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8 Ways Recruiters Find Candidates

Posted on May 12, 2022 under Job Search

8 ways recruiters find candidates
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There are 8 ways recruiters and HR find candidates.

I love reading up on HR management content because it helps me help you see the big picture of how to land your dream job.

Part of the big picture is better understanding how companies are trying to find you…

Not just how you're trying to find them.

Because it's a challenge on both sides to find the perfect fit.

Savvy talent management professionals have a proactive strategy to ALWAYS keep their talent pipeline full with awesome candidates.

But how do they do it?

According to author Scott Wintrip of “High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant” it's 8 ways (and in this order):

1. Referrals / WOM (word of mouth)

2. Networking

3. Market Presence (branding)

4. Candidate Mining (doing CPR on resumes “on file”)

5. Talent Manufacturing (training and education companies)

6. Automation

7. Advertising

8. Talent Scouts

If this is how HR is looking for YOU, this is how you must be looking for them.

Are you doing your job of finding a job?

– Kelley Joyce, MBA, CPC

Kelley is a career development coach who is dedicated to helping people discover their career path and land their dream jobs. Kelley and her partner Josh live in New York City from which she has served hundreds of professionals across the U.S., U.K., and Australia since 2012 to radically change their relationship with work.

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