Passive Candidate Recruiting Articles

  • 8 Steps for Turning Passive Prospects Into Eager Candidates

    June 14, 2017

    We all know that recruiting people who are looking for a new job requires a different strategy and different process than hiring people who are actively looking. The first big difference is that passive prospects need to be convinced that the first conversation is worth their time investment. To do this, here are some techniques I’ve used to increase first...

  • 7 Ways to “Hack” Your Interactions with Candidates, Glen Cathey Style

    April 19, 2017

    It’s not by coincidence that Glen Cathey carries the title of “Boolean black belt” -- he is one of the most accomplished and well-known sourcing leaders in the industry. However, his expertise doesn’t stop at finding people - Glen is also an expert in the human side of recruiting.   In fact, one thing that’s been a focus of Glen’s lately is figuring out exactly...

  • 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...

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...