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Top 12 Blog Posts of 2012

 

As we approach the end of year, we took a look back at some of the content and articles shared on the RecruitLoop Blog throughout 2012.

We published 91 new articles throughout the year (with 91,000 unique pageviews). After sorting through all the traffic statistics, social sharing and comments, we’ve built a list of the Top 12 Posts of 2012.

Here is the Top 12…

The Evolution of the RecruiterThe Evolution of the Recruitment Consultant [Infographic]

Our first infographic tracks how technology has impacted recruiters, and asks whether they will survive. LINK

 

How to Turn a Job Interview From Exploration to ExploitationHow to Turn a Job Interview From Exploration to Exploitation

Recruiters aren’t the only ones guilty of shady tactics – some employers also take advantage of potential candidates. LINK

 

How Clint Eastwood Ruined A Run for President4 Rookie Recruiting Errors That Let Clint Eastwood Ruin A Run for President

Clint Eastwood made a bizarre speech for Mitt Romney’s campaign launch. Some basic recruiting errors made it possible. LINK

 

Would You Hire A Smoker?Would You Hire A Smoker?

Discrimination against smokers is becoming a hot topic in employment. LINK

 

How To Write A Concise Job Description: 5 Simple StepsHow To Write A Concise Job Description: 5 Simple Steps

A good job description will save you hours by only attracting the most suited applicants. LINK

 

5 interview questions to ask every candidate5 Interview Questions For Managers To Ask Every Candidate

A sure-fire way to really understand the person sitting in front of you. LINK

 

The DNA of a Top SalespersonThe DNA of a Top Salesperson

6 traits to look out for when hiring a salesperson for your team. LINK

 

Help! A recruitment agency stole my wallet: The myth of the guaranteed placement.Help! A recruitment agency stole my wallet: The myth of the guaranteed placement

The candidate ‘guarantee’ offered by many recruitment agencies could actually leave you with a nasty surprise. LINK

 

How To Find The Best Candidates On Seek11 Ways To Find The Best Candidates On Seek

Australia’s biggest job board has 80% of the eyeballs. But this comes with a cost. LINK

 

10 No brainers for every business using linkedin10 No-Brainers for every business using LinkedIn

It’s the world’s biggest professional network. Don’t get left behind. LINK

 

5 Creative Ways To Make Your Job Ad Stand Out5 Creative Ways To Make Your Job Ad Stand Out

Like any form of advertising, your job ads need to jump out from the crowd. LINK

 

How LinkedIn Is Eating the Recruitment IndustryHow LinkedIn Is Eating the Recruitment Industry

This was a guest post we published on ERE. It was shared +2,000 times, and copped some feisty comments!  Check it out.

 

Did you have any favourites?  Please let us know in the comments, and if you’d like to see any changes for next year.

 

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Michael Overell

Cofounder and CEO at RecruitLoop. Previously with McKinsey. Passionate about startups, health and technology. Surf when I can; ride a bike most days. Follow me @mboverell.

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