It’s hard to get passive candidates’ attention. It’s even harder to convince them to join your company. How can you cut through the clutter and get them to respond to your jobs?
We looked at 7 million LinkedIn members to find out how they changed jobs. Then, we surveyed 10.5K of them to ask why they switched. We discovered some best practices you can use to woo both active and passive candidates to your organization. Here are a few:
Referrals rule. How do most people first hear about a new job opportunity? Through someone they know. Invest your time and money in building a referral program.
A weak brand is a road block. The top obstacle to changing jobs is not knowing what it’s really like to work somewhere. Change this by building a strong talent brand, starting with your employee profiles.
It’s not all about the money. Above all, people are looking for growth. To get candidates’ attention, offer them career opportunities, not jobs.
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