All Recruiting is Headhunting Now. How to do it Right

All Recruiting is Headhunting Now. How to do it Right

Like it or not, all recruiting is headhunting now. The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 10 years, jobless claims are the lowest since the 70s, and we have the most unfilled positions ever in the U.S. In times like these, all the best employees for anything above entry-level positions are already working. So, if you’re trying to fill positions, you’ll need to know what it takes to convince employees to leave their current position, and how to get your open positions in front of them. The Barriers to Hiring Great Employees Getting someone to switch jobs is never an easy task. Quitting a job is not usually fun. Even if someone hates the job, it’s a bird in the hand situation. While they may not like what they have, at least they’ve got a job that’s paying money. It’s especially a problem if they’re shepherding long-term projects, have a lot of friends on the job, have a family, or would need to relocate for the new job. Also, if they’ve got a job they’re probably not actively