No company does not need new employees from time to time. At least, I haven’t heard of it so far. And there are many different reasons for this: business expansion, employees leaving, a new specific project, etc.
Of course, the competition in searching and hiring talents is only increasing yearly, despite more ways to find new talents also appearing. Although, disputes about which method is best are also not subsiding.
In particular, it often goes about outsourcing vs in-house recruitment. What they are and what their pros and cons are, we will try to figure it out right now.
In-house recruitment means your company deals with a team of recruiters on your company’s payroll and is focused on finding candidates exclusively for your enterprise.
The pros of in-house recruiting:
The cons of in-house recruitment:
RPO, or Recruitment Process Outsourcing, is the transfer to an external service provider, in our case, a recruitment agency, the entire recruiting process or part of it.
The outsourcing recruiting advantages:
The drawbacks of outsourcing recruitment:
Neither In-house hiring nor Recruitment process outsourcing cannot be the size that fits everyone. There is no universal remedy for anything. That is why choosing based on your goals and business capabilities is the best way.
In-house recruiting is suitable if your company has a long-term expansion perspective and will need regular staff replenishment. Then it is cost-effective and reasonable.
At the same time, if your company constantly expands or urgently requires new specialists, or regularly works on various projects wanting various qualifications from their performers, it is better to turn to a recruiting agency. It will not only provide you with any wanted specialists but also save your expenses and free up your current employees to perform primary tasks.
After all, if your faucet leaks, you will not turn to your house designer. You will call a plumber. Surely on the recommendation, probably the best, who will fix your problem as quickly and professionally as possible. So, I would also recommend not to waste time and money on experiments because they may be unsuccessful. It would be better to turn to professionals.