Revisit candidates that came close, because now with few quality applicants, they may now be top hires.
Note: This “think piece” is designed to encourage the re-recruiting of “almost hired candidates.”
It’s a simple concept. Now that the competition for qualified talent has gotten so intense. You are likely not seeing anything close to the quality of candidates before the pandemic. This shortage of quality applicants has now forced hiring managers in many cases to lower their expectations for their new hires. And because of these lower expectations and more months of experience. The candidates that only “came close”