By : M.S.Yatnatti Editor and Video Journalist Bengaluru : Although high-quality leadership talent is always going to be in short supply and so executive search will continue to be the cornerstone of head hunters business, Executive search firms usually charge a 10-30% commission per senior-level placement.If a crucial post goes vacant, it takes six-eight months for a replacement. That can pose a huge risk to the entire business.An industry expert, who did not wish to be quoted, said value-added services are growing at a rapid pace while, on the other hand, pure search growth for some has been muted. Do not under estimate power of common man and free lance recruiters . IT companies need to recruit the recruiters and partner with Freelance Recruiters / small and effective search firms / recruiting or staffing agencies / recruiting vendors if they want to be super successful. Freelance Recruiters will have Good understanding of recruitment business and Good communication skills and Ability to work on complex requirements and they must have subscription to candidate database like naukri.com, moster.com or timesjob.com. Freelance recruiters work on recruitment mandates and earn revenue by placing candidates in companies across industries and profiles. The freelance recruiters will work from home on requirements posted byclients (recruitment firms and other organizations).Do you have the passion to excel, urge to be creative, a never-ending thirst for knowledge and the desire to grow? Then, Indian ICT companies are the right place for you because they focus on building a culture of innovation and breakthrough thinking, which results in value creation. The work environment and corporate culture ensures your personal and professional development along with the overall growth of their organizations. For decades, India's executive search firms have built their businesses purely on commissions earned on placements, largely driven by market intelligence. Today, with external disruptions like social networking sites and a complex hiring environment, business models of executive search firms are undergoing a change to extend beyond pure search.Value-added services such as coaching, leadership development, talent management, consulting and advisory now form major thrust areas for these closely held firms, in addition to senior-level placements.