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Candidate ExperienceHere 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. In this article, we’ll be talking about candidate courtesy, Halloween, Goldman Sachs, recruiting experience and active candidates.

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


Candidate Courtesy…not Candidate Experience by Charlie Judy (@HRFishbowl)

Great piece from Charlie on the common sense ways to treat candidates with courtesy.


Recruiter: Specialist and General Practitioner by Tom Bolt (@TomBolt)

Really like Tom’s piece on recruiting and the value of diverse experience to his career.


Why Recruiters may want Active Candidates over Passive Candidates by John Sumser (@JohnSumser)

Some great points by John to add to the active vs. passive candidates debate.


Playing offense on Social Media by Steve Boese (@SteveBoese)

We’ve all heard about the Goldman Sachs story and I like this point on how to address public issues through social media.


Wooooo….what’s the scariest thing for HR this Halloween? by Kelly Dingee (@SourcerKelly)

Another nice take on social media policies and the importance of making it straightforward and easy to understand.


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 follow us on Twitter @smashfly.

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