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Here is our last recruitment marketing articles feature of 2010 in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week we’ll be talking about recruiting myths, candidate experience, social media policies, respect and measuring social media.

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:

The top 20 Recruitment Myths & Why they are all untrue by Andy Headworth (@andyheadworth)

Whether you agree with them all or not, this is a great conversation starter with compelling arguments on recruiting myths that need to be explored.

The Candidate Experience, and other stuff HR wastes time on by Tim Sackett (@timsackett)

Some great points by Tim on Candidate Experience and how making your organization a great place to work first is the most important.

Five Reasons your company doesn’t need a social media policy by Michael Hyatt (@michaelhyatt)

When you are thinking about implementing a social recruiting initiative, it’s important to trust your employees to make good decisions with it.  I really like reasons 1 & 4.

The Respect Radar by Charlie Judy (@HRFishbowl)

Really liked this post by Charlie but it doesn’t get really good until you get to the bullets.  Loved this one: “You pull rank based on tenure and tenure only or you reference your age as a badge of honor.”

50 Ways to Measure Success in Social Media by B2C Marketing Insider (@B2CMKTGInsider)

For those looking to do social recruiting, here is a helpful list to get you started in tracking and measuring success in your social campaigns.  Recruiting metrics are important.


Hope you enjoy the list.  If you have any articles I should add to the list feel free to add them to the comments or send me an email at or follow us on Twitter @smashfly.

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