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Can RPO enhance workforce diversity?

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Oct 24,2019 @ AM

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace are more important than ever before. According to a PWC survey, “Globally, organisations are committing to D&I at higher rates than ever, with 87 percent of respondents indicating that D&I is a stated value or priority for their organisation.”

Topics: diversity

 

What You Need to Know if You Want to Expand Your RPO Business Globally

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Sep 26,2019 @ AM

As an RPO grows outside its national boundaries, it begins to recognize itself as an entity that can help local as well as its global clients. Nevertheless, newer and unique challenges arise  with a farther reach. 

How can RPOs navigate new global territories? Global market experts undoubtedly can guide businesses entering new global markets. As the demand grows for innovation with sourcing and recruiting globally, so does the need for expertise in geographies outside of your comfort zone.

Topics: Global Hiring

 

How RPO Uses Technology To Solidify a better Recruiting Experience

By Joshua G Rodriguez Fri, Sep 06,2019 @ AM

Newer RPO generations have made great strides by embracing the added value of streamlining their initial approach using modern technology as the foundation from which they build.

Early generations of RPO adopters were primarily looking at high volume savings. Nowadays, companies investing in RPO want and need something more valuable. Newer generation RPOs bring their technical expertise to provide more innovative talent acquisition solutions.  

Topics: recruiting technology

 

Don’t Overlook This Secret Weapon in a Total Talent Solution

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Aug 29,2019 @ AM

What can be the most crucial element in a total talent strategy? Having an outside expert perspective. 

Bringing outside expertise to help design and implement a total talent solution (TTS) can be extremely beneficial. Recruitment process outsourcing providers (RPOs) are experts on recruiting technology, hiring best practices, talent market conditions, and business strategy.

Topics: total talent

 

Understanding the value of recruitment process outsourcing in a total talent solution

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Aug 22,2019 @ AM

The contingent workforce continues to grow, and organizations are having to manage a mixture of permanent and temporary staff. In 2015, contingent workers (contractors, freelancers, and other non-permanent workers) made up 18 percent of the total workforce. This number is expected to more than double to about 40 percent in 2020. What do organizations do to attract and hire all types of workers in a holistic manner? In comes total talent solutions.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, total talent

 

RPO Communication: Global Challenges of “Speaking Business”

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Aug 01,2019 @ AM

Global RPO teams lack the communication skills needed for a successful engagement.   A bold statement by some but, is this really true? Well, before partnering with any RPO provider, you’ll need to be thoroughly prepared and informed with what they’re willing to provide in order to meet your expectations.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting best practices, Global Hiring

 

Global Hiring with Recruitment Process Outsourcing

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Jun 27,2019 @ AM

At the end of the first quarter this year Research & Markets published a Global Analysis of the recruitment process outsourcing market.  With this analysis it also conducted a forecast of our current year 2019 through 2027. It states that the RPO model currently accounts for $4.16Bn USD now and that number will be $40.57Bn USD. Incredible numbers in a relatively short time span!

North America is leading the way, and due to the global demand other regions are at the forefront such as Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.  This demand is showing how beneficial it is for recruitment process outsourcing providers.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, Global Hiring

 

Global Outsourcing: Offshore vs. Nearshore Recruitment Comparisons

By Joshua G Rodriguez Thu, Mar 07,2019 @ AM

Outsourcing is a hot topic that in some cases can become easily debatable. 

Even with a casual conversation about exploring the benefits of outsourcing for business efficiency, the comparison of its benefits or detriments has many points from both sides. Yet, when your company is looking at efficiency options, outsourcing still has many perks.

Of course, when you jump into the outsourcing discussion from a budgeting perspective, it becomes a much more sensitive topic with questions that arise if it should come from an offshore provider, or by a more recent trend selecting “nearshore” companies providing a similar but uniquely different alternative.

Topics: Global Hiring

 

Global Hiring: Using Cultural Anthropological Glasses

By Joshua G Rodriguez Tue, Jan 22,2019 @ AM

Being based in the U.S., often I’ve seen existing recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) companies or new companies describe themselves as “global” in the staffing industry.  More specifically, they present an outsourcing or offshoring solution that is “tailor-made” or “customized” to provide a recruitment service in a specific geography outside of their home country. But, do they actually provide global hiring?  

Topics: Global Hiring