So, you’re considering hiring a recruitment process outsource (RPO) firm, and naturally weighing up the pros and cons of leveraging a RPO solution.
As you consider your options, it’s important to recognise how the offering has changed in the last five years. The provider community, the service itself, and the core benefits have all shifted, in some cases quite dramatically, to keep pace with micro and macro changes in hiring. I’d like to highlight three changes offering dramatic benefits to you as a buyer.... read more
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) sounds like the promised land of talent acquisition, with its ability to improve efficiency, streamline recruitment, and enable you to hire higher-quality talent. But like all business investments, it needs to be directly tied to measurable outcomes for it to be right for your organization. It’s not enough to go RPO just for the sake of creating a better hiring experience for candidates and hiring managers. In addition to improving constituent experience, you have to predict and deliver substantive gains that will directly impact the business financially as a result of the improved experience.... read more
We’ve been inundated with bewildering big data for years now. Thankfully, predictive analytics has emerged to help us put that data to use in ways that drive business results. In talent acquisition (TA), predictive analytics is a tool that helps companies hire better and faster. In today’s highly competitive talent market, doing so is key to securing the talent you need. So, how does predictive analytics empower better hiring?... read more
If you’re thinking about hiring a recruitment process outsource (RPO) firm on a short-term or project basis, there are important things to consider before taking that route. Most companies look at RPO when they are struggling to achieve target recruiting results or when their internal team is over capacity. Project RPO offers wonderful benefits and direct solutions to these challenges, but it’s not something to jump into blindly.
What is Project RPO?... read more
When a recruiter looks at a resume and sees that an applicant has had a handful of jobs in a short amount of time, their first reaction is often to toss that resume in the trash. But times have changed, and it might be a good idea to give those resumes a second look.
When the economy took a dive in 2008, some companies took drastic measures to stay afloat, including benefit cuts and salary and hiring freezes that left existing employees feeling underappreciated and overworked. Leaving that environment behind for better pay became common. In fact, in many industries it seems like moving between companies is still the easiest way to get salary raises and better benefits packages.
Could it be that job hopping is the new promotion?... read more