HRO Today announced that Seven Step RPO has been ranked 9th among the top global enterprise providers of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions by HRO Today on their annual Baker's Dozen list. ... read more
The average employee tenure across industries is a bit over four years, but among certain high-demand job profiles, it’s 18 to 36 months. While this was once a sign of an unstable employee and had detrimental career implications, today, it’s the new norm. How should companies respond to this job hopping phenomena? What are the implications and what needs to change in order to harness the power of a transitory workforce?
Talent is investing only one-and-a-half to three years at your company before moving on. Let’s dissect this a bit. Why are they moving on? In most cases, they are offered more enticing opportunities, better pay, and a chance for a better work-life fit. The idea of leaving to get a raise has morphed into a focus in improving your income, job responsibilities, and overall career trajectory. People don’t climb the ladder in the same company anymore, they use multiple companies to build their career momentum. ... read more
Looking for a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider? Not sure how to start evaluating which firm is right for your organization? This post will give you a quick rundown of the top five things to look at when assessing RPO providers.
You can use it as a foundation for preliminary discussions with management on whether or not RPO is right for you or to formulate your request for proposal (RFP) questions. Keep in mind that RPO should solve key business problems or empower you to take your business to the next level. So, build out your business case first, and then look for RPO firms that are able to prove that they can solve your problems or transform your business.... read more
The better relationships you build with candidates the better chances you have of finding the right people in your prospective talent pool when you need them. One of the best ways to engage candidates and build relationships with them is to provide them with a talent community. If you haven’t started one, now is the time to do so.
What is a talent community? When someone visits your career site and is invited to sign up to receive communications from your company, they are being invited into your talent community. This lets you track potentially interested candidates and provide opportunities for them to learn more about your company. It also keeps your employment brand front and center so that when candidates are ready, they will apply to a job. (Just to be clear, this is not a social community, such as brands’ customer community where there is interaction between customers and brand agents.)... read more
There is tremendous speculation about how the UK’s vote to leave the European Union will impact the economy and business’s ability to attract and retain talent. From dire predictions of doom to optimistic visions of improvement, the unknown creates an environment of fear. Will we lose all our non-UK workers? What will happen if our process for securing talent is too slow to compete with faster, easier-access countries? What if we can’t get the talent we need? What if talent shuns us because we’re difficult? Fear is a natural reaction to unexpected change. Rather than dwell in fear, let us focus on what we can impact and control.... read more