Recruitment Process Outsourcing Alliance Elects a Six-member Leadership Team

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The team formation is highlighted by launching the RPO Alliance website and a buyer sentiment survey.

Nashua, NH (PRWEB) September 12, 2005 – The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Alliance® (RPO Alliance®), a special interest group of the Human Resources Outsourcing Association® (HROA®) formed to address the growing need for unbiased, vendor-neutral information regarding the growing RPO industry, today announced the election of its inaugural leadership team. The newly elected leadership team is:

  •     Chairman - Jason Berkowitz - Co-founder, Vice President, Business Development, Hyrian
  •     Vice-Chairman - Anne Nimke - Co-founder, President and COO, Pinstripe LLC
  •     Treasurer - Teresa Spangler - VP Strategic Business Initiatives, Headway Corporate Resources
  •     Secretary - Brandt Hamby - Executive Vice President, StraightSource
  •     Member-at-Large - Ladd Richland - Co-founder, CEO, CRI Inc.
  •     Director - Aimee Reynolds - Senior Vice President, Aon Consulting

With an estimated market size of $20 Billion dollars, Recruitment Process Outsourcing has been identified as “the biggest emerging opportunity in Human Resources Outsourcing” by Randall Mehl of Robert W. Baird & Co.

"The RPO Alliance is committed to addressing the needs of all constituencies in the RPO industry," said Jason Berkowitz, newly elected Chairman of the RPO Alliance, "The six member RPO Alliance leadership team represents a broad cross-section of our industry and ensures that our mission will be relevant to the entire RPO community."

Margaret Savage, Director of HR Strategy and Systems, British Telecom commented "Until now there has been a lack of information on RPO available for buyers. I’m happy that RPO now has a group dedicated to providing the research, data and tools required for all stakeholders in outsourcing decisions to make more informed choices when considering RPO. The RPO Alliance leadership team collectively represents some of the most forward-thinking people in the industry, and I have no doubt they will be integral in ensuring the RPO Alliance fulfills its mission."

The RPO Alliance recently launched an initiative to further define and quantify the informational needs of the RPO marketplace by surveying the thoughts, beliefs, attitudes and business drivers of buyers and users of RPO services. This survey of over 3,000 Human Resources and Recruitment Professionals will run through the end of September 2005, with results to be published in November 2005. In addition, the RPO Alliance has already fielded numerous buyer and prospective member inquiries from individuals and organization in the United States, U.K., France and Australia.

HROA Executive Director Michael Beygelman said, "The successful launch of the RPO Alliance underscores the HROA’s commitment to broadly represent the HR Outsourcing industry through vertically-focused special interests." Beygelman continued, "Today’s newly announced RPO Alliance leadership team constitutes RPO pioneers, who collectively will drive RPO Alliance activity that will benefit all RPO stakeholders."

For additional information about the RPO Alliance please visit the RPO Alliance Website: http://www.hroassociation.org/rpo_alliance.

About the RPO Alliance

The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Alliance® (RPO Alliance®) is a special interest group of the Human Resources Outsourcing Association® (HROA®), formed to address the growing need for unbiased, vendor-neutral information regarding the growing RPO industry.

RPO Alliance members constitute companies and individuals who believe that RPO is a strategic business initiative, that improves a company’s ability to attract, acquire, and deploy talent by bringing specialized expertise, improved focus and proven best practices.

The RPO Alliance's mission is to provide research, data, and tools that enable the community of providers, buyers, and other stakeholders to make informed decisions related to the evaluation, purchase, implementation and management of recruitment process outsourcing.

About the HROA

The Human Resources Outsourcing Association (HROA®) is an association of professionals who purchase, provide or participate in the human resources outsourcing industry. The HROA is committed to promoting communication, the exchange of information and the advancement of best practices in the human resources outsourcing industry. HROA believes that its uniqueness lies in the active participation of its members and its ability to leverage their combined experience and diversity.

The HROA seeks to achieve its mission via research, benchmarks, standardized metrics, best practices and industry case studies. Our members benefit from access to this information in print, online and through learning workshops, as well as from other program and networking events sponsored by the HROA.

Contact:

Jason Berkowitz, Chairman

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Alliance

Phone: (323) 692-2511

Fax: (323) 525-3410

jberkowitz@hyrian.com

http://www.hroassociation.org/rpo_alliance

Contact:

Michael Beygelman, Executive Director

Human Resources Outsourcing Association

Phone: (603) 424-2177

Fax: (309) 437-3769

mbeygelman@hroassociation.org

http://www.hroassociation.org

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