Recruitment Resource Center: Passive Talent
The power of passive talent
Passive talent accounts for 79% of working professionals around the world. But since most are too busy working to notice you’re hiring, your approach needs to be different.
We’ve compiled a list of top ten tips to use when reaching out to your next great passive hire.
Who they are: What the data says
Getting to know passive talent
When it comes time to saying "yes" to a new job
opportunity, what motivates passive talent is
different from other candidates.
Secrets of recruiters with the best InMail response rates
Centrica’s James Dowling on the benefits of taking a highly-focused approach with passive candidates.Read more
Passive candidate recruiting for newcomers
You don’t need years of experience to succeed with passive talent—you just need to show patience and a little common courtesy, argues Jacqueline Benedetti of Tim Hortons.Read more
Five questions you must ask your hiring manager
How do you set yourself up for success with passive candidates? You start by asking your hiring manager these five questions.Read more
Resources: Case studies
See who’s focusing on passive talent and how it’s changing their business.
It’s not until someone taps a happily employed top performer on the shoulder with a stronger opportunity that they lift their head up from what they’re doing on a day-to-day basis and consider a change.
It’s the reality of IT. The industry is booming, and top candidates aren’t generally looking for jobs, but we need to always be engaging them.
Active candidates are only about 20 percent of the talent pool, and we want to see 100 percent of the talent
My recruiters now go to requisition meetings with a slate of candidates that are applicable for that role…We’re becoming much more strategic in supporting the business.
It’s those passive candidates that end up often being your best hires.
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