7 Blogs For 7 Days

7Blogsfor7DaysTech tips, interviewing secrets and a professional networking primer — selected from seven quality blogs — ready for you to read.

Let’s jump right into the weekly roundup with two opposite views on staffing agency technology. In our first, Sue McKechnie points out 7 Ways an Applicant Tracking System Can Sink a Temp Agency. Twitter link: @Staffedge

And from the opposite side of the technology ring, Bullhorn’s Jason Jakes shares the Top 5 Applicant Tracking System Mistakes that prevent good systems from delivering the right results. Twitter link: @Bullhorn

How To Make Facebook Like Your Post Images by Carol Lamoreaux answered my questions about Facebook’s treatment of embedded images. This article will help bloggers and anyone who likes to share links on Facebook. Twitter link: @CarolLamoreaux

If you’ve ever wanted to put together some hard hitting yet unintimidating questions, you’ll appreciate the value of What Standard Questions Should Employers Ask Prospective Employees. Article by Camila Louzada of Vision Critical, published by Goldbeck Recruiting. Twitter links: @Ca_Louzada @visioncritical @GoldbeckRecruit

With all the attention on social media lately, it’s easy to forget that networking is all about getting to know people. Building Relationships and Networking by Victoria Lennox takes us back to the basics with some important to-do’s and a few not-to-do’s. Twitter links: @VLennox @Startup_Canada

Did you know only 2% of the population can multitask effectively? McNeill Nakamoto, known for taking a fun approach to everything, presents The Perils Of Multitasking via an entertaining infographic. Twitter link: @McNak

All the talk about U.S. privacy concerns is not going unnoticed by the Canadian IT community. Procom News presents Robert Half’s point of view in Expert Says Snowden Leaks Could Lead To Bigger Profits In Canada. Twitter link: @ProcomJobs

How did I do this week? Is there one post that stands out above the others? I’d love it if you took a moment to give me some feedback.

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