Recruiting can get difficult sometimes. And even when it doesn’t, sometimes keeping up on the latest and greatest info is the best way to keep a strong mentality moving forward in recruitment.
With 2020 out of the way and greener pastures hopefully ahead, making sure that you know the best practices and places for resources is a great way to make yourself a great recruiter.
For many, this means scouring the internet, reaching out in recruitment circles or groups and making connections here and there to better inform your recruitment process. With the power of the internet though, knowledge can be at your fingertips with the press of a few buttons.
Recruitment resources for 2021
In this case, we’ve done some of that work for you. Here is our list of recruitment resources for recruiters and search consultants!
1. Talent Culture: Talent Culture is managed by Meghan M. Biro, talent manager and digital analyst. The blog provides engaging, informative and actionable content through its podcasts, articles, webinars and ebooks.
2. Fistful of Talent: A Fistful of Talent article is like reading an email from a friend, as they are conversational, lack industry jargon, and use unique similes and metaphors to make their point. The articles are engaging and informative, even if they don’t always provide actionable content.
3. Boolean Blackbelt: Glen Cathey, a leader in sourcing and recruiting, is the sensei of the boolean dojo. Even though Cathey has a passion for analytics and technical knowledge, he still centers his articles around the importance of building a human connection with candidates and clients.
4. Jim Stroud Blog: Jim Stroud is one of the most respected voices in recruiting and for over a decade has provided guidance on sourcing and recruiting strategy, lead generation, competitive intelligence and online community management. His blog provides engaging, in-depth guidance about how to be a successful recruiter. In addition, Stroud hosts two podcasts, The Jim Stroud Podcast and It’s All Recruiting Podcast, which offers brief episodes that you could easily enjoy during your daily commute.
5. The Savage Truth: Presented in a no-nonsense, blunt manner, Greg Savage’s content (especially his series “Sixty Savage Seconds”) is the distillation of 37 years of experience in the recruiting industry. His blog offers a diverse and engaging mix of videos, articles and podcasts.
6. Workology: Workology offers in-depth, actionable content for HR and internal recruiters at every stage of their career from entry-level to executive. If you don’t have time to read a full article, Workology also has an engaging podcast. In addition to its content, the blog has an on-demand learning platform for HR professionals.
7. Top Echelon: We believe that we offer great value for recruiters to learn from our experience and work with many recruiters over a long period of time. With our combination of software and split network, the blog topics that keep you up to date on trends and industry norms will keep you up to date no matter what. Not to mention we have a Podcast – The Recruiting Report – in the works that will be covering the same recruiting topics for your listening pleasure.