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  • Top 50 HR & Recruitment articles of the year page 1 2014 Seed Jobs Ltd

    TOP 50 HR & RECRUITMENT ARTICLES OF

    2014

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    CONTENTS

    1 TECHNOLOGY & FUTURE TRENDS

    2 RECRUITMENT & SOURCING

    3 HR

    4 MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

    5 COMPANY CULTURE

    6 BEST OF SEED

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Ben Slater is the Head of

    Sales & Marketing at

    Seed.jobs, a marketing

    intelligence platform for

    recruitment. He is the

    resident expert on

    recruitment marketing

    and works with companies

    to help them treat candidates

    like customers. If you have

    any questions or would like

    to help in any way, dont

    hesitate to contact him.

    CONTACT INFO

    ben@seed.jobs

    @Ben_Slater12

    or visit www.seed.jobs

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    Weve noticed how much youve been enjoying our series breaking down our favourite articles each week. So, to celebrate the end of 2014, weve put together a selection of the 50 HR and recruitment articles that we would hate for you to miss out on. Weve covered a wide range of staffing issues - from inspiring leadership articles, to speculation as to where the future of the human resources industry is headed.

    Weve made sure its easy for you to reach out to all the great authors in our list by including links to both their Twitter and LinkedIn profiles. If you enjoy any of the pieces weve select-ed please be sure to get in touch and let them know - Im sure they would love to hear from you.

    It wouldnt be a best of 2014 list without the most popular articles from our very own blog. It was a tricky decision, but weve put together our favourite 10 posts from this year. If you didnt catch them the first time around they are well worth a read. Please let us know if you like them or if theres anything else you would like us to write about.

    We hope you enjoy the list!

    INTRODUCTION

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    1 The Neglected Child

    of HR Technology Evaluations: The User

    We so often forget how important it is to think about the users of our HR solutions. Robin Schooling reminds us that, to build successful products, we must evaluate our technol-ogy through the eyes of the employees and managers who will be using it on a day-to-day basis - does it make their lives easier?

    2 Pity The Tool:

    The Limitations of HR Technology

    Whats the biggest problem within HR and recruitment today? Its communication. Matt Charney talks us through some really great tactics to improve the way you engage with your candidates and advocates using technology to im-prove the candidate experience.

    1RECRUITMENT TECHNOLOGY & FUTURE TRENDS ARTICLESWhere is our industry headed?

    What will 2015 bring?

    How are you preparing for the future? The advent of the digital age is transforming the recruitment industry and we all need to be prepared for what the future holds. Weve put together 10 articles that will fill you in on the latest changes in technology and their impact on the recruitment industry - exactly what you need to help you prepare for next year!

    ROBIN

    SCHOOLING

    Managing Director

    at Silver Zebras LLC

    MAT T

    CHARNEY

    Executive Editor at

    Recruiting Daily

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    3 4 ways technology will reshape organizational

    success in the coming years

    How much will technology transform the recruitment indus-try? A lot according to Jayson Saba, who provides a great overview of some of the changes on the horizon.

    4 The big data conundrum

    How important is big data to HR? The value lies in what you do with the data. Tim Sackett argues that the best vendors dont just collect data, they tell you what it means to your organization. Make sure your solution is giving you these insights.

    5 Top 10 Future Recruitment Trends

    The advent of the digital age is forcing recruitment to change or get left behind. Moving forward, Carl Kutsmode expects an increased focus on the candidate and a greater concentration on marketing tools.

    6 Empower HR:

    Call To Action For HR Technology Providers

    Moving forward we need to stop HR departments from get-ting bogged down in routine administration. Todd Owens argues that, if technology providers can deal with this, they will empower HR to deliver a more productive and engaged workforce.

