How Is an RPO Provider Different from a Staffing Agency?

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Source: WilsonHCG | Published: March 13, 2015

RPO providers manage clients’ entire recruitment cycle, operating as a seamless partner. The focus is on building a strategic recruitment program that attracts, recruits and retains high-quality, full-time, permanent employees. Staffing agencies, which operate on a reactive recruitment model, work on a requisition-to-requisition basis. Also, they are often hiring temporary or temp-to-perm employees. RPO providers assume the responsibility of recruitment results during the partnership, which are held to service level agreement (SLA) and key performance indicator (KPI) standards.