Pune, India, May 19, 2020: SG Analytics, a research and analytics company, has announced aggressive hiring plans amidst The COVID 19 pandemic. The company will be going on a hiring spree to increase its manpower by over 20 per cent. In the current times, when the economy is going through a slowdown, the company’s hiring plans come as a relief for job seekers. During the lockdown alone, the company has onboarded over 100 professionals, across sectors like Technology, Pharma Life Sciences, ESG etc. through its virtual onboarding process. The company has a workforce of over 700 employees and plans to increase it to over 800 by the fiscal end.
SG Analytics has been following a strict work-from-home policy. The company’s transition to work-from-home is governed by its BCP practices.
In order to help its workforce upskill, and keep the motivation and engagement levels high, the company has leveraged this unique work-from-home situation by initiating organization wide self-development and training programs. These comprise, technical, behavioral and functional trainings delivered online.
According to Sushant Gupta, Founder & CEO, SG Analytics, “The pandemic has affected us all and we have done everything we can to ensure the safety of all our employees who have been working-from-home since March. Even in these times of high anxiety and uncertainty, the employee morale is high, and we are constantly connected through remote collaboration tools to carry on business operations, as well as to keep the engagement levels up.”
The company has committed Rs. 65 lakhs, with over Rs. 17 lakhs contributed by its employees towards relief efforts for Coronavirus pandemic.
SG Analytics will be resuming operations from its office premises depending on government directions. The company is looking at a staggered return of the workforce to the office and will institute measures like regular fumigation and sanitization of premises, mounting of touchless sanitizers at key locations, social distancing and compulsory wearing of masks in order to ensure the safety of its employees.