Talon RPO Blog

Michelle Rawls completes the Sourcecon Academy Training Program

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On March 23, 2018, Talon RPO Engagement Manager and Sourcing Specialist Michelle Rawls graduated from the the Sourcecon Academy recruitment training program. (Read Michelle's full bio here.)

Talon RPO Implements Cutting-edge Talent Sourcing and Recruitment Training Program 📈

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Talon RPO is excited to announce a new training partnership with the SourceCon Academy and Mark Tortorici's San Francisco-based training organization, Transform Talent Acquisition. This recruiter & sourcer training initiative is already underway and very similar to programs Mark has used to educate talent acquisition teams at Google, Facebook, Apple, Nvidia, netPolarity, Ebay, Roku, Yahoo,

4 Interesting Sourcing and Recruitment Tools to Explore in 2018

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The Talon RPO team is always on the lookout for new tech that can help to elevate our recruitment game. This week, LinkedIn Talent Blog writer Samantha McLaren published a fresh article with some interesting software leads that caught our eye. (To check out the original article, click here: http://bit.ly/6distruptiverecruitinghacks)

What is an Hourly Search?

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If you’ve been studying the global staffing industry (or have been checking your spam filter), you may have noticed an increase in the number of staffing agencies offering recruitment services by the hour. The advancements in social media described above have given everyone a robust rolodex from which to recruit. Choosing to work with a recruiter by the hour can offer hiring entities an

What is a Retained Search (Executive Search)?

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Before you read this, you might want to read "What is a contingency search?" as a helpful starting point.

What is a Contingency Search?

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A contingent search is a recruiting arrangement where there is no remuneration paid to the staffing agency until a hire is made. From the client perspective, upfront financial risk is virtually nonexistent. While this may sound attractive, there are a number of downsides worth considering.

What is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

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RPO, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, is a form of business process outsourcing where an employer transfers all or part of its recruitment processes to an external provider. Working with an RPO provider is different than partnering with a headhunter or staffing agency; the RPO process is generally recognized as being more affordable, scalable, and customizable.

VT RPO Start-up Cuts Cost and Risk of Talent Acquisition and Recruitment

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Get Found: Maximize your LinkedIn Page and Market your Personal Brand!

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My friends know me as a professional talent thief. I partner with a diverse group of businesses and use a thoughtfully developed and proven process to help them find, attract, and retain the best talent the market has to offer. After starting a new search, posting job opportunities and kick starting employee referral programs, my colleagues and I begin headhunting on LinkedIn just like the other