RPO ACADEMY FIRM DIRECTORY
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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

 

Managing Change in an RPO Partnership

By Steven Dashiell Tue, May 22,2018 @ AM

Unlike a typical staffing solution, recruitment process outsourcing is a strategic partnership that can result in great improvements to internal hiring practices. These changes need to be managed well in order for the relationship to succeed –a big lesson, Lumina Foods learned, when bringing RPO company Newton Talent onboard to help them solve their complex recruiting problems.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing

 

Building a Talent Pipeline: The Employer Branding Effect

By Steven Dashiell Tue, May 15,2018 @ AM

When Lumina Foods decided to partner with an outside vendor on scaling up their hiring capabilities, they weren’t entirely sure what to expect. Mandy McPherson, Vice President, Human Resources at Lumina Foods knew from prior experience that recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) vendors  were often used by big businesses to fill high-volume recruiting needs, and thought that was the extent of their use.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting trends

 

The Do’s and Don’ts of RPO Partnerships

By Steven Dashiell Tue, May 01,2018 @ AM

In today’s evolving market, many organizations recognize the tremendous advantages that a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) partnership provides and are eager to incorporate these advantages into their business. There is a danger in hastiness however – recruiting isn’t one size fits all.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing

 

Aberdeen Report: RPO Effective in Building a Centralized Talent Pipeline

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Apr 24,2018 @ AM

In a recent study titled,“Revisiting the Value of Strategic Partnership”, Aberdeen found that Best-in-Class organizations are turning to subject-matter experts (SMEs) in building a centralized talent pipeline model to better develop and manage the resources needed for this new approach. In addition, the study found that organizations using a central talent pipeline model are reaching active and passive candidates by a ratio of 2.5 to 1 whereas All Other companies are at 9.7 to 1.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing