Is recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) right for your business? There are many reasons why an organization may turn to an outsourced recruiting team to support staffing needs, either on a temporary or long-term basis. Choosing an outsourced recruiting process for your business oftentimes comes about in response to shortages in your staffing population combined with a lack of resources to handle a recruiting campaign.
Benefits of an RPO
“No man is an island” and this is especially true when it comes to maintaining adequate staff for your company. There are several unique benefits of using an outsourced recruiting model to accomplish this. Let’s take a look at the major advantages of an RPO, to see if this is a solution for you.
Ongoing Staffing Support – Consider the duties that surround recruiting and the time it takes to accomplish even the most routine of these tasks. Multiply that by the need to hire in volume and these tasks take on a life of their own. When you work with a recruiting process outsourcing agency, however, you can hand many of those tasks over to an entire team of skilled recruiters. This frees you up for the other more pressing responsibilities you have, and you have the support of your RPO provider for as long as you need it.
More Cost Effective than Direct Hiring – It has been estimated that the cost of replacing just one worker equates to half a year’s salary. Make the wrong hiring decision based on pressures to choose a “warm body” and this can be a very costly mistake. Instead of spending a ton of money upfront, it’s possible to work with an RPO to develop a staffing program with special payment and replacement terms. Additionally, by hiring an RPO to conduct the talent search, screening, and initial interviews, your company can save time. In this business world—time is money.
Flexible and Scalable Staffing – Need a certain number of employees or contractors to cover the peaks and valleys in your company or for special projects? When you choose an outsourced recruiting model, you tap into the most flexible and scalable resource available. This helps to maintain your staffing numbers and increase productivity, which in turn increases profitability for your business. When you need fewer workers, the RPO can help you scale back without the hassle and costs of layoffs.
Accessibility to More Skilled Candidates – If your company happens to be in a fast-growing industry and you consistently run into issues finding candidates who possess the skills you need, an on-demand RPO can be the best solution for you. The professional recruiters at ContractRecruiter have years of experience in many different industries so they understand your need for skilled employees. Many times, the recruiters have multiple contacts in multiple industry networks, so finding a qualified candidate is much faster.
Partnering with a recruitment process outsourcing firm like ContractRecruiter can be highly beneficial to your company, for the above and many more reasons. If you would like to learn more about the services and benefits of working with a team of professional outsourced recruiters, take a moment to get in touch with us today!
Andrew Greenberg’s roots in recruiting date back to 1996. He has experience both on the agency-side and corporate-side of the staffing business, with a focus in the financial services space at companies like Bloomberg and UBS. He also has core experience with information technology staffing, and has worked for major software companies such as SAP Business Objects and IBM/Informix Software. To get in touch with Andrew, you can reach him by email or by phone at (800) 797-6160.