- For most recruiters these days, the “more is better” philosophy of building a database has led to big data databases filled with people that the recruiter has never actually connected with. Sourcing for new candidates via LinkedIn and other follow the herd type sourcing methods may bulk out your database but does it make you a better recruiter? The reality is finding people is easy in today’s technologically based world but recruiting people is hard. So how do you nurture the people in your 50,000+ person database and truly recruit from it?
So what’s the secret? Tier your huge database of candidates and clients so you nurture the best most often. This topic is covered in more detail in our monthly newsletter on recruiting with huge databases. Also the newsletter contains these useful links on nurturing applicants, clients and sourcing.