Fun Facts About Passive Candidates

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Image credit: Deposit Photos

 

In our research about recruiting passive candidates, we found a few things to share with you:

The Top 5 Motives Among Passive Candidates for Changing Jobs

via LinkedIn Talent Trends

  1. Better compensation & benefits
  2. Better work/life balance
  3. Great opportunities for advancement
  4. More challenging work
  5. Better fit for skill set

The 5 Factors Passive Candidates Care About the Least in a New Job

via LinkedIn Talent Trends

  1. Improved job title
  2. Better office location (commute, city)
  3. Increased job security
  4. Stronger relationship with manager
  5. More impactful role

So if you’re looking to hire passive candidates, don’t worry about offering them a new title, better location, or more job security—they don’t really care about those things.

Instead, offer them more money and benefits, a better work-life balance, and more opportunities for advancement.

Know any other fun facts about passive candidates? Drop us a line.