Greg Karr

Greg Karr is executive vice president of Seven Step RPO. He has more than 20 years of experience within the recruitment industry and currently leads the company's client acquisition and business development strategies. His areas of expertise include: sales, business development, recruitment process outsourcing, recruitment process consultation, and client relationship management. Prior to joining Seven Step, he served in various leadership roles with Motion Recruitment Partners, a leading North American IT staffing services firm. He is an active advocate for the needs of individuals with autism and their families (please visit: usautism.org and littlefriendsinc.com). Greg was named an RPO Superstar by HRO Today in 2013. He is a graduate of Gordon College and lives in Chicago, IL.

Inside Recruiting September 2, 2016
5 Ways to Assess a Potential RPO Provider

Looking for a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider? Not sure how to start evaluating which firm is right for your organization? This post will give you a quick rundown of the top five things to look at when assessing RPO providers. You can use it as a foundation for preliminary discussions with management on whether or not RPO is right for you or to formulate your request for...

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Inside Recruiting July 27, 2016
3 Key Business Outcomes to Expect From Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) sounds like the promised land of talent acquisition, with its ability to improve efficiency, streamline recruitment, and enable you to hire higher-quality talent. But like all business investments, it needs to be directly tied to measurable outcomes for it to be right for your organization. It's not enough to go RPO just for the sake of creating a better...

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Inside Recruiting June 14, 2016
3 Signs That Your Talent Acquisition Process Is Failing

You suspect you have a problem with your talent acquisition (TA), but you can't quite pinpoint it. Let's get beyond that sinking sensation in the pit of your stomach and find out what's really going on so you can assess how big of a problem it actually is and what actions (if any!) are required. I meet with many great companies experiencing talent acquisition "challenges." Sometimes,...

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Inside Recruiting March 21, 2016
3 Keys to Building a Business Case for RPO

You're thinking about hiring an RPO firm, and you have a wish list for all the ways the company could improve your talent acquisition: best-in-class tools, a more consistent process, improved candidate experience, better candidates, happier hiring managers – all valuable things an RPO firm can bring. Yes, those are great goals, but if you can't prove just one thing, I guarantee you that...

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Inside Recruiting January 12, 2015
Top 10 Things Talent Acquisition Leaders Need to Do in 2015

As the New Year dawns, it's a great time to consider what you'll do to attract and retain top talent in 2015. I spend a lot of time networking with peers in talent acquisition and am lucky to get an inside view on what is at the top of the list for those on the forefront of recruiting. Here's my take on the top 10 things that you need to do in 2015 to take your TA program to the next...

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