Social RecruitingHere 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 social recruiting, LinkedIn, recruiting best practices and new Facebook jobs.

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


Why your Social Recruiting efforts suck by Kris Dunn (@Kris_Dunn)

Nice piece from Kris on successful social interaction.  Love this snippet: “If the only time you want to have a conversation is when you have an open job, you and your company are commodities – you’re just like everyone else.”


Remember, LinkedIn is great but it’s not the only recruitment option by Andy Headworth (@AndyHeadworth)

Nice post from Andy and some great points on this topic.  Even if you use LinkedIn a lot it’s important to start building your own database from the candidates you’ve interacted with.


9 Tips to Highly Successful Hiring by Margaret Hefferman

This article is spot-on, definitely worth a read.


The Facebook Job Board is Here: Recruiting will never look the same by JJ Calao

As the Facebook Careers Site Launches, It’s More Aggregator Than Job Board by Todd Raphael (@ToddRaphael)

C’mon Man!  Facebook’s Long-Awaited Job Board is a Badly Flawed Mess by Lance Haun (@theLance)

Early Reviews of Facebook’s New Job Search: Dislike by Lauren Weber


A collection of articles on Facebook’s new Jobs imitative.


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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