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Kelly Services (KELYA:NSQ) is to focus on high-end talent supply management in India, The Hindu Business Line reports. Kelly Services has also launched talent search for functions including HR, legal and finance.
“We have stopped being a payroll provider as low-end business is not profitable for us,” said Mr Dhirendra Shantilal, Senior Vice-President at Asia Pacific Kelly Services to the paper.
“The company is upbeat about its professional outsourcing services where mid-level temporary staff in auto, engineering, pharma R&D and FMCG is provided to global companies. The rationale is that even during a downturn, companies continue to hire mid-managers, scientists and technical professionals,” Mr Shantilal said.
The Indian staffing industry is posting significant growth of 10% to 15% year-on-year, according to the Indian Staffing Federation. Some of the biggest players include ManpowerGroup, Adecco and Randstad subsidiary Ma Foi.
Kelly Services has been operating in India for over ten years but recently experienced a -4.4% decrease in revenue in the Asia Pacific region. To find out more about the latest issues in the Indian staffing market, click here.