Question: Which industry is using recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) the most?

Answer: In a Staffing Industry Analysts survey of large users of staffing services, 35 percent of buyers in the pharma/biotech/med industry used RPO. It was followed by manufacturing at 33 percent and tech/telecom at 32 percent.

The lowest users among industries measured was finance/insurance with only 13 percent of surveyed buyers using RPO.

However, use of RPO among core staffing buyers is growing. See the chart in this issue’s “By the Numbers” for more details.

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