10 Recruiting and HR Resources You Should Be Reading
Everything today is at your fingertips, but sometimes that amount of information in one place can create a vacuum devoid of the quality content that you seek.
That’s why we’ve assembled a starting point to help you build from. Below is a collection of sites we have bookmarked for ourselves.
With roots as a platform for recruiters to connect and share information, ERE has become one of the best sites to keep up on trends and insights from other recruiters in the industry.
Not only is it a great peer-to-peer site, but it is also one of the best places on the web that covers survey data released in the industry. And their analysis isn’t run-of-the-mill. They are going to tell you how it affects you directly, and how you can step up to the challenge.
Fistful of Talent
Fistful of talented is helmed by Kris Dunn, and focuses on the parts of HR and recruitment that aren’t filled with jargon and yawns. The ensemble cast of bloggers and guests provide a break from the norm, and use wit to analyze HR and recruitment practices.
Harvard Business Review
If the name Harvard is involved, it generally has the quality element covered, and the HBR is no exception. This blog should top any manager’s list of must-reads.
With national and international contributors ranging from HBR editors to business leaders to university professors, the blog covers a wide variety of topics every month…organizational trends and advice, and the bigger picture elements that focus on leadership and strategy.
Snark Attack AKA Matt Charney
The title says it all. Charney is an unabashed user of snide remarks, witticisms, and stories of the HR industry. Charney’s commentary tackles a broad range of issues from employer branding and culture to compliance and legal issues.
If you’re a recruiter, or anyone in the business world, you’re on LinkedIn. LinkedIn knows you, and therefore knows what you want to read based on your profession and what is trending within that microcosm. Take advantage of it, as some of the biggest thought influencers post quality content in your space frequently.
This blog has less of a pure recruiting and HR focus, and blends jobseeker-specific content with tips for recruiters and hiring managers. Overall, it gives a good perspective into both sides of the current employer/employee market.
As home to the biggest database of jobseeker information, Indeed’s blog comes packed with data-driven pieces that are chock-full of useful tips for recruiters and hiring managers. From dissecting the perfect job posting to talent attraction, this site has some of the best educational and actionable content available to the world of recruitment.
Another blog with a title that says it all. If you’re a recruiter, this is a no-brainer blog to read and to follow. They cover day-to-day tips from prescreening and onboarding to candidate experience.
Staffing Talk is a good place to get a daily dose of staffing information. This site delves into some of the finer niches of recruitment and staffing, while also lending service to the legal and regulatory considerations. Although their articles are a little one-sided, Staffing Talk provides a good content funnel for your daily needs.
The Evil HR Lady
This blog features a solid and likeable approach to its writing. The Evil HR Lady shares stories from the trenches in a fun and easy-to-read manner.