Your organization benefits from the deep expertise of IBM in recruiting, behavioral science, and technology through a recruitment solution tailored to your critical outcomes. By underpinning the entire process with analytics, we leverage insights to define optimal sourcing, selection and engagement strategies for each role. Then we continually redefine the process to deliver the best returns for your business.

Our services are highly configurable to meet your needs no matter where you are in the talent acquisition lifecycle.

  • Apply data in new ways using essential, integrated technology.
  • Design and deliver transformational experiences for all stakeholders.
  • Anticipate and respond to disruptive market forces and changing client needs.

The benefits

Create and deliver exceptional experiences for candidates and stakeholders.

Generate time and cost savings and achieve talent process efficiencies.

Outperform competition through quality hiring, retention and analytics.

Talent acquisition services

Recruitment Services

Recruitment Services offers an end-to-end recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solution, from initial requisition to onboarding support. We can help with sourcing and screening candidates during requisition intake and candidate generation.

Or you can outsource the entire process to include interviewing, offer processing and new employee onboarding. As a top provider for complex, multi-country, or regional hiring, we offer multiple languages, global delivery and the flexibility to adapt to your changing needs.

Employment Branding

Employment Branding solutions help you identify, understand and communicate your authentic organizational culture so you can design optimal user experiences. We offer cultural research and analysis, career site development and some of the latest social and digital attraction tools in the marketplace today. These services are designed to improve your recruitment and retention so you can create a higher performing workforce. Our offerings can be used individually or combined in a variety of ways to express your unique employer brand and attract top talent.

Talent Acquisition Consulting Services

Talent Acquisition Consulting Services help you optimize your recruitment strategy and overall talent attraction efforts. IBM has in-house experts on recruiting and onboarding strategy, business case creation, operating model design, technology optimization and digital strategy and enablement, analytics, organizational culture, workforce planning, branding and social attraction. We provide the total strategic consulting, change management and transition expertise you need to improve the impact of your talent acquisition function.

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Case studies

IBM helps global biotech firm find better talent and improve metrics

With 22 affiliates in 19 countries, creating a more strategic talent acquisition function would require a recruitment process outsourcing provider that could assist in sourcing, screening and scheduling process accountability.

Global industrial engineering firm turns to IBM to accelerate recruiting

The company has an annual need to hire 21,000 people in 60 countries. Using agencies for 58% of hires and taking up to 75 days to fill positions were causing a drag on productivity. The firm turned to IBM for help in the Middle East and Asia.

IBM Employment Branding creates social messaging for Kennametal Inc.

Social media messaging improved perception of Kennametal as an employer and increased engagement with candidates.

Educational resources


2018 CHRO insights from IBV Global C-Suite study


How to know if recruitment process outsourcing is right for your company


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Meet our experts

David Whittingham-Jones

Partner, Europe Practice Leader, IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization

Andrew Goldschmidt

Partner, NA Practice Leader, IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization

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