Finding Talent in a Digital Haystack: Tips for Recruiting for Hard-to-Fill Roles
Sourcing qualified candidates for niche roles is a lot like finding a needle in a haystack. In fact, it’s one of the biggest challenges recruiters face, especially when it prevents important jobs from getting done.
Take specialized technology roles, for example. Despite a pressing need for these positions, 83% of developers are not actively looking for a new job, according to a 2020 Stack Overflow survey. And while recruiters have options, that doesn’t mean every applicant is the right fit for the job.
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