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5 key reasons for efficient agency labour management

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 10 Jul 2017

Efficient agency labour management can be very hard to get right, especially if you operate in multiple locations and with many different suppliers. The ability to manage agency labour spend with efficiency can result in direct cost-savings, legislative compliance and a highly-engaged workforce.

Datum RPO looks at 5 key benefits that efficient agency labour management can bring an organisation.

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Recruitment agency audits - are your suppliers regulated?

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 19 Jun 2017

When choosing new suppliers, or even managing trusted suppliers, it's essential that you stay in control. It can often be difficult to evaluate the stability and quality of new suppliers, as without practical use it may be hard to make a judgement call. On the other hand, whilst your current recruitment agencies may be providing you with the highest quality workers, it may be that they're not fully compliant or there is a periodical inconsistency of quality delivery. 

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Managing temporary agency labour - which solution is best for you?

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 19 May 2017

For organisations with a large temporary workforce, managing the process can often be costly, tiresome and above all, steer hiring managers away from their core responsibilities.

If you are looking to manage temporary and contract agency labour, in essence, there are three main RPO solutions: Preferred Supplier Lists (PSLs), Master Vendor Agreements and Vendor Neutral Management.

Whilst PSL's and Master Vendor Agreements have been used widely across many industries, they are now recognised as more traditional methods, becoming slightly dated. Vendor Neutral Management, however, offers a modernised approach of combining the best bits of both PSL's and Master Vendor Agreements, creating a solution that is both innovative and sustainable.

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Why should you outsource the management of your temporary workforce?

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 12 May 2017

Organisations with a large temporary workforce can often become overloaded with the management and recruitment of their temporary workers. In an attempt to combat this, the concept of Recruitment Process Outsourcing or RPO, was formed. RPO offers various solutions that suit the requirements of an individual client, some offering sole responsibility for the management of a temporary workforce, some that provide a single-source supplier avenue and others that offer a combined/hybrid solution.

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Your guide to recruitment process outsourcing and savings calculator

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 27 Apr 2017
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RPO, or Recruitment Process Outsourcing, makes your recruitment more efficient, cost effective, and helps you reduce the time you spend managing your current agencies.

Organisations using an efficient RPO provider benefit from both direct and in-direct cost-savings, accumulated by various management, legal and performance factors.

This guide explores 6 key benefits of using a RPO provider, with an additional ‘RPO Savings Calculator’ to work out how much your business can save.

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How RPO Technology Benefits Your Business

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 22 Mar 2017

RPO technology enables you to gain control of your entire recruitment process, from order to invoice. By utilising RPO technology, you can benefit from an end-to-end recruitment solution that helps manage the process for you, freeing up your time to focus on what’s important to you – your core business.

Available 24/7 with zero down time, RPO technology provides results in real-time so you can stay at the top of your game. From cost control and allocation to consolidated invoicing, instant reporting and visibility of compliance items to ensure you keep up with Agency Worker Regulations, RPO technology gives you the tools you need to transform your recruiting.

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The growth and globalisation of Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Posted by Mike Harper on 06 Mar 2017

Starting as an experimental practice, the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) sector has progressed into a fully-fledged industry with exponential growth in terms of revenue generation, market acceptance and sustantial cost-savings.

The growth of RPO and globalisation has can be seen by the continuous rise in global market growth, mainly due to the ability for a client organisation to focus on their core business activities whilst facilitating substantial reductions in recruitment overheads.

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An in-depth study into temporary labour agency margins

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 08 Feb 2017

Managing agency labour can be very hard to get right, especially if you operate in multiple locations and with many different suppliers. The ability to manage agency labour spend with efficiency can result in direct cost-savings, legislative compliance and a highly-engaged workforce.

This detailed report provides an in-depth analysis of temporary labour agency margins and pay rate variance.
Included are key facts and figures taken from analysis of £21M+ of temporary agency labour spend.
The report identifies how organisations can improve profitability, legal compliance and management.

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Six key benefits of RPO explained

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 08 Dec 2016

If you’re a CEO or Procurement Director one of your major considerations day to-day will naturally be the cost of your temporary agency labour.

This article explains the streamlining, invoicing, scalability, brand management and financial benefits of RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) to your company. In particular, how it can make a huge difference to your costs by improving efficiency to create on-going savings that are both reliable and measurable – and help you maximise your revenues and profits.

So, what difference does using RPO make compared to working directly with recruitment agencies?

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How RPO Companies Can Help You Drive Better Brand Management

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 21 Sep 2016

When you think of the hiring process, you naturally think about the importance of making a good first impression.

But first impressions aren’t just for hiring permanent workers. It also should apply to any potential temporary or contractor workers that you engage. Whether or not you engage the worker at the end, it’s important to ensure that the exposure they have to your brand throughout is consistent, engaging and respectful. After all, for those that do end up working in your organisation, the hiring process will be their first exposure to your business. And for those that don’t, the impression of your company formed during the hiring process will be powerful and long lasting.

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