Scouters: Recruiting the Best Talent Leveraging Consulting & Hiring Methodologies

Sanjay Sharma,  Managing Partner

Sanjay Sharma

Managing Partner

The rapid emergence of information, communication and technology in the realm of the IT industry has made it essential for business heads to hire professionally qualified as well as skilled experts to keep-up with the new trends. However, according to Indeed’s Employer Outlook 2018 report, 42 percent of organizations are worried about finding the right talent for their business and almost three quarters are struggling to find relevant candidates. This dilemma has raised the demand in organizations to opt for executive search firms, which helps them to secure the right talent. Helping organizations from this muddle is Bangalore based Scouters, which seizes every opportunity to help clients secure the best talent.

The firm predominantly focuses on the IT industry and specializes in sales & leadership hiring. It engages itself in the hunt for Senior level executives, especially in leadership positions like CIOs, CXOs, BU Head, BU Sales Head, VP Sales, Delivery Head, Sales Head, and many more. Further, as this sector does not confine in itself,
the company also cites expertise in hiring personnel for other verticals like Financial services, Insurance, Retails & CPG, Manufacturing, Automotive, Telecom and others worldwide. Over the years, it has become one of the preferred partners formanaging the talent needs of technology companies in domestic markets as well as internationally too.

We consider ourselves as a career consulting firm where we deal with passive job seekers and help them with career guidance, while catering to the needs of organizations

A Unique Approach
Today, most of the executive search firms focus just on filling executive and high level positions at companies. But what differentiates Scouters from its peer competitors is its consulting methodology, with which it provides guidance to the candidates in making choices about their career. “We are more than a head hunter or executive search organization. We consider ourselves as a career consulting firm where we deal with passive job seekers and help them with career guidance, while catering to the needs of organizations,” asserts Sanjay Sharma, Managing Partner, Scouters.

The firm strives to exceed,and not just meet clients’ expectations. Scouters’ goal with every
interaction is to have people receive what they may not have expected. With a belief that search firms must understand the company and the candidates, Scouters deals with various activities like market mapping, candidate identification, interviewing & assessment and many more, to find inclusive talent with diversity. The utmost understanding of both of the parties helps Scouters in managing the gap between clients and the candidates. Such work ethics are not easy to achieve without collaborative effort. Scouters has attained this by following an open and wide work culture where everyone is free to come up with their own ideas, opinions, and thoughts.

The Scouters team consists of proficient head hunters and specialist recruiters for respective verticals like the aforementioned industries. The firm looks for four factors responsibility, attitude, accountability and stability before hiring an employee. With these factors, it moulds the very best team of Engineers and MBAs in the industry. “Our careful cultivation and rigorous training gives our associates a unique, competitive edge in the recruiting marketplace. No one is too old to learn. Everyone is expected to do so,” states Sanjay. With such a dedicated workforce and headstrong services, Scouters has been witnessing year on year growth of 60 percent and has already achieved a premium & exclusive space in the IT industry worldwide. In coming years, it looks ahead to hire leaders with entrepreneurial skills to further enhance & strengthen the services of the firm.