There is a reason your job is so hard to fill, and it’s not because there are no qualified candidates out there. It’s because you are looking in the wrong place. If you haven't yet caught on, using digital advertising to attract candidates has been the latest trend in hiring techniques. However, even that approach can be much too broad causing your results to not be fruitful.
Online job boards are a great resource, but if you only utilize the multiple industry boards any professional can apply, then it is harder to find the employee your company needs. Although the volume of applications might be large, the quality of those applicants is scarce. It's difficult to find a needle in a haystack, especially if that haystack is full of irrelevant applicants.
Solution → Niche job boards
For an extremely specific job, you need an extremely specific candidate, this is where niche job boards come into play. With a niche job
By using a niche job board you save time and resources in your search to find qualified employees. This specific technique will narrow down your targeted employees to a concentrated group of talented professionals with expertise in the position you need to fill. You might not be able to change industry education trends or the competition from other employers, but you can change your approach to finding the top talent you need using this simple solution.