With the majority of today’s workforce falling into the passive candidate category, knowing how to tailor recruitment efforts to these individuals is imperative.
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Because passive candidates aren’t actively looking for a new job, targeting them requires a strategic approach.
For example, you should focus on building a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with them, rather than simply recruiting them.
Also, it is crucial that your communications are personalized to the individual. Express what specifically it is about them that interests you. Demonstrate that you are interested in helping them advance their own career, not just filling the immediate needs of your company.
Finally, gain a sound understanding of what attracts passive candidates. Common motivators for this group include better compensation packages, healthier work-life balance and more challenging roles.
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