Here 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 CRM, HR Technology Trends, Google+ and Big Data.

I’d also like to share the articles from us this week that you should check out:

I’d also like to shout-out this other great weekly digest from Kara Yarnot (@klyarnot).  As well as ERE starting to accept applications for their Recruiting Excellence Awards.

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


Candidate Relationship Management Tech fills Recruitment Black Hole by Emma Snider (@emmajs24) featuring Derina Adamczak (@DerinaAd) and Shahbaz Alibaig (@ShahbazAlibaig)

Terrific insights from Derina and Shahbaz on what’s important when leveraging CRM in your recruitment strategy.  I’d also check out Emma’s article “Top five HR Technology Predictions for 2014“.


Gamification and Big Data: Allies in the War for Talent by Karthik Manimozhi

Well written post on the impact of Analytics and Gamification on recruiting in 2014.


Why Google+ Is the Recruiter’s Hidden Advantage by Erin Bazinet (@ErinBaz)

Erin states the case for why Google+ is worth looking at for recruiting.


HR Technology Trendspotting: What’s Coming in 2014 by Matt Charney (@MattCharney)

Matt predicts similarity and marketing spin in 2014.  And I can see a degree of truth in that.


The Top 25 Recruiting Trends, Problems and Opportunities for 2014, Part 2 of 2 by Dr. John Sullivan (@DrJohnSullivan)

The second part of his trend prediction series.  You can find part 1 here.


Non-recruiting related: #XMAS JAMMIES

If you haven’t seen this, it’s one of the best family Christmas cards(?) ever.  A nice fun video to end the week.


Hope you enjoy the list and see you at the conference.  And connect with me there via Twitter @smashfly.

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