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Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about Google +, social recruiting strategy, Twitter search, pre-turnaround recruiting and why the messenger matters.

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

This Sourcer is totally geeking out over Google + by Kelly Dingee (@SourcerKelly)

Google + is the next big social tool that could make a big impact in recruiting / sourcing.  Kelly has a nice wrap-up on the features it provides that make it an exciting tool.

How to Create A Social Recruiting Strategy by MonsterThinking (@MonsterThinking)

Nice post on what you need to think about when creating and launching a social recruiting strategy.

How to Become a Twitter Search Ninja by Hartley Brody (@hartleybrody)

Some great tips on searching Twitter for content and people to follow.  Could provide some useful actions for social recruiting.

A Pre-Turnaround Hiring Strategy Allows you to hire when there is No Competition by Dr. John Sullivan (@DrJohnSullivan)

Nice idea if your organization is nimble enough to take advantage.

The Messenger really matters by Sharlyn Lauby (@Sharlyn_Lauby)

I love posts that take conventional wisdom and turn it on it’s head.  Nice post on why the messenger can be just as important, if not moreso than the message.


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 chris@smashfly.com or follow us on Twitter @smashfly.

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