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Jump Into the Deep End with Erin McDermott Peterson: Real Conversations with Talent Acquisition Leaders

By Steven Dashiell Thu, Mar 08,2018 @ AM

If you love RPO, great stories, and all of the joys and challenges that come with large scale recruitment, then you'll love “Big Fish in the Talent Pool”. The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) is thrilled to partner with Erin McDermott Peterson on this new podcast.

Topics: rpoa news, talent acquisition


#RPOA Weekly: U.S. Economic Outlook for 2018

By Lamees Abourahma Wed, Nov 29,2017 @ PM

The U.S. economy is expected to expand over the next couple of years according to multiple sources. According to Fox Business “The U.S. economy has gained momentum over the past year thanks to pro-growth policies of lawmakers in Washington,” yet Reuters forecasts “growth will not accelerate the way the Trump administration has predicted.”

Topics: rpoa news


#RPOA Weekly: Kim E. Ruyle Speaks at Upcoming Webinar

By Lamees Abourahma Wed, Sep 20,2017 @ AM

In his previous session, renowned speaker and published author Kim E. Ruyle touched on implicit bias (rooted in our brains) that directs and influences who we select or hire. Rulye also reviewed six characteristics of high potentials including cognitive ability, drive and ambition, competence, personality and emotional intelligence, and learning agility. 

Next Friday, September 22nd @ noon ET, Ruyle join us again to explore the neuroscience of personality, methods to mitigate implicit bias, and insights that will enhance your selection, development, and retention of high potential talent. Don’t miss this 30-minute webinar! Register now to attend the live session or to receive the recording to watch on-demand.

Topics: rpoa news, recruiting best practices


How to Make Onboarding Work for You

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Oct 13,2015 @ AM

Employee success isn’t guaranteed when a new hire steps in the door. Once you’ve gotten the talent you need, the next step is to integrate them into your company, encourage their productivity, and keep them from leaving. One of the best tools to accomplish these goals is your employee onboarding process. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we take a look at new ideas and successful examples of onboarding processes look like so you can learn how to make onboarding work for you.

Topics: rpoa news, hiring and recruiting news, employee engagement, candidate management


Recruiting Challenges and How to Overcome Them (Part 2)

By Janine Lucas Thu, Nov 20,2014 @ AM

According O’Toole, Virginia Commonwealth University Professor of Economics, “Conditions in the labor market have improved in the first 10 months of 2014. In the first 9 months of 2014, private payroll employment improved by an average of 220,000 per month, up from 190,000 jobs per month in the same period in 2012 and 2013”. This created a more competitive environment for the labor market and allowed employees to have more confidence in jumping from job to another, creating recruiting challenges for employers.

Topics: novotus, rpoa news, recruitment, recruiting strategy, recruiting issues


Recruiting Challenges and How to Overcome Them (Part 1)

By Janine Lucas Thu, Nov 13,2014 @ AM

Are you plagued by recruiting challenges that seem impossible to overcome? Do you know that your recruiting short comes are affecting your company’s productivity and bottom-line but can’t quite identify them? You’re not alone—the recruiting industry faces many challenges on a daily basis, but we’re here to help. In a recent RPOA Leadership Forum webinar, Novotus’ stellar recruiting team discuss and tackle the top four biggest recruiting challenges of today.

Topics: novotus, rpoa news, recruitment, recruiting strategy, recruiting issues


The Best Recruiting Boards for Your Recruiting Dollars

By Allison Reilly Wed, Jul 09,2014 @ AM

The RPOA, in partnership with Software Advice and the National Human Resources Association, conducted a survey with 150 recruiters to determine the best job boards. We conducted this survey to figure out which job boards provide the best value for recruiters in terms of quality, quantity and price. Our best job boards survey asked asked recruiters specifically about six job boards: Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Monster, Craigslist, Indeed and Careerbuilder. Although all the recruiters didn't use all six of the job boards, all of them were used by some percentage of those surveyed. Here are the results of our survey:

Topics: rpoa news, talent acquisition, recruiting best practices, recruiting technology


Suggestions to Help Guarantee RPO Success

By Allison Reilly Tue, Apr 08,2014 @ AM

In recruiting, the one thing that matters is the hire. Technology, management, resources, and experience are important and can make a difference in whether or not there is a successful hire. But the hire is what matters because it's why you have an RPO solution and its why you begin your recruiting process in the first place. Great hires with your RPO solution mean RPO success, and there are things you can do as a buyer to help guarantee that success. Many of those things actually happen before RPO service agreement is solidified, so here are few suggestions to help guarantee a successful RPO relationship.

Topics: novotus, rpoa news, recruitment process outsourcing


The Future of RPO: 2014 and Beyond (Part 3 of 3)

By Allison Reilly Wed, Mar 05,2014 @ AM

For the final part of our three-part series covering the past, present, and future of the RPO industry, we look at recruitment process outsourcing from this day forward. The industry has come a long way from education and proof of concept, and in the third part of this series, we look to the horizon and project the next 10 years for this industry.

Topics: rpoa news, recruitment process outsourcing, accolo


The State of the RPO Industry and More Recruiting News

By Allison Reilly Thu, Feb 06,2014 @ AM

In this week's hiring and recruiting news roundup, we curated some of the best articles regarding employee engagement and the state of the RPO industry. Engaging and training your employees are going to be critical this year as the state of the industry, and recruiting, suggests that retention of talent (recruiting and non-recruiting) is one of the year's biggest challenges. This week's roundup provides useful information to help your organization overcome these hurdles.

Topics: rpoa news, recruitment process outsourcing, hiring and recruiting news, employee engagement