Passive Candidate Recruiting Articles

  • The 7 Rules Every Successful Recruiter Lives By

    March 1, 2017

    Obviously, you want to hire more top-tier candidates. And often, those are passive candidates. But at the same time, you don’t always (if ever) have the budget to pay enormous salary premiums. The good news is, it’s possible to hire the best without spending a fortune if you have these three things: An offer that is a career move, not a lateral transfer. If your...

  • 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...

  • 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...