London, (November 8, 2021) - Cielo, the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider, has been ranked as the overall leading RPO firm across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the 2021 EMEA Baker’s Dozen list 

Following high ranks in the overall RPO Leader in EMEA category in previous years and a second-place ranking in 2020, Cielo has demonstrated its commitment to innovation and delivering exceptional results for clients with its first ranking as the leading RPO provider in EMEA.  

The annual ranking, published by global publication HRO Today, is based exclusively on client feedback and satisfaction surveys.  

Speaking on the ranking, Sally Hunter, Managing Director, EMEA & Global Accounts at Cielo said:  

“We are honoured to be recognised as EMEA’s leading RPO provider by our clients, and this accolade is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team to provide the best possible talent acquisition outcomes.  

“We know that the past 18 months have been incredibly challenging for all sectors, so seeing this level of customer satisfaction across three continents is hugely rewarding. Bringing our scale and expertise in Talent Acquisition into our clients’ organisations to help them achieve exceptional business results is our core focus, and we are delighted to be recognised as the preferred RPO provider in EMEA.  

“The EMEA region is incredibly varied and has country-specific challenges that require bespoke solutions. Our team has the local expertise and sector-specific insights needed to elevate our clients above their competitors, ensuring that they can attract and retain the best possible candidates,” she added.   

“Cielo continues to be one of the most dominant players in the RPO industry with a record of extraordinary service, top quality proprietary technology and an ability to undertake very large, complex programmes,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of HRO Today.  

This latest recognition reinforces Cielo’s reputation for delivering innovative and agile solutions to their clients. Other recent achievements include: Top overall provider on the 2021 HRO Today’s RPO Baker’s Dozen list of global RPO firms for the second consecutive year, a Leader on Everest Group’s 2021 RPO PEAK Matrix® report for the ninth consecutive year, a Leader in all categories of NelsonHall NEAT’s vendor evaluation for RPO, and several other awards for creating leading results to clients.