PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release February 2013

Recruitment Agencies – How They Help A Job Seeker
There 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.[...]

Home Based Job Opportunities For Professionals – An Introduction
Work at home job opportunities, or the so called freelancing jobs, are the newest trends in the job market which is fast catching the fancy of the job seekers. Today you are twice as likely to come across people who have a home based job or freelance, than you would have a few years ago. This popularity of freelancing jobs is due to the fact that they have their own set of advantages, as compared to the regular jobs.[...]

Job Opportunities In The IT Industry
Indian IT sector is one of the rosy sectors that have managed a steady pace of growth in the past few years. After the IT boom in the Indian software industry in the 1990s, more & more IT businesses were established which subsequently spearheaded a demand for qualified techno-savvy manpower.[...]

Job Opportunities In India – An Overview
India is a growing economy & as such 1000s of new job opportunities are created each day for the many hordes of graduates passing out annually, & entering the job market. Though some sectors are witnessing a higher growth rate as compared to others, it would be difficult to point to any particular sector & say that term it as the biggest job generator.[...]

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.

Get The Maximum Out Of The Job Placement Agencies

Imagine the times when Job Placement Agencies were unheard of and the only way you could find a job was by registering your name at public job boards or by going door-to-door, giving interviews. Just think how tiring and time consuming it would have been to seek a job. Recruitment would have been a problem too with a major chunk of companies tied up with the recruiting process. In the present times, Job Placement Agencies have definitely emerged as a better and smoother working platform with their placement services.

Benefits Of Registering With A Job Placement Agency
A Job Placement Agency works hand in hand with employers thus ensuring the best possible match between a recruiter and a job seeker. Some agencies even come with special training to empower you with all the necessary skills for a particular job. Agencies also take care of your job searching criteria like part-time or full-time jobs, role and location to recommend you a job suiting your specific needs.

Placement Agency Must Take Into Consideration

  • The terms and conditions of the job
  • The type of work you want to do
  • The salary package you are looking for
  • The mode and time of payment
  • The notice period
  • Details of paid holidays

You Must Keep In Mind That Placement Agency Cannot

  • Charge you for finding or trying to find you a job, unless prior mentioned
  • Place condition on finding work for you only if you take up their other services that may be paid such as resume writing.

You Can Get Maximum Results Out Of A Placement Agency By

  • Keeping a regular touch with them through mails or phone calls
  • Giving them true information about your contact details and references
  • Making sure that your CV is accurate, error-free and up-to-date
  • Being frank with them about the kind of job you are actually looking for
  • Listening to their advice and making changes accordingly as they are professionals in their area
  • Checking if the agency is indeed effective enough to find you a job

Last but not the least; you must make sure that the Job Placement Agency, that you are relying upon to find you your dream job, has a pan-India presence to maximize your options and also to confirm the credibility of the agency.

Why Overseas Recruitment Agencies Are Important

Ask anybody what they think are the biggest assets for an organization? Whether it is the huge machines, the buildings, the real estate, or is it the furniture/equipment, a company values most among all its assets. If the answer that you get in return is anything other than – ‘the employees of an organization’, be assured that they have absolutely no idea about running a business, let alone a successful one. Companies that have realized the importance of an efficient workforce are the ones that have survived & flourished in the competitive world of business today. This need for talented and skilled employees is common to all organizations – whether domestic or foreign. Nowadays many Overseas Recruitment Agencies have sprung up all over the country, which specialize in catering to the specific human resource needs of companies based abroad. Also, these International Recruitment Agencies are a perfect platform for job seekers to find their dream jobs in companies of international repute.

Need For Overseas Recruitment Agencies

  • The biggest function that these International Recruitment Agencies serve is to find relevant jobs for the right people. Equipped with expertise and experience, these agencies understand the manpower requirements of international job market and ensure that organizations (their clients) are never short of talented and skilled manpower.
  • For companies that are looking for a global mix among its employees, its best to avail the services of Overseas Placement Agencies. With their assistance and technical expertise, a company can find the best manpower for itself, not only from domestic markets but also from international ones.
  •  Landing a job in a company based abroad is a highly competitive process. Even with the right skills, talent and qualifications, many job seekers find it a tough going. This is where International Recruitment Agencies help. Such Overseas Recruitment Consultants usually have a network of foreign clients (companies) among their database; hence their help can take you one step closer to your dream job.

Thus, it can be seen that Overseas Recruitment Agencies are of crucial importance, both to job seekers and organizations as well.

How Online Recruitment Agencies Can Help Employers

The advent of online recruitment agencies has certainly made life easier for the employers. Recruitment of employees has always been a lengthy and time consuming procedure. Conventionally, recruiters place ads in various media usually newspapers and magazines and then wait for applications. Once the interested candidates have applied, the recruiters engage themselves in organizing the received applications followed by numerous telephone calls and interviews. This extended procedure wastes a lot of time and energy.

