Employer Branding Timebound

How to Source Top Talent Online

From social recruiting to communication campaigns to the application of real-time sourcing analytics, here are 5 must-have strategies currently dictating the future of sourcing according to our friends at Jobvite.


  • You will want to use social networks for your recruitment, 1 in 6 people credit social media with finding their current job
  • Don’t be afraid to target passive candidates, the only reason they’re not looking for work is they have skills in high demand
  • You’ll need a decent CRM or ATS system to manage the flow of applications and placements
  • Your goal is to convert prospects to candidates when the time is right, requiring you to be targeted, consistent and relevant

Related: How to Build an Active Candidate Sourcing Strategy

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By Jörgen Sundberg

Founder of Undercover Recruiter & CEO of Link Humans, home of The Employer Brand Index.