We Compete With Ourselves, says talent21’s CEO Gurinderpal Singh
The CEO Magazine ● New Delhi
Mr. Gurinderpal Singh, CEO of talent21, has over eighteen years of experience in corporate world at various leadership positions across different geographies. He founded talent21 in 2010 with a distinguishing vision to assist clients in acquiring leadership talent through outstanding research capabilities and access to global talent pool. Headquartered in India, the company is young and fast growing executive search organizations, having offices in Hyderabad, Bangalore, New Jersey and Dubai.
This organization operates through a matrix structure (organized by geography), industry specialization and functional expertise as well as by additional leadership services. talent21 helps clients thorough assessment methodology and in depth reference checking. At talent21 the consultants are committed to provide highest level of service, delivering utmost expertise, results in the acquisition and development of world-class leadership teams.
Proving their excellent capability in Professional Services, Business Consulting and HR Process reengineering, talent21 has created foot marks in The Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and China. Their global presence allows them to serve companies around the world – covering all the major industry sectors. Their clients, whether large or small, global or local, benefit greatly from this structure as they have access to the most relevant resources and relationships wherever clients may exist. This enables talent21 to understand clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries thoroughly. Sixty employees of talent21 are encouraged to challenge opinions and ideas, and to push the boundaries of what is possible. As the Managing Partner, Mr. Dhanu Laxmi heads operation and delivery teams in India. talent21 owing to its growth in recent times, has set its mission be global organization in the field of recruitment and business consulting.
“ talent21 endeavors continually to surpass client and candidate expectations. Our consultants are committed to providing the highest level of service, delivering utmost expertise and results in the acquisition and development of world-class leadership teams, we are proud to apply the ethics, and standards prescribed,” talent21 expressed.
“ We have implemented these guidelines with our own stringent quality standards and procedures in our everyday working processes and procedures. This way we are able to guarantee that each and every one of our offices meets a specific standard of service excellence. Merely implementing these measures is not enough as we strive for not only client satisfaction but also client loyalty – that is why each of our offices conduct a quality performance review after completion of our searches. The results are published annually. We are proud to say that more than three quarters of our clients have indicated that they will use our services again and have given us the highest rating in our surveys, ” the company added.
2010 Started with one person with an office
2011 20 members in Hyderabad
2013 Started office in Bangalore, Team of 30
2014 Started in USA, Team of 40
2015 Started in UAE , Team of 60
Talent21 assists and advises a large number of clients from different sectors. One of their client was faced the challenge of strengthening the team for their startup to a substantial figure of 100 in four weeks. Another challenge was eighty percent of these had to be lateral resources with similar experience. Entire HR functions and leadership and Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) teams were also to be hired. After all, the biggest challenge was that getting resources on board with in a month .
“ When this organization approached us we knew that this was critical position and would need at least 15 to 20 days for initial screening. However time was scarce to spare, we also knew that conventional sourcing will not help us with getting right candidate for this position. So we decided to get unconventional and used our specialized service Refer a FriendTM , By this we did not look just for active job seekers we were also able to reach the passive job seekers, we spread the word with all our contacts who were hold similar positions in various organizations and explained about our Refer a FriendT, ” said talent21.
According to talent21, the company competes with themselves. This organization is known by its customers for its flexibility and delivery excellence with continued efforts to innovate its services.