Passive Recruiting Techniques to Win Top Talent

Episode 72

Episode Overview

Are you caught in the relentless recruiting cycle, constantly seeking the ideal candidate? Discover a smarter approach to uncover hidden job market treasures – passive candidates – in this exciting episode of the Hire Calling Podcast. Join host Pete Newsome and co-host Ricky Baez as they explore the nuances of passive recruiting techniques. They’ll reveal what separates passive candidates, their value to your organization, and strategies for successful engagement.

Learn about leveraging social media, especially LinkedIn, to enhance your reputation and connect with potential hires. Understand the role of compelling storytelling in recruitment and how honesty can be a game-changer. Through Pete and Ricky’s deep dive into the intricacies of passive recruiting, you’ll acquire essential knowledge to build a robust talent pipeline that revolutionizes your hiring approach.

Tune in to this episode to transform your recruitment strategy and discover the untapped talent that can elevate your team to unprecedented levels.

39 minutes

Effective Passive Recruiting Techniques

  1. Employer Branding: Showcase your company’s culture, values, and employee experiences online to attract passive candidates.
  2. Employee Referrals: Motivate current employees to recommend potential candidates.
  3. Social Media Presence: Engage on professional platforms like LinkedIn to catch passive candidates’ attention.
  4. Networking: Expand your network at industry events to build relationships with potential candidates.
  5. Talent Communities: Engage with potential candidates through newsletters, webinars, or forums to keep them interested.
  6. Content Marketing: Produce industry-related content to position your company as a thought leader.
  7. Job Boards and Platforms: Post job openings on these platforms, as passive job seekers may browse them.

Additional Resources

Pete Newsome

About Pete Newsome

Pete Newsome is the president of 4 Corner Resources, the nationally acclaimed staffing and recruiting firm he founded in 2005. His mission back then was the same as it is today: to do business in a personal way, while building an organization with boundless opportunities for ingenuity and advancement. When not managing 4 Corner’s growth or spending time with his family of six, you can find Pete sharing his sales and business expertise through public speaking, writing, and as the host of the Hire Calling podcast.

Ricky Baez

About Rick Baez

Efrain “Ricky” Baez Jr. is a published human resources professional specializing in strategically aligning HR competencies to business goals with a down to earth, common sense approach. Ricky is a four- year veteran of the United States Marine Corps and holds a Masters degree in Human Resources (MHR) from Rollins College and an SPHR certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Ricky is also a faculty member for the Master of Human Resources program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.

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