Happy #HireFriday everyone. The first week is in the books. How many of you already have a deal on the board? Are you still following your monthly plan? Get a jump on next week by striving to reach five new points of contact today.

Recruiting Daily wants to thank once again our guest bloggers this week; Job Seeker Extraordinaire and Ken Sundheim. If you are a recruiter and blogger and would be interested in re-posting one of your articles on RD then feel free to email [email protected] for more information.

Now a quick look at the five top industry stories from this week;

LinkedIn: If You Don’t Have a Account, Get One »

Bad Interviews Can Come Back To Bite Companies »

How Far Can Customer Service Help in Medical Staffing »

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Temp

Creative Staffing – How to recruit the best talent? »

If you have some news (press releases, articles, etc) that you would like to feature in our Around the Industry – send an Email to [email protected] to be added into next week’s rotation.

Enjoy your weekend everyone!

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