Outsourcing something is a big decision.
Outsourcing responsibility to hire the talent that maintains, grows and evolves your organisation is a huge deal. One we take very seriously.
For the supplier and the customer
You have to work in partnership.
You have to collaborate.
You have to be willing to go on the journey together.
For me the best and most successful RPOs have been where the client, across the whole organisation, is fully bought in, invested and supportive of the contract.
There are simple actions that both parties can undertake to ensure that the RPO is given every opportunity to succeed. This article gives some great advice on what we should and should not do when in a RPO.
A good read and if you're thinking about an RPO a good starting point.
In today’s evolving market, many organizations recognize the tremendous advantages that a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) partnership provides and are eager to incorporate these advantages into their business. There is a danger in hastiness however – recruiting isn’t one size fits all. Those that walk into an RPO partnership without proper planning (or any outsourcing experience, for that matter) will find that success does not come easily, or worse, the partnership makes things even more complicated.