BROOKFIELD, WI – April 4, 2017 – Cielo (formerly Pinstripe), the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing partner, today announced its position as a Leader on Everest Group's 2017 Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) PEAK Matrix report. This is the fifth consecutive year that Cielo has been at the top of the providers in the industry, standing apart for its expert delivery capability and continued market success.

Everest Group 2017 PEAK Matrix

“RPO is evolving to the next phase – RPO 3.0 – and Cielo is on the front lines. RPO 3.0 is enabling organizations to create real strategic impact from their talent strategies and practices in these times of revolutionary transition,” said Sue Marks, Cielo’s Founder & CEO. “We appreciate that Everest Group, and their peers in the analyst community, continue to recognize Cielo as a leader that is creating innovative, technology-enabled solutions that are pushing the industry forward, while remaining focused on delivering experiences that delight our stakeholders.”

Everest Group’s 2017 Recruitment Process Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix Assessment evaluated 22 established RPO service providers based on the absolute as well as relative year-on-year movement for specific criteria, including market success, scale, scope, technology and innovation, delivery footprint and buyer satisfaction. The providers were then categorized into three categories: Leaders, Major Contenders and Aspirants. Leaders, like Cielo, are positioned in the 75th percentile for both market success and delivery capability.

“Cielo has been a consistent Leader in Everest Group’s RPO PEAK Matrix, riding on its well-planned, strategic investments,” said Arkadev Basak, Practice Director, Everest Group. “Its focus on developing next-generation capabilities, weaved around technology, innovation, and human experience, places it well to achieve success in the era of RPO 3.0.”

To learn more about Cielo’s services, or to download a complimentary copy of Everest Group’s whitepaper “RPO 3.0 – Paradigm Shift in RPO Value Proposition,” please visit

About Cielo
Cielo is the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner. Under its WE BECOME YOU™ philosophy, Cielo’s dedicated recruitment teams primarily serve clients in the financial and business services, consumer brands, technology and media, engineering, life sciences and healthcare industries. Cielo’s global presence includes 2,000 employees, serving 143 clients across 91 countries in 33 languages. Cielo knows talent is rising – and with it, an organization's opportunity to rise above. For more information, visit