    1RECRUITMENT TECHNOLOGY & FUTURE TRENDS ARTICLESJAYSON

    SABA

    Vice President,

    Strategy and Industry

    Relations at Ceridian

    TIM

    SACKET T

    President at

    HRU Technical Resources &

    Fistful of Talent Blogger

    C ARL

    KUTSMODE

    Recruiting & Talent

    Management Consultant

    TODD

    OWENS

    TalentWise CEO

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    7 5 Trends Uncovered

    at HR Technology Conference

    Metrics, analytics and engagement. Thats where HR is head-ed according to Jessica Miller-Merrells main takeaways from the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. The new solu-tions that used machine learning to help companies improve the way they engage talent stole the show!

    8 The Talent Tipping Point

    Wouldnt it be great if you reached a talent tipping point where you had all the connections you are ever likely to need for future recruiting? Well, according to Bill Boorman, if recruiters make the most of all available data points, its very much within reach. From here its all about maintaining relationships and data cleanliness. Exciting times.

    9 The Abusive Relationship

    between HR Technology and its Users

    Traditional HR systems have a myriad of shortcomings. The complex and clunky systems seriously effect our efficiency and effectiveness. Its okay though, Matt Buckland has found the light at the end of the tunnel. Theres a new wave of suppliers bringing HR technology thats easy to use and great for recruitment.

    10 5 Talent Acquisition Trends to Watch

    Which emerging workplace trends do you need to keep up with? China Gorman argues that the most successful HR solutions of the future will be the ones that prize user ex-perience - we need technology that makes recruiters jobs easier. Tech that helps improve the candidate experience and provides more personalisation will also be central.

    1RECRUITMENT TECHNOLOGY & FUTURE TRENDS ARTICLESJESSIC A

    MILLER-

    MERRELL

    Blogging4jobs

    Founder and

    Workplace Futurist

    BILL

    BOORMAN

    Founder of

    #Tru. Social recruiting

    product advisor.

    Keynote speaker

    MAT T

    BUCKL AND

    Head of Talent

    and Recruiting for

    Forward Partners

    CHINA

    GORMAN

    CEO, Great Place

    to Work Institute

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    2RECRUITMENT & SOURCING ARTICLESFilling the top of the recruitment funnel with great

    talent is one of the most important responsibilities of

    your hiring team. Getting the best candidates onboard is difficult in todays competi-tive market - increasingly its the way that recruiters try attract and engage candidates that makes the difference.

    Covering a wide range of topics, from social recruitment or recruit-ment marketing, these are the 10 articles you have to read to learn more about optimising your hiring process.

    1 The No.1 Reason

    that you just cant find talent right now

    Why are companies are struggling to find talented employees? Tim Sackett thinks its a simple issue of supply and demand. Theres a talent shortage and you need to leverage all avenues at your disposal to connect with potential applicants

    2 3 Lessons Corporate In-house Recruiting

    Organizations Can Learn from Staffing Agencies

    How can companies build and nurture talent pools more ef-fectively? Miranda Nash believes that corporate recruiters can learn a lot from the staffing agencies - there are a lot of great tactics that translate well to the in-house environment.

    MIR ANDA

    NASH

    President of

    Jobscience

    TIM

    SACKET T

    President at

    HRU Technical Resources &

    Fistful of Talent Blogger

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    3 A warning about hiring too narrowly

    It can be dangerous to focus on hiring for specific skills. Steve Boese argues that there are plenty of advantages that can be reaped by expanding the requirements for both tech-nical and non-technical roles.

    4 Recruitment is Marketing:

    3 Changes You Need to Make

    If we are to create differentiation and improve candidate engagement, recruitment must morph into a marketing pro-cess. Kevin Wheeler believes that the best way for brands to differentiate themselves is by using marketing tactics to pro-mote their employer brand and constantly analyzing which approaches are the most successful to engage candidates.

    5 3 Things To Know About Hiring And Recruiting

    Whats really important in your hiring process? Afifa Siddiqui suggests you concentrate on improving the candidate expe-rience and try to hire people that fit culturally and have th