HRchat Podcast

Offshore Recruitment Strategies with Kal Kukadia, Cloudstaff

March 30, 2023 The HR Gazette Season 1 Episode 559
HRchat Podcast
Offshore Recruitment Strategies with Kal Kukadia, Cloudstaff
Show Notes

In this episode, we ask why organizations need an offshore strategy to support their recruitment needs. Listen too, as we consider how businesses can maintain their company culture when working with outsourced employees.

Bill's guest is Kal Kukadia, Chief Recruitment Officer at Cloudstaff. A seasoned strategist in talent development and recruitment, Kal has been tasked with establishing Cloudstaff’s talent operations in the Philippines, India and Columbia to support global client expansion. He believes a customer and candidate-centric approach supported by technology offers the best chances to find the right staff for any client needs.

Questions For Kal Include: 

  • Why do organizations need an offshore strategy to support their recruitment needs?
  • How has offshoring/outsourcing supported communities in developing countries – and what makes some countries attractive for outsourced employees?  
  • Why is tech so critical to supporting remote and offshore working – what do companies use to manage their outsourcing?  
  • How can businesses maintain their company culture when working with outsourced employees? contingent/gig
  • What are some misconceptions about outsourcing?
  • What are the top reasons small companies might give for not outsourcing, and why should they do it?  

More About Kal

With 20+ years of experience, Kal has an exceptional track record of leading strategic large-scale recruitment programs for rapidly growing organizations. Former employers include Barclays, Severn Trent Water, Rolls Royce, Atkins, and General Electric.

Kal is highly respected within the industry and regularly spends his time mentoring and coaching rising stars.

Kal studied at Coventry University and lives in Warwick, England with his family.

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This episode is supported by Right Management North America and ManpowerGroup. For 40+ years, Right Management has transformed organizations across more than 75 countries by evaluating, developing, and transitioning their talent. Their strong pool of coaches and leadership experts works closely with candidates to help them identify their strengths, develop new capabilities, or transition to new careers.