Passive Candidate Recruiting Articles

  • 5 High Touch Techniques You Should Use to Recruit Passive Candidates

    October 19, 2016

    Recruiters need to recognize they’re facing an existential threat when it comes to sourcing and hiring active candidates. On one level, automation is rapidly identifying candidates ready to look for jobs and matching them with the most appropriate opportunities. In addition, hiring manager do-it-yourself (DIY) models are now starting to appear. Both trends will...

  • 4 Unexpected Places Where You Might Find Your Next Hire

    September 29, 2016

    When it comes to a recruiting strategy, the immediate direction companies turn to is job board advertisements, connecting with others via LinkedIn and talking to institutions like universities in the community. And while that might be all your company needs to build a team, a little creativity to spice up your recruiting game is always worth considering –...

  • Do You Have the 10 Traits That Top Recruiters Share?

    June 30, 2016

    It’s a new ballgame. LinkedIn Recruiter’s new search capabilities make it relatively easy for any sourcer to identify top talent. (Of course, they need to search on Achiever terms to do it.) However, identifying top talent is not the same as recruiting top talent. And since most of the top 25% in any field are not looking to change jobs, recruiting these people...

  • 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Your First Conversation With a...

    June 22, 2016

    In a recent post, I offered 10 ideas on how to improve top of the funnel response rates. If you’ve tried these tips, you’ll discover...

  • The 5 Steps of Agile Recruiting That Will Help You Reach...

    May 23, 2016

    Agile is one of the major trends just now being applied to the hiring process. For those who are unfamiliar with it, agile entails...

  • The 6 Secrets to Grabbing Candidates' Attention When You...

    May 10, 2016

    Great recruiters know that waiting for people to respond to your job postings or emails won’t bring in the best talent. Instead, you...