Originally posted on SmashFly's Recruitment Marketing Blog.
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing.
This week’s topics include social recruiting, transforming your employee referral program, texting for recruiting, LinkedIn tips, how to network online and humorous jokes from April Fool’s day.
Here are the articles that peaked our interest this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
How to turn your employee referral program (ERP) into a proactive employee referral program (PERP).
Recruiters (and Staffing) Text Messaging by Julie McCoy
Great article on the advantages and disadvantages of using text messaging (SMS) in your recruiting and staffing efforts.
Quick and simple article on how to improve your online networking.
Here are 5 ways to tap into the 60 million professional candidate pool that is LinkedIn.
Interesting take on how recruiters need a plan to measure the impact of their social recruiting efforts rather than just jumping into the social media fray.
Great article that details the most important lessons Matthew has learned as a recruiter.
Dear Internet, Meet Facebook Status Optimizer (Boom, Mind Explodes) by Danny Dover (@dannydover) via (@SEOmoz)
To end the articles, this week I’ve added a list of some of the best April Fool’s jokes from yesterday as well as my favorite one of the day in the Facebook Status Optimizer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Author: Chris is the Marketing Analyst for SmashFly Technologies. SmashFly provides a recruitment marketing platform called WildFire that enables companies to easily launch and more importantly measure all their recruiting efforts on the web.