Smita Goswamy - Great Companies Women Entrepreneur Award Winner 2023
Name: Smita Goswamy
Business Name: HR Solutions
Location: Baroda Gujarat India
Establishment (Year): 1998
Category : Human Resources and Consulting
Profession/ Specialty: Executive Search | Recruitment | HR Consulting
Social Media: Linkedin
With 25 years of experience in recruitment, executive search, and HR consulting, the all-woman team specializes in identifying and hiring the right talent for the BFSI industry in India. The company’s track record includes assisting in hiring over 13,000 candidates and more than 30 C-suite executives. The company is committed to delivering top-notch services to our clients while fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Unique selling proposition/ competitive advantage:
HR Solutions aims to be an exceptional recruitment partner that builds a trustworthy relationship with its clients. The in-house talent acquisition team works closely provides reliable services and continuously upgrade the technology to meet the client’s needs.
Challenges faced during the journey:
Smita Goswamy had faced several challenges over the last 25 years, including balancing the roles as a mother, wife, and daughter while setting up and expanding the business, building client relationships and teams in difficult circumstances, keeping the company and team afloat during the 2008 recession, adapting to the virtual work environment during the pandemic, and ensuring the well-being of her team and investing in their training and infrastructure. Despite these challenges, she remained committed to her goals and succeeded in building an excellent organization that supports its clients even in the most challenging circumstances.
Advice for women entrepreneurs:
To succeed in entrepreneurship, it is important to believe in oneself and their vision, build a support system, embrace challenges as opportunities to learn, and keep updating skills through continuous learning. Success doesn't come overnight, so it's important to stay focused and never give up on one's dreams.