Fair recruitment

Recruitment agency business practices and role of intermediaries in the foreign employment industry in Pakistan

This study employs a combination of quantitative and qualitative methodologies for the profiling of recruitment intermediaries, understanding their business practices and developing a set of recommendations for effective management.

This study analyses the business practices of Pakistani recruitment agencies and the role of intermediaries in foreign employment. In particular, the study identifies the evolution of the recruitment system and the business practices of recruitment intermediaries, as well as their profiles and relationships with both prospective migrants and licensed recruiting agents. The study also provides recommendations on the most effective means of addressing the impacts of recruitment intermediaries on the outcomes for migrant workers through legislative and non-legislative measures.