BROOKFIELD, WI (June 8, 2023) – Global talent acquisition partner Cielo has remained a Leader and been named a Star Performer for Global, EMEA and North America on Everest Group’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023. Cielo is also recognized as a Major Contender in Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix for RPO in Asia Pacific.

For 11 consecutive years, Cielo has been in the top quadrant of RPO providers, reflecting the transformational partnerships the company continues to build with its clients.

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“It’s incredible to see our collective efforts reflected in this distinction from Everest Group,” said Marissa Geist, CEO at Cielo. “We’re continuously looking for new ways to innovate and take our clients’ success to the next level. Our current RPO, Search, Contingent Workforce and Consulting solutions meet clients where they are in the talent acquisition space, with our committed teams helping them flex and scale into the future, no matter their ambitions. And with our expanding products and services, we’re targeting tomorrow's challenges and making it even easier for clients to reach their goals."

Through 2022’s unpredictable talent landscape, Cielo delivered creative strategies to accelerate over 227,000 successful hiring outcomes. An expansion of its global footprint and augmentation of services allowed the company to broaden its scope, providing clients with notable value through industry-specific expertise and future-forward solutions.

"Cielo's string of inorganic investments have begun to create the desired market impact, enabling it to add more value to its buyers. It continues to invest in creating a comprehensive offering with a robust technology ecosystem complemented with a sizeable consulting practice. This has allowed it to garner better market traction and further augment buyer satisfaction," said Arkadev Basak, Partner, Everest Group. “These factors have helped position it as a Leader and Star Performer on Everest Group's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023 - Global.”

This latest recognition from Everest Group underlines Cielo’s standing as a collaborative and innovative partner to its clients. Other recent achievements include placement on the 2022 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen list as the No. 2 overall global RPO provider, No. 1 healthcare RPO for the ninth straight year, and No. 1 RPO provider in EMEA; being identified as Leader in all categories of NelsonHall’s 2023 NEAT vendor evaluation for RPO; and multiple other awards for providing exceptional results for clients.

About the PEAK Matrix

Everest Group evaluated 34 RPO service providers to assess market impact and overall vision and capability, grouping them into four categories: Leaders, Major Contenders, Aspirants and Star Performers. Leaders and Star Performers, 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 evaluate vision and strategy, scope of services, innovation and investments, and delivery footprint.

About Cielo

Cielo is the world’s leading Talent Acquisition Partner. We deliver a better talent experience for everyone through Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Executive Search, Contingent Workforce Solutions and Consulting services. With our fresh approach – we design and build comprehensive, proven solutions inspired by technology to find and keep the unique talent that elevates our clients above the competition. Learn more at