As a recruiter, it can be difficult to find trustworthy and valuable resources to make your job easier. With the ever-changing industry and the need to entice job seekers, we sometimes have to get rather crafty with our approach. These eight resources will give your work the edge it needs through 2018, and beyond, by educating and inspiring your career.
Start your work week off right with a sizable bite of news and info from the recruitment industry that can be consumed in a click. Recruiting Brainfoodsends an easily digested newsletter out each week (on Sunday) that contains valuable information for recruiters in every industry.
You can also visit the website where you can catch up on previous issues. From free resume sites to help you find candidates to articles about workmanship, job culture, industry projections, and more, every newsletter is sure to bring a great burst of value that you can implement in the week ahead.
Optimize, focus, and be more agile in your career with the thought-provoking and informative content from the WizardSourcer blog. Check-in regularly for news about helpful tools, tactics, and techniques to keep you at the top of your game.
From step-by-step guides to tool reviews, comparisons, and breakdowns, every article will walk you through a new approach that you can apply to your job as a recruiter for better results. You won’t run short on interesting reads any longer.
TalentBite regularly releases fresh new content focused on the go-getter attitude that will have you stepping out into the world ready to snatch up all the best candidates you can.
The best part? Everything is bite-sized! The articles are focused and to-the-point because blogger @MobiDextrous knows recruiters don’t have any time to waste.
In addition to sharing exciting news and announcements that relate to the recruitment industry, especially in the UK, RecruitmentBuzz.co.uk also allows recruiters to list themselves within the directory, where interested job seekers can easily find them.
Technology, finance, and more are all covered in separate categories for the highest-quality matches possible.
If you happen to be working as a tech recruiter, it’s important to not only know about technology that’s out there already, but to keep your eye on up-and-coming software.
ThoughtWorks allows you to do just that with their Technology Radar. These guys cover techniques, tools, platforms, and more. When you have a bite of time, it’s certainly worth spending a few minutes flipping through it all to keep you updated on what to expect in 2018 and beyond.
The website provides a brief overview of and alternatives to various software development technologies and tools. Just enter the one you’re interested in into the website and see what pops up. Each recommendation (alternative) is crowdsourced, meaning other users have suggested it based on their experience.
They also regularly publish new tech-industry news for you to look through while you’re there.
As a recruiter, you have to learn a whole new lingo just to communicate properly with your candidates for tech roles. This can be difficult, especially when you’re also trying to learn new software/tools, tackle new approaches, and allot plenty of time to actually interview and meet with candidates.
That’s where GlossaryTech comes in. It’s a resource designed for recruiters and sourcers to help them understand and learn tech terms. It also contains plenty of tools that you’ll find valuable in your work, from a Chrome Plugin to a CV Scanner.