TimesJobs.com trains recruiters in millennial headhunting techniques for the startup age

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The TimesJobs Recruiter Skill Certification Program strips away the many layers under which the recruitment role has got buried and sharply focuses on the core skills that make it relevant and critical in today’s fast-paced start-up economy.


July 7, 2015: The Millennial Generation is online, ambitious, impulsive and very smart. Recruiting the best and the brightest of this generation, requires a new skill set. TimesJobs has launched the Recruiter Skill Certification Program (RSCP), in association with Triedge, to help recruiters deconstruct roles, examine its varying facets, and gain insights & knowledge that help them deliver results.


Vikas Verma, Head of Product & Marketing, TimesJobs.com explains “Recruiters are the matchmakers of the employment market – they need to study both the employer’s corporate culture and the employee’s profile and make an accurate assessment of the compatibility between the two – this is critical in ensuring the success of a placement. This accuracy of assessment can be sharpened considerably by doing TimesJobs RSC Program.


HR Manager Nicoly Gupta who benefited from RSCP training affirms the veracity of the course, “The program starts by providing a bird’s eye view and then takes steps in recruitment in detail. Lots of exercises are included which kept up the pace and also enabled better understanding. The training included lots of examples for the Information and Technology Industry.


Over 300 participants from 150 organizations, including the reputed names of IL&FS Technologies, Mercer, AbsolutData Research & Analytics have already participated in close to 20 RSC programs already conducted.  Snapshots from these workshops can be seen here – http://on.fb.me/1C1Cx7L


HR Admin at Bechtel India, Ashish Bagga says that while the pace is fast, this training program provides “a holistic view of the recruitment lifecycle” in doing so, TimesJobs.com RSCP helps recruiters gain perspective into expressed and unexpressed needs and opinions and improves effectiveness to engage, convince, and build relationships with both clients and candidates.


Another participant, Amit Sethi, Manager HR, Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets agreed that the training had greatly enhanced his day-to-day performance by providing practical training on establishing a search framework, examining “where” to go looking for the right talent, getting to know “who” is that right fit and how to increase efficiency by utilizing the latest technologies and media for recruitment.


Masroor Ahmed added that the course provided him with new methods and insights into the use of social media in recruitment. Prashant Varshney also felt he could apply what he learned directly to his current project. Swati from Spectrum Talent shares her views on the Recruiter Skill Certification Program in this video  – https://youtu.be/3FoXGw7jUbQ


The TimesJobs.com Recruiter Skill Certification Program (RSCP) is an experiential workshop that recreates the dynamic recruitment environment with the use of videos, live exercises, demos, role-plays and case studies to enhance recruiter performance.


The RSC program trains recruiters to hone their professional skills, covering the full range of topics, including –

> Understanding job and profile contexts,

> appreciating and incorporating view points of different stakeholders,

> getting an insider’s view of how the business and roles correlate,

> refining and decoding job descriptions,

> understanding and prioritizing the competencies required in the candidate,

> using search tools innovatively to reach that hard to find ‘perfect candidate’,

> conversing, evaluating, and convincing candidates, and

> getting that elusive ‘wow factor’ HR and Line managers are always looking for.


TimesJobs.com is conducting these two-day intensive RSCP workshops in Delhi and Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata with plans for additional sessions in Pune and Ahmedabad. Additional details are available on the TimesJobs.com website


About TimesJobs.com:


TimesJobs.com, India’s leading career and recruitment portal, is one of the best-selling online ventures of the Times of India Group. Conceived and launched in 2004, TimesJobs.com currently has a candidate database of more than 20 million registered job-seekers across levels and functions who clock-in over 40 million page views a month.


TimesJobs.com is helping professionals make smarter career decisions by positioning itself as an engagement platform and knowledge resource for insights, information, analysis and opinions on the recruitment market.


Well-known for its product innovations and unmatched deliverables, TimesJobs.com has pioneered the platforms of:

– JobBuzz.in for candidate engagement with company reviews and ratings

– TechGig.com as India’s leading IT network for careers, coding and competitions

– StepAhead for career assessment and enhancement services

– RecruiteX as the definitive demand and supply recruitment index

– The TJinsite knowledge series and a lot more.


TimesJobs.com serves a corporate customer base of more than 25,000 clients from across the globe. It has been serving clients like HCL, IBM, Yamaha, Godrej, HSBC, Mahindra, Bajaj Allianz, TCS and Thomson Reuters to name a few.