Inside the Brain of a Passive Candidate, From Entelo 2 Comments


It’s a hiring managers dream. To have their recruiter source and sell a “passive” candidate on the req. Right or wrong, candidates get labeled from passive to active and everything in between. The reality is there is a group of candidates not looking for their next opportunity.

Entelo, a talent search engine which is launching today has put together a white paper touching on the 18 signals of passive candidates, what their behavior is like and what it takes to accept a recruiter’s call.

They have also published the infographic below, to allow recruiters to get inside the brains of passive candidates.


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  • Posted on: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012