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Ranjit Raj, VIR Consultant LLC Co-founder & CEO: “By leveraging artificial intelligence and data analytics, we are revolutionizing the way companies approach talent acquisition, enabling precise candidate matching, streamlined processes and data-driven insights for our customers.”


The motivation behind starting VIR Consultant LLC was driven by VIR’s leaders’ deep-rooted comradeship and a shared commitment to excellence. The Company name “VIR” was ingeniously derived from the first letters of their names – Vaseem Ahmed, Ishant Jaggi, and Ranjit Raj. However, it soon transformed into an acronym representing their core values: Value, Integrity, and Results. This name epitomized their true vision as entrepreneurs and their unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional service to their clients.

Since VIR Healthway is built upon the strong foundation of the VIR Consultant brand, it elevates the landscape of healthcare staffing as a dynamic provider of Staffing Solution with expertise in permanent placements, a rare specialization in the ever-evolving healthcare staffing Industry.

VIR aspires to be more than just a staffing agency; it strives to be a driving force of positive change. The vision encompasses providing unparalleled value to both clients and candidates, conducting business with integrity, transparency, and consistently delivering outstanding results. By infusing their friendship, expertise, and entrepreneurial spirit, Vaseem Ahmed, Ishant Jaggi, and Ranjit Raj are determined to make VIR Consultant LLC a global leader in the staffing and recruiting arena.

In conversation with Vaseem Ahmed, Ishant Jaggi & Ranjit Raj - the Trio, Co-founders of VIR Consultant LLC

Q. Can you explain about your services in brief?

Ranjit Raj - Absolutely! At VIR Consultant, we’re revolutionizing the world of staffing and recruiting with our global vision and unwavering commitment to excellence. As one of the three founding members, I’m thrilled to share the exciting journey of our company with you.

In just under two years, we have swiftly expanded our base from North America to India, Colombia, and heading towards Europe Market. We founded and created VIR Healthway with niche services for our healthcare domain. VIR Healthway supports over 100 healthcare facilities throughout North America. Our comprehensive services cater to a wide range of healthcare and allied healthcare positions, offering both permanent/direct hire and contract staffing options.

At VIR Info Services (India) with constant upgradation of new techniques, tools and methodologies, we provide local clients with global market to choose the right talent for themselves and Candidates with opportunities to not only use their best talent but also upskilling of capabilities. Our existing office in Colombia a stretched leg of our vision and mission in Colombia and nearby markets and our upcoming strategy to expand in Europe further diversifies our global exposure. Our secret sauce lies in our ability to seamlessly connect top talent with the most dynamic organizations worldwide. With an eye for spotting potential and a knack for understanding market trends, we pride ourselves on being the go-to global staffing solution provider.

Our extensive network spans across industries, catering to diverse sectors such as IT, finance, healthcare, engineering, and more. Through meticulous screening processes and innovative candidate matching algorithms, we ensure that our clients are presented with exceptional talent, saving them time, effort, and headaches.

With a client satisfaction rate of over 95% and an average time-to-hire that’s 30% faster than industry standards, our numbers speak for themselves. We have successfully placed hundreds of professionals in positions that align perfectly with their skills and aspirations, contributing to their personal growth and the success of our partner organizations.

At VIR Consultant, we understand that talent knows no borders. That’s why we invest in building a diverse and inclusive workforce, enabling companies to thrive in today’s global marketplace. We embrace technology, leveraging cutting-edge tools and platforms to streamline our processes, enhance efficiency, and provide an unparalleled experience to both clients and candidates.

So whether you’re a company seeking exceptional talent or an individual looking for the next step in your career, VIR Consultant is your gateway to success. Join us on this incredible journey and let us help you unlock your full potential on a global scale!

Q. Specialized consulting services come with an expensive price tag. As a CFO, How do you maintain your affordability and profitability?

Vaseem Ahmed - “Ah, the delicate dance of balancing affordability and profitability in the world of specialized consulting services. It’s certainly a challenge, but one that we at VIR Consultant have mastered with finesse and a touch of genius.

You see, we understand that being affordable doesn’t mean compromising on quality. We’ve implemented a strategic approach that allows us to keep our costs in check while delivering exceptional value to our clients. One of our secret weapons is our innovative referral program, which has become the talk of the industry.

Our referral program not only empowers us to tap into an extensive network of top-notch talent, but it also significantly cuts down our sourcing costs. By incentivizing our existing clients, partners, and even employees to refer qualified candidates, we’ve created a virtuous circle of talent acquisition that benefits everyone involved.

In addition, we embrace the concept of high volume and low margin. By focusing on large-scale staffing solutions, we can leverage economies of scale and negotiate better deals with job boards, manpower resources, and other suppliers. This allows us to pass on the cost savings to our clients while still maintaining healthy profit margins.

So, while specialized consulting services may come with an expensive price tag elsewhere, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer top-tier xpertise at an affordable cost. Our referral program and high volume, low margin approaches are the secret ingredients that keep us ahead of the game, making VIR Consultant the go-to choice for global staffing needs.”

Q. Do you have any new services ready to be launched as new vision for your operations?

Ishant Jaggi - At VIR Consultant, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming lineup of innovative services that will redefine the global staffing landscape. With our sights set on becoming a premier global staffing solution provider, we have been hard at work developing cutting-edge services to meet the evolving needs of businesses worldwide.

Our new offerings include AI-driven candidate matching, leveraging advanced algorithms to identify the perfect fit for every role. We’re also launching a groundbreaking employer branding platform that empowers companies to showcase their unique culture and attract top talent. Furthermore, our revolutionary remote hiring solution enables seamless recruitment across borders, connecting employers with skilled professionals from around the globe.

In our vision for the future, we are embarking on a transformative journey by introducing a dynamic recruitment marketplace. This platform is designed to connect freelance recruiters worldwide and cater to staffing agencies that have been deprived of access to high-profile fortune clients. Drawing from our own experiences and challenges, including periods of layoffs, we are resolute in our commitment to creating opportunities for small companies to flourish. We deeply empathize with the obstacles they face and comprehend the journey of growth. By establishing this marketplace, we aspire to pave the way for enhanced collaboration, fostering a nurturing environment where businesses can not only survive but also thrive.

In addition, we’re introducing data-driven market insights to help businesses make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition. And to top it off, our comprehensive workforce analytics platform offers actionable intelligence to optimize talent acquisition strategies and drive business success.

With these new services, backed by our dedicated team of experts and our commitment to excellence, VIR Consultant is poised to revolutionize the staffing industry on a global scale. Stay tuned for the official launch, and join us as we embark on this exciting journey to reshape the future of talent acquisition.

“The future is indeed exciting for VIR Consultant and our customers. As we continue to expand our global footprint, we are committed to delivering excellence, forging strong partnerships, and staying ahead of industry trends.”