Risky Way to Hire: Sit Back and Wait

By Robert Half on October 18, 2016 at 7:28am

Risky Way to Hire: Sit Back and Wait

CFOs respond if they are more likely to wait for applications or actively recruit:

27% Much more likely to post the job and wait for applications
23% Somewhat more likely to post the job and wait for applications
3% Somewhat more likely to actively recruit people
3% Much more likely to actively recruit people
44% Use an equal mix of both approaches

Workers respond if they are likely to consider a job offer from a recruiter who contacts them, even if they are not actively looking for work*:

23% Highly likely
41% Somewhat likely
20% Somewhat unlikely
16% Very unlikely

Source: Robert Half surveys of more than 270 CFOs and 400 workers age 18 and over in Canada

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