In a recent blog post we declared that strategic candidate sourcing was not, in fact, dead. Instead, we proposed that technological advances have simply changed the way recruiters do it. This concept applies to passive candidates too!
Hiding behind office doors and computer screens, the passive candidate is hard to find and tougher to catch. Yet with the right tools and mindset, it’s possible to track down this elusive prospect.
How? By thinking like one! Luckily for you, we’ve gathered the clues you’ll need to get inside the mind of your passive prospects. It’s time to get out there and catch them… if you can.
Use this infographic to guide your recruiting efforts and source better candidates today!
What is a passive candidate?
Let’s start with the basics. A passive candidate is someone who is not actively looking for a job but has the skills and experience to qualify them for your open position. It may seem counterintuitive to go after candidates who are content with their current position. But, often, passive candidates make the best hires! Check out the following infographic to learn more!
The passive candidate is hard to find and even tougher to catch!
How to Find Passive Candidates: Key Takeaways
There you have it, our top tips for recruiting and keeping the best passive candidates. Although recruiting passive candidates isn’t the easiest recruiting practice, it can certainly pay off if you approach it correctly. If you’d like to check out more infographics like this one, you’re in luck- we have a ton!
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