Risky Way to Hire: Sit Back and Wait

By Robert Half October 18, 2016 at 4:35pm

Risky Way to Hire: Sit Back and Wait

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

30% Much more likely to post the job and wait for applications
35% Somewhat more likely to post the job and wait for applications
17% Somewhat more likely to actively recruit people
10% Much more likely to actively recruit people
8% 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*:

22% Highly likely
45% Somewhat likely
17% Somewhat unlikely
15% Very unlikely

Source: Robert Half surveys of more than 2,200 CFOs and 1,000 workers age 18 and over in the U.S.

*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

© 2016 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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