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moneyball, 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 moneyball, big data, candidate sourcing, Avery Bradley and career sites.

Also, here is John Sumser’s list of 5 Links since he usually gets it out before me.

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


10 Lessons from Moneyball that have nothing to do with data by Paul Herbert (@IncentIntel)

Paul shares some great insights in this not so typical Moneyball post.


The “Big Data” Revolution: How Number Crunchers Can Predict our Lives by NPR (@NPR)

There is a lot of talk in HR and recruiting over Big Data and this is a really interesting conversation on this can and is being leveraged by organizations to make better decisions.


Top 10 Candidate Sourcing Best Practices by Glen Cathey (@GlenCathey)

This was a flashback post on SourceCon with a great overview of sourcing best practices.


Why every team needs an Avery Bradley by Jeff Moore (@JeffreyTMoore)

I’m a sucker for sports related post especially when they are about the Celtics.  This is a nice post on the importance of having skill specialists on your team.


8 Steps to Fixing your awful recruiting website by Jim Roddy (@Jim_Roddy)

Jim shares some helpful tips to enhance your messaging and branding on your Career Site.



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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