Role Of Online Recruitment Agency
Primarily, an online recruitment agency draws the attention of the job seekers towards a particular employer. Online recruitment agency prepares a well organized database of the candidates and then furnishes it to the concerned employers. The advantage for the employers is that they get a refined list of eligible candidates. Thus the employers have to shortlist the candidates from a smaller yet competent set. This saves them a lot of time and effort.

Sourcing & Screening Of Candidates
Online recruiting agencies source candidates for employers by means of networking, advertising or other methods. They have professional expertise to comprehend a candidate’s skills and competency.  An important aspect of these online recruitment agencies is that they evaluate a candidate on the basis whether he or she will fit into an organization or not.  This information is then passed on to the concerned employers. This employer specific attribute of online recruitment agencies make them very useful for the employers.

Ad Campaign Services
Some low cost online recruitment agencies assist the employers in preparing their first ad campaign. Once the employers hire an online recruitment agency, their ads are visible in all major job portals. This is an effective promotional tool for the employer besides being an easy way for the selection of candidates.

Capable Of Bulk Recruitments
Online recruitment agencies are capable of providing the employers with required number of candidates in case of bulk recruitments. Some of the online recruitment agencies offer such services at flat fee which saves lot of money.

Recruitment Process in India

India has one of the world’s most sought after Job Markets. With a booming economy and high economic growth, India is the place to be for prospective job seekers. The recruitment process in India is a very comprehensive one and caters to diverse job market of the country. The objective of the recruitment process is to place the suitable candidate in the right job profile. The other important aspects, which the recruitment process includes, are identifying the vacancies, advertising the post or the candidate, short-listing, managing the response, preparing the job description and person specification, arranging interviews, conducting interviews, decision making, convey the decision and appointment action.

The recruitment process in India usually boils down to three important steps, which are Application Short Listing, Preliminary Assessment and Final Interview & Selection. In some cases, the recruitment process may also comprise of a written test, to judge the candidates on specific skills. However, the candidates’ CV plays an important role in reaching out to the employers and making a favorable impression. The presentation of a CV should be in an organized and refined manner. The CV of a person speaks a lot about an individual and the person’s mindset and attitude can be judged according to the CV. The next crucial phase of the recruitment process is the Personal interview round. The interview plays a very important part in gauging a candidate’s personality and all the issues must be properly addressed.

The recruitment process must be just, transparent, and fair. The candidate must be informed about the selection or the rejection. In addition, the decision making process should not take very long to prevent the candidate from taking up some other job opportunity. The candidate must be explained the complete process of his appointment and all the details of the documents to be submitted.

Finally, only a fine recruitment agency will take care to make the recruitment process a hassle free one, therefore, it is imperative to zero in on an authentic recruitment agency.

PlacementIndia.Com – Blogs Release July 2011

How to Locate the Ideal Graduate Placement
With the boom in the economy, many graduates are on the lookout for jobs which will help them in building their career. The graduate degree held a lot of weightage a few years back for getting placed and graduation from a credible college with a reputed degree was considered sufficient for getting a good job.[...]

Placement Services in the Healthcare Sector
Healthcare is an indispensable sector of any economy. There are a lot of openings in the healthcare sector as this sector continues to function even when the economy is on the low. Many people who are trained in the field of healthcare like Doctors, Surgeons, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dentists etc. are on the lookout for jobs.[...]

IT Companies are back with Recruitment / Expansion Plans in Hyderabad
Hyderabad is emerging as the latest hub for IT industry with a lot of IT Companies coming up with their expansion and recruitment plans in the state. Not only the Indian companies but a few multinational companies like JP Morgan and the United Health Group are planning to set up their units in the SEZs of Hyderabad.[...]

Manpower Outsourcing Company in India
Outsourcing is a practice where a company hires or enters into an agreement with an external organization or service provider to perform certain operations or functions. India has always been appreciated for its skilled manpower. It has become a popular choice for meeting the manpower outsourcing requirements of several companies across the world.[...]

Campus Recruitment
Campus recruitment is a hiring technique adopted by many companies where you are selected even before you actually start getting ready for a job hunt. Here, you have a chance to grasp exciting and lucrative opportunities within the perimeter of your college campus.[...]

IT Recruitment Consultant Jobs Just A Mile Ahead
For all those who aspire to get into IT industry, there are superior IT recruitment consultants who offer them an opportunity for realizing their dreams. In today’s times when it’s hard to find an IT job these IT recruitment consultants work efficiently in selecting people with dedicated skills.[...]

