The industry now faces a new set of risks associated with second-generation Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and HRO deals. We spoke with Adecco and ExcellerateHRO to learn their advice for mitigating risks in 2008.
Monthly Archives: November, 2007
We spoke with industry experts to get their insights on mitigating outsourcing risks in 2008 and also looked at how buyers and suppliers are their own worst enemies when it comes to creating risks.
Nearly everyone is talking about innovation in outsourcing. In this article, experts share their insights on the hindrances and best practices surrounding innovation objectives.
What a year! Wipro set up shop in the United States. This year’s subprime mortgage mess will actually help outsourcing next year. And non-traditional suppliers won some big outsourcing deals. Here’s what it all means and a guess at how these events might impact the industry in the next 12 months.
Labor will be the driving factor that changes outsourcing in 2008. In the past, the megatrend was to use labor arbitrage wherever possible. Today buyers want to alter how they use employees, changing other services in which labor is a component. And, mature outsourcing relationships are bumping up against the offshore equilibrium.
2008 HRO Predictions: How Consolidation, Standardization, and Gen Y Will Change the Market | Article
Industry consolidation continues full speed ahead. Standardization helps profit margins (finally!). The mid-market takes off (really!). Here are some educated guesses about what will happen in HRO next year.