Passive candidates make up 75% of the talent market
Passive candidates are the ones who don’t apply for jobs but would ultimately consider a job opportunity if it represents a good career move. They typically have a updated LinkedIn profile and wait for a recruiter to contact them with the job of their dream.
At Visage, we believe companies should spend 75% of their resources to hunt passive talent when recruiting. Passive candidates indeed make up 75% of the talent market. They are also of higher quality for a number of reasons: a) they know they can wait to be contacted by a recruiter b) they are less likely to be job hoppers, and c) your job offer won’t compete with 10 others.
So how do I engage with this passive talent? They are not applying for jobs. They are not responding to Inmail on Linkedin. Before Visage, the only way was to scout LinkedIn (send invitation) or engage a headhunter who will reach out to them on your behalf. Those methods are either time consuming or pricy.
This is why we came up with the idea of having a crowd or recruiters sourcing talent for our client’s job openings. Our was to be the platform used to find talent instantly across all roles, levels and geographies.
Employers post a job and get a highly curated list of passive candidates. It costs $250 if they decide to contact them directly or $990* if they wish to have support from one of our talent experts. We include a detailed CV, email address, and other important profile informations. You can download it all and own the data.
Joss Leufrancois is the founder & CEO of crowdsourced recruiting platform, Visage. He has worked for 10 years recruiting in Europe, the US, South America, Asia and the Middle-East.