In a talent scarcity situation, when the demand for talent exceeds the supply, you need to use an “attract the best” sourcing and recruiting process. This is represented by the left side of the supply vs. demand curve displayed in the graphic.
Under these circumstances it’s important to recognize that the candidate initially has the upper hand. This will only change if the job being offered represents a true career move. Achieving this requires a much better job, a slower, high-touch recruiting process and a fully engaged hiring manager. While it takes more