Talent acquisition remains a big challenge for many organizations. In an effort to ramp up recruiting efforts and find the true best talent available, many companies are focusing more on the passive candidate market.
The reality is most of the top industry talent is employed and most aren’t looking. If they are, they might be looking to see what’s out there but aren’t actively applying for jobs or seriously considering making a change.
But this doesn’t mean they can’t be swayed.
Recruiting passive candidates is difficult. You need to make them a strong offer, persuading them to leave a situation they are happy with. You have to provide them with a real opportunity to advance their career, increase salary, and other attractive perks.
Here are some top strategies to recruit passive job candidates:
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