Recruitment marketing is moving at the speed of light these days. Talent Acquisition Professionals can stay on top of the latest trends by reading blogs regularly. In order to make this process easier, I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the top recruiting blogs out there today.
- Undercover Recruiter
The Undercover Recruiter is the Number 1 Talent Acquisition blog worldwide. Content is broken down into 3 main sections including Employer, Recruiting, and Candidate perspective.
2. Social Talent
Social Talent Blog is a blog where you can learn more about recruitment trends and get tips on how to use social media in the recruitment process. Here you can also find webinars on various HR topics. Social Talent Blog is run by Jonathan Campbell and Vincent O’Donoghue, whose company provides online and social media training to the recruitment and staffing industry worldwide.
3. Tim Sackett Project
Tim is a well-known veteran in the HR & recruiting industry. Bringing over 20 years of experience to the table, he offers insight into every area of the HR & recruiting landscape in his popular blog “The Project”. His blog features a fun, conversational tone of voice that makes you feel like you are learning from a knowledgeable friend with years of experience and expertise in recruiting.
4. Fistful of Talent
Fistful of Talent is a group of pros from Recruiting practices, HR shops and Consulting firms across the nation. The center of the conversation is talent – which includes recruiting as well as everything you do with the talent once it’s in the door. You’ll hear from a dozen or so different voices on the blog, pushing the status quo and bringing word from the trenches to light.
5. Evil HR Lady
Suzanne Lucas is another extremely popular veteran of HR blogging with more than 12 years of expertise and over 25,000 followers on twitter. Evil HR Lady provides a wealth of content surrounding HR & recruiting and uses a unique format that allows people to write in about their questions/concerns. She then answers those questions in a column format that makes for a very fun and educational read.
As the largest online recruiting publication, Recruiter.com continues to leave its mark on the recruitment blogging space. With a good mix of both original and guest content, content here is posted a few times a day, so you can be sure you’ll be seeing a wide array of content. Topics here are geared towards a few different audiences as well – recruiters, HR professionals, and even job seekers.
With over 200,000 readers per month, ERE is one of the go to sources for thought leadership, recruiting technology news and more. Almost all of the articles on ERE are written exclusively for ERE readers by thought leaders on the subject matter sharing their own personal experiences and opinions. If you are looking to take your recruiting to the next level be sure to check out ERE.
Workology is a destination for the disruptive workplace leader discussing trends, tools and case studies for HR, recruiting professionals and business leaders. The site and community are designed for those who are tired of the status quo and are compelled to change and transform not just their organization but the world of work and the human capital industry.
9. Recruitment Brief
Recruiting Brief brings together the best content for recruiting professionals from the widest variety of industry thought leaders. It is a combined effort of Social Recruiting Strategies and Aggregage. The goal of the site and newsletter is to provide a high quality content that highlights the most recent and best content from top quality sources defined by the community.
10. LinkedIn Talent Blog
What better place to go for your daily dose of HR and recruiting content than the largest professional social network in the world? With rotating blog topics ranging from hiring millennials to latest trends in the recruiting space, there is always something practical you can take away from the LinkedIn Talent Blog. Plus, every week, LinkedIn features the Top 10 Must Read Articles for Recruiters this Week, so you can be sure you’re not missing the best news in recruiting.
By reading these and other top HR blogs, healthcare and other HR professionals can create their own continuing education program by staying on top of the latest news, trends and strategies in the healthcare recruitment and talent acquisition business.
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About Mike Ciavolino
CEO, Shore Creative Group | Speaker | Consultant | Author of Healthcare Recruitment RX: Prescriptions for Recruitment Marketing Success
Healthcare Recruitment RX is about providing real world solutions to healthcare organizations seeking to find, hire and retain top talent. Here you’ll find a wealth of original content that will position your healthcare organization as an employer of choice, heighten awareness and inspire action.