Best of HR Blogs: April 2018

This list of 5 best HR blogs published in April 2018 will get you up to date with the latest trends and insights in Human Resources. If you’re an HR professional looking for a stimulating read, these blog posts are your perfect choice.


Best HR blog posts in April 2018

We really love finding interesting, educational and entertaining content about Human Resources.

In April 2018 we scoured the web and read many great blogs that cover the latest HR trends, insights and useful information for HR professionals.  

Here is our selection of the top 5 HR blog posts published in April 2018.

In these blog posts you will learn: 

  1. Similarities and differences between recruiting and marketing 
  2. Tips and tricks for recruiting developers 
  3. How should you prepare for the future of recruiting 
  4. Why and how to get started with the internal hiring 
  5. How to identify and keep top performing employees 

So make yourself a nice cup of hot tea or coffee, sit down and enjoy your reading! ☕ 📚 🤓

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Best HR blog post about Recruitment Marketing: Recruiting is Not marketing…Well, kinda…

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Why you should read it:

These days, we often hear that “recruiters should think more like marketers” to be able to find, attract and hire talent.

When did recruiting become marketing? What are the similarities and differences between recruiting and marketing?

Read this blog post to find out! 

Our favorite quote:

“Recruiting isn’t marketing. But in order to do recruiting well, a recruiter needs to take those best practices from marketers and apply them to their trade to set themselves up for success.”

Best HR blog post about recruiting developers: Close Developer Candidates Faster with this Chart on What Candidates Really Want

Best-of-HR Blogs-April-2018-HackerRank


Hacker Rank

Why you should read it:

Many HR professionals are having trouble recruiting developers, and they keep asking: What do developers want? 

This is why Hacker Rank did a research and asked more than 39,000 developers what they look for in a company when job searching.

This article is a must-read for every HR professional who wants to successfully recruit developers

Our favorite quote:

“Given the overwhelming response by over 39,000 developers who so clearly value work-life balance, it’s worth considering that the benefits of work-life balance on both attracting, hiring, and keeping developers.”

Best HR blog post about professional growth: 3 Ways Recruiters Should Prepare for the Future (and 15 Free Resources to Help You Get There)

Best-of-HR Blogs-April-2018-HireVue


Hire Vue

Why you should read it:

In 2018 and the following years, HR tools that automate the recruiter’s traditional responsibilities are poised to fundamentally change how they work.

How should you prepare for the future of recruiting?

In this blog post, you will learn 3 ways to stay ahead of the curve, with free resources for each.

Our favorite quote:

“The more you learn about your industry, the more credible you are. This directly impacts your ability to source and nurture high-quality candidates for your organization.”

Best HR blog post about internal hiring: Hiring From Within - Advantages of Internal Hiring

Best-of-HR Blogs-April-2018-CultureIQ



Why you should read it:

If you already haven’t, you should get ready to ramp up your company’s internal hiring process.

This article is a great starting point to learn about benefits, as well as disadvantages of internal hiring.

Our favorite quote:

“60% of workers who were promoted into jobs performed significantly better than employees hired externally into similar positions. (...) The average cost of an external hire is 1.7x more than an internal hire.”

Best HR blog post about people management: How to Identify and Keep Top Performing Employees

Best-of-HR Blogs-April-2018-Trakstar



Why you should read it:

Seeing an employee leave for another opportunity is never good, but it especially hurts when a top performer moves on.

In this article, you will learn how can your company identify which employees it can’t afford to lose and which steps to take in order to retain them.

Our favorite quote:

“Over 70 percent of employees believe they’ll have to change jobs in order to advance their career.”

Best of the best HR blogs in April 2018

Which one of these 5 blog posts is your favorite and why?

Did you read some other great HR blog posts published in April?

Share them with us in the comments! 🙂

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