shiv agrawal ABC CONSULTANTS


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Founded in 1969 by Dr. Bish Agrawal, ABC Consultants is the pioneer of organized recruitment services in India. Over the past 5 decades, the company has served as the preferred talent acquisition partner to topmost multinational and leading Indian companies to emerge as the leading and renowned talent solutions provider in India. 

ABC Consultants has helped in shaping the career of over 165000 professionals in the last 5 decades of its journey. The network of the company includes 9 offices across 8 major cities of India. Its roots in management consulting bring a unique approach to recruitment at senior and middle management levels. 


Shiv Agrawal is the Managing Director of the company since 2002. He possesses over 20 years of experience in the executive search and selection industry. Under the strategic leadership of Shiv, the company provides effective Talent solutions across organizations through its 24 industry practices. His consistent and undivided commitment towards the company has resulted in making ABC Consultants the largest recruitment services firm in India.


ABC Consultants offers a wide range of customized, research-based, and top-quality consulting services. Some of its core offerings include:

  • Senior & Middle-Level Hiring

ABC Consultants helps various multinational and Indian clients across 24 industry segments recruit mid-senior level talent across functions. 

  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing

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FlexAbility, the RPO division of ABC Consultants delivers end-to-end customized RPO and Resource Augmentation solutions to large Multinational and Indian corporates in India. ABC Consultants provides a gamut of RPO services ranging from Enterprise RPO, Project RPO to Staff Augmentation, HR Operations, and Recruitment Diagnostix.

  • Executive Research

The company helps businesses to attract top talent and build diverse, adaptive people organizations that are prepared to fulfill strategic business development goals. To stay on the cutting edge of talent strategy, the company keeps a strict eye on key trends in the global market for talent thereby helping the company to keep innovating the service portfolio.

  • Career Transition Services

From planning the optimization to designing an outplacement strategy, ABC Consultants stays at the forefront to help, guide, and support clients at every step. Its highly professional and completely tailored Career Transition Services are customized to the needs of the individual and assisted by a dedicated career coach. 

  • Market Intelligence

With excellent market intelligence services, the company provides accurate and comprehensive market data. Under market intelligence services, the company provides talent mapping, compensation surveys, and independent reference check services. 

  • Global Sourcing

Global companies look to hire the best talent from India, given the versatility and professional competence of Indian talent. ABC Consultants add significant value to the hiring process of global businesses with its research-based methodology and strong linkages within the Indian & global talent pool.


ABC Consultants has become the preferred talent acquisition partner to various multinational and leading Indian businesses. This combined with the company’s role as trusted consultants for Indian professionals translates into its core capability – Building Careers. Building Organisations. ABC Consultants positions itself uniquely in the market with the following reasons:

  • Market leadership of more than 50+ years.
  • An unmatched team of 465+ consultants with an average tenure of 10+ years in the firm. 
  • 9 offices all over India; Each office is staffed with full-time consultants.
  • 75 percent of business from existing clients 
  • Deep specialization and industry domain expertise
  • Deep understanding of multiple functions and industries 


ABC Consultants understands that each company has its own nuances in terms of management style, compensation norms, and hiring practices. The company has developed expertise in the following industry segments:

  • Aerospace & Defense

The ongoing developments in the aerospace and defense industry are accelerating its growth. ABC Consultants has been able to attract the right talent across various roles of Software development, Business Development, Supply chain, Design, Analysis, Simulation, and other areas which have proved fruitful and critical in their growth. 

  • Financial Services

The tremendous growth in the financial sector is catalyzing the need to hire result-driven professionals with appropriate skills to address and manage the growth potential of the industry. ABC Consultants helps financial organizations in executive recruiting and succession planning. 

  • Education

HR plays a pivotal role in the education sector. With a deep understanding of this industry, ABC Consultants delivers phenomenal results across the entire education realm.

  • Technology

The technological landscape of India is expanding thereby creating the need to hire more professionals. ABC Consultants has deep expertise in various technology segments like IT Products, IT Services helping the company in analyzing the ever-changing needs of the technology industry. 

ABC Consulting provides services to various other industries as well like telecom, infrastructure, media and entertainment, logistics, oil & gas, internet, FMCG, automobile, healthcare, internet to name a few.

Since its inception, ABC Consultants is serving as a valuable recruitment partner for varied industries. Its contribution to helping businesses onboard the right and best talent is phenomenal and noteworthy. 

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