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The Place to Go for RPO.TM


Peer forums are groups of four to 10 people with similar interests who meet regularly for confidential conversations to share their problems, find support and insights, and learn and grow.

All RPOA forums are virtual, with the option of an annual physical meeting at the RPOA conference. The cadence and focus of each forum are decided by its members. All forums share similar confidentiality rules and meeting formats.

RPOA Forums are set up and run by the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association. Forum members are encouraged to have their company’s support to meet the required commitment and reap the desired outcome. 


What to expect

RPOA forums were re-launched in 2023 based on industry's best practices. 


Standard structure to ensure efficient, equitable, and effective dialogue.


Regular schedule agreed upon by forum members– no less than quarterly.


New privacy rules aimed at creating a safe space where members can openly share.


Restricted access to forum members only.


A well-defined agenda and meeting roles.

Forum Eligibility

To qualify for membership, you must meet the job function and company type outlined below for each forum.



RPO Executive Forum

CEO, Presidents, and Vice President of RPO providers

RPO Delivery Forum

Client Delivery Leaders and RPO Operation Directors of RPO providers

Global TA Forum

Directors and other leaders of global RPO providers or Talent Acquisition Directors or Head of Talent for companies hiring globally 

iCoCo Forum

RPO, TA, and tech leader interested in staying current in the tech landscape and sharing experiences with peers in the industry

Membership Fees

Individual forum membership fee is $600 annually. Additional forum membership is $300 per forum (for a given member). For example, if a person joins the RPO Executive Forum and the iCoCo Forum, their annual membership fee is $900 total. If one person joins the RPO Executive Forum and another person from the same company joins the iCoCo Forum, the total membership fee for both is $1,200. 

All fees are in U.S. dollars. 

Silver and Gold RPOA members receive a complimentary number of membership spots.

All forum members receive discounted tickets to RPOA’s annual conference in Chicago.


One complimentary forum membership (based on Silver Plan selection.)


Three complimentary forum memberships


$600 Annually for first forum. Each additional forums is $300

Why Join? 

Membership in RPOA forums offers many benefits including

Ongoing meaningful relationships with external peers in a non-competitive format

A safe space for learning from your peers’ successes and failures

Development of communication habits that are useful in every aspect of members’ lives

What Forum Members Say

Members of each forum will have the opportunity to plan a physical meeting during the RPOA annual conference.

Cory Kruse, Forum organizer and participant

Dan Mormak, RPO delivery leader and forum participan

Jason Krumwiede, Forum Chairperson

Patty Silbert, RPO leader and forum participant

Kevin Armstrong, RPO delivery leader and forum participant

Pam Verhoff, Forum organizer and participant

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