What do you do if you can't find a candidate for a certain position?

As a recruiter,

What do you do if you are stuck hiring for a certain position and cannot find a suitable candidate?

I usually:

  1. Headhunt
  2. Consider alternative sourcing channels
  3. Talk to the hiring manager and recommend finding a candidate that can be trained to reach the required skill set

What would you do? Have you ever been stuck with a position and how did you fill it?

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Also, you can lower the minimum requirements or swap the education with years of experience or vice versa.
For example, if you are looking for master’s degree holder with 2 years, you can swap that with Bachelor’s degree and 4 years.
some candidates don’t apply if they don`t meet the minimum requirements, and these could be the ones we are looking for, doing swaps and adjusting the requirements may help us a lot.

other suggestions from you are good.

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