Cielo Ranked As A Leader In NelsonHall's 2015 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO

Cielo Demonstrates Ability to Deliver Immediate Benefits and Meet Future Client Needs Globally

BROOKFIELD, WI – March 11, 2015 – Cielo (formerly Pinstripe & Ochre House), the world’s leading pure-play provider of global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions, today announced its ranking as a Leader in NelsonHall’s 2015 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 classified as an Overall Leader and a Leader in Global Focus.

“This recognition is a testament to the deep partnerships Cielo forges with our clients, enabling our experts to fully integrate themselves into our clients' business strategies and become a trusted strategic partner," said Sue Marks, Cielo’s Founder and CEO. "As talent continues to rise in importance, we help our clients gain a global competitive advantage by putting in place the technology, processes and expert recruiters, coupled with actionable data and analytics, to help them proactively pipeline, attract and hire the right talent that will solve not only today's business needs, but also tackle the challenges of tomorrow."

NelsonHall 2015 NEAT Overall Ranking - Cielo

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.

"Cielo’s positioning reflects its strong capability to meet current and future recruitment needs, bringing a high-touch candidate care service, an effective process and a formal continuous improvement framework. Cielo has demonstrated agility in bringing new service offerings and approaches to meet client demands and continues to invest in its technology and labor insights," said Elizabeth Rennie, research director at NelsonHall.

Cielo owes its high client satisfaction and continued growth to its employees worldwide.This success has been recognized year-over-year, including a #1 ranking on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen listing, Peak Matrix Leader placement by Everest Group and being named among the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In addition, Cielo is proud to be a multiple recipient of both the North American and European Recruitment Customer Relationship of the Year awards from the HRO Today Services and Technology Association.


About NelsonHall
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.

About Cielo
Cielo is the world’s leading pure-play provider of global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions. Cielo leverages its global reach, local talent acquisition expertise and customized solutions to help clients achieve a sustained advantage and outstanding business outcomes through their talent practices. 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 1,200 employees, serving 100 clients across 68 countries in 26 languages.This footprint includes Moorland Gray, the largest and most successful executive search firm in the Middle East. The industry has verified Cielo’s reputation for executing innovative solutions that provide business impact through numerous awards and recognitions, including its #1 ranking on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen listing, Peak Matrix Leader placement by Everest Group and Industry Leader designation by NelsonHall. Cielo knows talent is rising – and with it, an organization's opportunity to rise above. For more information, visit