When most people think about staffing agencies, they immediately think of contingent staffing.    A big fat chunky fee (a percentage of the person's base salary) due all at once for services rendered.   In 2016, the national average contingent staffing fee in healthcare was 18%.  Within mental health hiring...

Strong Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in RPO are critical to ensuring success.  Guarantees play a majority part. Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is one of the fastest growing methodologies in employment trends and hiring strategies.  RPO has earned the reputation for delivering measurable results with real-time data and...

Happy Birthday, Empowered Partnerships LLC!   [caption id="attachment_12692" align="alignright" width="417"] The original founders of Empowered Partnerships LLC (from left to right: Ashley Lane Boyle, Dani Rice)[/caption] I cannot begin to explain how full my heart is right at this moment.   It was 5 years ago this month, myself and...

While Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) programs often yield their desired results, some projects don't go as planned. This is the fear of all companies when considering new hiring options.  We are going to take an unbiased look at some of the disadvantages to Recruitment Process Outsourcing services. ...

What are the benefits of using a Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) hiring model in mental health recruiting professionals? The field of mental and behavioral health is always in continuous need of licensed personnel, credentialed caregivers and allied professionals to accomplished one of the most demanding health care...

I recently 'googled' the term "recruitment process outsourcing" and I was surprised at what I found. It was just BAD! The definition was shockingly short and incredibly undescriptive of what RPO is meant to provide to companies using its services.   After the initial moment of shock wore off,...

Y'all ready for this?! Are you tired of searching and searching the big daddy job boards and not finding what you are looking for? The mental and behavioral health communities are too! Empowered Partnerships felt that it was time we created a job search engine just for YOU!   Introducing...

Recruiting has gone through some major changes since its inception.  Economic conditions, unemployment shortages, improvements in compensation packages, changing business conditions have all contributed to the ever-building war for the best candidates. Therefore, this has driven companies to think more creatively in how they go about...