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#AskAnRPOExpert: Accolo's Mike Tastle Discusses Common ATS Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By Brent G Trotter Thu, Mar 23,2017 @ AM

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) can play an integral part in the recruiting process. They can increase efficiency, move qualified candidates through the recruiting process and help companies manage large volumes of applicants. But if the wrong software is being used, it’s managed properly, or implemented poorly, it can do more harm than good.

In this edition of our #AskAnRPOExpert series, we talk to Mike Tastle, Senior Vice President of Accolo, a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company based in the U.S. We discuss the role an RPO plays regarding ATS’s, common mistakes clients make when implementing them, and the level an RPO should be involved in managing them.

Topics: applicant tracking software, Ask an RPO Expert, ATS, applicant tracking system

 

#AskAnRPOExpert: Patty Silbert Makes the Case for Outsourced Recruiting

By Brent G Trotter Wed, Feb 08,2017 @ AM

How do you compete for top talent in an economy where candidates are in the driver seat? In this week’s #AskAnRPOExpert, we’re continuing our discussion with Newton Talent’s, Patty Silbert on how HR can best adapt to the present job market from a talent acquisition point of view.

Related: Adapting Your HR Strategy to A Changing Job Market with Patty Silbert

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

#AskAnRPOExpert: Adapting Your HR Strategy to A Changing Job Market with Patty Silbert

By Brent G Trotter Thu, Feb 02,2017 @ AM

According to CNN Money and the U.S. December Jobs Report, December, 2016 marked the 75th consecutive month of job gains, the longest streak on record. With the jobs market running hot, many companies are struggling to fill certain positions amidst the challenges of shrinking qualified candidate pools, rapidly evolving technology and shift in candidate selectivity.

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

AskAnRPOExpert: Getting Executive Buy-in for RPO

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Nov 17,2016 @ AM

Before a company can implement an effective talent acquisition strategy, stakeholders need to be onboard. the C-Level HR and leadership executive team need to be on the same page. Does everyone agree on the existing hiring challenges? Are they aligned on which solution would produce the desired results? Possibly not. How you can clarify these common challenges and get executive buy-in on proposed solution?  

In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert, John Younger, founder and CEO of Accolo, a recruitment process outsourcing provider based in Dallas, Taxes, answers questions related to working with senior management and the executive team on hiring challenges and solutions.

Topics: rpo, talent acquisition, Ask an RPO Expert

 

AskAnRPOExpert: Tips on Effectively Partnering with an RPO Provider

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Nov 10,2016 @ AM

While recruitment process outsourcing has been gaining popularity in the past few years, for many working with an RPO provider still seems mysterious with many unanswered questions. In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert, John Younger, founder and CEO of Accolo, answers questions related to working with recruitment process outsourcing providers as they relate to corporate culture and keys for success and failure.  

Topics: rpo, recruitment process outsourcing, Ask an RPO Expert

 

AskAnRPExpert: Personify Speaks HR Strategy in a Tight Job Market

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Sep 29,2016 @ AM

In our recent conversations with recruitment process outsourcing experts, we established a clear understanding of the conditions of the current labor market. In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert  we followed up with Personify's Ryan Carfley, President and CEO, and Allen Wooten, Solutions Architect and Business Development Manager (RPO) to learn how companies are changing their HR strategy to deal with the high demands of the current job market.

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

AskAnRPOExpert: Personify Knows a Rising Tide Raises all Ships

By Lamees Abourahma Wed, Sep 28,2016 @ AM

Job openings are on the rise across the board; however, figures vary by industries and regions. Within the industries, the largest increases in average annual job openings levels between 2014 and 2015 were in real estate and rental and leasing (37.8 %); health care and social assistance (25.5 %); professional and business services (24.6 %); according to a Monthly Labor Review by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Increases were similar in all four census regions, ranging from 15.6 percent in the South to 17.2 percent in the Midwest. What challenges or opportunities does this competitive environment create when acquiring talent for an organization? 

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

Advice on Adapting Your Talent Acquisition Strategy from Advanced RPO's President

By Lamees Abourahma Fri, Sep 23,2016 @ AM

How can companies compete for talent in a highly competitive job market? As the U.S. economy continues to add hundreds of thousands of new hires each month, the pool of candidates continues to shrink. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 151,000 in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment continued to trend up in several service-providing industries. In a previous edition, we learned about the conditions of the job market in 216 from the perspective of professional recruiters. 

Topics: recruiting, talent acquisition, Ask an RPO Expert, advanced RPO

 

Advanced RPO's President Analyzes the 2016 Job Market Conditions

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Sep 22,2016 @ AM

“The number one reason companies succeed, struggle, or fail is who they hire,” according to John Younger, co-founder of the RPOA. But hiring is becoming extremely competitive in the current U.S. economy. Job openings increased to their highest levels ever in July 2015, with reported 5.8 million open jobs according to U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Within the industries, the largest increases between 2014 and 2015 were in real estate and rental leasing (37.8%); health care and social assistance (25.5%); and professional and business services (24.6%). See the full industry list here.

What are the current job market conditions from a professional recruiters' perspective? In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert, Pam Verhoff, president of Advanced RPO, describes the job market from her experience working with RPO customers across industries in the country.

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

RPO Experts Talk: Health Care, Social Media, Technology, and Solution Models

By Lamees Abourahma Tue, Jun 14,2016 @ AM

What are some of the current trends and challenges of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)? We asked a few RPO experts for their insight on topics including health care RPO, social media recruiting, technology, and RPO solution models. In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert we present a roundup of these latest conversations, a must-read list for RPO professionals. 

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert

 
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