Tag: passive candidates

With a Passive Candidate, How Do You Know When an Applicant is Truly Interested?

As the market for talent continues to get more competitive, companies are increasingly turning to Talent Sourcers to find and recruit the...

What 1,000 LinkedIn Invitations Taught Me About Connecting With Candidates

Believe it or not, LinkedIn is still one of the best professional networking sites that you can find on the Internet. Yes it has some...

Your Passive Recruiting Strategy? It’s Probably a Joke — If You Have One at All

Before we get started, here are a couple of quick definitions up front about passive and active candidates: Passive Candidates...

Why Summer Is the Ideal Time to Recruit Passive Candidates

If you’re a recruiter, hiring manager, or head of talent, you’ve undoubtedly heard the conventional wisdom that recruiting in the...

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Talent: Should you try before you buy?

Weebly’s hiring practices (as described in the Business Insider article located here) are used to prompt the discussion on what...

Happy Hour: A Recruiter’s Guide To Hooking Up.

I’d like to think I’ve learned a lot over my years as a recruiter, but I’d like to start with a piece of wisdom I once...

It’s Time To Shut Up About “Active” vs. “Passive” Candidates in Recruiting.

If you know me, you know that I love to eat. This hasn’t always been the case; the concept of “good” food is a relatively...

A Recruiter’s Guide To Email Marketing: Making Passive Candidates Care Enough To Click.

Whether or not you love or hate the often contentious candidate categorization into “active” vs. “passive” job...

The Problem With Passive Candidates

First off, what defines a passive job seeker? Let’s see, they aren’t necessarily looking for a job. They are happily employed...

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