Skills & Education Needed for Accounting
Accounting has many career positions on the offer for the people who really are interested and look ahead to make a great career in it. It is wonderful to know about the positions accounting has which are tax accountants, auditors, managerial accountants, public accountants and budget analysts.[...]

About Job Placement Tests
You might have come across the word “Job Placement Tests” and wondered what these test are for. To explain about these tests in general, they are instrumental in helping people discover about their career interests. There is a detailed measurement of your proficiency relating to a particular field determining your area of strength and weaknesses.[...]

Manpower Outsourcing Company in India

Outsourcing is a practice where a company hires or enters into an agreement with an external organization or service provider to perform certain operations or functions. India has always been appreciated for its skilled manpower. It has become a popular choice for meeting the manpower outsourcing requirements of several companies across the world. With the vast pool of numerous recruitment agencies providing the ultimate outsourcing solutions, India has emerged as a popular center for several big names. The outsourcing companies in India provide various services like manpower outsourcing, contract staffing, temporary staffing, payroll outsourcing etc.  This practice is widely accepted because it results in the price reduction of overall project/process.

Who Is Going For Outsourcing And Why?

Large Corporate Houses, Public Sector Companies and Government Organizations go for Manpower Outsourcing when they need manpower for a specific assignment and do not want to hire new staff for brief-term jobs. The major advantages of manpower staffing and outsourcing are:

  • Reduction in the employment expenses
  • Minimization of long term liabilities
  • Retaining the head count
  • Meeting the requirements of seasonal increase in the business

Type Of Manpower Outsourcing Done By Indian Agencies

While outsourcing, the outsourcer should look for a company that can understand and coordinate with the preferences and methods of their working. There are a large number of recruitment agencies and placement companies in India that work 24×7 and can provide the most adept professionals to suit the requirements of large MNCs and international companies. The companies are capable of providing dexterous employees in a number of fields like Telecommunication, Law, Finance & Accounting, FMCG, Education, Information Technology Engineering, Healthcare and Science.

The services that can be obtained through companies offering outsourcing of manpower include:

  • Transferring of ad hoc employees
  • Transferring of contractual employees
  • Project based recruitment
  • In house/on site support of contractual employees

Moreover, the companies also provide staffing solutions to the clients. These agencies maintain a database of the most suitable candidates and are capable of recommending the best ones. The companies through their skill and trained workforce can also undertake the screening and interviews of the candidates and thus provide the ultimate staffing solution at a fraction of the cost that the company would be otherwise bearing.

Therefore, manpower outsourcing and manpower staffing in India is a very productive option for MNCs and other foreign companies. They can avail the most cost effective service and best solution for their manpower needs whether on a temporary or ad hoc basis. So, outsourcing has emerged as a preferred choice of companies for assigning the task to a trusted agency to effectively meet the staffing needs.

Placement Services in the Healthcare Sector

Healthcare is an indispensable sector of any economy. There are a lot of openings in the healthcare sector as this sector continues to function even when the economy is on the low. Many people who are trained in the field of healthcare like Doctors, Surgeons, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dentists etc. are on the lookout for jobs in this sector. If you have obtained a degree in the medical field then you have tremendous employment opportunities for getting employed in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Rehab Centers, Healthcare Centers and other Medical facilities.

Searching for the ideal jobs in this field is not a difficult task anymore. You can conduct an online search anytime and look for all the options available on the portals with classified sections. There are numerous websites that have the database of all the clinical research, medical transcription, medical representatives, hospital management and paramedical jobs. Job placements in the healthcare field are provided by numerous placement agencies which can be best located online through different web portals.

The healthcare institutions usually stay in touch with these recruiting agencies and post the job vacancies on their respective websites. As vacancies arise, the recruiters inform the candidates registered in their database. The job seekers in this field can get reputed jobs with greater remuneration.

Benefits Of Jobs In Healthcare

A range of benefits are obtained with jobs in the healthcare sector which include short-term disability insurance, section 125 cafeteria plan, professional liability insurance, continuing education programs, additional state license and cancer insurance. A professional placement agency provides the facilities for immigration clearance, visa processing, healthcare insurance and more to the international candidates.

To ensure the best patient care, most of the medical facilities prefer trained and qualified professionals. The candidates therefore have to undergo a screening process. The recruiting agencies can provide the most adept candidates whose resumes are shortlisted after the screening. Long-term or short-term healthcare jobs such as- occupational therapist, physical therapist and speech language pathologist can be obtained through these healthcare jobs placement services.

Thus, the placement services in the field of healthcare act as effective mediators that help both the candidates and the job providers a platform to look for and obtain the best opportunities and skills in the sector.

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