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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 experience, story telling, employee referrals, veteran recruiting and social media numbers.

Also, a reminder.  The Candidate Experience Awards have started accepting applications for this year’s awards and is a great way to benchmark your candidate experience against some of the industry’s best recruiting organizations.   To get further details on how to participate as a recruiting organization, please see the “How to Apply?” page on the website.

And here’s John Sumser’s 5 Links for this week.

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


Didn’t get the job?  You’ll Never Know Why by Lauren Weber (@laurenweberWSJ)

Great article on the candidate experience with some real life examples from a few past Candidate Experience Awards winners. Worth a read!


5 Stories Every Entrepreneur Should Be Able to Tell by Leah Busque (@labusque)

This has some great points on how to tell better stories about your company.  This is especially important for every recruiter to be able to do for their organization.


Employee Referral Program Tips That Actually Work by RecruiterBox (@Recruiterbox)

A good read as you are building out your employee referral program.


How to Recruit Veterans by Jim Stroud (@JimStroud)

A valuable conversation on recruiting veterans with some good tips throughout.


Fed up with social media numbers?  Here are all the social network stats by Andy Headworth (@AndyHeadworth)

Interesting look at the social media landscape.  Worth a look at you build out your social recruiting presence.


Hope you enjoy the list and see you on Twitter @smashfly.

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