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The debate continues. In house or outsource?

Following my last post, I’ve spoken to a number of organisations currently having the same debate, and seen many comments which have opened up interesting discussions. As we all know the recruitment landscape needs to change  from traditional recruiting, the “fill a vacancy” recruitment practice, to a focus on building strong employment brand, social networks, mapping competitors and putting in place talent pipelines. But does that really happen?

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Is RPO in need of a refresh?

RPO has been in existence for over twenty years now, with many organisations selecting to outsource either all or some of their recruitment activity to a third party. Over the years, there have been differing levels of success in this space for both companies and RPO providers alike. Many companies believe that only the lower level, transactional elements of the resourcing function are more cost effectively managed externally and often cost has been the driver for many of these RPO partnerships.

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