Sethna - Online Writer - Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Kashmira Sethna

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Online Writer


I am meticulous , precise , thorough and crisp with my words , my language diction and english speaking skills are excellent . Writing is my passion which was unearthed lately. I want to use it to the best of my ability and make my second line of career. By Profession I am a HR and a Recruitment specialist, with a PG Degree in HR and 18 years of corporate exposure in managing functions from New Business to Operations.

Work History

Partner & Director - Consulting Services

Thought Bridge Consulting Solutions

From March 2014

AVP - Strategic initiatives


From October 2012

Over all Purpose and Accountability

• Heading a team of internal recruitments
• Focusing on Strategic Talent management for positions of AVP and above level
• Managing all joining formalities and hand holding for new candidates including onsite employees

Nature and Scope - This position reports into Sr. Director - Corporate Affairs
Achievements - Managed to closed 30 senior level positions successfully with nil attrition

IMS EMPRESARIA Total Tenure - 6 yrs

Head Operations -Global Migration

January 2010 - September 2012

Overall purpose and accountabilities

• Heading teams and driving business for East Africa , Middle East
• Working out business plans for achieving team targets with continuous business development in all regions
• Manage drive and motivate teams for upgrading performance levels
• Creating modules for process and communication for training and orienting the teams to achieve their targets
• Effective Client anchorage and trouble shooting
• Responsible for business developments across the country for all three verticals
• Manpower planning creating yearly budgets for teams and ensuring deliveries across branches for the vertical
• Designing Incentive structures for the team
• Quarterly review presentations to the Board about team performances and new business developed

National Vertical Head

Domestic and International Business

January 2008 - January 2010

, Ahmedabad , Kolkatta
• Handling a team of 3 Team Managers , 18 Recruitment Consultants and associate consultants

Head Quartered

Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd

December 2006 - September 2012

(Second Largest HR Consulting Company)
4th july 2005 -13th Dec 2006 ( 1.5 yrs)

• Task Staffing Solutions Pvt Ltd (Nationally branded and Leading Executive Search Company )

Vertical Head - Telecom/banking

Banking and Financial Industry and Telecom

December 2006 - January 2008

(Dec 2006 - January 2008)

• Developed domestic Business in Banking and Financial Industry and Telecom
• Hired consultants to work on both the businesses
• Managing Quarterly and yearly Targets and working towards them with the teams

Nature and Scope: This position reports to CEO

Dimension: Responsible for fulfilling monthly and yearly Targets for my team


• Promoted to Head Operations Global Migrations in Jan 2010 and given the additional responsibility for Middle
East team
• Promoted to National Vertical Head in a span of 1 year in 2008 , and given the responsibilities of the 5 branches
• Developed new business and signed up with more then 45 clients , across the telecom and BFSI domain and East
• Developed international clients in East African countries and serviced them in giving them required manpower in the given deadlines
• Generated a net revenue of 65 lacs in year 08 , inspite of the terrible economic slow down in the domestic market in BFSI and telecom segment
• Awarded the best leader of the year 2008 , and given a partnership in the company , with 1000 shares of the company
• Generated a revenue of 1 crore from newly tapped markets of Middle East and Africa 2011

• Managed effectively Turnkey projects with large Constructions and contracting clients Like Bukhatir and
HEISCO for their recruitment drives across the country
• Managed HRO Project for a Cement plant in India with HRO Team
• Worked on some NICHE search assignments for a Hospital in Lagos and successfully closed the positions

Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd Consultant Ahmedabad

Overall purpose and accountabilities

• Handling accounts like Hutch , Tatatele services, Airtel, VSNL , Cholamandalam Finance, Birla Sunlife
Distribution , Max Newyork life, HCL , Sify and many more for their fitments.

Sr.Executive trade marketing

Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Ltd

November 2004 - July 2005

A Joint Venture Between Kotak Mahindra Finance & Old

Mutual PLC

November 2001 - September 2003

( 2 yrs)

• RPG Paging Services Ltd ( A Ram Prasad Goenka Group Company)
21st March 1995 to 1st November 2001 (6.5 yrs)

Qualifications & Certifications

Human Resources

PGCHRM - XLRI Jamshedpur

Mount Carmel Convent High School

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