Until Talent Acquisition gets better at proving its ROI and direct business impact beyond just making hires, they will continue to be considered overhead. That means fighting for resources and often just doing without them. Internal departments will be treated as a cost center, whereas agencies & RPOs, after winning the work by slashing prices, will have to use most of the revenue just to cover headcount. Throw in a pandemic, complete with additional layoffs and hiring incentive cuts, and it goes from bad to worse.
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