PART I: How to Find Them Google Your Way to Passive Job-Seekers
Say you're recruiting for a specialized position, but the job boards aren't pulling the perfect résumé. Maybe it's time to go searching for the right person, instead of waiting for him or her to come to you.
A new survey says 44% of employees are "passive" job-seekers, meaning they might accept a job offer but aren't actively seeking one. Knowing how to manipulate the Internet to find such candidates can improve your recruiting and cut headhunter costs.
How? Use search engines like Google, Yahoo, AltaVista and MSN. With their advanced search tools, you can reach into the web's 8 billion pages to locate those hidden passive candidates who may jump at your job offer.
Here are five key guidelines on how to use search engines to find p...(register to read more)