RPOA Weekly: Recruiting Talent for the Healthcare Industry

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Mar 07,2017 @ AM

The healthcare industry is in the middle of a transformation, with new technologies and regulations creating new positions and an increased demand for skilled healthcare workers. This week’s #RPOAWeekly examines the challenges in talent acquisition and recruiting for the healthcare industry, with articles that discuss common hiring mistakes, the unique recruiting needs of the industry, and whether recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is a good choice for healthcare talent acquisition.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, hiring and recruiting news


Recruitment Process Outsourcing: is it right for Healthcare?

By Pam Verhoff Thu, Mar 02,2017 @ AM

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is a form of business process outsourcing where a company partners with an outside expert to design and execute a program that transforms the organization’s talent acquisition function to align with business strategy. RPO providers have one focus, which is providing talent acquisition solutions for clients. Therefore, recruiting is their core competency.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


Checking In: How to Measure and Improve your RPO Relationship

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Jan 19,2017 @ AM

Every endeavor needs a way to measure success, from words spelled right in a fifth-grade spelling quiz to touchdowns scored in a game of football. RPO is no different. In RPO engagements, however, the clients and providers need to decide what the scale of measurement is and what to do with the results. Here, we share insights from the recent RPOA webinar “So You’ve Implemented an RPO Program…Now What?” with Don Codner of About Talent and Cynthia Cohen, Global Managing Director of Mynt Consultants on how to measure and improve your RPO relationship.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


Problem Solving in RPO Relationships

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Jan 12,2017 @ AM

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) relationships can solve a lot of problems, but they can also create issues of their own. Any new program or project will have sticky spots, and this tendency is only magnified when it involves two different organizations working together. Here, we share insights from a recent RPOA webinar titled “So You’ve Implemented an RPO Program…Now What?” with Heather McGotty, Director of Human Resources of Welch's, Malaika Kattke, Senior Human Resources Manager of QAD, Inc., Cynthia Cohen, Global Managing Director of Mynt Consultants, and Ryan Baca, Vice President of About Talent, on how to address problems that arise within an RPO relationship.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


Outsourced Recruiting – Not just for big business

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Jan 05,2017 @ AM

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RPOA Weekly: Best Ten RPO Posts of 2016

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Dec 13,2016 @ AM

Delivering on our mission to educate the market about recruitment process outsourcing, the RPO Post, RPOA's official blog, is one of the most popular programs we’re proud to bring to the PRO community. With topics including recruitment process outsourcing, talent acquisition and business strategy, the economy and job market, recruiting tactics and best practices, the RPO Post introduced over 90 articles this year (47.5% increase from last year), and enjoyed readership of near 10,000 a month (24% increase), and over 150 email subscribers (188% increase). We’ve also introduced new series within the RPO Post, such as the RPOA Weekly, #AskAnRPOExpert, and a few original articles by guest authors.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, hiring and recruiting news


RPO Implementation – The Process Experience

By Maru Gonzalez & Cynthia Cohen Thu, Dec 08,2016 @ AM

In our previous article “Understanding the RPO Process” we wrote about the key activities that, as a client, you should look for during the implementation of a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) process. In this article, we will walk you through what we call, “The Process Experience” of an RPO implementation.

You are probably asking yourself what is “The Process Experience”? We define it as the process of collecting, reviewing, revamping and communicating the recruiting information needed to design the RPO process map.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


RPOA Weekly: When Is RPO Right For You?

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Dec 06,2016 @ AM

In this week’s RPOA Weekly we investigate when recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is right for you, with articles that discuss how RPO works with different types of businesses and how to tell whether RPO is the right solution for your recruiting needs.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


Four Steps to Starting a Successful RPO Engagement

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Nov 29,2016 @ AM

If you want to level up your company’s recruiting efforts but don’t have the resources to do it yourself, you can enlist the help of a recruitment process outsourcing provider. In recruitment process outsourcing, or RPO, a client partners with an RPO provider to outsource some or all of its company’s recruiting function. RPO is a growing industry, and for good reason – successful RPO engagements can decrease recruiting costs, improve time-to-hire, and net you a higher caliber of new hires than going it alone.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


RPO Partnership: Impactful Techniques for Building a Strong Foundation

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Nov 24,2016 @ AM

Partnerships are like houses – if they’re not built on a strong foundation, they’re going to fall, and recruitment process outsourcing partnerships are no exception. They depend on a firm foundation of trust, understanding and communication between the service provider and client to thrive and succeed. Here, we present insights from the recent Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association webinar titled “So, you've implemented an RPO program... now what?” with Ryan Baca of About Talent and Heather McGotty of Welch’s Foods on the techniques that they used to build a strong foundation for their two organization’s recent RPO partnership.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing