Sevenstep Positioned as “Leader” in All Categories of NelsonHall's 2019 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO

Boston, July 18, 2019 – Sevenstep, a global leader in recruitment process outsourcing known for taking an unbounded approach to RPO partnership, today announced it has been positioned as a leader in every category of NelsonHall’s 2019 vendor evaluation for RPO.  

To achieve this distinguished recognition, Sevenstep participated in an evaluation process that involved assessments by current clients and an analysis of over 100 industry benchmarks for delivering best-in-class recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services.

This NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) analyzes the performance of vendors offering RPO services, allowing strategic sourcing managers to assess the capability of vendors across a range of criteria and business situations and identify the best performing vendors overall. Sevenstep ranked as a leader in every category, including Overall, Candidate Experience, Geographic Footprint and Scalability, Services Delivery Innovation, Sourcing Candidates, and Technology Innovation.

“Sevenstep continues to demonstrate a commitment to the candidate and client experience, seen especially in their ongoing investment in – and the development of – their talent actionable intelligence platform,” said Nikki Edwards, Principal HR Research Analyst at NelsonHall. “They also continue to add to their service offerings, including the addition of MSP last year with the acquisition of MDI Group.”

Over the last five years, Sevenstep has achieved an annual growth rate of 20+ percent – with investments strongly rooted in people, process and technology.

“Our agile, performance-driven model is more in-demand than ever before, and it’s an honor to have it recognized by NelsonHall,” said Amy Bush, President, Sevenstep. “We leverage an approach that balances consistent, high-quality execution with thoughtful innovation and creativity, and we will continue investing in our core business functions to better serve the needs of the talent community and of our client partners – domestically and globally.”

About Sevenstep
Sevenstep is a global leader in recruitment outsourcing, annually ranked as a top enterprise RPO provider on HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen list. Known for its unbounded vision and partnership-driven approach, Sevenstep persistently defies industry conventions to provide clients with talent acquisition wins and business performance gains. With a global delivery footprint spanning six continents, Sevenstep is a nonstop recruitment force determined to push beyond limits and embrace possibilities.

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