Permanent workforce solutions
Reed offers a variety of outsourced workforce solutions to ensure you always have access to the best talent and skills.
How Reed can help you
Reed’s recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) arm, Reed Talent Solutions, provides expertise across large scale volume provision, cyclical demand, and specialist outsourced recruitment projects.
We have a proven track record in helping businesses navigate constantly-evolving workforces and deliver the talent they require.
Whether your team lacks the capacity to manage fluctuating and recurring demand, is unable to rapidly access talent with the right skill sets, face challenges when it comes to budgets and recruitment spend, or want to improve your processes and the candidate experience, we’re here to help.
We have developed fully flexible and bespoke solutions to address ever-evolving talent requirements. We offer the following three service categories to support your RPO recruitment strategy:
On-demand RPO – The rapid scaling up of your talent acquisition and onboarding capacity to meet shifting demands
Full or modular RPO – An end-to-end solution or modular services to enhance your existing recruitment function
Advisory – We review and redesign your recruitment approach to support transition
By working with us, you will be partnering with experienced RPO teams who take ownership in delivering the talent you need, when you need it. Hundreds of organisations have used our solutions to improve access to talent, reduce time to hire, increase retention, generate cost savings and ensure compliance.
The Reed difference
Reed has decades of experience in sourcing, selecting and onboarding the right talent for our partners. Our combination of experienced RPO professionals and proven candidate attraction and sourcing methodology enables us to build the right strategies for your requirements.
We use a combination of data and technology to optimise your recruitment solutions. The teams use cutting-edge recruitment technology to deliver the best candidate and client experiences, as well as capture data to provide insights for our optimisation process.
Using this data, we constantly measure whether your desired results are being delivered. Our teams will optimise your service and deliver continuous improvements to ensure that your desired outcomes are achieved.
We’ll manage your entire RPO recruitment process, no matter how quickly you need to scale-up. We will assist you in formulating your talent strategy, then efficiently handle candidate attraction, sourcing and selection, while also ensuring you have a smooth onboarding process.
We also handle your employment screening needs using our dedicated vetting provider – Reed Screening. The 24/7 service handles over one million checks per annum, and ensures your talent can be screened in hours, not days.
Innovation is key to our business and our number one goal. We introduce new products and processes to ensure we continually improve our service to both clients and candidates.
Our unique end-to-end coverage means we can support you with a range of services, beyond that of a typical recruitment agency. Whether you need to hire staff, a range of workforce solutions, consultancy services, professional development support or pre-employment screening – we're here to support all of your needs.
We have the capacity to manage fluctuating and recurring demand...
Access to20m+registered candidates
We reduce time to hire by70%for high compliance roles
Our solutions offer18%average cost savings
UK Local Authorities
16 public sector organisations benefit from a single integrated solution
Fast and agile deployment of laboratory professionals during the pandemic
UK mail service
Filling 4m hours of industrial worker shifts for a major UK mail service
Permanent workforce solutions FAQs
The term RPO stands for ‘recruitment process outsourcing’. It’s a business model where a company outsources the management of its recruitment function - in full or in part - to a third-party expert in order to improve quality, efficiency and scalability.
Our RPO recruitment process harnesses the expertise of our dedicated consultants, and the best-in-class hiring processes to enhance an organisation’s talent acquisition strategy. Aligned to your needs, we have developed fully flexible and bespoke solutions to address ever-evolving talent requirements.
The role of an RPO recruiter is to find the most qualified and available talent that will be successful within your organisation's culture. Our combination of experienced RPO professionals – through Reed Talent Solutions - and proven candidate attraction and sourcing methodology enables us to build the right strategies for your requirements.
When using Reed, we’ll manage your entire RPO recruitment process, no matter your needs. We are on hand to assist you in devising your talent strategy, before handling the candidate attraction, sourcing and selection, while also ensuring you have an effective and efficient onboarding process.
We can also handle your employment screening needs using our dedicated vetting provider – Reed Screening.
At Reed, we offer three RPO service solutions to support with your recruitment strategy and needs. The RPO solutions we offer include on-demand RPO, full or modular RPO and an advisory service where our experts review and redesign your recruitment approach to support transition.