Innopolis launches its own recruitment agency

09.11.2016 On November 9, 2016 Innopolis has launched its own recruitment agency which is seeking out IT specialists for the residents and partners of the special economic zone and IT companies based in the city. CJSC Sberbank Technology became the first customer of the agency.
Nowadays more than 40 IT companies opened or planning to open their offices in Innopolis:  Yandex, Kaspersky, Acronis, 1С, Infowatch, Postgress, Cognitive Technologies, New Cloud Technologies and many others are among them. Meanwhile the total IT specialists demand is more than 600 and this number is growing rapidly as new companies are appearing in the city. For seeking out and hiring candidates a new agency was created. This agency will help companies to fill the existing vacancies. Professional team of IT HR’s that are seeking for the specialists all over the Russian Federation and countries of the former Soviet Union are currently working in this agency.
“Everyday we face with challenges that require new approaches and ideas, taking non-standard decisions. In order to successfully cope with the overarching tasks that Sberbank sets up ahead us and to learn rapidly changing technologies, we need true professionals and guru. We are happy to have colleagues from Innopolis to help us in seeking out such specialists. We have great expectations for the results of our collaboration.” – comments Alisa Melnikova, General Director of CJSC Sberbank Technology.
“We understand that IT market in Russia is highly competitive: good IT specialists always have opportunity to move to Moscow or to outsource for the international company. Due to this fact for HR services it is quite difficult to persuade a person to move to a new city. We decided to create our own recruitment agency with recruiters that are competent not only in seeking out the best candidates in the Russian Federation, but also possessing extensive knowledge of the IT - city together with the services that the city is ready to provide with, in case of relocation of the candidate. In fact, the only step that should be done by the IT company is to open the office in Innopolis, and our team will help to hire professionals from all over the Russian Federation. Today the effectiveness of the ready to relocate candidates goes up to 30 candidates per day on the most demanded specialties.” – said Egor Ivanov, the Mayor of Innopolis city.