talent acquisition strategies in Canada.

talent acquisition strategies in Canada.

As a thriving and competitive labour market, Canada can be a challenging place for employers to navigate. Agility is key in an open global economy. How will you deliver the people your organization demands today and in the future? 

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create a business advantage with talent

With unemployment at its lowest in more than a decade, the Canadian talent market can be a challenging place for many employers to navigate. Take one misstep in your talent strategies and risk falling behind your competition for skills, leaving your business badly in need of resources.

According to our Talent Trends research, 94% of employers in Canada say that the goal of their talent strategy is to have a measurable impact on the business. Does your current talent strategy deliver on this goal? And are you providing the valuable, consultative knowledge that your business leaders need to make decisions?

Don’t let the skills gap and talent scarcity stand in your way. Read on to find out how you can get instant access to the best recruitment practices and contingent workforce solutions, world-class governance, advanced talent analytics, and the latest in HR tech innovation.

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realize the benefits of integrated talent management

If you’re going to beat talent scarcity now, and in the future, you simply can’t manage your workforce in silos. When you take a holistic view of your workforce and the talent that’s available to get work done right now, you not only gain a competitive recruiting advantage, but a competitive business advantage. When permanent recruitment is integrated with contingent talent acquisition under a single function, companies realize the full potential of their workforce through an integrated talent approach, also known as total talent management.

More than 80% of employers in Canada say they’re planning to adopt integrated talent management this year. Of those who already have, 85% report that they are extremely satisfied with the results. Randstad Sourceright can help you realize the benefits of integrated talent management and provide a 360-degree view of all of your work arrangements: permanent, temp, contractor, statement of work (SOW), independent and freelancer.

With the right talent analytics infrastructure, change management strategy and a collaborative mindset in place, this total talent approach delivers measurable value to your business and helps you build for the future. Find out whether your company is ready to move forward now, or what steps will put you on the path toward total talent readiness.

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the pros & cons of RPO and MSP.

Talent scarcity, demand for digital skills, a focus on freelancers and independent talent, and an always-growing HR technology landscape are adding complexity to the way companies source and hire people. Should you use internal resources to deliver talent, or outsource to an expert in the field? Find out the pros and cons of RPO and MSP, and the four questions you should ask.

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how Canadian companies can drive MSP value.

With a dedicated managed service provider (MSP) managing your flexible workforce, you can achieve immediate improvements in cost and efficiency. But what steps can Canadian companies take to ensure their MSP continues to deliver long-term strategic benefits? These seven questions will help you maximize the value of your contingent workforce solution.

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airline successfully hires 700 within 5 months.

A strong customer service function is critical for any customer-focused business, especially a company that flies tens of millions of passengers to hundreds of destinations each year. Find out how this airline provider filled 700 positions at its airport locations from Vancouver to Halifax – and within just 5 months.

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RPO in 2 minutes.

What are the most challenging struggles you face every day around talent? Sourcing qualified candidates? Attracting top performers to your organization? Finding niche skills to build new and emerging businesses? For most Canadian employers (86%), talent scarcity is one of the top concerns among leadership. 

Whether you need to support growth, build your workforce to launch a new service, centralize processes or improve the talent experience, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) gives you greater access to the talent you need faster.

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RPO in Canada

  • what are the benefits of recruitment process outsourcing?

    RPO can support part or all of your company’s permanent workforce hiring through a comprehensive set of external recruitment resources. Whether you’re seeking specialized recruitment expertise or need to transform your entire talent acquisition function, RPO can offer process excellence, scalability, cost savings, talent tech and predictive analytics. From limited-scale hiring, to enterprise workforce resourcing, an RPO solution can help your business fulfill its mandates.

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  • how do RPO solutions work?

    Your RPO solution will be customized with a specific scope and set of services that directly address your company’s goals, requirements, market and recruiting challenges. When you partner with Randstad Sourceright, you get access to a global network of experts who specialize in strategic sourcing and recruiting, employer branding and talent attraction, workplace diversity and inclusion, AI and smart recruiting technologies, as well as advanced talent analytics.

    Our team works directly with yours to set talent strategies that align with your business goals and will help you overcome barriers such as talent scarcity. Check out the RPO Playbook for more information on how RPO works.

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  • can’t I just hire a contract recruiter?

    One RPO model allows you to hire a recruiter (or recruiters) on demand. In this quick-start option you can get the sourcing, screening, recruiting and onboarding help your company needs right away. You can scale up or down to meet demand, and our specialists work within your current processes and technology infrastructure to be the extra set of hands you need right when you need them.

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  • what does RPO cost?

    Depending on your business goals and the number of hires you will make, RPO can be implemented using various models, including: end-to-end RPO, project RPO, selective RPO and recruiter on demand (ROD). Recruitment process outsourcing pricing can vary based on your model, the scope, hiring volume and project details. 

    To better understand your potential ROI, we’ve built a business calculator. Just answer a few questions to start building your business case.

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MSP in 2 minutes.

If contingent talent, contractors and freelancers aren’t already a part of your workforce, you need to rethink your talent strategy now. Working professionals are more open to non-traditional work arrangements than in the past. In fact, 63% say that their expectations of employers are continually evolving.

As the Canadian market experiences a rapid growth of contingent talent, having an efficient and robust strategy for attracting and leveraging flexible resources should be one of your highest priorities. Watch to learn how a managed services program (MSP) can help you navigate the complexities of compliance, cost and talent quality to deliver better access to skills and drive business growth.

MSP in Canada

  • what is an MSP in staffing?

    A managed services program is a highly effective way for employers to manage their contingent workforces. Using a vendor management system (VMS), we give you complete visibility into your contingent talent and can help you stay compliant with labour regulations.

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  • how does MSP work?

    Your managed service provider (MSP) acts as an integral part of your company’s talent function and manages the entire contingent talent life cycle, from requisition through invoicing and payment. As your MSP, Randstad Sourceright delivers the talent, market and program data you need to make smart workforce decisions. We help you attract, engage and re-engage skilled contingent professionals, and build relationships with talent suppliers to get you the best rates and talent quality. Request your copy of the MSP Playbook to learn more.

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  • what is an integrated MSP?

    Our integrated MSP model uses direct sourcing of flexible talent and VMS technology to reduce costs and time to fill. In an age of growing talent complexity, an integrated MSP solution mitigates risks and delivers the flexible resources that drive greater organizational agility.

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  • what are the costs of MSP?

    Discover your potential ROI with a managed services program. Spend a few minutes with our MSP calculator to begin building your business case.

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  • how can we get SOW management under control?

    Implementing a SOW management solution is an opportunity for your team to deliver greater value to your entire organization. Your contingent workforce practice will bring this elusive spend category to light and deliver the kind of value your C-suite leaders expect and demand from you. We help you get transparency, increase savings, improve supplier performance and much more.

    > see the benefits of SOW management

  • when should we consider a payroll solution?

    As your need for workforce flexibility and agility grows, a payroll solution can help you get ahead of any business demands. Our highly consultative approach delivers a customized program that addresses all aspects of your talent management needs, including onboarding, scheduling, training, offboarding, talent curation and direct sourcing. 

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