Even if you're a job seeker or a business in the process of finding a suitable third party that could support you in finding the right job/people, you've probably heard of Headhunter and Recruiter. While executive headhunters work for a headhunter agency, the executive recruiters usually have a role in business. You will easily confuse them with each other or even with the Hiring Manager. The following article will address some issues related to the job of executive headhunters and executive recruitment in Vietnam.
Overview of the executive recruiter’s position
What are executive recruiters?
An executive recruiter is a person seeking a candidate for a special position that meets business requirements. Talent Acquisition Specialist is hired by the businesses to search for employees for vacancies in that organization. They can also work in the business’s human resources department, or a third party in the HR industry. These third parties may be independent employers or employees of large HR companies
What do executive recruiters do?
The executive recruiter is a person who seeks, persuades candidates to work or become a member of their company or organization. Unlike Headhunter, Recruiter is distinguished by specialization (category), included FMCG, Real Estate, and Logistic. Recruiter's search subjects depend on the needs and competencies required by the company.
Advantages & Disadvantages of outsourcing the executive recruiters in Vietnam
Advantages of using the executive recruiters
Pay by salary, recruitment according to needs - Different from executive headhunters, Talent Acquisition Specialist provides seeking candidates to the businesses that hire them as employees, and they get paid so they will be less aggressive because they don't work to earn a commission. A recruiter can better answer your questions about jobs, salaries, and company culture than offline intermediaries.
Directly deal salary and offer - Both headhunter and recruiter find suitable candidates for the vacancy, but the recruiter will directly participate in the entire recruitment process, from posting recruitment, reading the candidate's profile, and interviewing directly. Some employers will actively search for candidates, but most will post on job search sites or use their own company's website. Employers will regularly monitor and search for people for vacancies in the company.
Understands the company's culture and recruitment process - Moreover, employers who directly work in the company will be responsible for other personnel issues, while those of third parties just need to find the right talent for the position that the company requires. This will make their recruitment scope wider because they can hire professionals from other fields.
Disadvantages of outsourcing the executive recruiters in Vietnam
Only have data of industry - A recruitment department or an executive recruiter definitely cannot compare data potential with executive search and selection firms in both quantity and quality. Also, the attributes in the data technology of a recruiter are not equal to any executive search firm by high cost and time spent.
Network - Another drawback of hiring recruiters is the network. For the executive recruitment Vietnam market, especially in the high segment, networking not only mentions the relationships but also includes candidates. High-level in the companies and organizations almost introduced by the executive search firm.
Don't have a general overview of industries - Because focusing on the internal human resources department, most recruiters forget about the outside market. The employment recruiters know very well about their company, culture, systems, and data. But if they do not keep creating a relationship with other Recruiter / HR companies to know how the market is doing, they will be down back.
Low speed - Due to the limitations mentioned above: industry limitations, data, network, technology, the processing, and searching speed of Talent Acquisition Specialist are also limited compared to headhunter agency or executive and selection firm.
The executive recruiter will help businesses in the entire recruitment process, from posting job postings, reading candidates' profiles, and interviewing directly. In case your businesses do not get pressure about the timeline, then outsourcing the executive search recruiter can be the best choice that helps reduce cost and failure hiring. In Navigos Search, a leading executive search firm in Vietnam, we help businesses and job seekers find the next right party. To meet our consultant team, please feel free to get in touch with us by filling the form on the contact page or visit us on floor 20, E.town Central Tower, 11 Doan Van Bo, Ward 12, District 4, Ho Chi Minh.
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