BROOKFIELD, WI (May 16, 2022) Cielo, the world’s leading strategic  Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, remains a Leader on Everest Group’s 2022 Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing PEAK Matrix® report. 

For 10 consecutive years, Cielo has been in the top quadrant of providers in the RPO industry, acknowledging the strategic relationships the company continues to build with its client partners.  

Everest Group’s 2022 RPO Global PEAK Matrix

“It’s an honor to receive this distinction once again from Everest Group. This validates our strong client partnerships and unique services that deliver impactful hiring outcomes. Leveraging people, process and technology, we are invested in providing innovative and agile talent acquisition solutions that meet our clients’ current and future needs,” says Marissa Geist, CEO of Cielo. 

Amid 2021’s complex talent acquisition environment, Cielo offered its client partners creative solutions and agile strategies to successfully address the year’s hiring challenges. The company expanded and strengthened its global reach and scope of strategic services to future-proof clients’ TA. Cielo also released the next evolution of Cielo TalentCloud – a flexible platform designed to deliver great experiences, elevate meaningful insights, and accelerate recruiting performance.  

"Cielo serves an extensive client portfolio through breadth and depth of its offerings, global presence, and comprehensive technology stack,” said Aniruddha Kulkarni, Practice Director, Everest Group. "Its continued investments in improving its consulting and advisory offerings, global delivery network, and technology and analytics solutions have led to its position as a Leader on Everest Group's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2022 - Global.” 

This latest recognition from Everest Group reinforces Cielo’s reputation for delivering innovative and agile solutions to its clients. Other recent achievements include placement on the 2021 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen list as both No. 1 overall global RPO provider for two years in a row and No. 1 healthcare RPO for eight straight years, being identified as a Leader in all categories of NelsonHall NEAT’s vendor evaluation for RPO, and several other awards for providing leading results to clients. 

About the PEAK Matrix 

The Everest Group evaluated 28 RPO service providers to assess market impact and overall vision and capability, grouping them into three categories: Leaders, Major Contenders and Aspirants. Leaders, like Cielo, were placed in the top quadrant for both market impact and vision and capability. Market impact is based on market adoption, portfolio mix, and value delivered. Vision and capability evaluates vision and strategy, scope of services, innovation and investments, and delivery footprint. 

About Cielo

Cielo is the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner and industry innovator delivering RPO, Total Talent Acquisition, Consulting, and Executive Search services in more than 100 countries. We design comprehensive, people-centric solutions and leverage Cielo TalentCloud – our agile technology platform featuring CRM, AI, automation, and analytics capabilities – to help our clients find, attract and hire the specific talent to move their businesses forward. To learn more, visit