Geometric Globe

Method3 and Pathways Group, today announced the formal launch of Geometric RPO. Geometric RPO is a global partnership between several major RPO providers who each deliver a brand-led approach to RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing / Optimization) to enhance the candidate experience and drive quality hiring.

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Method3 named as a sponsor to the 2013 American Marketing Association (AMA) Regional Collegiate Conference on Branding at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Exemplifies Method3’s commitment to education, our community, and our strategic innovation strategy

Camp Hill, PA. – October 26, 2013 – Method3, a leader in the Management, Technology, Human Capital and Recruitment Optimization & Outsourcing industry, today announced that is has been named as a sponsor of the 2013 American Marketing Association (AMA) Regional Collegiate Conference on Branding being held this November at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh.

“At Method3, we focus on communication and facilitating collaboration to spur innovation. This is especially true in our Marketing and Brand Consultancy Group. I am very excited that Method3 is able to participate in this great event,” said Mark Lukens, founding partner of Method3.  “By bringing together renowned faculty, leading business professionals and high-caliber students in a collaborative marketing and branding focused forum, the Conference will focus on delivering breakthrough experiences. This is an opportunity for us to not only share our ideas regarding Marketing and Branding, which we love to do, but more importantly it is an opportunity for us to listen and learn.”

Our continued involvement with academic institutions exemplifies Method3’s commitment to the community, our next generation of workforce talent, and our strategic innovation strategy to move quickly into new markets and capitalize upon key opportunities and market transitions.

About SUNY Plattsburgh

SUNY Plattsburgh, part of the State University of New York System, offers undergraduate and graduate programs across three primary academic divisions: Arts and Science, School of Business and Economics (AACSB accredited), and Education, Health, and Human Services. SUNY Plattsburgh also offers an expansive internship program providing students with practical experiences and important job connections. Method3 actively participates in the internship program offering students access to real world experiences and also allowing Method3 to capitalize upon the unique perspectives of the students and the University community.

About Method3

Method3 is an industry-leading provider of Management Consulting and Recruitment Process Optimization and Outsourcing services to companies of all sizes.  Through great people, proven process, and leading technology, Method3 delivers comprehensive solutions that drive innovation and help Create Sustainable Value and Advantage through PeopleTM. Information about Method3 can be found at

Contact: Mark Lukens, Founding Partner


Mark Lukens, Founding Partner of Method3 will serve on the panel of an upcoming Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association webinar: Disruptive Forces in Recruitment Marketplace 2013. Excerpts from the RPOA press release follow. The link to the full release follows this post.

The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA), the professional association for the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) industry, to hold a panel of top RPO leaders discussing “disruptive forces in the recruitment marketplace in 2013.” The event will take place on April 17, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. Companies, investors, and recruitment professionals are invited to attend the online event. “Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) companies have a unique and well-informed view into overall economic trends and how companies are performing,” emphasized John Younger, President & CEO of Accolo. “There are few better leading indicators for employment data than knowing the recruiting activity that typically  takes place three to six months before the hires are actually made. RPO providers have this aggregated data across many organizations. ”   …

In this high energy session, several of the RPO industry’s leaders will discuss the recruiting and hiring trends and activities across a multitude of companies and industries. Topics include how companies are becoming more sophisticated with their hiring approach and deploying strategies such as co-sourcing to satisfy their end-to-end recruiting needs, and the fundamental changes in the candidate landscape as they become more educated and tech-savvy.   …

“The recruitment landscape is rapidly changing from a provider, customer, and talent perspective,” said Mark Lukens, Founding Partner of Method3. “Disruption is not about following a process, it is a mindset. To discard the old business cliches, challenge current assumptions, and remake the landscape”.

To register, go to:

Link to the RPOA Press Release. Full link:

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) Announces 2013-14 Board Members

Method3 is pleased to announce that Mark Lukens, one of our Founding Partners, has been named to the Board of the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA), for 2013-2014.

“Method3 has a history dating back to 1998 and played a role in shaping the RPO market as we know it today,” emphasized Mark Lukens. “It is an honor to serve on the Board of such a dynamic and impactful organization. What a great opportunity to help define and elevate the entire recruitment process outsourcing industry going forward.”


RPOA, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, recognizes that Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is a unique industry requiring a common set of requirements and standards. Its membership is comprised of RPO service providers committed to educating the marketing about RPO, promoting its benefits, incorporating common metrics and comparative information, and developing and enforcing certifications. Member companies benefit by better understanding the benefits and risks of recruitment process outsourcing, having access to a variety of tools to support the decision to consider RPO, access to certified service providers through an organized RPO process, and direct connection to other members to learn from their experiences.

Link to the Press Release.

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Method3 Recruitment Process Outsourcing Acquires Augustine RPO

Embarks on strategic innovation strategy

Camp Hill, PA. – October 31, 2012 –  Method3, today announced that it is acquiring Augustine RPO, a leader in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing industry. Based in Harrisburg, PA, Augustine is a long time player in the RPO industry.  Augustine is the first in a series of planned strategic initiatives by Method3 aimed to supercharge its RPO ecosystem.  Terms of the transaction are undisclosed.

Augustine was founded in 1998 as an early pure play RPO Company.  Since their inception, Augustine has enjoyed a strong thought leader position and a solid track record of recruitment excellence and financial performance.

“I am very excited to welcome Augustine and their associates to the Method3 family,” said Mark Lukens, founding partner of Method3.  “Augustine has demonstrated world class RPO delivery capabilities and strong financial management disciplines with a track record of over 14 years of innovation. With this initiative we are gaining strong talent, innovative technologies and processes, and an impressive client portfolio thus broadening our human capital capabilities. As a result, we have strengthened our position as a leading provider of RPO and human capital solutions, helping our clients keep pace with innovation to lead their organizations into the future.”

“By uniting our proven RPO delivery approach with Method3’s human capital experience, our new practice will offer clients a broad array of human capital services ranging from RPO and technology solutions to HR transformation,” said John Laporta, Founder of Augustine.  “We are thrilled that by bringing leading talent from both teams we can help our clients get even more from their human capital investment.”

The Augustine acquisition exemplifies Method3’s “build, buy and partner” innovation strategy to move quickly into new markets and capitalize upon key market transitions.

About Method3

Method3 is an industry-leading provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing and HR Transformation services to companies of all sizes.  Through great people, proven process, and leading technology, Method3 delivers comprehensive solutions that drive innovation and help people and businesses realize their full potential. Information about Method3 can be found at

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