Core Functions Of Overseas Placement Consultants

Core Functions Of Overseas Placement ConsultantsDo you dream of working abroad? Do you want to expand your horizon and touch the zenith of international success?
To start with, you need an excellent Overseas Placement consultant. WHY? Well, because applying for jobs and bagging one in India itself is not easy today. Do you think getting hired for an overseas company will be easy?  NO. But, don’t worry, International Manpower Recruitment Agencies will not only help you get noticed but they will also provide other services like Visa application, documentation, etc.

Core Functions Of Overseas Placement Consultants

  • Streamlining Job Opportunities For Students: These agencies streamline job prospects and opportunities for students and help them get hired by the completion of their studies. This saves a lot of time spent in job search by students.
  • Hiring Eligible Candidates For Overseas Companies: Overseas Placement Consultants perform the function of filtering and providing competent candidates for overseas companies.
  • Performing A Systematic Recruitment That Involves A Chain Of Complex Tasks: Recruitment Of Manpower For International Companies involves performing various complex tasks like strict background checks, legal clearance, etc. International Manpower Recruitment Agencies perform all these tasks in a systematic manner.
  • Improving Candidate’s Chances Of Getting Hired: These agencies facilitate the chances of candidates getting hired by helping them modify or update their CVs in accordance to the company’s requirements & criteria.
  • Visa Application: Overseas Placement Consultants also assist selected candidates in Visa application.
  • Assistance In Acquiring Work Permit: Other services provided by these agencies also include Assistance In Acquiring Work Permit. Without a Visa and a work permit, you will not be allowed to leave the country forget entering international boundaries!

So, if you are planning to work beyond the national borders, make your task quicker, easier and systematic by taking services from reputed Overseas Placement Consultants Or International Manpower Recruitment Agencies. These agencies will guide you and help you live your dreams without taking much pain. For the best results, you ought to rely on professionals, and an Overseas Placement Consultant can just be the right person in this regard.

Recruitment Agencies – How They Help A Job Seeker

piThere will hardly be any person who has not heard of Recruitment Agencies, or are unaware of what they do. This is especially true of professionals, who may have encountered these recruitment agencies at one point or other in the phase of their careers. If you are an active job seeker, you will definitely have approached them, or come across them, at one point or other. Still, for those who do not have any idea about Recruitment Agencies, & what they do, this brief introduction will help you understand what they are all about.

Recruitment Agencies – A Brief Introduction
Also known as Placement Consultants, Recruitment Agencies are basically companies which specialize in matching the right candidate to the right job. They may be working on behalf of the client or they be working for the candidate, or both at the same time. Nowadays, many big and small companies have realized the advantages of hiring a Recruitment Agency to take care of the manpower demands. One of the biggest benefits of hiring the recruitment agency is that the employer is able to save precious time, which would otherwise have been wasted on advertising vacancies, conducting interviews, short listing, final interviews, & so on. What about the job seekers? How do they benefit from approaching a Placement Consultant?

Recruitment Agencies – Why They Are Important For A Job Seeker?

  •    From a job seeker’s perspective, Placement Consultants are an important part of the job search strategy. Approaching an expert consultant can help in making the task of finding a job simpler & less time consuming for a job seeker.
  •    There are basically two kinds of Recruitment Agencies – ones that have expertise in finding the best candidates for specialist roles, & the second kind which offer services to all kinds of job seekers, ranging from freshers to experienced professionals. As per the requirement of a job seeker, they can approach the most suitable Placement Consultants to find themselves a perfect job.
  •   Many multinationals & other reputed companies have exclusive arrangements with particular Recruitment Agencies. Also, many companies prefer directly approaching the consultants for suitable candidates, rather than advertising the vacancies. In such cases, the job seeker can benefit from approaching the right consultant.

As a job seeker, your dream job can easily become the reality with the help of the right Recruitment Agency.

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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.

Role Of Placement Consultants In The Job & Recruitment Industry

The job industry is facing a lot of competition along with the growth of society and the need for qualified manpower. Unlike the old days, today there are many options for the same and with the advent of internet this process has become easier and user-friendly. The search for the right job sometimes makes the seekers run here & there and this is where the Placement consultants come in, by acting as a platform between them and the premier hiring companies. But what exactly are such agencies, what is their role and method of working? Moreover, how are they lending a helping hand to millions of career hopefuls in starting with their first job or in career succession? This write-up delves deep to answer all these questions so that you can know more about them.

What Are Placement Consultancies?

A Placement Consultancy or a Recruitment firm acts as a link between the companies that offer jobs in various arenas and the job-seekers. They also help reduce the clutter and streamline the manpower hunting for the companies no matter how big or small. They act as a guide to the job-seeker to guide them with their career prospects.

