Executive search India - The Process of Recruitment

By: Amjadkhan
The recruitment process in India is designed in such a waythat each candidate gets the desired job profile according to his or her ownchoice. It involves identifying the vacancies, preparing the job description and personspecification, advertising, managing the response, short-listing, arranginginterviews, conductinginterviews, decision making, convey the decision and appointmentaction.

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The recruitment process in India is designed in such a waythat each candidate gets the desired job profile according to his or her ownchoice. Placing the candidate in the right job profile, in the best company, isthe end solution of most of the The recruitment process in India involves identifying the vacancies, preparingthe jobdescription and person specification, advertising, managing theresponse, short-listing, arranging interviews, conducting interviews,decision making, convey the decision and appointment action. This means that alot of time and resources have to be invested before the right candidate isselected.Most of the follows three steps in therecruitment process:

  • Application short listing,
  • Preliminary assessment and
  • Final interview & selection.

The recruitment process may include a written test to judgeparticular skills of a candidate. In this case, the test should be preparedcarefully, not deviating from the subject. A lot can be judged about thecandidate from his CV. A proper presentation of his CV in an organized andrefined manner speaks a lot about the individual. His mindset and attitude canbe judged according to his CV.Next come the interview, which is an important and crucial part of therecruitment process. The person taking the interview of the candidate has to bewell prepared in advance. Concerns like the location of the interview, the timetable, the structure of the question strategy, style of taking the interviewneeds to be decided beforehand so that nothing is left out and all the issuesare properly addressed.Moreover, there are a few things that need to be kept in mind during therecruitment process. Until the final decision about a certain candidate istaken, it is important to keep in regular touch with the candidate. Thedecision making process should not take very long to avoid the candidate fromtaking up some other opportunity. A candidate should be duly informed once thedecision is taken. He or she should be told the complete process of hisappointment clearly with details of all the documents that he or she needs tosubmit. A record file should be maintained of the candidate for futurereference.The recruitment process must be robust and justifiable and should stand up toexternal scrutiny. Only a good Recruitment Agency with goodunderstanding of the domain as well as the process can perform the samesuccessfully. In India most of the Recruitment Agencies understand theneeds of the clients and of the candidates and they work in a planned way torecruit people.

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