We’re very excited to announce something that’s brand new here on our blog! At the end of each month, we’ll be sharing five of our favorite recruiting blogs from that month. And yes, we do realize how selecting JUST five blog posts will be extremely challenging. Given the many talented bloggers in this space, we certainly have our work cut out for us.
Let’s get right to it, shall we? In no particular order, here are the Top 5 Recruiting Articles in July 2012:
Written by Bob Corlett (@BobCorlett), this post talks about the normalcy of the ups and downs in recruiting. Moral of the story here? A smart recruiter is always ready to move on and create their next successful tactic.
Jason Buss (@jjbuss) takes a step back to question and evaluate current and previous attempts to Zuckerberg the career space. Here is a question to ask yourself. How many recruiters do you know that are successfully hiring off of Facebook?
This blog post from Lisa Rosendahl (@lisarosendahl) might just have you flipping through your benefits package to ensure it’s not the cause of any fumbles in recruiting. Lisa does a great job of listing out several questions that will help assess the effectiveness of your company benefits package.
Quickly read the blurb and then scroll down to a genius 4-minute interview with Jim Stroud (@JimStroud) about Google Plus and recruiting. While he feels Google+ is great for reaching passive candidates, Jim believes the “secret sauce” of the tool comes in the form of a mega SEO booster for a company career page or related website.
R.J. Morris (@RJ_Morris) writes a fantastic post on Fistful of Talent that discusses a truly dirty, yet colorful recruiting gig held early in his career. Most recruiters remember their most challenging and frustrating assignments, but like R.J. explains, they are usually the best training for a young recruiter.