, Chief Sustainability Officers to Chief Data, Information, Technology and Executive Officers; C-suite titleholders strategize, manage revenues and operations, and ensure the organisation thrives. …