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Be Found in a 'Passive' Job Market 

We are all passive candidates now. 

The world of job-seeking is no longer about finding roles and pitching your CV to managers in order to get hired, it’s about building networks that allow you to promote your skills and experience in ways that ensure the right role finds you too. In many ways, the rise of professional social networks has made us far more readily accessible to a job market that offers more variation, as well as less stability. 

Now, our entire work history, our skills and experience, our referees and our professionally published content are out there for anyone to find and explore. The important thing is to manage it effectively and see it as a natural extension of marketing ourselves in the new world of work that is global and undergoing constant, on-going change. Both candidates and companies need to make this passive market work to their advantage, and understand ways to find each other. 

Read more in our ebook: Be Found in a 'Passive' Job Market

Be Found in Passive Market