Recruiters in India are experiencing a very unique paradox- Plenty of talent to choose from but very few that qualifies for short-listing. To attract clients to generate business and to stand-out from the competition, this has spurred the development of new age jargons to put the same old wine in new packing. Staffing Solutions, Manpower Solutionsor Recruitment Solutions, whatever name one uses, the core essence remains the same. Different people have different set of jargons to address a particular service and staffing industry is no exception to this tradition. As far as Indian Staffing and recruitment industry is concerned, there are four main solutions- Permanent staffing,Contract staffing, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Executive search. There are many other customized recruitment solutions being offered by staffing companies but the major part of pie is shared by permanent staffing and contract staffing.
As per the definition available on internet, “permanent staffing is the process of bringing together a job seeker and a prospective employer for the purpose of a traditional employment relationship, for a fee”. It also refers to the process of arranging such a relationship.
Permanent staffing has grown on the back of growth in key industries such as IT, FMCG, with large MNCs entering into Indian market and expanding their presence. In recent past, emergence of many new internet and cloud based technologies has also led to increase in demand of skillful permanent employees....Continue Reading