Aditi and Chetan with Ratan Tata
Repos Energy, a Pune-based energy distribution company, aims to establish its presence in all 29 states and eventually, go global. To achieve the same, Repos will be hiring a team of 6000+ team members in the next three-four years. At present, Repos has its presence in 177 cities and five Union territories in India.
The organisation is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic and passionate about their career upheaval with the willingness and potential to learn new skills, adaptability to change whenever required. They are looking for individuals who are extremely passionate about their jobs & most important – A never give up attitude.
Currently, the company is looking to fill 16 different subdivisions. They are looking to recruit in: Technology, E-commerce, Development, Graphic Designing, Content Creation, Strategist, Analyst, IT, and Finance to name a few.
They have an assessment centre with an evaluation matrix’s set up to ensure they hire the ‘right’ candidate – for instance, behaviour/aptitude, job-specific skill/assignments/general application questions. A firm channel of communication and threshold for each of these segments is used. The candidate will be updated after every process within the time span of 24 hours. The entire selection process is of a 7–10-day duration.
Repos is trying to bring a revolution in this sector by changing the energy distribution model. The company is trying to make the penetration of this market easier by bringing fuel entrepreneurs into the picture.
Commenting on the hiring trend since lockdown, Aditi Bhosale Walunj, Co-founder, Repos Energy says, “For us, the hiring never stopped, even during the pandemic. Since the first lockdown was imposed, we have hired more than 100+ people in the past 7 months and got a better grip of the virtual interview process. We come under essential services and the hiring for the frontrunners of the industry grew almost 2X (in team size) in the last one year. Our in-house talent is a powerhouse of skills, knowledge, exuberant talent and expertise, they are versatile and adaptive hence to match their pace we seek for similar calibre or more in our candidates who would be joining us.”
She further added that there are not many companies in this sector. It’s a niche market and thus, the job market is also niche. Repos is trying to bring a revolution in this sector by changing the energy distribution model. The company is trying to make the penetration of this market easier by bringing fuel entrepreneurs into the picture.
Repos Energy’s New Hire Training, aka NHT, is an exclusive training segment curated distinctively for their new joiners. The Learning & Development training programmes are inclusive of induction training, on the job training, job-specific training and other competency-based training.