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Accolo Ranked #1 On Demand RPO

Monday, August 11, 2008 12:00 am - by ccountouris
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Small, Mid-Size Companies Choose Accolo #1 On Demand Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Provider


HRO Today Magazine survey confirms Accolo leads RPO industry, provides companies with strategic advantage through recruiting

LARKSPUR, Calif. – Aug. 11, 2008 – Accolo, Inc., an innovator in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) for small and mid-sized companies, has been named #1 Project/On Demand RPO Provider in HRO Today Magazine‘s annual top-tier survey ranking of major RPO firms. The magazine’s highly regarded recruiting survey results are based on information obtained from 262 HR executives currently utilizing RPO services nationwide. The magazine rated the RPO providers, such as Accolo, on the breadth of their service, the size of the programs they manage and the quality of service provided.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as a World Leader as a result of this survey, which was voted on by small and mid-size customers who realize that their hiring solutions need to be solved differently than in the enterprise space,” said John Younger, CEO, Accolo. “Small and mid-sized companies require a more flexible delivery model, and this recognition is part of a broader trend of small and mid-sized companies looking leverage an outsourced model. Our unique blend of process and technology allows us to support a market segment that has been largely overlooked by other RPO providers.”

Accolo’s clients consistently realize impressive results as they are introduced to the top performers they will ultimately hire in a median of eight days, which is well below company averages.

“Accolo has been a tremendous asset to ICE Energy; we have been delighted with the high quality of candidates that the Accolo team has delivered and never expected that we would find all of these great people so quickly,” said Milton Stockmeyer, CFO, ICE Energy.

“Accolo has been InfoPartners’ secret weapon for years. Their ability to get qualified candidates through the door quickly, coupled with the value of their service, has given us a direct competitive advantage over rival firms,” said Micah Roumasset, CEO and president, InfoPartners.

Accolo has quickly become a leader in the RPO industry by providing its clients with its robust community Career Network, cutting-edge technology, benchmark client support and unparalleled recruitment expertise. The RPO innovator offers a full-service scalable recruiting solution that replaces or compliments the internal recruiting functions for companies in the software and technology, digital media and marketing, engineering and manufacturing, and sustainable enterprise industries.

“Companies want to increase the probability of a good hire and make measurable improvements in hiring effectiveness, but this is nearly impossible in a traditional model,” added Younger. “By systematically treating every job as unique as the person who will fill it, we have proven that Accolo’s is among the most consistent and efficient recruitment methods available.”

About Accolo Inc.

Founded in 2000, Accolo delivers a comprehensive and scalable recruiting infrastructure to small and mid-sized businesses. Through the use of proprietary turnkey technology and best-practice methodology, the company drives significant improvements in hiring quality, efficiency and cost. Accolo delivers a unique method of recruiting within a highly automated framework, along with a Career Network of more than 1,000,000 professionals.

Headquartered in Larkspur, Calif., Accolo also has offices in Chicago and New York, and is a founding member of the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association. The company’s investors include Altos Ventures, Vedior and TriNet. For more information on Accolo, please visit www.accolo.com.

About HRO Today Magazine

HRO Today magazine is read by more than 70,000 HR executives and leaders and covers the latest industry trends in HR outsourcing, services, shared services and operations. HRO Today magazine is the publication of choice for the most senior executives facing the strategic decisions about operational excellence. HRO Today is a product of Crossing Media, LLC. With over 120,000 print and 1,500,000 online readers, 2,000 conference attendees and 1,000 members, Crossing Media continues to lead its markets by providing information to the buyers and influencers in the industries leading the responsible globalization of the world economy. More information at www.CrossingMedia.com.