Jason Berkowitz

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Jason Berkowitz is a Business Development Executive with IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization focused on the Financial Services and Communications sectors in the West. Jason brings eighteen years of diverse Recruitment Process Outsourcing experience to IBM including roles in sales, operations, leadership, and strategy. Prior to joining IBM, Jason was Vice President of Client Services for Seven Step RPO, an emerging provider of RPO services where he lead a delivery team of over 200 recruitment professional serving clients in banking, manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, and technology services. Before that, Jason served as Vice President of Client Services for Adecco RPO (now Pontoon Solutions), where he was named 2013 HR Outsourcing Association (HROA) Global Provider Executive of the Year. Prior to Adecco, he served as Vice President of Business Development for SourceRight Solutions and Vice President and co-founder of Hyrian, an early RPO provider. Jason has been named one of HRO Today's Superstars four times, served as a board member of the HROA, and was the founding chairman of the RPO Alliance. Jason received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with honors from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and has completed an executive leadership program at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. In his personal time, Jason enjoys playing hockey, competing in triathlons, and playing guitar. He lives with his family just outside of Boulder, Colorado.
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5 Problems to Solve Before You Outsource Your Recruiting

Aug 01, 2017 | Jason Berkowitz

I’ve worked in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) industry for almost 20 years, so it may seem strange that I’m sharing a list of reasons not to partner with an RPO provider. But the truth is, while RPO is a great solution for many companies, over the years..


A New Way to Measure Quality of Hire

Jul 21, 2017 | Jason Berkowitz

Everybody has worked with “that guy,” the person who contributes as little as possible on the job but never gets demoted or fired. Employees like him are a drag on their colleagues, demoralizing top performers in particular.


How E&U firms can prepare for the coming wave of retirements

Jun 20, 2017 | Jason Berkowitz

Changing workforce demographics are set to have a major impact on energy and utility (E&U) companies. As much as 38% of the E&U workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next five years. Among the executive ranks the numbers are even higher — almost 60% will..