Their Role In Placements

Many companies hire these recruitment firms or agencies to help them find the right qualified candidate to join their company. Job seekers in turn, contact these recruitment firms to apply for the right job. Today, these agencies have expertise in this domain and offer specific solutions for different needs and purposes.

Their Nature Of Work

  • They work for large, medium, small scale companies
  • They have a huge database of job vacancies as per salary offered, experienced or fresher, responsibilities, industry-wise etc.
  • Resource-This is built over a period of time. They refer these databases and contact the registered candidates.
  • Job seekers contact these agencies through different mediums such as phone calls, emails, direct walk-ins and get themselves registered.

Then the wait begins for the candidates to get calls from these agencies. Job seekers highly rely on these agencies for the interview calls.

Lending A Helping Hand

  • They help the aspirants to solve the issues related to their career and job.
  • They suggest the best available alternatives and solutions related to your queries.
  • They also provide trainings to the aspirants. These may be related to job interviews or personality development. These trainings have helped many professionals to perform better in the toughest situation.
  • They also keep a contact with successfully placed candidates to keep a track of the complaints and needs of the former.

In the present scenario, with the growth of many industries and corporate sectors, these agencies provide end-to-end hiring solutions. Thus, acting as a platform they bridge the gap between the leading companies and the career aspirants.

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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.

Placement Consultants: Your Perfect Aide

Do you feel that you are alone in the challenge of finding your dream job? Well, if you felt so, then you maybe wrong. There are several professional organizations, which are dedicatedly working 24 x 7 to help in the process of recruitment. Yes, we are talking about Placements Consultants that are bridging the gap between the leading companies and the most wanted talent in the market.

Who are Placement Consultants?
Placement Consultants are professional firms, which help in bringing the employers and employees closer and thereby offer the companies skilled manpower, and the job seekers their ideal dream job.

Why Placement Consultants?
Placement Consultants have huge database of companies, job profiles and vacancies across all industries and various verticals. Therefore approaching a placement consultant is the right way in your endeavor to find your ideal job.

The Methodology Includes:

  • In- depth analysis of the clients’ requirement
  • Expert level screening process
  • Skill assessment through in-depth personal interview
  • Reference checks of the candidates before hand

Advantages of Approaching Placement Consultants

For Companies

  • Approaching  candidates with exact skills that is required by a company
  • Emphasis on HR than recruitment process thus provides higher productivity
  • Saves the cost spent on advertising
  • Offers a competitive and larger pool of candidates for better selection

For Job Seekers

  • Easy contact with prominent organizations
  • Negotiation facilities provided by the recruiters
  • Registration opens the door towards many opportunities at one place

Placement consultants streamline the recruitment process and provide pre-screened candidates to the companies. While this important function is taken care of, the companies can focus on other departments as well to achieve their objectives. With the latest recruitment tools at their disposal, placement consultants have emerged as a reliable source across diverse industrial sectors.

Significant Role of Placement Consultants In Recruitment Industry

The existence of a Placement Consultants in the Recruitment Industry has given a new hope to both recruiters as well as job seekers. Placement Consultant is a term that was coined for the middleman who matches a job vacancy with the right candidate, as per the requirements of the company. The services offered by Placement Consultants are designed to meet the expectations and requirements of the company by providing them an eligible candidate.

Recruitment Industry, which is one of the highly competitive industries of the world today, is expanding its roots by efficiently meeting the manpower requirements of the society. Experiencing growth at an accelerated pace, this industry provides a platform to the job seekers and employers to meet and bridge the demand-supply gap.

How Do The Consultants Work?

  • Manage different databases of jobseekers and employees as per their eligibility and requirements, respectively
  • Collect and brief the profile of the job such as job responsibilities, desired experience, remuneration etc
  • Go through the database of job seekers registered with them
  • Update database on a day-to-day basis
  • Contact Job seekers via phone, email, walk-ins, etc.
  • Arrange interviews at a convenient place
  • Inform job seekers about the interview schedules and prepare them for the same

Role Of A Consultant For A Employer

  • Give updates about the latest demands in their sector in terms of skills and qualifications
  • Provide candidates as per their requirements
  • Arranging scheduled interviews as per the convenience of the HR manager
  • Help in coordination with the candidates
  • Brief the candidates about the company and its requirements
  • Make the task easier by clearing the subsidiary doubts

How To Identify A Good Consultant?

  • Good inter-personal & communication skills
  • Gauges potential suitability of a candidate for particular job role
  • At the initial stages, handles the responsibilities of the project along with a clear understanding of the terms of employment
  • Maintains follow-ups with the candidate in regard to their progress in the hiring process and even after placement

Placement Consultants have bridged the gap in between the job-seeking candidates and the recruiters by providing countable services in the Recruitment industry. They are not just helpful in matching the company’s requirements for a particular vacancy with the candidate’s profile but also help in briefing the job role, qualification eligibility, salary compensation, etc. that saves a lot of time and money for both parties.

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