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Active-job seekers?

people who need a job and are actively looking for information about job openings

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Semi-passive job seekers?

people who are interested in a new position but only occasionally look actively for one

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Passive job seekers?

people who are currently employed and are not actively seeking another job but could be tempted by the right opportunity

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Internal recruiting sources?

locate people who currently work for the company who would be good recruits for other positions

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External recruiting sources?

target people outside the firm

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Succession management?

the ongoing process of recruiting, evaluating, developing, and preparing employees to assume other positions in the firm in the future

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Employee development?

training of employees to extend their capabilities and prepare them to assume other jobs and roles in the firm

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Leadership development programs?

specific type of employee development that develops the leadership skills of employees seen as having leadership potential

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Internal job posting systems?

systems that publicize a firm's open jobs to the company's employees

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Employee referrals?

practice by which current employees identify and refer promising recruits

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In-house sourcers?

employees who rely on their own contacts and research and the organization's database of potential applicants to source potential recruits

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Job fairs?

sourcing and recruiting events at which multiple employers and recruits meet with each other to discuss employment opportunities

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Trade fairs?

events that gather people from a particular industry to learn about current topics and products in their field

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Observation?

watching people working in similar jobs for other companies to evaluate their potential fit with your organization

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Resume' database?

searchable collections of prescreened resume's submitted to the company

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Career sites?

pages on an organization's website devoted to jobs and careers within the company

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Internet job boards?

internet sites that allow employers to post jobs and job seekers to post resume's and use a search engine to find one another

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Search firms?

independent companies that specialize in the recruitment and placement of particular types of talent

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Raiding competitors?

practice of hiring top talent away from competitors

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Internet data mining?

searching the internet to locate passive job seekers with the characteristics and qualifications needed for a position

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Boolean searches?

internet search technique that allows a search to be narrowed by using special terms before the key words

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X-raying?

searching for pages that are all on the same host site

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Flip searching?

finding people who link to a specific internet site

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Web crawlers?

web sites that continually search the web for information about people with desirable talents and sell access to their database of potential recruits

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Networking?

process of leveraging your personal connections to generate applicants

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Offshore labor?

employees living and working in other, usually lower cost, countries

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Walk-ins?

people who apply directly with companies

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Sourcing plan?

prioritizes which recruiting sources should be used to staff a given position to best meet staffing goals

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Employee profiling?

process that helps a firm identify what its successful current employees like to do and how people like them can be recruited

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Recruiting yield analysis?

tracks the recruiting sources that produced each applicant and evaluates each recruiting source on the basis of relevant criteria including the number and proportion of qualified applicants coming from each source and their demographic characteristics

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Geographic targeting?

sourcing recruits based on where they live

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Global sourcing?

sourcing employees on a global basis