To truly source candidates effectively start by writing a clear job description. Once your job post is in place take a moment to consider the attributes that make up your perfect prospect. If you do not have a lot of familiarity with this particular search ask the hiring manager to spend 30 minutes with you to build out this criteria guide.
At a minimum the search criteria for each role should include the following:
Once you have a well-defined job description and candidate archetype then you’re in a great position to start sourcing. This is when it makes sense to start perfecting the following strategies:
If all of this sounds like a lot of work and you’re on a completely understaffed recruiting team, consider a software service that can help you work more effectively.
Our team at Fetcher has helped small and large teams source candidates and recruit top talent.