In a recent ZoomInfo 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 find and retain top talent.

Today, we dive a little deeper and explore the modern candidate sourcing landscape. Our hope is that you can use this infographic and the information it contains to inform and evolve your current candidate sourcing strategy.

Candidate Sourcing: A Quick Primer

The standard hiring process involves posting a job description and waiting for qualified candidates to apply for the position. While this tactic works in some cases, strategic candidate sourcing can be a more effective, secure way to attract new talent.

For those who aren’t familiar, candidate sourcing is the practice of proactively searching for qualified candidates to fill open positions instead of waiting for them to apply. Research shows, candidate sourcing is the way to go. The experts at ZoomInfo put together the following candidate sourcing infographic. Check it out:

candidate sourcing infographic

Key Takeaways from Today’s Candidate Sourcing Infographic

And there you have it, our official take on strategic candidate sourcing and it’s role in the modern recruiting world. We hope you find this infographic useful! For more information about recruiting best practices, check out the following guides and resources:

For more information about how ZoomInfo’s recruiting platform and contact database can improve your hiring efforts, contact our sales team today!

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Molly Clarke

Molly Clarke was the Director of Digital Marketing at ZoomInfo, the leading data intelligence platform for sales and go-to-market organizations.

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