Cielo Ranked as a Leader for Ability to Deliver Immediate Benefits and Meet Future Client Needs Globally in NelsonHall's 2016 NEAT Evaluation for RPO

BROOKFIELD, WI – June 8, 2016 Cielo (formerly Pinstripe & Ochre House), the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, today announced its ranking as a Leader in NelsonHall’s 2016 NEAT vendor evaluation for RPO.

"Based on its ability to deliver immediate benefits and meet future client requirements throughout the U.S. and globally, Cielo was identified as a Leader in the Overall and Global Focus RPO market segments,” said Gary Bragar, HRO Research Director at NelsonHall. “Given Cielo’s recent expansion in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe, and its strong focus on candidates, including its Impression Center and Bridge Team, and its ability to build and manage talent pools, Cielo is well-positioned to meet client needs.”

NelsonHall 2016 NEAT Overall Ranking – Cielo

Cielo NelsonHall NEAT 2016 Ranking

The industry has further verified Cielo’s reputation for executing innovative solutions that provide business impact through numerous awards and recognitions, including its annual top three leadership position on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen listing and Peak Matrix Leader placement by Everest Group.

In May, Cielo was honored with its fifth consecutive North America Partnership in Recruiting Excellence award based on its partnership with Health First. The firm won in previous years with client partners: Bristol-Myers Squibb (2015), Boehringer Ingelheim (2014), The University of Virginia Health System (2013) and ValueOptions (2012). The firm has also won the award’s European equivalent for three consecutive years with clients: Dialog (2015), AB InBev (2014) and Smiths Group (2013).

About NelsonHall and NEAT vendor evaluation
NelsonHall, the leading global BPO and IT outsourcing research & analysis firm, takes a global approach to analysis of vendors and outsourcing markets and is widely respected for the quality and depth of its research. NelsonHall offers a suite of "Speed-to-Source" tools, (NEAT), to help buy-side executives save time and money with decisions, in business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing evaluations.

NEAT is NelsonHall’s vendor evaluation and assessment tool, a method by which sourcing managers can strategically evaluate vendors at the onset of the screening process. Positioning as a “Leader” is based on a combination of analyst assessments, primarily around measurements of the ability to deliver immediate benefit; and feedback from interviewing of vendor clients, primarily through measurements of levels of partnership and ability to meet future customer requirements.

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 1,400 employees, serving 130 clients across 69 countries in 32 languages. Cielo knows talent is rising – and with it, an organization's opportunity to rise above. For more information, visit