Imagine that you were just assigned a position to recruit for and that you needed to present 2 fully screened, highly qualified and well matched candidates within 5 business days.
Your manager/client is requesting candidates with:
- 3-5 years of related work experience (your choice – something not too vanilla/easy/common, but not “purple squirrel” either)
- Experience in a specific industry, and experience working in a similar environment (size/scale/team/software, etc.) to the manager’s/client’s
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
Furthermore, let’s say that you don’t have any qualified candidates in your pipeline, so you are essentially starting from scratch.
Under those conditions and assumptions, if you were limited to only 1 method/specific source for identifying candidates to contact, engage and recruit, which would you choose, and why? Continue reading