When QAD Inc., a public software company based in Santa Barbara, CA, decided to outsource some of their recruiting functions to an outside vendor (i.e., an RPO provider,) Malaika Kattke, Senior Human Resources Manager, was eager to maximize their return on investment (ROI) by learning what they can expect from their RPO partner. She landed on the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association website through a Google search and was thrilled with all the resources she and her team were able to access to prepare them for the newly forged relationship.
There are a number of key advantages to outsourcing your recruiting to an external provider, such as fluctuating your recruiting capacity, attracting top talent, and gaining the expertise of specialized recruiters. Beyond the basics, an established recruitment process outsourcing vendor will bring in additional value-added services. Maru Gonzales and Cynthia Cohen with Mynt Consultants, an RPO consultancy, identify the following four value-added services you can expect from your RPO partner.