Tarvinder KaurBusiness Head at Psychometric Assessment of PMaps Published On: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Views 4164


"Life is all about finding game that is worth playing."

Tarvinder is very creative and out of the box thinker. Her abilities to quickly adapt to a particular situation and to come out with instantaneous solutions are commendable. She has excellent interpersonal skills; particularly she is strong in presentations and other business communication tools & methods. Her bio and long career has surely given her the credence that she enjoys today. She comes across to be very enthusiastic with a ‘never say no’ attitude. She had excellent presentation, communication and multi-tasking skills and is well updated on the latest trends.

Currently she is responsible for the PMaps Testing Business. As the business head, she is involved in setting up processes related to business development and product development. She has the knack of taking a project to its prominent conclusion and delivering optimal solutions.

Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.

PMaps Assessment provides assessments and predictive analytics to leading corporate that helps them in hiring candidates with the right aptitude and attitude resulting in better performance ratings and lower attrition.

The right mix of Cognitive, Skill and Behavioral assessments offered by PMaps helps the companies in assessing various traits in the candidate and mapping him/her to the desired job profile and getting the better fitment.

The unique technology – PMaps Invigilator and various simulators (Email, Chat etc) helps the companies in conducting these assessments in the most vigilant and proctored environment and assesses the candidates by simulating the job environment to the best

What inspired you to build the above product/ service?

Allocation of job roles without mapping the competencies of a candidate is mainly seen to be a prime reason of a dip in the performance of a good candidate’ and this candidate leaving the job floor too.

Secondly, money, recognition, fame etc being the different motivators for different candidates go unnoticed since the hiring is majorly dependent on the set of interviews.

Therefore, a comprehensive assessment of a candidate before hiring will help a company and a candidate in appropriate mapping of a candidate’s aptitude and personality with the desired job role

What is your life mantra?

Life is all about finding game that is worth playing.

What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?

Every day is challenging say integrating people and processes for creating solution for clients or handling daily cash flow needs. But specifically, anticipating future customer needs and improvising on existing product is really challenging.

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How did you overcome those challenges?

We handle challenges by keeping an attitude of converting each challenge into fruitful business opportunity. Must note, if you find challenges overwhelming then you should not think of starting your own business.

Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.

Ours is a bootstrap organization. We believe that fetching a new client equals the external money raised through any investor. In fact, each of our client is like strategic investor as they improve our service offering by their valuable feedback and also keep our cash flow running.

How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?

The environment, team spirit, and equal opportunities. To be specific, hiring people in the mix of right aptitude and attitude helps us in retaining our employees. Thorough mapping of job roles with the candidate’s aptitude and attitude helps us managing attrition

According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?

Achievement orientation, people skills and positivity. Achievement orientation is an innate desire to excel in life and postivity is taking each setback as an infrequent rather than permanent event.

Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?

  • Linkedin
  • Whatsapp

Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.

Sense of Ownership and Receptivity

Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.

Taking some more time out for personal life and exercising.

Answer in less than 50 words

One tip to success:

Achievement Orientation

One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:

Having negative attitude

One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:

Sole objective of business is not to make money but to add value to lives of clients, employees, vendors and other stakeholders.

What are your plans for next 3 years?

Plan for next three years will be to make best skill development platform. A unique platform that can assess, improve and re-measure the skills of candidates as per requirements of respective industries.

If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?

Will not leave a chance to socialize more with people from varied domains and align well with people who share the same values.

What are your top three getaway destinations?

  • Switzerland
  • Kashmir
  • Lonavala

Share a quote that inspires you the most.

“You are either the lawn Mower or the Lawn”

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