6 Techniques for Successful Passive Recruiting in 2022

The best way to find top talent will be passive recruiting. Here are six techniques to help you successfully recruit passive candidates in 2022.
REMOTO WORKFORCE Team I Updated on - June 3, 2022

It’s no secret that the hiring landscape is shifting toward passive recruiting. With more and more people looking for work from home, companies have a hard time finding the best talent.

Luckily, there are still techniques that can be used to find great remote employees without spending a lot of time or money on recruitment.

In this Remoto Workforce blog post, we’ll outline six of the most effective methods for passive recruiting in 2022. By using these tactics, you’ll be able to find the best talent without going through the hassle of advertising or cold calling.

So read on to learn more about how you can start hiring the best employees without even trying.


What is Passive Recruitment?

Passive recruitment can be understood as the process of sourcing or contacting candidates who are not actively looking for a job.

While passive candidates may not be actively job-seeking, they may be open to hearing about new opportunities if they feel that the role is a good fit for their skills and experience. This is why it is essential to reach passive candidates in your recruiting strategy.

Passive recruiting tends to be more time-consuming and challenging than active recruitment because it requires more significant research and outreach.

If you want to know more about how to source candidates, regardless they’re passive or active, you can use LinkedIn or Indeed. Do you want to learn more? Read our blog post here.

In this video, you will learn more about attracting passive candidates.


Six Techniques to Recruit Passive Candidates As a Pro

As any recruiting pro knows, passive candidates can be some of the most elusive prey. They’re not looking for a job, so they can be hard to find.

But they can also be some of the most valuable hires, so it’s worth putting in the extra effort to track them down.

Here are six tips to help you successfully recruit passive candidates:

  1. Use your existing network: Chances are you know someone who knows someone who could be a perfect fit for the job. Ask around and see if you can get an introduction which can be face-to-face or virtual.
  2. Get active on social media: Follow potential candidates on LinkedIn and Twitter and engage with their content. You never know when you can make a connection.
  3. Go beyond the typical places: You can access passive candidates through meetups or social chats, such as Slack groups. Learn how to take your recruitment strategy to another level in our blog post.
  4. Check out online communities and forums related to your industry: See who’s active and engaged in these spaces and reach out to them directly.
  5. Attend industry events and trade shows: This is a great way to meet passive candidates in person and get them interested in your company.
  6. Use technology: There are plenty of great tools to help you find passive candidates, from Boolean search strings on Google to specialized databases like Hoovers or ZoomInfo. Also, you can use Google Chrome Apps to make your recruitment strategies perfect and access job boards across borders.

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