Every individual has unique qualities, but that quality can only be fruitful when it is applied in real life. The same thing is also applicable when someone is looking out for a job-change as he/she might have the right skills, but whether they would find a job which requires those skills depends on the methodology they use for job-search. Whether a candidate is fresher or experienced, he/she needs to use a mix of online and offline approach when looking out for a change.
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Along with the core skills required for the job, candidates are also expected to have good communication skills since ‘right communication’ is the key to any business. There are many HR placement agencies in India but you need to choose the right placement consultants who can support you in your job search. There is a growing trend where many small-time staffing solutions demand money from candidates by promising a job. You should always check the authenticity of the HR placement agencies that approach you and take a detailed look at their history. Merely having a well-designed website does not make a staffing company genuine!
Manpower Group, a leader in innovative workforce solutions has been addressing the talent needs of their partner organizations by assisting them with temporary staffing, permanent staffing, leadership search, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). Manpower Group is a pioneer as far as staffing solutions in India is considered as it has clients spanning multiple geographies, multiple businesses (IT Services, IT Products, Manufacturing, etc.) and provides expert staffing services to Fortune 500 companies, as well as startups. It is not a conventional candidate-facing placement agency, but having been in the business of ‘staffing’ for many years, its HR-staffing experts have a deep-level of understanding about the ‘jobs & skills’ that are in demand. As per their research, organizations look for candidates that have the right mix of skills & attitude. Merely having a good academic background does not help, a job candidate should have the quench for knowledge.
As per a report by the group, 56% of the employers say that they can’t find the skills they need. This is because the job market is very volatile and skills that were in demand couple of years back have not lost relevance. As a job candidate, you need to constantly up-skill yourself since ‘up-skilling’ is the only way to stay ‘relevant’ in the job industry. Digital Technologies are playing a major role in creating new jobs that never existed, a couple of years from now. It is advisable that job candidates utilize the plethora of free material relevant to their ‘domain & expertise’ on the internet so that they are up-to-date with the latest trends in their domain. When it comes to job search, candidates should utilize the power of ‘online business networks’ since they can connect with other professionals having similar expertise. There are many employees in an organization that have leadership skills but are yet to take the leadership plunge. This is where ManpowerGroup can bring the transformational change in your organization by identifying next-generation leaders from within the organization and imparting management training programs.
In a nutshell, there is a talent shortage in every industry and organizations try to fill the talent-gap either by grooming internal employees to make them future-ready or hire external talent when they are unable to meet the talent demand from within the organization. As a job seeker, it is advisable to stay ‘relevant’ and employ the right mix of ‘online & offline’ when you plan to make the next ‘big move’!
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