Meet our lean team
Nikunj leads the overall vision & strategy at Cutshort and enables the team with everything they need to be highly effective. Before Cutshort, Nikunj led top teams at U.S. based venture backed companies and played an instrumental role in the exit of his last startup for INR 110 crore. He has an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur (Bronze medalist). His journey: From building culture to making sales, Nikunj has learned many vital skills while steering Cutshort.
Anubhav is a design prodigy who also happens to be a self taught fullstack engineer. An Economics graduate from Delhi University, Anubhav is the hands and brains behind all that you see / touch / feel on Cutshort. You can also catch him playing the keys in an ambient-prog-rock band, Celestial Teapot. His journey: Since having worked on 2 startups while in college, Anubhav has developed a knack for designing and building world class products.
With 9 years of hands-on experience at various startups & enterprises such as Future Group, Neha leads Customer Success at Cutshort. She is a gifted multitasker and artfully balances many moving things on the go, including the tantrums of her newborn. Her journey: Neha came in from a non technical + marketing background. Today, not only she has learned product and customer success skills, but can also debug technical issues in a jiffy.
Customer success & Sales evangelist
An ex-CEO at an IoT startup that raised funds and posted INR 1.5Cr in revenue, Anupran is a Product person with a knack in analytics and customer engagement. He loves animals (snakes are his favorite!) and has a pet Beagle named Peanut! His journey: Anupran realized the mistakes his previous startup made in key areas like building products & building culture and has picked strong competencies across a diverse set of areas.
With 18+ years of business leadership experience, an insatiable curiosity for business scalability and a passion for solving uncharted problems, Vikash serves as the COO of Cutshort. As an "Undercover yogi," Vikash blends spirituality with his professional prowess, finding inner peace while making strategic moves. When he's not rocking the business world, you can find Vikash on the Tennis court where he serves up his skills both as a player and an astute observer. Game on!
A strong believer of making people's lives easier through technology, Siddhant has been self learning computer science since the age of 16. A coffeeholic by nature, he has been turning those coffees into code while managing his engineering studies. His journey: From a hobby to now a profession, Siddhant loves developing new products and playing with different technologies.
Account Management & Sales
A Yoga teacher, a number geek and a customer advocate, Sweta breaks many typical stereotypes. She may be the youngest member in the Account Management team, but often comes up with insights and suggestions that experienced folks miss. Her journey: Sweta started as a fresher who is hungry to grow fast. In a short span, she has picked up valuable lessons on how to manage customers at scale with data insights, prioritization and automation.
A curious voyager on a journey of discovering his full potential, Neeraj is a marketer by profession and a nerd by passion who loves everything from science to philosophy to entertainment. You can usually find him in the office either cracking some terrible dad jokes or just bopping to some vibey music at his seat. A rookie wordsmith with a knack for rhymes, Neeraj's skills got him an offer to write a song for the Hyperlocal giant - Swiggy, which gathered over 40k views on LinkedIn.
Safir has always been amazed by the magic of technology and is on a quest to take it to the next level. He believes that by the power of philosophy and technology together, he can find the absolute truth of life. A technically sound person overwhelmed by the mysteries in life. His heart is engrossed in the thesis of Philosophy and Psychology, and his poetries never lose rhyme.
A compassionate vegan on a mission to create a better world for animals, Prakhar started as an SDR and has now become an integral part of the Growth and Intelligence Team, enabling the business team and facilitating seamless operations while spearheading the GTM and ABM strategy execution. Beyond his professional endeavors, he has a passion for travel and enjoys playing squash. He dreams of becoming a wildlife conservationist and photographer, driven by a deep passion for preserving the beauty of our natural world.
Customer success manager
When she's not busy helping our customers succeed, she loves exploring different cuisines and looks forward to traveling to different streets, cities, and countries to expand her culinary horizons. She has also taken some interesting food challenges and is always on the lookout for a worthy competitor. One thing that she's absolutely passionate about is her love for dogs. In fact, one of her long-term goals is to open a rescue shelter for dogs.
Varun has recently joined the Cutshort team, bringing his expertise to elevate our remarkable products. A graduate from IIT Kharagpur, Varun is driven by a passion for excellence, not only at work but also in his personal life, where he constantly seeks out the best products to enhance his experiences. When he's not busy shaping creative solutions, you can find Varun on the football field, trying out new tricks, or indulging in the thrill of watching F1 races and cricket matches.
Shounak started his professional journey as an educator, where he taught children in his classroom how to write stories. Recognizing his passion for storytelling, Shounak shifted to Communications and Marketing to make a bigger impact, firmly believing in the world-changing potential of media. Shounak has been a part of a disruptive movement within the education sector and now works towards disrupting the tech talent market using his skills
A frontend dev-eloper with an innate sense of design aesthetics. With an unwavering dedication to creating visually stunning and user-friendly interfaces, Dev creates interfaces that are as beautiful as a double rainbow. Beyond their professional endeavours, Dev is a true adventurer at heart. Fuelling their passion for life's intricacies, you'll often find them on an unending quest, chasing the elusive meaning of existence and, of course, that infamous missing semicolon.
Business Development and Strategic Partnerships
Meet Vishwas, Cutshort's unofficial in-house photographer! Vishwas comes with over 10 years of experience in enterprise sales, international business & strategy. Beyond work, you can find him capturing captivating moments that tell great stories, exploring diverse cultures and cuisines, or in front of a screen lost in the world of his favourite video games.
