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WilsonHCG's Kim Pope talks all things RPO

By RPOA Staff Thu, Jul 11,2019 @ AM

In 2016, John Younger, co-founder of the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association and an early RPO pioneer, suggested that recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) crossed the Chasm of the Adoption Curve and is climbing the Early Majority stage (accounting for 16 percent of the potential market) but is "nowhere near Main Stream yet." He also argued that as more and more companies try RPO, they will be "blown away with how much control they have and how much more elasticity it gives them in their recruiting and hiring functions."

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting trends

 

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

 

Recruiting Trends: Who Moved My Cheese?

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Jun 20,2019 @ AM

Recruiting practices that once were tested and proven no longer work today. In his recent Harvard Business Review article, “Your Approach to Hiring is All Wrong,” professor Peter Cappelli explains why.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing

 

How do you measure the success of an RPO program?

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Thu, Jun 06,2019 @ AM

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers bring higher expertise to organizations from recruiting best practices to technology and metrics that drive business success. Having the relevant data and the right metrics make all the difference. According to the Q4 2018 Insights report from Advanced RPO, “74 percent of recruiters believe hiring will become more competitive in the next 12 months.”

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting metrics

 

Why RPO Makes Sense for Consulting and Professional Services

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Thu, Feb 21,2019 @ AM

In this day and age, finding talent with the right mix of skills and personality to fit the organization's culture, is not that easy. For consulting and professional services firms it is even more difficult, as their reputation comes in to play. In an article by Consultants 500, they list some of the largest causes or disruptors this industry is facing. For example, increased competition, deregulation, globalization, changing client demands, and technology and artificial intelligence.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing

 

7 Golden Rules of Successful RPO for Banks and Financial Services

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Fri, Feb 15,2019 @ AM

“Competition to attract the type of talent your business needs is coming from all sectors—it’s no longer possible to simply talk of an FS [financial services] talent market as boundaries are now increasingly blurred, if not non-existent,” according to a report from PwC. With the U.S. unemployment rate at a record low, competition for top talent remains at an all-time high. In addition to the tight labor market, financial services are challenged by digital disruptions that require changes in the operating models, changing consumer needs and expectations, and regulatory shifts and security concerns. PwC states, “As financial institutions’ business models evolve, they’re really going to have to think differently, and that means hiring and developing people with vastly different skills and views.”

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing

 

World Class Recruitment: Hiring Talent the Hueman Way

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Nov 13,2018 @ AM

As any talent acquisition leader can tell you, hiring these days isn’t what it used to be. Posting a job description on a job board and hoping for the best won’t get an organization the talent they need for success. And that’s just the hiring portion –  engaging and retaining that talent is just as important for overall recruitment. Recruiting, often, is overwhelming.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting best practices

 

Build Your Recruiting Program Around a Customer Centric Process

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Sep 11,2018 @ AM

Who are your customers? This is a fundamental question to any business, but one that talent acquisition teams have been tangling with more and more as recruitment marketing plays a greater role in the acquisition of highly skilled, passive candidates.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting best practices

 

Measurement Drives Growth When it Comes to Talent Acquisition Programs

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Aug 28,2018 @ AM

It goes without saying that without proper measurement of your organization’s actions and accomplishments, figuring out just how well you’re doing in terms of business is difficult. The Office of Personnel Management notes that measurement “plays a crucial role in translating business strategy into results.”

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting best practices

 

RPO: New Hiring Trends for Retailers and eCommerce Businesses

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jul 17,2018 @ PM

It’s no secret that in today’s economy, with unemployment at a historic low of 4.3 percent, organizations are faced with the task of fighting tooth and nail for top level talent. Combine these unemployment levels with rapid changes to the way retail operates and turns a profit, and it’s easy to see why some are saying we live in an age of disruption.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting trends