If you or your loved one is out of work – we are here to help!

With nearly 3 million US citizens filing for unemployment last week, we know that COVID-19 has impacted our lives more than just having to ‘social distance’ from others and stay home. While we can’t control how organizations deal with the economic reality of this situation, we can help those folks impacted and searching for employment. Our Team of Recruiters at RogueSearch spends each day helping organizations find great talent & help talented professionals find new opportunities. Our tag line and what we are hard-wired to

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Why Vendor Management Systems (VMS) might be hurting your recruitment efforts

Organizations started using vendor management systems to procure recruitment and contract labor services back in the mid-1990s! 25 years later, they are still a common solution for managing the service segment within an organization. There are obvious benefits to using VMS including simplifying vendor management (work through one vendor versus 100’s).  With that said, there are significant cons to using vendor management systems if not deployed properly. Dispersing work – Many VMS providers will receive work orders (whether contract labor or permanent placement) from hiring

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Are You Working With Recruiters at The Top of Their Profession?

Malcolm Gladwell discussed in his bestseller, “Outliers “, that to become an expert it takes roughly 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. We believe this holds true with being an Expert in the Recruitment Profession. While there is STILL not a formal 4-year degree in Recruitment (don’t get us started on that!), there truly is an Art & Science to Recruitment. I am proud to say that I founded The Recruiter Academy in 1997 to provide a formalized, structured Education Program for recruiters. Since that time, The

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Cost Vs Value

How to Measure the ROI and Effectiveness of Your Search Firm Partners

While most internal recruitment leaders utilize various performance metrics to measure success, I don’t find the same type of rigor when measuring their Search Firm’s performance.

Many organizations stack rank and select vendors based on cost of service, and while I don’t dismiss trying to be fiscally responsible, I don’t see why you wouldn’t measure your Search Firms like you do your internal recruitment team. Utilizing a balanced scorecard based on key dimensions is important to your internal customers.

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Press Release — The RIO Group Is Now RogueSearch

Press ReleaseThe RIO Group Changes Their Name to RogueSearch Effective 2/2/2020 After 23 years providing consulting, training and recruitment services to respected organizations throughout the nation (The Recruiter Academy, Lean Human Capital and The RIO Group), it is time for a change. During this time, we have come to find that many recruitment Search Firms are trying to hang on to outdated strategies, policies and logic that just doesn’t make sense anymore including: The higher the level of search, the higher percentage fee you pay

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If you or your loved one is out of work – we are here to help!

With nearly 3 million US citizens filing for unemployment last week, we know that COVID-19 has impacted our lives more than just having to ‘social distance’ from others and stay home. While we can’t control how organizations deal with the economic reality of this situation, we can help those folks impacted and searching for employment. Our Team of Recruiters at RogueSearch spends each day helping organizations find great talent & help talented professionals find new opportunities. Our tag line and what we are hard-wired to

Read More »

Why Vendor Management Systems (VMS) might be hurting your recruitment efforts

Organizations started using vendor management systems to procure recruitment and contract labor services back in the mid-1990s! 25 years later, they are still a common solution for managing the service segment within an organization. There are obvious benefits to using VMS including simplifying vendor management (work through one vendor versus 100’s).  With that said, there are significant cons to using vendor management systems if not deployed properly. Dispersing work – Many VMS providers will receive work orders (whether contract labor or permanent placement) from hiring

Read More »

Are You Working With Recruiters at The Top of Their Profession?

Malcolm Gladwell discussed in his bestseller, “Outliers “, that to become an expert it takes roughly 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. We believe this holds true with being an Expert in the Recruitment Profession. While there is STILL not a formal 4-year degree in Recruitment (don’t get us started on that!), there truly is an Art & Science to Recruitment. I am proud to say that I founded The Recruiter Academy in 1997 to provide a formalized, structured Education Program for recruiters. Since that time, The

Read More »
Cost Vs Value

How to Measure the ROI and Effectiveness of Your Search Firm Partners

While most internal recruitment leaders utilize various performance metrics to measure success, I don’t find the same type of rigor when measuring their Search Firm’s performance.

Many organizations stack rank and select vendors based on cost of service, and while I don’t dismiss trying to be fiscally responsible, I don’t see why you wouldn’t measure your Search Firms like you do your internal recruitment team. Utilizing a balanced scorecard based on key dimensions is important to your internal customers.

Read More »

Press Release — The RIO Group Is Now RogueSearch

Press ReleaseThe RIO Group Changes Their Name to RogueSearch Effective 2/2/2020 After 23 years providing consulting, training and recruitment services to respected organizations throughout the nation (The Recruiter Academy, Lean Human Capital and The RIO Group), it is time for a change. During this time, we have come to find that many recruitment Search Firms are trying to hang on to outdated strategies, policies and logic that just doesn’t make sense anymore including: The higher the level of search, the higher percentage fee you pay

Read More »

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David Szary

Founding Member's Rogue Career

1989 – Fell into the Recruitment Profession as an Information Technology Recruiter.

1992 – Created Managing by Metricssm – first Continuous Improvement Recruitment Management System based on Eli Goldratte’s Theory of Constraints and Lean/Six Sigma principles.

1993-1996 – Authored The Recruiter Handbook.  The Foundation of The Recruiter Academy Certification Program

1996 – Created a competency/skill assessment profile to identify and hire individuals for talent acquisition roles that had sales competencies/characteristics and ZERO recruitment experience!

1997 – Founded The Recruiter Academy Certified Education Program. The first “bachelor’s degree” equivalent Education Program for recruiters working within all specialties.

1997-2019 – Trained over 15,000 recruiters within respected organizations throughout the world.

2001 – Created the first Staffing Optimization Tool to identify the optimum number of FTE resources (recruiters, sourcers, administrative, leaders) to meet hiring demand based on manufacturing supply chain & MRP methodologies.

2001-2008 – Developed recruitment solutions for some of the largest financial/banking and home building companies in the nation hiring over 150,000 professionals a year.

2009 – Founder of Lean Human Capital

2009 – Founder/creator of the first Recruitment Metrics Benchmark Study exclusively for Healthcare organizations.

2009 – Author of the Best (and worst) Advice for Job Seeker’s – Pragmatic guide to seeking employment in a challenging labor market.  

2009-2019 – Helped over 1200 hospitals within 250 health systems create Optimization Recruitment Organizations capable of meeting hiring demand while reducing Cost of Vacancy and improving the customer experience.

2011 – Created the Elite Honor Roll Awards to recognize recruitment excellence within the Healthcare industry.

2019 – Founding Member – RogueTalent