We’re not what you expect.
We are a new style of talent partner.
Polaris Talent is a recruiting-as-a-service company that also offers strategic HR consulting. We are at the intersection of PEO and RPO.
Our goal is to save you time, money, and your sanity so you can focus on your core business rather than doing things you may not enjoy.
We are your team
As an extension of your team, we are your go-to resource for the entire employee journey from job posting to their last day.
Recruiting for any size business
No company is too big or too small to use Polaris Talent’s unique recruiting-as-a-service product.
What Our Clients Are Saying About Us
Recruitment is hard. Without question, it is one of the greatest challenges any company faces. Polaris Talent’s approach to recruitment not only ensures the best candidates are matched to your company’s needs, but they also minimize the pain and effort that comes with recruitment. Their focus on truly understanding what your specific needs are, on a position to position basis, is a critical reason why the candidates they surface are excellent matches. They “get it right” from the start. I highly endorse Polaris Talent and I endorse the deep-engagement and deep-involvement approach they take.
ANTONIO J. VIANA, CHAIRMAN DOCK-ON AG, DIRECTOR ARTERIS INC, FORMER PRESIDENT, AND EVP, ARM HOLDINGS.
Polaris Talent Enterprise
For over 20 years we’ve helped some of the largest companies on the planet grow their technical, leadership, and sales teams with hard-to-find passive talent that we find and invite to have a conversation about your specific job opening.
We blend executive search techniques with corporate talent acquisition best practices and do it with the speed and focus of a high volume agency. We work on your behalf as your talent partner and focus on superior candidate experience and hiring manager satisfaction.
Our “no ghosting” policy assures that we treat each candidate as a person and not just another pipeline metric.
Polaris Talent Local
It’s hard running a small business. The day is short, the task list is long so you end up putting strategic HR and recruiting on the back-burner or doing it at night in your free time.
We have a pre-paid HR and recruiting solution just for companies with less than 150 employees. Let us handle the things that are keeping you up at night.
Polaris Talent offers recruiting-as-a-service for early-stage companies to IPO-ready companies (and beyond) who do not have an internal recruiting function or who need to augment their existing team quickly..
Scaling Your Business
Hiring us to be your one-stop provider of talent acquisition services frees you up to grow and scale your business while we handle finding your next teammate. This way, we both get to do what we’re most passionate about.
We take the time to learn your culture then we find the right people for your specific needs. We have an exceptional track record of exceeding expectations. Read what our customers have to say.
Hire faster. Hire for less.
Speed up your recruiting process. Our average time-to-fill is less than six weeks, and we do it at a fraction of the cost of reasonable search fees.
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We Are Polaris Talent
Polaris Talent Co-Founder Roma Watkins as she introduces the Polaris Talent team and provides some background on the founders.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Recruiting-as-a-Service?
RaaS is a solutions-oriented approach to talent acquisition. It is highly customized to the needs of an individual organization but still scalable and efficient which leads to better hiring outcomes at a reduced cost. Polaris Talent’s recruiting-as-a-service approach relieves the burden of handling talent acquisition internally and assures a quality candidate experience that reflects your talent brand and culture.
How Do I Know if the candidate Is Right for My Business?
We know that the best candidates are not looking on job boards or responding to postings. The best talent is passive, and we find them because we have a deep understanding of talent pools in our core areas which are leadership, sales, and technical roles. Once we identify a prospective candidate, they are invited to an informational conversation with us where we share information about the job and company and gain an understanding of their career path to assess alignment and motivation. Any candidate we represent has to be highly skilled, self-aware, and have a growth mindset or we will not present them to you no matter how well they match the job parameters.
What kind of companies do you work with?
Our ability to move quickly and hire efficiently is dependent on a relationship where our client sees us as a trusted advisor that they are willing to engage actively with. This means lots of regular communication and clear accountability to the shared roles and responsibilities that are agreed to in the service level agreement (SLA) – link to the graphic. Our model works for companies of all sizes and is ideally suited to companies who lack an internal recruiting function or who have a need to augment their existing team.
What if my hiring is sporadic? Am I locked into a contract?
Our recruiting-as-a-service model is designed for the peaks and valleys of workforce planning or in case of an urgent backfill due to attrition. All of our contracts are month-to-month and can be started and stopped as needed so you can pause when you’ve filled your roles and re-start when you have more headcount. We also offer long-term agreements if you have high volume, long term hiring to do so that you can rev up your pipeline for max efficiency, and maintain the volume over time.
Do you offer general human resource consulting services?
Yes, in addition to being able to handle the full talent acquisition lifecycle, Polaris Talent offers consulting services in general human resource areas including handbook and policy creation, topic-based employee and management training, and onboarding and termination program design. We also offer people and culture coaching to leadership.
News & Resources
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