The most critical part of any recruitment program is searching for the talent a company needs to fill a current opening or for jobs expected to become available in the future.
There are multiple methods of finding candidates. Sourcing active job seekers by posting a job and selecting from among the applications that come in is the most common. Passive sourcing is the art of proactively searching and identifying talent that isn’t looking for a job and may never have even heard of the company.
Sourcing these passive candidates is a more challenging and time-consuming process, especially if the job