Author: Seven Step Updates
Earlier this month, we opened Seven Step's second recruitment delivery center in Denver, CO. We're all excited to have reached this new milestone in our company's growth and development. You can read all about the opening, including details on why we chose Denver, here:
Seven Step RPO Opens Denver Office with Plans to Hire 250 New Employees.
For more information on what our Denver opening might mean for your company, just talk to us.
On May 17-18, a team of twelve Seven Step runners competed in the 2013 New Balance Reach the Beach Relay Race. Together, they ran 200 miles in under 24 hours.
The epic race started in Princeton, MA at the Mount Wachusett Ski Area and ended at Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport, MA. It was a great weekend and everyone who participated had a blast!
On Friday, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released its report on the state of the US labor market in April 2013. The news for the month was good. The economy added more jobs during the month than was expected, and unemployment ticked down another notch from last year's highs.
Seven Step President Paul Harty contributed his expert commentary on the report to NECN. Like all of us at Seven Step, Paul's optimistic about the direction we're headed in, especially in several of the industries we know best, like manufacturing and retail banking.
(Special bonus: all of the workplace footage in this piece was shot in our Boston Delivery Center, which was abuzz with sourcing and hiring activity, as always.)... read more
Boston, MA - Seven Step RPO, a leading provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services, announced unparalleled growth in the first quarter of 2013, increasing its revenue by 101 percent over Q1 of 2012. Additionally, 70 percent of Seven Step’s clients chose to expand scope within the last two quarters, most notably within the financial, insurance, retail and manufacturing sectors.
“The increases we’ve seen to our client contracts validates that our unique recruitment model is helping clients get ahead of their hiring challenges,” said Paul Harty, President of Seven Step RPO. “Our recruiters are able to tackle challenging business verticals quickly, while delivering deep analytics that empower our clients.”
Highlights from the Quarter
Customer Growth –In the first quarter of 2013, Seven Step increased its hiring scope by 173 percent over Q1 of 2012. Additionally, a major financial institution expanded its recruiting services program with Seven Step from 600 annual hires in 2012 to 7,000 annual hires in 2013. Seven Step also tapped into the transportation and logistics sector for the first time in Q1 with a Fortune 100 company win. ... read more
“Social” may have been the biggest buzzword among recruiters in 2012, and for good reason: 73 percent of companies made successful hires via social media channels during the last year, and job seekers’ use of social media is also on the rise. According to a 2012 Jobvite survey:
- 52% of job seekers used Facebook to help find work (up from 48% in 2011)
- 38% used LinkedIn (30% in 2011)
- 34% used Twitter (26% in 2011)
While many top companies have what we consider to be the top tools for social-media sourcing in place already – job sharing apps on postings and a career-specific presence on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook are the essentials –surprisingly few of them are actually using these tools effectively to engage with top candidates.... read more