Quick Tip: Strategies for a Successful Global SuccessFactors Recruitment Management Implementation

  • by Rinky Karthik, Project Manager, HCM SuccessFactors, People LoB for itelligence
  • June 7, 2016

Use these tips to learn how to design—and confront the challenges of—a global SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment Management implementation. The world of recruiting has evolved from newspaper ads, to job boards, to recruiting agencies and to many new channels, including social media. SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment Management is a comprehensive, collaborative tool that extends the process of recruiting globally and on the go, to help hire the best talent and drive real business value.

The SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution consists of three modules: Recruitment Management, Recruiting Marketing, and Onboarding. The Recruitment Management and Recruiting Marketing modules combined were known as the Recruiting Execution Suite (Rx) until 2015. From Q1 2016, it is now known as the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution—commonly referred to as REC. SuccessFactors Recruitment Management solution, together with Recruitment Marketing and Onboarding, offers companies the ability to identify and attract the best candidates in a more streamlined way and at a quicker pace.

Most of the recruiting solutions in the market are simply applicant tracking systems—ATSs. Unlike these other solutions, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting focuses on more than just the selection phase of the process. It also focuses on the end-to-end processes of attracting the right talent, engaging candidates, and selecting the best hires.

The focus of this article is primarily on SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment Management. It offers tips to overcome the challenges of global Recruitment Management implementations.

Rinky Karthik

Rinky Karthik serves as a Project Manager, HCM SuccessFactors, for the People LoB for itelligence and has 16 years of SAP HCM and SuccessFactors experience. This includes many global implementations, including support and upgrade of various SAP on-premise modules and SuccessFactors modules in diverse roles, like Solution Architect, Lead Consultant, and Project/Program Manager. Rinky has an MBA in Human Resources and she comes with a strong project management background; as such, she has managed a variety of global projects for clients in different domains. She has extensive experience with SAP SuccessFactors’ SAP Launch and SAP Activate implementation methodologies, and is a Certified SuccessFactors consultant in Recruitment Management, Recruiting Marketing, Learning Management Solution, and Employee Central. Rinky is a frequent contributor to SAP SuccessFactors blog forums, HR Expert, and a regular speaker at a variety of SAP/SuccessFactors conferences.

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