Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) came as a boon at this juncture, to capitalize on this need gap. While the global developed economies welcomed it and soon found themselves being surrounded by several providers vying for a share of the pie, in India, the spurt has been happening more since the last decade.

This paper attempts to understand the RPO Industry from the very roots, provide a classical understanding of the offerings of an RPO, and also lay out the Global and Indian perspectives on the growth of this industry, given the economic factors that swing the ropes in the RPO field.