What is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

What is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

According to recent research, ‘employers that use talent solutions from a Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider experienced a range of benefits’ – 96% improved hiring metrics, 51% increased hiring consistency and 42% reduced the cost of hiring.’

It’s clear to see why Recruitment Process Outsourcing is fast becoming the favored hiring method by employers across the country. But what actually is Recruitment Process Outsourcing? And how can you utilise it to benefit your business?


What is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

Recruitment Process Outsourcing has gained traction and popularity over the last few years, emerging as a strategic practice that allows organisations to employ efficient and effective ways of recruiting top industry talent.

Recruitment Process Outsourcing is officially defined as the delegation of all or some of the recruitment process to professional talent acquisition experts. For example, if you were to outsource your recruitment process, an RPO talent acquisition team would be cultivated and merged into your business.

This team would oversee the entire recruitment process, utilizing the latest recruitment technology, talent databases and their expert knowledge and connections to source a perfect hire for your organisation.

The process involves the in-depth sourcing, screening and selection of candidates, focusing on finding talent that not only possesses the skills necessary to excel in your role but also matches the cultural environment in which your organisation functions.

It’s an incredibly efficient, effective way to acquire the top talent for your organisation.


Recruitment Process Outsourcing – Key Features

Scalability and Flexibility

One of the staple features of Recruitment Process Outsourcing is the scope it allows for scalability and flexibility when it comes to hiring. RPO solutions accommodate fluctuations in hiring demands while minimizing overhead costs.

Expertise and Resources

Recruitment Process Outsourcing gives you access to a team of hiring experts. Their connections, experience and expertise allow them to quickly source top talent and screen them accordingly to find the perfect match for your organisation. In particular, access to the latest recruitment technology makes this part of the process even more efficient when you choose to outsource your recruitment processes.

End-to-End Recruitment Support

Part of the appeal of Recruitment Process Outsourcing solutions is the option of end-to-end recruitment support. From detailing initial candidate requirements right the way through to hiring, your organisation will benefit from the full support of your team of experts, working with you towards the shared goal of appointing the best possible candidate.


Recruitment Process Outsourcing Solutions with Mackinnon & Partners

Here at Mackinnon & Partners, we offer full RPO solutions, meaning clients can delegate their entire recruitment process to us. We work closely with our clients to identify hiring requirements before selecting top-quality candidates for the role.

We’ll source, screen and select candidates based on skill match and cultural environment best fit, all while reducing overhead costs associated with traditional recruitment, reducing time-to-fill and improving candidate quality overall.

For more information on our Recruitment Process Outsourcing solutions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our expert recruitment team.

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