Talent pipelines are probably the least understood yet most important element of a truly proactive recruiting strategy. In order to understand pipelines and how they can speed time to hire and increase your ability to optimize and scale your recruiting, we have to start with a look at the old recruiting approach.
Adding candidates to a recruitment candidate database, or talent pool, is really only the first step in candidate engagement. The most basic data (names and titles) isn’t precise enough. The talent pool needs data so it can be properly segmented, allowing recruiters to make more meaningful connections with candidates to maintain their interest in the company and available positions.