International recruitment industry

Review of country specific regulatory and policy framework related to international recruitment industry and identifying best policy options and mechanisms to ensure exemplary behavior of recruitment agencies: A desk review

Outflow of people across international boundaries of States seeking foreign employment has increasingly become a global phenomenon as a viable source of potentially beneficial and important socio economic character for most of the labour sending and receiving countries.

With the rapid increase of migrant labour flows, the emergence of recruitment agents as key players in the deploying process in the sending and receiving ends proved to be a major area of concern. The rapid development of the recruiters demanded better regularizing the recruitment system to ensure less exploitations and abuses surged in the process.