Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Going it alone means a longer ramp—rely on us to support your rapid growth.

The Bowdoin Group can provide HR leadership through execution if you need to supplement your existing HR team, outsource your recruiting function, scale up or down quickly based on company growth and hiring needs, or add process and transparency to your HR function. Bowdoin’s RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) services cover all of these bases—we can help you reach your next level of growth.

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Bowdoin provides strategic expertise, industry experience, transparency, and the true partnership that is required for maximum business impact with RPO. We can provide on-site or off-site support—either way, we are alongside you on your journey to growth.

It’s more than just Recruitment Process Outsourcing

In order to achieve maximum business impact, RPO needs to be more than just Recruitment Process Outsourcing. Bowdoin’s approach to RPO consists of three P’s—people, process, and platform—all of which need to come together to provide a complete and accelerated talent acquisition solution.


  • Provide a dedicated, senior team (versus junior assets) that delivers best-in-class, high touch service
  • Allocate subject matter experts based on specific project needs
  • Manage recruiting operations and logistics on or off-site


  • Understand pain points, assess current processes, and suggest improvements based on decades of experience
  • Implement new solutions and best practices to enhance candidate and manager experience and ensure efficiency
  • Provide access to our proprietary toolkit of forms and processes that can be customized to your business


  • Evaluate recruiting tools, assess current ATS, deploy new technologies, and collaborate using industry-leading tools
  • Share insights via reporting dashboards and real-time hiring data

Choose from any of our RPO services. We are flexible—utilize Bowdoin for all of them or select only what is relevant:

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    Process Assessment & Design
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    Logistics & Reporting
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    First-Rate Interviewing
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    Community-Building Support
Hybrid Executive Search & RPO Engagement
Generation Bio
Cambridge, MA

The Bowdoin Group Strategically Partners with Cambridge-based Generation Bio to Provide Strategic RPO Services with Multiple Retained Searches, Including Vice President of Quality Assurance, Senior Director of IT, Director of Corporate Finance and FP&A, and Associate Director of Drug Product Formulation

Generation Bio is an innovative genetic medicines company focused on creating a new class of gene therapy to provide durable, redosable treatments for patients suffering from both rare and prevalent diseases. The company is designing therapies to provide targeted delivery of genetic payloads that include large and multiple genes across a broad array of tissues, and to be redosable for individualized and extended treatment throughout a patient’s life. Generation Bio partnered with The Bowdoin Group to establish a consistent and effective hiring process, create a strategic workforce plan to outline hiring over the next three years, and provide resources along the way to achieve their talent acquisition goals, with over 35 positions filled and continued support multiple aspects of talent acquisition. 

Hybrid Executive Search & RPO Engagement
Cricket Health
San Francisco, CA

The Bowdoin Group Enables Cricket Health’s Expansion with a Unique Combination of Executive Search & Recruitment Process Outsourcing Services to Fill Key Positions: Chief Product Officer and Head of Clinical Operations Hired and 15 Strategic Clinical Positions Filled

Cricket Health is a specialty kidney care provider that provides patient intervention well before kidney failure to improve patients’ quality of life and health outcomes while controlling costs. In 2018, during a period of significant momentum, the Digital Health startup received a Series A funding round of $24 million led by Oak HC/FT, which allowed its leaders to begin expanding the firm’s tech-enabled programs and clinical footprint. Cricket Health selected The Bowdoin Group to develop a rapid, companywide hiring strategy and manage the recruitment of more than 15 roles in a short time period.

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