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If your company has complex hiring needs, Seven Step RPO can make the process a whole lot easier. Our custom recruiting solutions are flat-out effective against a range of large, complex hiring challenges. Ask our clients: Seven Step can help you get ahead of talent acquisition.

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From Our Blog:

Addressing the Talent Shortage Five Radical Ideas from Bill Ingram, Executive Vice President of Seven Step RPO.

We’ve got a serious problem. A talent shortage that has companies scrambling to figure out ways to meet the growing demands of business with fewer skilled workers. So far, no one seems to have a solution. What I’ve seen are companies looking at small steps, little changes that might make them more attractive to scarce talent. But I say we toss that, and think really big for a change. I mean really BIG, as in completely transform the way we do things. The following ideas are certainly controversial. Yet, if we don’t find a radical solution to this immense problem, we’re going to see companies failing because they can’t find the skilled human beings they need. 

Before I jump into ideas, let me just say that this isn’t about traditional education and it isn’t enough to assume that technology will be the answer. In fact, I would argue that it is precisely the skills that technology cannot and will not be able to do – the very human skills – that are and will be most needed. So, we’ve got to rethink everything from all angles. The conversation needs to widen and deepen, we need to be as innovative in creating a solution for the talent shortage, as we are in innovating new technology. And the time to start is now. 

 

Here are five radical solutions to ponder:...  read more

3 Signs That Your Talent Acquisition Process Is Failing

You suspect you have a problem with your talent acquisition (TA), but you can’t quite pinpoint it. Let’s get beyond that sinking sensation in the pit of your stomach and find out what’s really going on so you can assess how big of a problem it actually is and what actions (if any!) are required.

 

I meet with many great companies experiencing talent acquisition “challenges.” Sometimes, identifying the difference between comparatively normal challenges and outright failure is hard. These companies know something is not right and they are experiencing negative consequences in their business – but they aren’t sure if there’s a systemic problem or if they’re simply expecting way too much.

 

Talent acquisition is a tough business. It’s competitive, operationally demanding, and fast-paced. So, feeling stressed and under pressure is absolutely normal on any given day in TA. That’s just part of the game. Simply feeling stressed doesn’t necessarily mean you have a problem!...  read more

Seven Step RPO's Commitment to Client Success Recognized by Leading Analyst Firm NelsonHall

BOSTON, June 9, 2016 -- Seven Step RPO, a leading provider of outsourced global recruitment process outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has been named as a Leader in the Overall, Candidate Focus, and Talent Management Focus categories by independent analyst firm NelsonHall in its 2016 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO Services....  read more

Recruiting advice for recruiters and hiring managers

It’s a notoriously rocky relationship: recruiters and hiring managers share the common goal of filling roles with exceptional talent, but often fall prey to lack of trust, poor communication and different expectations; not the recipe for success, nor what anyone needs in their already stressful workday. According to ICIMS Hire Expectations Institute research, 80% of recruiters think they have a ‘high’ to ‘very high’ understanding of the jobs for which they recruit, while 61% of hiring managers say that recruiters have, at best, a ‘low’ to ‘moderate understanding’ of the jobs for which they recruit. So, how can you do better? What does it take to get recruiters and hiring managers to play on the same team, with the same rules and expectations? Here are five tips for developing a strong, functional relationship:...  read more

Why Retailers Need a Game-Changing Talent Strategy Now

There were 800,000 online stores in the United States vying for $256 billion in sales in 2015, with an expected uptick to $370 billion in 2017.1This surge reflects a continuing consumer shift that is challenging brick-and-mortar retailers to deeply transform how they stay profitable. The pressure is on and at the core of this change lies the talent strategy that will either lead retailers into the future or run them into the ground....  read more

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