15 Best Sourcing Tools according to the Circular Community

Today more than ever, it is key to put even more effort into sourcing top talent. It comes as no surprise then that 83% of companies proactively source candidates, most of the time regardless of current vacancies.

Sourcing efforts vary, and while large companies have dedicated people sourcing candidates, medium and small-sized companies rely on sourcing tools to source qualified candidates for them.

What are sourcing tools for recruiting?

Sourcing tools are digital programs and methods recruiters use to find potential employees. Depending on the sourcing tool, you may consider information like the candidate's resume, online presence, experience, performance and profiles. Sourcing tools can include programs, software, applications and online portals.

What are sourcing tools used for?

  • Outsourcing the recruitment process
  • Improving recruitment practices
  • Finding unique candidates for positions
  • Gathering lists of potential hires

Whether you specialize in sourcing or it is just one part of your role as a recruiter, sourcing can be a complex and exhausting task. That is why we have compiled a list of the Top Sourcing Tools as recommended by the Circular Community.

Note: the ratings we’re showing comes from Capterra (a technology review platform that provides information about different products and software in order to find the right one for each business)

This list is a Curated list made by the members of the Circular community, a place for In-house Recruiters and HR & People teams who believe that recruitment should be collaborative and human.

This is a space to connect, share knowledge, get inspired, create trust and support one another, we believe that recruitment works better when we work together.

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