The Place to Go for RPO.TM
The innovative community connection (iCoCo) is a visionary initiative launched by the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) to further establish itself as the place to go for RPO™. The objective is to empower recruitment providers (RPOs) to grow their businesses and exceed their clients' expectations by fostering strategic relationships with best-in-class technologies and service providers.
By joining iCoCo, you’re tapping into RPOA's capabilities and connections. iCoCo encompasses different platforms:
The iCoCo Marketplace is an online platform for users to find, research, and connect with recruiting providers, consultants, technologies and other vendors.
Any company offering recruitment services, talent technologies, consulting, or other services to small-to-midsize businesses can benefit from joining iCoCo.
Companies joining iCoCo fall into one of these categories:
Recruiting Providers (RPOs)
Talent Technology Providers
Recruitment Marketing and other Service Providers
Bring the right RPO buyers or partners to your business.
Create brand awareness
Get your company name out in the RPO marketplace and add credibility for your business.
Attract your ideal buyer
Connect with targeted buyers whose hiring needs, culture, and budget make your company the perfect recruiting partner.
Grow your business
Generate qualified leads and create additional demand for your business.
Take it from our iCoCo partners on why they join iCoCo.
"The iCoCo forum is a great way for HR and Talent leaders to learn about technologies and innovation that can favorably impact their talent acquisition function, either as RPO providers or in-house talent teams."
- Joe Marino, RPOA Member and iCoCo Forum Chair
What You Get
iCoCo Marketplace Listing
Allow prospective buyers to research your company and connect with you directly by creating a company profile in the iCoCo Marketplace.
Receive business inquiries from prospective buyers and partners interested in speaking with you.
iCoCo Forum Membership
Become an iCoCo Forum member and receive invitations to attend and speak at Forum meetings.
iCoCo Marketplace Featured Partner
Feature your company in the RPOA newsletter.
Promote your content to the RPOA audience through our monthly newsletter, LinkedIn page, blogs, and RPO Academy.
iCoCo Partner Badge
Boost your business's credibility with a digital badge on your website, email signature, and other media.
What to expect
Signing up is fast, and easy. Apply now.
Once your account is active, you will
Be able to update your iCoCo partner listing in the iCoCo Marketplace.
Receive an iCoCo partner badge.
Receive invitations to submit content for promotion.
Receive invitations to the iCoCo forum.
Receive automatic inquiries from prospective customers or partners who want to contact you.
some iCoCo Partners
iCoCo solves real problems for both RPO providers and buyers.
For RPO providers, talent technologies are essential to their success and growth. According to Everest Group’s 2021 report, the next generation of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO 4.0) will be automated and fully integrated talent solutions with single-sign-on access across multiple technology applications.
RPO providers who are able to combine service excellence and automated technology solutions will stay ahead in a competitive RPO marketplace. Keeping up with the evolving landscape of talent technology can be daunting for any size organization. iCoCo allows RPO providers to find and forge strategic partnerships with best-in-class technologies.
For small to midsize companies considering outsourcing their recruitment for the first time, there is a recognized need for a list of best-in-class recruiting providers (RPOs) and the talent technologies that support companies their size. Additionally, there are countless technology providers in the marketplace, making the buying process confusing and overwhelming. iCoCo enables recruiting buyers to find and connect with best-in-class recruiting providers and technologies.
In addition, iCoCo offers other resources to educate the iCoCo community and allow members to learn from each other through its peer forum.
What does iCoCo mean?
iCoCo is an acronym for "innovative community connections." The RPOA applied the Blue Skies approach to deciding on a name for the initiative. Our criteria for the name was to be playful, memorable, and powerful.
We are a member-driven, mission-driven association committed to serving and elevating the recruitment process outsourcing industry. Learn more about who we are and what we do.
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