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HR Business Partner, Employee Engagement, Recruitment, HR Operation.

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
August 06, 2020

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No.***B, Yeshwanth Nagar Main Road, Madambakkam, Chennai - 600126,

Mobile: +91-909*******

Experience Summary Skill Summary

Cognizant Digital Operation (7 Months) Performance Management, Learning & Development

HRBP & HR Recruitment (6.6 Years) Advanced MS Excel, MS Power Point

AVM- Operational Excellence (2.2 Years) IT Recruitment, On Campus Recruitment

PeopleSoft: HCM, ESA & HR MIS

Monitoring resignation of high performers and retain the associates at levels up to Senior Associate and reporting to BU heads (Business Unit AVP+)

Working closely with BU head and understanding the business expectation, promoting the effective implementation of new HR Policies and HR Strategies in Business Unit.

Providing Analytical Support for Skill Gap Analysis, Attrition Analysis and Promotion Analysis to BU; Working closely with BU leads and resolve the employee relation issues.

As a learning partner connect between the academy team and project team for effective plan execute the BU learning needs.

Initiating PIP (Performance Improvement Plan) for low performers and take it necessary action upon it.

Support in driving Participation and action planning for the organization wide employee’s satisfactions scores and surveys. (e.g. BES-Business Effective Survey, MYR-Mid Year Review, YEA- Year End Appraisal workshop etc.)

Put in supplement efforts for driving compliance to each of the lifecycle processes, Department transfers, Terminations, Job Abandonments, LWD updates (Last working Dates), LOP’s and Exit Interviews etc.

Take an immediate action during an emergency, action against the employee misconduct cases and policy violations.

Communicate with own associates and provide assistance on Compensation and Benefits, Relocations, Leave policies and clarify the Payroll related queries.

Working closely with Offshore Talent Managers to manage Operation of HR cycles such as Goal Setting, Performance Appraisal process, Salary revision process, Incentive rollout, Promotion and Job re-leveling (ad-hoc).

Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple managers and employees within a complex business environment, including supporting multiple employee populations & One on One meeting with associates to understand their aspirations.

Involved in full recruiting life cycle & end to end recruitment, Interview, Selection, Salary Negotiations etc…

Induction & Orientation: Taking care of employee induction process and explaining the employee about the policies.

Interacting with the BU Head on regular basis and prioritizing requirements as per the billable effective dates.

Sourcing CVs from various channels such as referencing, company’s own database, Job Portals i.e. Naukri, and networking tools such as Linkedin. SPOC for offer generation and offer status follow up for the entire BU

Recruited candidates with backgrounds including; Application development (Java, Mainframe, VB, .Net etc), Python, R Studio, testing, C, C++, C#, Machine Learning; Conducting Drives, Walk-ins and Personal Interviews.

Arranging for technical panels and coordinating at all levels of Interviews.

Conducting HR interviews to check the candidate’s suitability for the requirement.

Providing timely feedback to the client on their requirements and to the candidates on their interview.

Recruiting people at all levels, i.e. from experience range of 2-14 years for all Permanent.

Continuous tracking of candidates who are yet to join and ensure to on board them within stipulated defined.

Strong experience on salary negotiation and ensure to provide clarity to selected candidates on the compensation break-up

Handled a team of five in absence of Manager. Conducted weekly team meetings. Handled escalations meetings.

Responsible for executing a complete job market research for requirements especially for Niche technologies to understand market standards and availability of candidates.

Staffing service delivery for particular locations and Business Unit. (Workforce planning and Employee engagement strategies)

Working closely with business managers to gather and understand upcoming resource requirements.

Working closely with TSC, TAG, Academy, and Corporate Function Team to maintain clean demand and better offering to associate and Business Unit.

Regular Interacting with AVM PDP (Bench) associates, understanding their requirement find out suitable projects as per skillset.

Understand career aspirations of associates and provide required guidance/support.

Assisting offshore associates their onsite assignment with necessary relocation support.

Tracking of ageing associates and follow up call for all the associates spent beyond 2 weeks in PDP & tracking their status.

Handling the Bench associate queries and clarifying their about Cognizant ADP (Bench) policy.

Participating in the Off-campus (30+) and On-Campus (15+) interview (HR Panel) which has organized by Cognizant Campus Team.

Provide actionable insights by analyzing various employee related parameters to top management & senior stakeholders

Key employee metrics handled: Headcount, Demand & Supply and Utilization

Headcount analysis and prediction

Attrition analysis and prediction

Internal and External fulfillment analysis (TAT & Ageing dashboard)

Employee utilization analysis (Billed & Unbilled dashboard)

Partner with Business-HR team across globe to understand business needs and provide data/analytical support to take decision

Good at preparing insightful dynamic excel dashboards by using slicers and analyze org and people metrics.

Successfully build various excel model to address business scenario like Localization & Attrition.

Creating the Headcount Dashboard and Attrition Dashboard across for all Regions, Business Units and Employee Grades.

Conducting the Cognizant C-Pulse Survey (Business Effective Survey) by every quarter.

Interacting with respective BU HR Partners and gathering the survey questions, which can provide powerful insights to Business Unit Senior leaders

Maintaining budgets and relationships with vendors and consultants.

Creating training programs that are aligned with the organization’s objectives and having a strong understanding of what these are programs.

Acting as the go to within the business for anyone with questions or queries regarding training and development plans

Working closely with various leaders across the organization and having a full understanding of their units and training requirements

Embracing different styles of training techniques, including e-learning, tutorial sessions or coaching

Having an awareness of the allocated budget and an ability to find solutions in order to implement the required training

Building relationships with 3rd party training providers

Managing the development of the HR team from a training perspective.

Evaluate individual and organizational development needs.

Have been recognized Three times as a “Best Performer”

Got Promoted as Sr. Process Executive within one year of joining Cognizant

Received various “Opel” and “WOW” internal awards from Cognizant HR head.




Master of Social Work (M.S.W)

Bharathiyar University- Coimbatore


Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

University of Madras- Chennai


Name Anand Guru V

Father's Name Vala Sendur Pandian K

Date of Birth Dec 17th 1989

Sex Male

Marital Status Single

Nationality Indian

Languages known English, Tamil

I hereby declare that all the information, what is given above, is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Place: Chennai (Ananda Guru V)

Present Organization: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) Period: Apr’2011 till date

Junior Executive - HR (HR Talent Management)

Department 2: (HR Talent Acquisition Group- Lateral Recruitment)

Junior Executive – HR

Department 3: AVM- Operational Excellence (Talent Supply Chain) Junior Executive - HR (Resource Management Group)

Department 4: (HR COE- Workforce Insights Reporting & Analytics)

Junior Executive – HR

Department 4: (HR Learning & Development)

Junior Executive – HR


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