Hiring managers searching passive candidates? Perhaps not so much
by Sharon Hill
16 Jan 2013There's much talk about the importance of passive candidates, and their value to hiring managers. At least one HR veteran says that these folks only talk a good game about their attempts to engage passive candidates, however. Most, he says, still conduct what he calls the "post and pray" method of hiring. .. This content is available free
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.