Poised to become India's largest provider of IT contract staff across focused technologies, levels and platforms

Bangalore, 13th January, 2016: Randstad, one of the country’s leading HR service providers, today announced the launch of Randstad Technologies in India — a new identity for the company’s IT Staffing business, targeted primarily at the Captive or Global In-house Centers (GIC), IT services and Product companies in the country, who are subject to market volatility and are seeking an enabler for operational excellence. Randstad Technologies will operate as a separate brand under the staffing business, within Randstad India.

With an almost ‘Zero Bench’ and ‘Just In Time’ hiring trends catching up in the IT sector today, companies are looking for efficient hiring partners who can manage their talent requirements better, thus improving productivity and employee utilization rates. Being a recognized leader in the IT contract staffing space in India, Randstad Technologies is approaching the Indian IT market with a unique value proposition of providing the IT clientele with on-demand and ready to deploy talent across main stream and niche IT skill sets, in fast turnaround time that sets it apart from the competitors.

Randstad Technologies will operate like a virtual bench focused on delivering the right talent, ensuring regulatory compliance, thereby providing its clients with the flexibility and
capability to service their end-customers and retain their competitive edge. The Randstad Technologies team will explore unique project outcome-based business models and project-based engagements with clients as part of its comprehensive service portfolio.

Randstad Technologies also aims to become a dominant partner for SMEs and start-ups in the country, leveraging its strong recruitment expertise across various IT roles, levels and platforms, with a primary focus on the ERP, Infrastructure, Application Development & Management and SMAC technologies. 

Speaking at the launch, Dr. Moorthy K. Uppaluri, MD & CEO, Randstad India said, “The launch of Randstad Technologies heralds the beginning of our next phase of growth. We certainly are committed to step on our growth accelerators to maximize the opportunities in the market today and to identify the business models that have considerable headroom to scale and be profitable”. 

“The human resource landscape is fast evolving and requires companies to adapt and strategize accordingly. At Randstad, our objective is to deliver tremendous value-add to our customers who are becoming increasingly demanding as they face new talent challenges, especially in sectors like IT. Our goal is not just to meet those demands, but to spearhead the industry in helping companies align their talent strategy to business objectives”, he added.

Amit Dhawan, President, Staffing, Randstad India said, “The road ahead for our IT Staffing business indeed looks promising. There is a significant market in India and by carving out a
compelling value proposition like ‘On Demand Technology Talent’, we will reinforce our brand position in the minds of our clients and candidates. We have reached a sizeable business threshold in IT Staffing to launch the Randstad Technologies brand here in India”.

Globally, Randstad is a strong player in IT staffing, with a robust presence of the Randstad Technologies brand in the North American market. In India, Randstad already has
around 3000 flex staff working with various IT clients.