Each year we partner with the RPO Association to produce a research study to examine and understand how the recruitment process outsourcing market is changing, what buyers expect, and the realities of the current landscape. Our latest report was recently released featuring findings from more than 500 RPO buyers, and it’s currently available at no charge. The video and other content below offer additional insight on what the report covers and what readers can expect.
In today’s environment, a significant number of conversations revolve around inflation, the economy, and the overall labor economics landscape. Since the publication of our previous RPO Trends report, we have seen some key markers adjust across the economy:
Inflation has risen in fits and starts A potential recession hovers in a cloud of uncertainty Unemployment hangs at a historically low rate And the number of employers looking to hire has settled somewhat from the frenzied pace of 2021 and early 2022
Each of these items has led to a softening of the overall RPO market as employer demand for recruitment outsourcing has slowed in step with the overall reduction in hiring activity. This has driven RPO firms to consider other partnership options with