Need For Placement Consultants

Recruiters, or Placement Consultants, or Recruitment Consultants may be known by many names, but their function remains the same – to bring together reputed companies & suitable candidates. There are many reasons why Placement Consultants are considered imperative in the recruitment process. Nowadays there are many reputed companies in India that have established a niche for themselves in the field of Placement Consultancy. Also, more & more candidates are turning to Placement Consultants for help in managing their careers.

Placement Consultants: How They Help The Candidates

  • The HR department of a company usually receives thousands of resumes in a day, for a vacant position. Obviously the HR do not have time to go through each and every CV, so there is a high chance that your resume will never see the light of the day. An experienced Placement Consultant will ensure that your resume reaches the relevant person in the company.
  • The Placement Consultants have experience in the field of recruitment. They first understand your needs and career aspirations, get a proper picture about professional life (till now) & accordingly find the best jobs for you.
  • By approaching Placement Consultants, you can save on precious time that otherwise you would have spent in sending job applications, attending random walk-ins & interviews, etc. The Placement Consultants also groom the candidates & hone their skills to ensure that they can prove to be an asset for the company they will eventually join.

Placement Consultants: How They Help The Companies

  • Availing the services of Placement Consultants is a smart decision on the part of a business. The Placement Consultants will efficiently take care of any immediate shortage of manpower in the organization. With their experience & expertise, they will ensure that only the best and suitable candidates are forwarded to the company, which saves them (the company) from wasting effort & resources on unsuitable candidates.
  • For the same reason mentioned above, i.e. they select the best of the lot candidates for a company to choose from. The preliminary screening done by the Placement Consultants ensure that only the best candidates are forwarded to the clients. This saves on costs which would otherwise have been spent on scheduling & conducting interviews, selecting candidates, etc.

Placement Consultants have an essential role to play, both from the candidates’ as well as the company’s point of view.

Job Consultancies Bridge The Gap Between Job Seekers And Employers

Even as the population of skilled workers increased and so did the setting up of businesses, the increase was happening in a disarrayed fashion. Placement Cells (wherever one existed) of educational institutes were frantically trying to find the organizations where the students could be placed. The employers on the other hand were also bending over backwards to fill the vacancies. It is in this situation that the Job Consultancies came in and by providing Recruitment Solutions, lessened the burden of both the Job Seekers and the Employers.

Nowadays, most employers prefer to hire the Job Consultancies to meet their recruitment demands. Screening through the thousands of resumes to find the most suitable Job Seeker is not an easy task and requires dedicated efforts. The Job Consultancies screen out the relevant resumes from the Job Portals and hold the initial interviews over the telephone and in person. They analyze the skills possessed by the candidate and the minimum requirements of the Job Profile. If found up to the mark and if the difference between the salary expected by the candidate and offered by the employer is not very vast, a meeting is arranged between the candidate and the employer. In some cases, even the negotiation of salary is done by the Job Consultancy. The employer thus finds the best person for the post.

Job Seekers can also apply to the Job Consultancies and submit their resumes with them. They are then considered by the consultancy when vacancies in the post applied for are there. Thus, the Job Seekers are saved from the inconvenience of going to the companies themselves. Some Job Consultancies also provide Counseling to the Job Seekers or Job related training.

Job Consultancies have become a vital part of the Recruitment Industry. They arrange for the demand of the employers to be met with the supply of the relevant workforce. Thus, they serve both the Employers and the Job Seekers, bridging the gap between them.

PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release June 2011

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Placement Consultants In India

Placement consultants have bridged the gap between the companies that used to be in dearth of talented workforce and struggling job seekers. In an increasingly competitive job market, many individuals find it difficult to cope up with the immense pressure of searching jobs. That is where placement consultants come in, by providing counseling on the right company to work with, negotiating on the compensation and matching the skill-set of the job-seeker with the requirements of a particular company.

Placement Consultants

Who Are They?
They are specialized firms or agencies that act as a link between the employers and job seekers. They are also solely responsible for many aspirants achieving their dream job. They also act as a platform for catering to the needs of both the employer and the employee. The company in need of skilled and talented employees and the professionals with the required skill-set come face to face through these agencies or organizations.

Why Do We Need Them?
These agencies basically have a huge database of job profiles, companies, job seekers and vacancies across all industries and various arenas. So it is highly suggested to approach them to secure a desired position in any company of choice. Consultants also engage in head-hunting to find out the exact match for a particular position, which is very helpful for a company with niche requirements.

Techniques Used By Them

  • They analyze the clients requirement and exactly work upon it
  • They have experts to screen from hundred profiles
  • They conduct interviews to analyze the persons’ in-depth knowledge, attitude etc.
  • They can conduct reference check on the job seekers

Advantages: For Companies and Job-seekers

  • Companies can contact only those candidates who are skilled according to the requirement.
  • Advertising cost is avoided.
  • A huge database of skilled and competitive aspirants is provided for a better selection.
  • Job seekers can easily contact the reputed companies under one roof.
  • Job seekers can register themselves easily for further opportunities.
  • Job seekers can negotiate with the company through the recruiters.

There are innumerable number of agencies in all leading cities of the country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore.

Bangalore offers huge opportunities in IT sectors and many aspirants get an opportunity to work for the best IT companies.

Mumbai is the financial capital of the country thus provides huge scope for the job aspirants.

Kolkata and Chennai have jobs in every sector like Entertainment, Finance, IT, Sales, Media and publishing.

Thus, placement consultants in India are flourishing in every part of the country and dealing in entry-level to top management requisitions and offering a two-way matching process to ensure that the right talent is projected at the right place.

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