First Feet: The Pioneer HR & Technology Solutions Amenity Provider

Talent acquisition is rapidly becoming a distinctive profession, but different from the practice of general recruitment. It has become aligned with Public Relations and Human Resources. The function of Talent acquisition professionals has become more dynamic. Now, it has been linked with employment branding practices and corporate hiring ingenuities along with candidate evaluation, acquiescence and hiring standards.

First Feet (FF) is India’s market-leading HR & SAP Solution Services provider, having more than 35 years of global HR heritage experience and a pioneer in Talent Acquisition and HR initiatives in India. It is offering the broadest portfolio ranging from permanent recruitment and contract staffing to recruitment process outsourcing to its valuable clients. It follows the standard process of categorizing the Talent Acquisition based on the competencies required for Industry Verticals and integrating the Talent Acquisition Framework to Competency Framework to cater the requirements of the clients. The mission of the company is to be a world leader in matching demand for and supply of talent and HR services. On the other hand, the core philosophy of the company is to partnering with right recruitment specialist as it can add value to their business.

Visionary behind the Organization

First Feet has a composition of Board with the perfect blend of Industrialists and Academicians to deploy contemporary Business Management Practices. Chairman of the Board is Dr. Aravindan Sangameswaran. Dr Aravindan Sangameswaran – Business Guru with 4 decades of experience in handing Operations, Turnaround, Business Consulting and Operational Excellence.

The accomplished & dynamic Business Leader Mr Srivas Anantharaman is the Director of First Feet. Srivas A is an Engineer from IIT Madras with Mechanical Engineering Specialization extensive experience across all phases of business, including new company start-up, business turnarounds, expansions, and diversification and ERP Implementation.

Mr Edwin Joseph handles the HR Vertical of First Feet – Mr Edwin with 6 + years of experience in HR, OD, & Learning & Development is a Management Graduate from XLRI and a social worker from Madras School of Social Work

He is Proficient in consistently increasing business turnover, CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate), EBITA and market share year on year, by reorganizing business direction and by implementing strategic initiatives excellent track record of managing P&L for business divisions

Key Strength to meet the client’s expectation 

First Feet always strive to discover talents that effectively add value to the clients’ businesses, using their following key strengths:

Client Orientation: Their biggest endeavor is to understand clients, industry, hierarchy, organizational culture, their economic situation in order to deliver customized solutions to their HR needs and association with their clients for a long term. This also helps in reducing the delivery cycle.

Professional Teams: First Feet’s core competency is having a very dynamic team, which is highly qualified and experienced professional. They have organized their team according to the Industry, which helps in accumulating and assimilating industry related information and building up reliable networks that help our clients get the best available talent in the shortest possible time.

Research and Knowledge: They have highly advanced and sophisticated research capability, allowing them to quickly search and identify the best talent in the market. It enables them to look for candidates with a specific set of defined core competencies required by their clients for the smooth functioning of their businesses.

Training and Development: As First Feet’s believes in having a quality team is essential so they invest heavily in training and development of their people. And it always yields good results as their consultant’s unseeing the latest technology and techniques to provide effective and beneficial result-oriented solutions to their clients.

Infrastructure: They provide state-of-the-art technology and latest equipment to their consultants so that they can remain prepared to handle any kind of client’s requirements and able to deliver the same in a timely manner.

Being Unique, Being Different

First Feet the brand name brings along intense focus on quality. Maybe, it is the only company certified across the globe for their unique activity and works in the area of talent accusation. They have the systems Certification of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 22301- Business Continuity Management, ISO 27001 – Information Security Management and PCMM – Level 3 Certified.

The company up stream’s Operational Excellence Specialists and hence they are strong in doing a restructuring of human capital to advise clients on manpower manning pattern besides creating Talent Pipeline through succession planning. This USP helps First Feet in reaming ahead when it comes to the current trends in the Talent and Acquisition solution i.e.

