Source | SocialTalent : By Posted by Siofra Pratt
What’s not to love about blogs? They’re more active than websites, they’re faster to post to than websites, they have newer fresher content than websites, they’re a hub of reader participation and interaction, and they provide some excellent insights and opinions into the topic of their choosing. Today, we’re discussing recruitment blogs and specifically the ones you should be reading in order to glean the best, most up-to-date sourcing insights and news the industry has to offer. This is our list of 8 Fantastic Recruitment Blogs You Should be Reading:
Matt Charney (@MattCharney) is a veteran of the HR the recruiting industry. He’s sourced talent for some of the world’s biggest companies including The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros, and he’s lent his marketing leadership skills to the likes of Monster and Cornerstone OnDemand. Oh, and did we mention he’s also considered one of the best in the business at creating compelling content across both mediums?
Matt has experience in everything from digital to content & channel marketing, from corporate communication to brand identity creation & positioning, and from marketing strategy to talent sourcing. Suffice to say, Matt knows his stuff!
He’s currently the Managing Editor of the largest social network and content sharing site dedicated to recruiting and staffing, RecruitingBlogs.com (also featured on our list), but we’re here today to recommend Matt’s personal blog, “Snark Attack” at MattCharney.com.
On a regular basis Matt posts well observed, well researched articles about the world of recruitment, social media, and the industry’s most topical subjects, all with a distinct ‘snarky’ flavour only someone who really knows what they’re talking about can have.
What to expect:
Brutally honest recruiting and social media advice from a veteran of the recruitment industry.
Talk about an information source! Recruiting Blogs has it all – topical blog posts, industry discussions, webinar & video content, event information, a dedicated recruiting and HR job board, and a selection of whitepapers. There really is something for everyone here.
Founded in 2007, RecruitingBlogs.com hosts 36,000 members everyday, who come together to discuss, share, interact and collaborate with one another on recruiting and HR’s latest developments, products, services and techniques. Anyone can submit a blog post and share their knowledge with the community, which makes for very diverse reading and a wide range of viewpoints and opinions on a plethora of relevant recruitment topics.
What to expect:
An active hub of recruitment and HR discussion.
Sirona Says is the UK Recruiter Recruitment Blog of the Year and why wouldn’t it be?! It’s author Andy Headworth (@AndyHeadworth) has over 20 years experience working in the recruitment industry as well as almost 7 years hands on social media experience, all of which he draws on to give his readers the best advise. Oh, and Andy was recently appointed an official LinkedIn EMEA Talent Solutions Partner as well!
Sirona Says attracts approx. 2,000 visitors every month and over 1,000 people already subscribe to the blog in order to get the latest posts first. Posts that contain practical advice for recruiters, industry insights, better social media usage and instruction, and conference synopsis.