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Recent Trends in Recruiting Leading into 2016

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Nov 19,2015 @ AM

Recruitment methods and offerings constantly evolve to meet the changing needs of clients and the circumstances of the broader economy. In this week’s RPOA, we take a look at on-demand RPO and scalable and “artisanal” recruiting as examples of at recent trends in recruiting leading into 2016.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, reasons to outsource, recruiting trends


4 More Awesome Benefits to Recruitment Outsourcing

By Allison Reilly Tue, Mar 25,2014 @ AM

One of the biggest myths about recruitment outsourcing is that recruitment outsourcing is the equivalent of dependency and giving up control of your recruiting process. The complete opposite is what's true, especially if your current recruiting process or recruiting method aren't working. Why not get some help, or have someone else do your recruiting, when you aren't doing the very best recruiting work you could be doing.

Topics: recruitment, recruitment process outsourcing, reasons to outsource, Employer Branding, candidate management


Types of RPO Engagements: Point-of-Service RPO (Part 3 of 5)

By Allison Reilly Tue, Sep 17,2013 @ AM

In the first two blog posts of this series we covered enterprise RPO and short-term RPO. These are two RPO engagements that are a fit for those that need help with the entire recruiting process (enterprise RPO), or those that need help for a short time period or aren't comfortable with complete outsourcing (short-term RPO). In the third part of our series on recruitment process outsourcing services and engagements, we'll cover an RPO solution, point-of-service RPO, which is perfect for those who want to outsource a specific step in the recruiting process.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, reasons to outsource


3 Main Reasons Why Hiring Decisions Go Wrong

By Allison Reilly Tue, Aug 27,2013 @ AM

When hiring, it's not about getting the candidate to accept the offer every time, it's about making the right decision with the candidate you choose to offer the position. Often times, the right decision isn't made because the time and energy is focused on simply finding a person instead of making a good choice. Or, a decision is based on assumptions and there wasn't enough strategy involved in how to make the right decision. Here are the three main reasons why hiring decisions go wrong.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, reasons to outsource, candidate management, recruiting issues


6 Reasons Companies Outsource Recruiting

By Allison Reilly Wed, Mar 13,2013 @ AM

Why outsource your talent acquisition functions to an outside vendor? The obvious reason is, you're facing challenges with your existing hiring that you can't solve internally. What are some of these hiring challenges? Here are some of the common reasons organizations outsource their recruiting.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, reasons to outsource, recruiting best practices


What is your biggest hiring challenge?

By Lamees Abourahma Tue, Feb 19,2013 @ AM

Your hiring challenge can be the result of gaps in leadership.

Do you have a clear vision?  Do you have an Organizational Chart that supports that vision with what you know of today?  Have you declared a business culture based on who you are as a leader?  When hiring, what does each position look like in terms of accountabilities and tasks? 

Topics: reasons to outsource, recruiting issues


5 Wrong Reasons to Outsource Your Recruiting Functions

By Allison Reilly Tue, Jan 29,2013 @ AM

Why not outsource your recruiting functions?

If there’s a department that involves knowing your company’s needs inside and out, it’s the recruiting department. Those people need to know which positions are open, who they’ll be working with, the type of person needed in those positions, and the type of person who will fit in with the company. Information and skillsets like that can’t be outsourced, right? Recruiting can be outsourced, but it needs to be outsourced for the right reasons. Here are five wrong reasons to outsource your recruiting functions:

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, reasons to outsource, recruiting best practices