Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.5.11 to 2.11.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week we’ll be talking about diminishing returns in the interview process, HR Technology selection process, hiring for attitude, how to win best places to work, how to end up with a career you hate and some cool Super Bowl Commercial Social Media stats.


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


HR Law of Diminishing Returns by Tim Sackett (@TimSackett)

Is your interview process too long?  Tim discusses why adding a step to your interview process can hurt your recruiting.  Love the info-graphic!


HR Technology…Waste not, want not by William Tincup (@WilliamTincup)

Great take on the HR Technology selection process.  I agree wholeheartedly that Trust is one of the most important for a successful business relationship.  Definitely make sure to ask for 1 or 2 references before making any decision.


Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill by William Taylor (@practicallyrad)

Some great examples of organizations that live by the motto: “Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill”.  Definitely a motto to live by as you are recruiting top talent.


How to Win Best Places to Work by StarrTincup (@StarrTincup)

Some great insights on how to make your company one that employees love to work for.  It might be as simple as “Don’t be a dick”.


5 Sure Fire Ways to End Up with a Career You Hate by Chrissy Scivicque (@MakeWordsHappy)

Straight forward and so true.  Do something you really like to do.


How the Social Media World Reacted to Super Bowl Ads by Lauren Indvik (@laureni)

Some really interesting Social Media stats on the success or lack thereof of Super Bowl Ads this past Sunday.


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 send me an email at or follow us on Twitter @smashfly.

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Comment by Brian Larson on February 14, 2011 at 7:23pm
Some very good, thought provoking articles.  I really identified with the idea of

Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill by William Taylor (@practicallyrad)


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