Candidate Sourcing is the ability to pro actively identify Active Candidates who, as the name suggests, are actively searching for job opportunities or those who are Passive Candidates not currently looking. Regardless of a Candidate's current position, the key elements of good Candidate selection come down to:
The candidate walks in with a bright smile. He has a very pleasant appearance. His shirt is pressed and his back straight. He reaches out first to greet you. You ask him to sit but he ensures you are seated first before he does. There is some conversation, basically ‘small talk’ of which he shows great courtesy throughout.