Sourcing for candidates is like hunting for moths: You can either track them down one at a time, or plug in a few light bulbs and net a couple hundred at once.
Or you can use both strategies at the same time.
While you're actively hunting for candidates, you can also work passively to attract new people into your talent community.
"Passively attract" is the idea behind a candidate pipeline, which is the sum of all the light bulbs you set up to draw fresh candidates into your net. Here are a few pipeline-building strategies:
Sourcing for candidates isn’t just about reaching out and finding people; it’s about making it easy for people to find you. And the more they find you, the more placements you’ll make.
- Bill Radin
Bill Radin is a top-producing recruiter whose innovative books, tapes and training seminars have helped thousands of recruiting professionals and search consultants achieve peak performance and career satisfaction. Bill’s extensive experience makes him an ideal source of techniques, methods and ideas for rookies who want to master the fundamentals—or veterans ready to jump to a higher level of success. more immune to future recessions.