The Agilium Group (www.agiliumworldwide.com), founded in 1983, is an international alliance of Human Resources consultants in 30 countries, independently owned, and working exclusively with each other, cross-border.
The Agilium Group is a strategic international alliance of more than 32 firms in 45 cities; it ranks among the top 20 executive search organizations in the world. Every firm in the Agilium Group is an owner-managed business with an emphasis on productivity and entrepreneurship.
The group is bound together by a strict code of ethics and professional practice guidelines defined by the AESC (Association of Executive Search Consultants) U.S.A. and CESA (Confederation of Executive Search Associations Europe)
The Agilium Group members are selected on the basis of their competence and working methods adhering to strict standards of professional conduct.
The Agilium Group has figured, for the fourth year running, in The Global 20, The Executive Search Review's listing of the top twenty Search networks worldwide.
A key strength of The Agilium Group has been the ability to integrate fiercely independent Search Firms into an entity that enjoys the reach and the best practices of a global network, but allows the freedom and cultural sensitivity unique to specific geographies.
Prospect was founded in 1992 by Bipaschit Bose, an alumnus of the reputed Xavier Labor Relations Institute, India.
PROSPECT is one of the first companies to have entered the Retained Search business in India. Prospect became a member of the Agilium Group in 1995
Prospect entered the premium end of the Search business at a time when Search was unknown in India and most companies either advertised or went for contingency recruiting.
Prospect has been very close to setting industry standards on Search methodology, long term relationships and integrity.
In the course of its association with the Agilium Group, Prospect has also been the Regional Director firm for seven years, looking after all strategy for the region. In the course of this tenure, the Agilium Group added in partner firms in Singapore, Hongkong, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne
Prospect has worked with some of the finest companies in the world, doing business in India .
Prospect's philosophy of doing business is to understand the cultural and businesses nuances of the client, and build relationships, based on discretion, competence, integrity, rapport, respect and humour.
In the last few years, PROSPECT has helped clients successfully hire strategic resources in Banking, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, Consumer Products, Chemicals, Industrial Products, Engineering and Advertising.
Prospect uses an internationally accepted Search Methodology, which it adheres to for every Retained Search. Within this framework, the Company also ensures that it is flexible to specific Client needs relating to process and timelines, without compromising on the quality of the end result.
An outstanding Search firm especially in the Indian context, should have the following features:
Should have the basic intelligence to follow the Client's brief.
Should have globally accepted methodology.
Must have a glowing track record of successful searches.
Must have global capability, potentiality.
Must be able to produce outstanding research to be able to map the market comprehensively.
Must completely minimize all surprises for the client.
Prospect has performed consistently on these parameters this level for over two decades.