Recession-proof industries need employees: 11 strategies to recruit quality staff

Unemployment is at an all time high, but many industries are still scrambling to find quality employees. Healthcare, technology, trade contractors, medical equipment companies, and others are all looking for help. And while there are candidates out there, the best ones are in demand.

So where do you find the quality people to do the job? The search and recruiting techniques depend on what level you are attempting to fill. Many entry-level jobs are recruited through newspaper ads and other want ads. Middle management is often "home grown" by developing people within the organization and promoting them. Top executives are usually recruited through search firms or executive networking.

Regardless of the position you are attempting to fill, here are some ideas that will produce quality candidates: