Prospect founded in 1992, is one of the first companies in India to enter the Retained Search profession.
Since 1995 Prospect has been a member firm of Agilium.
The Agilium Group (www.agiliumworldwide.com), founded in 1984, is an international alliance of Human Resources consultants, independently owned, and working exclusively with each other, cross-border.
Agilium is a strategic international alliance of various independent members across the globe. It ranks among the top 25 executive Search organizations in the world. Every firm in the group is an owner-managed business with an emphasis on excellence 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)
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 Hunt Scanlon'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 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 relationship building 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 Asia-Pacific region. In the course of this tenure, the Agilium Group added 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 business nuances of the client and build relationship based on discretion, competence, integrity, rapport, respect and humour.
Over the years, Prospect has helped clients successfully hire strategic resources in Banking, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, Consumer Products, Chemicals, Industrial Products, Engineering, Advertising, NGO, Education, Skills Development, Energy and Natural Resources.
Prospect uses an internationally accepted Retained 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.
Excellent Search firms normally operate on the following basis:
- Deep understanding of the client's brief.
- Globally accepted methodology.
- A glowing track record of successful searches.
- Global capability, potentiality.
- The ability to produce outstanding research to be able to map the market comprehensively.
- Must have no surprises for the client.