Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Status : July, 2020 | Technology & Media | PPT format

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Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market: Snapshot

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) refers to the process of transferring a company’s all or part of its permanent process to an external provider of such services. An external provider of recruitment processes is capable of acting as an extended arm of the HR department of a company. The service providers sit on the actual site with the client giving compressive solutions for hiring. The provider of the services gives their clients all the required methodology, technology, and staff to fulfil the recruitment requirements of clients.

The recruitment process outsourcing has come out from the industry of traditional recruitment methods. However, there are differences between the two. A provider of recruitment process outsourcing services assumes ownership of the management and design of the entire recruitments process and bears responsibility for the outcome of their processes. 

The global recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) market has gathered momentum substantially over the last few years, and has already gained popularity in the countries of North America and Europe. 

Some of the advantages associated with recruitment process outsourcing are: 

  • Improved quality of hires
  • Reduced cost
  • Scalable model
  • Diminished time for hiring
  • Talent pooling
  • Assessment design and recruitment process
  • Analytics and reporting
  • Excellent compliance regulations
  • Reduces the need for direct advertising 

In terms of value, Asia Pacific is estimated to come up as the a rapidly growing region in the global recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) market in the years to come. It is highly likely that the global recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) market will be dominated by the increasing number of business enterprises together with the growing need for productive recruitment.

The expanded use of neo-sourcing will drive the development prospects for the worldwide RPO market in the inevitable years. Neo-sourcing is its mix outsourcing and BPO and a development of BPO models offered by outsourcing organizations. Additionally, the market is seeing a developing number of business process reconciliation and the coming of mechanical answers for lessen costs and enhance efficiency and advancements. A portion of the central point in charge of the developing inclination for neo-sourcing in different associations is the change in business and advancement, which is a consequence of the joined administration of back-office operations and innovation for process re-designing. Moreover, the advantages of this innovation incorporate process advancement, cost lessening, access to the best worldwide practices, enhanced profitability, expanded worker confidence, and decreased process duration.

A portion of the main considerations in charge of the developing reception of RPO in North America is taken a toll diminishment, overseeing consistence, more noteworthy arrangement amongst HR and business, and access to innovation. Likewise, the market is expected to witness advance development because of its extension in nations like South America, Brazil, and Argentina as far as multi-nation recruitment process outsourcing (MCRPO) contract bargains. Besides, the process and execution of HR capacities have turned out to be quicker because of developing number of recruitments occurring through portable applications in the U.S. staffing framework. 

Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market: Overview

Previously, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) was perceived as a way of offloading certain non-core, high-cost, and time-consuming tasks of the human resource department. These days, however, RPO activities are considered as a necessity for the effective management of efficient human resources more than just an agenda made to bring down cost and time invested in the process of recruitment. The increased realization about the vast benefits of outsourcing recruitment process, including the more refined results owing to vast volumes of data that dedicated RPO providers easily provide and usage of automated tools for effective talent management, is leading to the increased adoption of RPO services. 

Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market: Trends and Opportunities

Over the next few years, thriving industries such as information technology, hospitality, telecommunication, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare, especially across developing economies, will be the key driving force of the global RPO market. Companies across these industries will resort to RPO services to focus more on their core competencies to be able to stay ahead of competition. Moreover, the increased adoption of web-based and cloud services and solutions has helped streamline RPO models, which, in turn, has contributed to the overall development of the market over the years. 

Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market: Market Potential

In an emerging economy such as India, wherein industries such as IT, telecommunication, and BFSI rank among the top across the world, RPO services are beginning to show their presence across these as well as an increasing number of other mammoth sized industries. Recently, leading automaker Tata Motors, financial services company Citigroup, and IT giants such as Honeywell, Mahindra, Wipro, and L&T Technology Services have decided to outsource their talent acquisition processes. In an increasing number of cases, companies in the country are progressively strengthening their focus on the implementation of the model, disbanding internal recruitment teams, and relying on third party recruitment specialists with larger talent acquisition bandwidth. 

Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market: Geographical Overview

From a geographical viewpoint, the recruitment process outsourcing market has been examined in the report for North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East and Africa. Of these, the North America market is expected to account for a massive share in the market throughout the report’s forecast period. The region is home to a large number of key players and has a well-established industrial sector. The market across Europe is primarily driven by the rising demand for RPO activities in countries featuring strong industrial establishments, such as Germany, France, the U.K., and Netherlands. 

In the next few years, Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as one of the most promising regional markets for RPO activities owing to the rising number of small- and medium-sized companies and the increased focus of multinational organizations on expanding their presence in emerging countries such as China and India. Improving economic conditions and a rising pool of graduates and post graduates in the region is also contributing to the overall development of the market. 

Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market: Competitive Landscape

Companies in the market are increasing their focus on expanding their geographical presence, providing technologically advanced offerings through effective resource management software tools, and adopting cost-competitive and flexible operational models based on cloud computing. The market is intensely competitive and is expected to become further competitive owing to the rise in number of domestic players. 

Some of the leading companies operating in the market are Zyoin, Seven Step RPO, Randstad Holding Company, Pinstripe Inc., Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group, Futurestep, Pontoon Solutions, Argus Recruitment Solutions, TalentFusion, Accolo Inc., Manpower Group Solutions, The Rightthing, and Alexander Mann Solutions.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.