Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and other recruitment trends. In this article, we’ll be talking about mobile, affecting change, recruiters, analytics and Facebook’s most recent acquisition.

We’re a little late with this article and here are other “Best Of” that you should check out: Kara Yarnot, HR Examiner and Fistful of Talent

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

Blog Post: Your Buzzword Guide to the Recruiting Conference Season: Part 3

Press Release: SmashFly Enhances Total Recruitment Marketing Through Partnership with HireVue

The Candidate Experience Awards (@TheCandes) have opened registration for 2014.  It presents a tremendous opportunity to benchmark and improve your candidate experience.  You can learn more and register here.

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


So You Have a Mobile Friendly Website, What Now? by Bridget Randolph (@BridgetRandolph)

Worth a read from SEO Moz.  Comprehensive post on mobile presence and what you should think about for your brand.  Very important when thinking through your mobile recruiting and Career Site efforts.


Bulldozers and Bullwhips by Seth Godin (@ThisIsSethsBlog)

Short but powerful post.  It’s really important to understand who your organization is before looking to affect change.  Will have a big impact on the success of your plans and strategies.


Recruiters are Roadies by Heather Bussing (@HeatherBussing)

Thought this was an interesting perspective on recruiting and the often time forgotten value recruiters provide to the hiring process.


The Analytics Takeover won’t always be pretty by Steve Boese (@SteveBoese)

I’m a sucker for sports references and this is a good one on the use of analytics.  I think the most interesting development with new analytics capabilities is the connection between domain expertise and analytics abilities.  I believe you need to match both to ultimately be successful.


Facebook, Occulus, And Businesses Thirst for Virtual Reality by Leo King

With Facebook buying virtual reality gaming company, Occulus for $2 Billion many are wondering the implications.  This good article helps frame the possibilities.  What do you think is next?



Hope you enjoy the list and please connect with me there via Twitter @smashfly.

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