Your company’s ability to engage job seekers in the recruitment process will significantly influence its success in the war for talent. Failure to understand and address differences in perceptions and preferences among today’s job seekers will results in fewer qualified candidates in your pipeline, lower offer-to-acceptance rates and higher voluntary turnover within the first year of employment.Read More
With the employment market continuing to tighten, many companies are re-examining the differences between active and passive job seekers.
An active job seeker is motivated to find a new job and actively searches for job opportunities. Passive job seekers are individuals who are currently employed and willing to learn about new career opportunities.
Our December 2016 survey of 940 active and 507 passive job seekers revealed some key differences in the perceptions, preferences and behaviors of active versus passive job seekers. These findings are revealed in our most recent infographic, The Key Differences Between Active and Passive Job Seekers.