By Keith Johnstone, Head of Marketing at Peak Sales Recruiting
In LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report nearly 85% of talent leaders said that finding top talent is their number one priority. However, with five-percent unemployment, shrinking talent pools, and 95% of executives admitting to making bad hires every year, getting strategic hires right is only getting harder.
With arguably the fiercest competition over talent in more than a decade, it is more important than ever for human resource leaders to pursue candidates that are not actively “looking” but open to “listening.” These passive job seekers make up approximately 75% of the workforce, but convincing them to ‘jump ship’ can be a challenge. Continue Reading