Monster and Nasscom collaborate for SME jobs

Over 2,400 small and medium enterprises will benefit from this partnership aimed at searching for and finding employment for talent in the SME space.

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Monster.com, the job portal, has tied up with the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) to assist over 2,400 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to fulfil their talent needs.

Through this partnership, SMEs will be able to connect with job seekers from remote locations, who are most suited to their requirements. The large database of candidates that Monster has will be available and accessible to Nasscom along with a host of other services, which will help ensure that the best talent is found and employed.

A special page has also been created for those professionals who have been impacted by the pandemic.

The job portal’s Quinton, the latest automated interview product, will allow recruiters to schedule multiple interviews and have audio-video interactions with several candidates at the same time.

Commenting on the partnership, Monster.com spokesperson, said; “At Monster, it has been our constant endeavor to connect right people to the right jobs. Our expertise in reaching job seekers, especially at a time when the job market is adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, will help alleviate NASSCOM’s SME Advantage programme. Through this exclusive collaboration, NASSCOM will get access to Monster’s large candidate database and a host of services that will help them search and hire the best talent.”

Gaurav Hazra, senior director & head – India Market Development, NASSCOM, said, “Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, talent remains one of the primary strategic assets for the industry & is seen as a significant investment at the moment. Smaller IT companies are looking at affordable recruitment solutions to support and de-risk their hiring in these tough times.”

Earlier, in June, as part of Nasscom’s SME Advantage programme, Dell Technologies had tied up with Nasscom to help SMEs and startups keep their operations running and ensure business continuity amidst the pandemic.

The partnership between Dell and Nasscom was expected to benefit over 2,400 SMEs, as well as 9,000 startups that are part of Nasscom’s network of 10,000 startups.

Nasscom had also collaborated with TeamViewer, a secure remote-connectivity solutions, as part of its SME Advantage programme. Under this collaboration too, SMEs part of Nasscom’s network will be able to access TeamViewer’s remote-connectivity technologies and licenses at exclusive rates.