How is your business sourcing quality candidates in a digital age? According to new research published by Zippia, recruiters are at the heart of a business’s ability to tap into passive candidates. Not to mention, many of the job-seeking market is composed of passive candidates.
Below, we summarize what these findings mean for recruiters, and how they can streamline their processes in such a digital age driven by social media and digital marketing techniques.
Zippia says, “The average job levels recruited through social media are 87% non-management salaried employees, 82% being management, 55% being non-management hourly employees, and only 45% being executive or upper management employees.”
Key Takeaway Statistics on Passive Candidates
- Passive job-seekers make up 73% of the applicant pool available to recruiters contacting them.
- 70% of candidates are interested in learning about their compensation in the first call with a recruiter.
- For businesses, referrals are the name of the game. 88% of these hiring managers prefer this method.
- Utilizing an outside company to deliver your specialized professionals can reduce hiring costs by up to 30%.
APC has a strong team of dedicated and experienced recruiters. Our professionals are seasoned in pinpointing your business’s needs and delivering beyond your expectations. Whether your company needs a full-service business advisor or just support in specific areas, APC customizes an efficient, cost-effective solution to facilitate strategic goals. And while you’re here, don’t forget to view all of APC’s thought-leadership pieces, which cover a range of informational articles for both employers and professionals on topics like resume help, a study on the Great Resignation, top tech hiring trends this year, and more!
Kristen Burgess is the Marketing Specialist at Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, Inc. She has five years’ experience in curating content for digital platforms, social media contributions, and supporting marketing campaigns and strategies. Before joining the APC wolfpack, she worked in digital marketing for software as a service, giving her keen insight into the types of professionals APC hires today. In addition, she likes to stay up-to-date on the most relevant trends within the technology industry through thought-provoking podcasts and newsletters while paying attention to industry leaders’ trends. In her spare time, she serves on the Management Team and helps craft communications for the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties.