Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about company culture, the perfect candidate, candidate attraction, employer branding and the Facebook Social Graph.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
If you haven’t heard about Valve (creators of Half Life & Portal) and their interesting corporate culture, this is a great podcast to listen to. I’m a big fan of the Nerdist podcast and this was an interesting and fun conversation on how the gaming company thinks about their organizational structure. I also recommend reading their awesome Valve Employee Manual.
Great post from Lance on the realities of recruiting and why the pursuit of the perfect candidate sometimes cannot be worth it.
John differentiates between advertising and attraction and why organizations need to build towards the latter.
A great collection of ideas on how to improve your employer brand from HR and recruiting professionals.
Graph Search is Facebook’s Bid to Compete with…everyone by Wade Roush (@wroush)
What Facebook’s Graph Search means to the Recruiting World by Jim Stroud (@JimStroud)
Here is a collection of articles on the Facebook Social Graph and what it might mean to recruiters.
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 follow us on Twitter @smashfly.