Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 9/4/10 to 9/10/10

Originally posted on the SmashFly 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 why HR Tech will be awesome, the biggest fear recruiters have of social media, why banning social media at companies is shortsighted, employment trends effect on your employment brand and using your personal brand to find a job.

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

Why YOU should be at the HR Tech Conference this year! by Sarah White (@ImSoSarah)

This article has got me super excited for the HR Tech Conference! Make sure to check out the links Sarah included to other HR Tech blog articles at the bottom. Awesome piece!

The Biggest Fear for Using Social Media in Recruiting by Omwale Casselle (@mySenSay)

Social Media is a great opportunity to engage and interact with potential candidates but you need to start thinking about how you handle aggressive unqualified candidates.

Social Media vs. The Cigarette Break by Keith McIlvaine (@kufarms)

Valid point about companies being stringent on using social media at work. Employees will also create opportunities to blow off steam at work but social media can be a tremendous work tool as well.

Uncertainty and your Talent Brand by Libby Sartain (@libbysartain)

Great post on how employment trends will affect your Talent Brand. Love point #2.

5 Secrets to Scoring a Job Using Social Networks by Dan Schawbel (@DanSchawbel)

Helpful piece for job seekers looking to build their personal brand and find a job doing it!

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.

About the Author: Chris is the Marketing Analyst for SmashFly Technologies. SmashFly is the provider of the first recruitment marketing platform called WildFire that provides companies and staffing firms with the best real time recruitment metrics for all their recruiting efforts online.

The WildFire recruitment marketing platform offers every tool you need for your recruitment marketing needs all in one centralized solution including Real-Time Recruitment Metrics, Job Ad Distribution (job boards, social networks, SEM, email & SMS campaigns), Recruitment Opt-In Database, Recruitment CRM, Web Commercials / Micro-sites and Resume Sourcing services.

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