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Papal Talent ManagementHere 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 the Pope, measurement, finding content, LinkedIn and hiring for fit.

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!:


Papal Talent Management by Jim Viscanti (@jviscanti)

Timely post with some great thoughts and ideas on how to think about and form your talent strategy.


How recruiters can find great content to share on social media (with UX / UI example) by Andy Headworth (@AndyHeadworth)

Great piece by Andy on what you should be doing to find content to make a great social recruiting feed that is valuable to candidates.


Measurement by John Sumser (@JohnSumser)

Nice take on how we measure the new talent landscape and what it takes to be committed to having a measurement culture.


Is LinkedIn Locking Down Public Profiles or Just Having Problems? by Glen Cathey (@glencathey)

Where is Waldo on LinkedIn? by Irina Shamaeva (@braingain)

Here are two articles talking about some changes to LinkedIn that you need to be aware of from a sourcing perspective.


More on the Danger of Hiring for “Fit” by Steve Boese (@steveboese)

Nice companion piece to his earlier article, Steve goes into why fit shouldn’t necessarily be the only goal in your recruiting strategy.


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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A 24% increase in filling positions while decreased cost by 48%
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0 responses to “5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.9.13 to 3.15.13”

  1. Thanks for sharing, Chris. I hadn’t heard of Jim Viscanti (or knowledgeinfusion.com) before this post, and John Sumser as always has some great stuff to say on metrics.

    Keep posting.



    • No problem and thanks for the comment. They were great articles to choose from and I’m glad you found them useful.

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