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On-demand RPO

Is your organization facing challenges around scaling your recruitment function to meet increased demands? Are you looking for a cost-effective, flexible option to augment your existing recruitment?

When speed is critical, leverage our Rapid Response on-demand team of accomplished recruiters to fill your short-term need. Our experienced team of recruiting professionals have worked across multiple industries and job types and are able to provide support to companies rapidly, flexibly, and remotely across the globe.

On-demand recruitment solutions are designed for any recruitment-related demand you have in a short time frame including sourcing, recruiting, screening, interviewing, or technology. And if you need more support than originally projected, an on-demand partnership may expand in scope or services as your requirements evolve.

Why you need an On-demand RPO solution

On-demand RPO gives you immediate access to our team of experienced Rapid Response recruiting experts who can operate virtually or on-site to support your business or existing team with a range of recruitment services for a defined period of time.

Our Rapid Response team can be swiftly deployed to assist you during peak hiring demands and are able to leverage global resources and access active, passive and hidden candidates to find the right talent for your needs.

Control cost

Controls cost and reduces risk by eliminating fixed overhead and avoiding redundancy costs.


We're equipped to flex and scale, however your business grows or whatever your recruitment needs may be.

Faster Hiring

Elevate your performance metrics, like time to fill, while significantly increasing quality of hire and new hire retention.

Technology efficiencies

Enhance your productivity, efficiency and deliver a delightful candidate experience by leveraging our world-leading tech stack.

Reporting & Insights

Leverage reporting, data and insights to create operational excellence and ensure superior risk management.

On-demand in Real Life


A leading global manufacturer and distributor of earthmoving and mining equipment engaged our Rapid Response, on-demand team for a 3-month period to support the delivery of their Graduate program and overflow of BAU roles.


A world-class diversified gambling entertainment group used our Rapid Response, on-demand team as an interim solution to support the recruitment of all contract roles prior to the go-live of their MSP solution.


Due to a large restructure, a leading global pharmaceutical organization engaged, over a six-week project period, a team of four resources from the Rapid Response team to assess, interview and select 164 internal hires.

Financial Services

A global investment bank struggled to fill technology team roles. Our on-demand recruiter joined their staff for 90 days to diagnose issues and make recommendations for improvement


A global pharma company had a hiring backlog for consumer medical affairs and CPG roles in the Mid Atlantic. Our on-demand resource filled 50 roles within three months.


An NYC software firm needed a better recruitment process, vendor management, and talent pooling. Our on-demand recruiter improved their hiring by 60% in the first three months.

Success Stories

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Hudson RPO installed on-site teams in multiple countries across the EMEA region to manage critical volumes of vacancies for an international electronics manufacturer. The teams achieved 100% hiring manager satisfaction, after which our solution expanded to cover additional regions.

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annual hires

Within one year, Hudson RPO built a collaborative framework for recruitment across four of the firm’s regional headquarters the Americas region resulting in 400+ annual hires

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cost reduction

With no centralised recruitment function, costs were high and time to fill was slow for this global pharmaceutical company.  As their Total Talent Solutions provider, Hudson RPO was able to reduce cost per hire by 50% and time to fill by 60% while improving candidate and hiring manager satisfaction.

Frequently asked questions

With our Rapid Response, on-demand team your company gets expert support for sudden or challenging hiring requirements for a specified period.  Our Rapid Response team provides flexibility and access to world-class sourcing and talent acquisition specialists who engage top-tier candidates in your industry.

Use our Rapid Response, on-demand recruiting team when your organization faces these talent acquisition challenges:

  • Lack of internal Talent Acquisition capacity to manage short-term hiring peaks
  • Specific research & support for hard to fill and executive roles
  • Chronic hiring backlogs
  • Graduate/ Intern and volume hiring projects
  • Coverage for internal TA staff absences
  • Support for business transformation & restructuring projects
  • Recruitment ‘SWAT’ team when transitioning between recruitment models
  • Lack of internal Talent Acquisition capability or headcount approvals

Depending on your requirements our team of Rapid Response Recruiters can be deployed swiftly to support your hiring demands.

There are multiple benefits in being able to access our Rapid Response quickly to support your peak hiring demands, including:

  • Access to an experienced team of recruitment professionals who have worked across multiple industries and job types
  • An enhanced, seamless, and consistent recruitment experience to both candidates and hiring managers
  • A customised solution designed to meet your precise needs
  • Ability to control cost and reduce risk by eliminating fixed overheads and avoiding redundancy costs
  • Reduced time-to-hire for teams, launches, niche positions, and more
  • Leverage of global resources to find the right candidates – even for difficult-to-fill positions
  • Reporting metrics, service levels agreements, and benchmarking
  • Support of your employer brand image in the marketplace
  • Improved access to active, passive, and hidden candidates for niche, hard to fill roles
  • Offers short term access to leading recruitment technology to enhance productivity and efficiency
  • Provides scalable solutions, giving you more flexibility for your recruitment needs

Our Rapid Response solution can include short-term access to leading technology that can enhance your productivity and efficiency.

Industries We Serve

Is an On-demand RPO Solution right for you?

We would love to answer your questions and show you how your organization will benefit from an on-demand RPO solution. Start by selecting your region to speak with one of our talent experts or complete the form below.

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Cristine Kane

VP Solution Design and Technology Innovation

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Peter Simandl

VP, RPO Sales

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Nicki McCulloch

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Solutions Director

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Director, Client Solutions, EMEA

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