Sevenstep Announces Acquisition of UK-based RPO Provider BlueGlue

Acquisition expands Sevenstep’s global delivery capabilities

BOSTON – September 16, 2014 – Sevenstep today announced it has acquired BlueGlue, a leading Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider in the United Kingdom.

Founded in 2005, BlueGlue provides Recruitment Process Outsourcing solutions to fast-growing organizations in the United Kingdom. It helps organizations achieve their most challenging hiring goals by providing them with exceptional talent for their hard-to-fill jobs.

The acquisition of BlueGlue will further Sevenstep’s position as a global leader in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO UK) space with the launch of its first set of global delivery centers outside of North America with two new UK locations in Devon and Reading.

“Since 2007, Sevenstep has been focused on helping companies overcome their toughest hiring challenges,” said Beth Gilfeather, CEO and Founder. “Much like Sevenstep RPO UK, BlueGlue has an excellent reputation for filling hard-to-fill positions and a committed passion to building a world class recruitment culture. Together with the BlueGlue team, we will help our global customers transform the way they hire top talent.”

Bill Ingram, CEO & Founder of BlueGlue said, “BlueGlue has spent the last decade building a highly successful RPO UK model and an unusually talented team of recruiters. We believe Sevenstep is setting the standard for innovation within the recruitment industry and are excited to be joining forces with them.”

Coming on the heels of being ranked #3 on HRO Today's Baker's Dozen survey as one of the top Enterprise RPO providers in the world, this acquisition confirms Sevenstep’s strong commitment to the global RPO marketplace and uniquely positions it to take on the high-volume, complex hiring needs of some of the world’s largest and most respected brands.

About Sevenstep

Sevenstep is a Global Talent Outsourcing company and a leader in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). Annually ranked as a top enterprise RPO provider on HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen list, Sevenstep is known for its unbounded vision and partnership-driven approach, persistently defying industry conventions to provide clients with talent acquisition wins and business performance gains. With a global delivery footprint spanning six continents, Sevenstep is a nonstop recruitment force determined to push beyond limits and embrace possibilities.

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