  • Leadership Hiring
  • Development & Assessment Center
  • Campus to Corporate Program
  • Cost Effective SAP Implementation & Best Practices Deployment thro’ SAP S4 HANA
  • Hays Methodology of Job Evaluation & Assessment
  • Competency-Based Selection Process using SHL International Framework

First-Feet – Unique Technological Solutions Provider:

Being an SAP Certified Organization, First Feet has more than 70 Certified SAP Consultants across the domains of SD, MM, PP, FI-CO, COPA, BI-BO-BJ, S4 HANA

FF are also known for bespoke HR Platforms that gets integrated with SAP to reduce the total cost of ownership. With more than 25 Turnkey successful implementation, FF have raised to the level of preferred SAP Solutions Provider in SAP.

Be it an implantation project or a rollout in India or an International project that  requires international experience, FF can help as a partner with global, regional and India Country localization consulting expertise in SAP solutions. Customer can access our range of services and support where and when they need them. Our broad knowledge helps you stay focused on your goals..  FF staffs according to your needs using a healthy mix of on site and global resources to provide you most cost effective solution.  As your trusted partner, you can rely on our SAP know-how to help you roll out your project – across borders with different laws, languages and cultures.

Our Focus is on

  • BUSINESS PROCESS EXCELLENCE
  • BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE EXCELLENCE
  • COMPLIANCE AND GOVERNANCE EXCELLENCE
  • PEOPLE EXCELLENCE
  • ENTERPRISE CONTENT EXCELLENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY EXCELLENCE
  • INDUSTRY SOLUTION EXCELLENCE
  • INNOVATION EXCELLENCE

Business Process Excellence

An organization’s ability to transcend the accepted levels of efficiency and seek refinement within the prevailing practice, ascertains steep standards.

Deploying and maintaining high value-added practices impacts operational efficiency and market responsiveness appreciably. With intensified business process management come the swift realization of business goals and increased profit margins.

Several influential dynamics such as globalization, deviations in demand, competition and employee skill sets impacts business processes. Timely re- evaluation thus becomes essential for best outcomes.

SAP offers business solutions to help companies reinvent their operational processes in order to enrich performances, and create business value.

Benefits –Create a spectrum of gains with process efficiency

  • Embraces dynamic business models to replace obsolete methodologies and practices.
  • Streamlines operations and improves efficiency by revealing hidden costs.
  • Simplifies decision-making process at micro and macro levels.
  • Improves communication and transparency channels.
  • Improves supply chain with operational performance and responsiveness.
  • Increases human resource capabilities while enhancing corporate governance.

Our Offerings

FF leverages SAP solutions to unlock the potential of existing business structures and provide process enhancement by simplification and optimization, ultimately translating to flourishing productivity

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Customer Engagement Solutions
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Collaboration

Having Conviction towards the Voyage

First Feet has a wide range of clients from the world’s largest corporations to emerging companies. Their sector specialists organized into global practices. It helps them to handle clients operating in the various industries likely media, education, transport, banking services, real estate, defense production, hospitality, logistics, outsourcing, and offshoring much more.

First Feet with the cross-functional strategies in place have been able to benchmark right competencies, right talents and right fitment with industry-specific solutions.

In addition to the focus on various Industry segments, they also have teams focusing on the following functional areas:

  • Finance & Accounts
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing, Branding, Corporate Communications
  • Legal, Regulatory & Compliance

Future Ahead: Challenges and opportunity

Technology has impacted recruiting process through the years. It established 20 years back with the arrival of online job portals and gave recruiters a way to attract candidates with a single posting. Companies are spending huge money in creating next breakthrough in the hiring process. Interactive recruiting is gaining momentum in the hiring process. This involves a more complex, organic process of communication. It leverages a company’s employment brand as a way to draw top talent into conversations that help build mutual trust and respect. Eventually, it leads to hiring and a win-win partnership between employee and employer. Most importantly it doesn’t need major investment.

Recruiting techniques must constantly evolve with evolving of the other industries with a sole objective of Stakeholders Satisfaction, CSR, culture of transparency and integrity and last but not the least creating Leadership Pipeline. It is paramount important to understand that recruiting is about learning new approaches that enable them to stand out and give the right talent for their organization a VIP customer experience.

Source :- The 10 Best Talent and Acquisition Companies in 2017