Turkey & Talent: Giving Thanks for Your Career

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Happy Turkey Day to all of our Tremendous Upside readers! Whether you are catching this content in between courses or kickoffs, we truly hope that you are spending today conquering casseroles and reflecting on all of the things that you are grateful for in the presence of friends and family. Now let’s get down to […]

What Makes RPO Successful?

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For those of you that aren’t in the know, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is a form of business process outsourcing where an employer transfers all or part of its recruitment processes to an external service provider. Moving to an RPO model of recruiting can be intimidating for most companies. The idea of completely handing over […]

Thought Leader Thursday: Stop Paying Big Money For “Travelers”

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Earlier in my career, I was the marketing lead for a medical staffing company specializing in allied health travel staffing. In plain language, we placed physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists in 13-week contracts with hospitals and assisted living facilities all over the country. In our jargon, these folks were known as “travelers.” Life […]

RPO and Rolling with the Tide

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I was working for a $500 million-dollar publicly traded company in the industrial construction and maintenance sector running, as most mid-market companies do, a successful, but bootstrapped version of talent acquisition. We were limited in terms of resources and budget – and as proactive as we tried to make our sourcing, we always found ourselves struggling […]

How To Avoid Making Your Employer Brand A Cheap Cover Song

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If you ask any of my friends they will tell you that I LOVE a good classic song cover –key word being “good”. I emphasize that adjective not because I’m picky, but because I’ve been let down by a lot of terrible tribute bands in the past. From Britney Spears to Billy Joel, I’ve seen […]

The Difference Between Your FauxPO & Our RPO

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is defined by the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association as “a form of business process outsourcing (BPO) where an employer transfers all or part of its recruitment processes to an external service provider.” The problem with a definition, especially one with a range such as this (see: “employer transfers all or part […]