Alok creates bold and unexpected designs taking pride in being a multi-disciplinarian. Alok has spent 7+ years doing this for a range of clients across industries and love the art of differentiating a narrative through design and visualisation. He is quick - a good brief and he is set to begin. He looks forward to ending my days with a good game of snooker and a quick guitar strum. He is also a budding photographer and exploring the Adobe Suite is his go-to.
SDE Frontend / Mobile
Ankit Negi is a skilled frontend developer with three years of experience specializing in React Native and React. He has a passion for creating user-friendly interfaces and building robust web and mobile applications. Ankit's expertise lies in developing intuitive and visually appealing designs that enhance the user experience. He enjoys playing cricket and indulging in PC games during his leisure time. He finds joy in both physical and virtual challenges, honing his skills and having fun with these activities.
Meet Piyush, a brilliant tech geek with an insatiable appetite for learning and an unwavering passion for creating innovative products that enrich people's lives. When he's not busy crafting flawless code, you'll find Piyush immersing himself in the captivating beauty and tranquility of nature, pushing his limits at the gym, or expressing his artistic side through mesmerizing drawings.
Read about our culture!
At Cutshort, we are building an intelligent and tech-enabled platform that removes noise and connects these two sides seamlessly. More than 7000 companies have used our platform to hire 3x more people in 1/3rd the time and more than 300,000 professionals have gotten a great experience that just works.
Our thoughts and insights in the media
From our blogs
Dear recruiters in emerging cities: welcome onboard!
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The last couple of years have seen some interesting things happening in the HR industry. On the one hand, cutting-edge technologies have found their way into HR software, and the post-globalization internet economy continues to change workforce patterns in a big way. At the same time, companies are struggling when it comes to creating a work environment that makes employees feel nurtured, productive, and creative.
Your context is unique. So should be your interview process.
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Refresh the way you hire.
We are almost in the year 2018. Hiring today is much different from what it was even 5 years ago. Good talent now is busy, distracted and even scarcer, which means attracting it today requires a different mindset.
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Want to join us?
Checkout the following open roles at Cutshort
Note: This is a freelance job (not full time) and doesn't offer a fixed salary.
This role lets you create great career paths for people and get paid when you do this well.
Cutshort has launched Lightning, an Amazon-inspired recruitment agency service for tech hiring. It offers unprecedented relevance and speed to companies, at a dramatically lower price of just 3.88% of CTC.
This is powered by our massive technology advantage and user base of 3M professionals.
Where you come in
While Cutshort's user base is quite large, there are surely candidates that we miss out on. These may not be checking their alerts actively but may be interested in the customer positions we have open.
Now, external recruiters such as you can source candidates for these Lightning job positions.
What will you need to do
- Once we onboard you, we will regularly share with you the job positions where we are accepting candidates from external recruiters.
- You can source the matching profiles, and check their interest in the mentioned role and their alignment with vital job requirements like salary, location, joining date etc.
- You can upload such profiles on these jobs using a simple process we will share with you.
You can choose from any of these two options:
- Get paid on candidate's joining: 1% of candidate's CTC. A typical Lighting job has a CTC of 25LPA, which means you will get INR 25000 on the candidate's joining.
- Get paid early: If your submitted candidate is shortlisted by our customer, we will pay you INR 1000/ within 7 days.
- After you have applied for a role, please complete the screening questions.
- If you are shortlisted, you will be given a short assignment to test your sourcing skills
- A short video interview to get to know you better
If you have questions, you can apply for this job and ask questions in the chat window.
Cutshort has launched Lightning, an Amazon-inspired recruitment agency service for tech hiring. It offers unprecedented relevance and speed to companies, at a dramatically lower price of just 4.99% of CTC.
This is powered by our massive technology advantage and is delivered by experts.
Good news- We are now looking for more professionals to join our team of experts!
What would you do?
As a Technical Recruitment Expert you would enable lightning-fast hiring for our clients using our AI-powered sol. You will be responsible for sourcing, attracting, and helping them recruit for various technical roles.
How is it different from working at conventional agencies?
- Unlike agencies that only source talent from generic databases like Naukri, you would use Cutshort's 3M+ talent pool.
- You would use our LLMs and Gen-AI based tools to find the candidates who actually have the skills the hiring managers want.
- As the name suggests, you would enable a Lightning fast delivery of interview-ready folks to the hiring managers.
- 2+ years of experience in recruiting for technical positions.
- Understand technical requirements and possess familiarity with the skills needed for different technical roles.
- Goal-oriented mindset with a track record of setting and achieving recruitment goals and targets.
- Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
- Exceptional time management abilities to thrive in a fast-paced recruitment environment.
- Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with hiring managers, candidates, and other stakeholders.
The work culture at Cutshort:
We are a small team that believes in
- Working with a few, but only with the highest quality team members who want to become the very best in their fields.
- Having a flat organisational structure with a merit-first, no-politics environment
- Partnering with our employees to achieve their career goals and helping them grow professionally, financially and holistically.
Please read more here: https://medium.com/cutshort/should-you-work-at-cutshort-read-this-to-find-out-466d9086dec6
Read more about our Lightning service here: https://cutshort.io/lightning
Interested? You can apply and chat with us in the chat window.