We’re Back! 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 recruiting metrics, the state of recruiting, ERE recruiting conference, gratitude and recruiting is selling.

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

Blog Post: Recruiting Events: Learn then Act

Guide: Recruitment Trends: Your Buzzword Guide to the Recruiting Conference Season

Press Release: SmashFly Announces Strong Sales in First Quarter


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


The #1 Recruiting Metric You Must Start Tracking by Kara Yarnot (@klyarnot)

Great piece from Kara.  Candidate quality is becoming an extremely important measure of recruitment strategy success.


The State of Recruiting Survey Results by John Zappe (@ERE_net)

Interesting look at how recruiting professionals view the space, their performance and key issues.


I Heard It In the Halls of the ERE Recruiting Conference & Expo by Todd Raphael (@ToddRaphael)

Nice peek into what’s happening in the recruitment technology space.  There’s also a lot of great content at #ERE14 on Twitter.


An Emotional Look at Gratitude by BC student Josh Coyne (@Josh_Coyne)

Well worth a watch from my alma mater.  It really stresses the importance of gratitude and recognition of others not only to the recipient but the giver.


Actually Recruiting IS sales – How I’ve Come to Accept It by Peter Radloff (@PJradloff)

Interesting debate occurring here.  What do you think?  I think I’m going to share my thoughts next week.

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

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