2018 List of Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Conferences

By RPOA Staff Sun, Jan 07,2018 @ AM

The conference scene for talent acquisition professionals is very active in 2018. With over two dozen sourcing and recruiting conferences with different focus areas ranging from social media recruiting, to nonprofit talent acquisition, to executive forums expanding the nation’s top destinations, there is no shortage of options to choose from.

Topics: hiring and recruiting news


#RPOA WEEKLY: 10 Best Recruiting Stories of 2017

By RPOA Staff Wed, Dec 20,2017 @ AM

As a talent acquisition professional you need to stay informed of topics affecting your work environment. Finding, attracting, and engaging top talent that drives business value to your organization is becoming a complex discipline pivoting from human resources into leadership, marketing and business development, all of which have a technology spin that’s further adding to this complexity.


Building an Insightful Talent Pipeline with Recruitment Process Outsourcing

By RPOA Staff Mon, Dec 11,2017 @ AM

In a recent study, Aberdeen found that more than 80% of organizations today have trouble recruiting high-potential talent, as per their definition of top-quality performance. As managers across the board try to address this pressing challenge, 79% readily admit that they don’t fully understand how to resolve it. What this means is that nearly every organization that struggles to populate their talent pipeline can’t even define the qualities they want in a new hire.

The mechanics of the workforce are changing faster than ever before, and we need to ask ourselves, can we keep up?

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


Why Smaller Businesses Should Outsource Their Recruiting

By RPOA Staff Tue, Nov 21,2017 @ AM

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), just as IT before it, evolved from increased complexity in the space. Today, in order to effectively recruit top talent for an organization, you need to navigate the existing labor market, become proficient in a relevant set of technologies, and nurture  candidates, hiring managers, and the employer brand. Some of the biggest recruiting challenges organizations face include finding talent, hiring manager satisfaction, managing candidate experience, responding to scalability needs, performance reporting, and developing and maintaining the employment brand.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing


#RPOA Weekly: Latest on Talent Acquisition Technology

By RPOA Staff Wed, Nov 15,2017 @ PM

Technology is arguably the single most important factor that is contributing to the complexity of daytime recruiting. Keeping up with advancements in recruiting technology is essential in competing for potential talent.

Topics: recruiting technology


RPOA Weekly: Recruiting Technology and Trends in a Hot Labor Market

By RPOA Staff Tue, Jun 06,2017 @ AM

What's on your recruiting dashboard today? In this #RPOAWeekly we present articles that cover factors affecting your recruiting environment including the latest jobs report, HR technology reviews and trends, and some recruiting best practices. 

Topics: recruitment


RPOA Weekly: Ways to Sculpt Your Company Culture

By RPOA Staff Tue, May 23,2017 @ AM

Company culture is displayed in many ways, such as the opportunities afforded to employees, a fun and breezy atmosphere, or the level of independence given to an individual working on a project. However, not all believe employee happiness leads to the most effective business results. In this week’s #RPOAWeekly, we look at some of the decisions that must be made when formulating a company culture.

Learn more about creating company culture by joining us for Hueman’s June 7 webinar “Culture Fit Disrupted.” Hueman CEO Dwight Cooper and Vice President of Marketing Sarah Palmer will explain what HR means by company culture and how to hire for it, netting you a larger bottom line.

Topics: Company Culture


Move Your Recruiting Efforts From ‘Post and Pray’ to Targeted Engagement

By RPOA Staff Thu, May 18,2017 @ AM

Corporate branding has grown as an area of importance for businesses and the way hiring takes place is evolving to match. Rather than a "post-and-pray" or “fire-and-forget” method of recruiting, where generic job descriptions are cast like a wide net, many businesses are beginning to understand the value of more specific recruiting efforts. Instead of pulling in dozens of different varieties of candidates, they catch a few select prize winners.

Topics: recruiting best practices, featured article


Social Recruiting and How to Make the Most of It

By RPOA Staff Fri, Jan 06,2017 @ AM

Social media is a critical part of our lives today. It has gained a lot of popularity over the recent years and is used extensively by us in our professional and personal lives. However, making the most of the social networks is not something that everyone can do. With increased involvement in social media, businesses are now turning to this beloved medium for their recruitment needs as well. To get social recruitment right, there are many things to take care of.

Topics: social recruiting


Building a Recruiting Program?  4 Key Steps to Consider

By RPOA Staff Thu, Jun 23,2016 @ PM


The business world is one that is continually changing, but one thing that is perpetual in business is the fact that you need the best employees available to grow and succeed. 

And how do you get the right employees? You come up with a bulletproof recruiting strategy that enables you to build a collection of talented people that can make your company a force to be reckoned with from the bottom up.

Topics: recruitment, recruiting best practices