The use of 3rd party vendors that offer back-office services for recruiters seems to be on the rise. But choosing a model that is suitable for you requires a great understanding of where employment risk and business risk will sit after you sign a contract.
It seems that technology is becoming an increasingly active discussion subject for many recruitment agencies. There are significant benefits to new integrated technology solutions from many perspectives. But it is a complex and expensive project for many recruitment industry leaders.
Recruitment companies are fast paced, high activity businesses that in many cases have been late adopters of improvements in technology solutions, but the strategic benefits from effective technology support are well enough understood by business managers at all levels.