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Tips and Tricks for Interviewing Passive Candidates

Chances are your ideal candidate is already employed; learn how to update your recruiting strategy to snag passive candidates.

In a full employment economy, employers face tough challenges in recruiting people. Sometimes the best candidates are not eager to leave their current jobs and must be wooed in special ways. This topic helps employers find such passive candidates and interview them. The material also explains how to open such an interview, continue the interview, close the interview, and follow up repeatedly after the interview to woo the best applicants. The content will cover how to overcome key mistakes in recruiting passive candidates and secrets in finding and wooing them.

Runtime: 96 minutes

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Defining and Understanding the Passive Candidate

  • What Is a Passive Candidate?
  • How Should a Passive Candidate Be Treated Differently From an Active Candidate?
  • What Is Different About a Passive Candidate, and How Can That Difference Work to a Recruiter's Advantage?
  • How Do You Find Passive Candidates?

Initiating the Interview With the Passive Candidate

  • Why Is the Opening so Important?
  • How Can an Interview Opening With a Passive Candidate Be Conducted?
  • What Common Mistakes Are Made in Interviewing Passive Candidates, and How Can Those Mistakes Be Avoided?

Conducting the Interview With the Passive Candidate

  • How Can Recruiters Keep Interviews Going?
  • What Are the Best Follow-up and Follow-on Questions to Ask Passive Candidates?
  • What Mistakes Are Usually Made in Conducting Interviews With Passive Candidates, and How Can Those Mistakes Be Avoided?

Closing the Interview With the Passive Candidate

  • How Can Recruiters Close out Interviews With Passive Candidates?
  • What Are Common Mistakes in Closing out Interviews, and How Can Those Mistakes Be Avoided?

Secrets in Dealing With Passive Candidates

  • List of Secrets and What They Mean
  • How to Use the Secrets
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This course was last revised on October 29, 2018.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow

William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow

Rothwell & Associates, Inc.

  • President of Rothwell & Associates, Inc. (www.rothwellandassociates.com) and professor, Penn State University, University Park
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of talent management and succession planning
  • Conducts regular seminars on talent management, succession planning, and organization development
  • Wrote 110 books, including Increase Learning & Development's Impact through Accreditation: How to Drive-Up Training Quality, Employee Satisfaction, and ROI (Palgrave, 2019)
  • Member of Association for Talent Development and the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Can be contacted at 814-234-6888 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 405029
Published 2018
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