5 Things You Need to Know This Week…

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Hello and welcome back to another great week at FOT. Enjoy these five hand-picked reads as you kick off your Monday:

1. Meet Marissa

Mayer, Yahoo’s Recruiter-in-Chief. Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, plans to turn the company around by fixing their problems with talent. Step one – naming herself head recruiter in the effort.

2. The Standard Wall Street Career Path is Shifting Under Everyone’s Feet. The once clearly defined career path of those battling it out on Wall Street is starting to shift, becoming even more competitive than before and forcing a younger workforce to consider new options.

3. ‘Slow Work’ Theory is Slowly Gaining Ground. Loosely based on the Slow Food movement, a New York researcher thinks employees and managers must build in breaks that halt the whirlwind of nonproductive activity and offer breathing room for creativity and productivity.

4. Four More Years! And Five Big Areas of Change for HR. The election has come to a close and with Obama back in driver seat, HR pros will need to brush up on key areas of their role that will be impacted by a second term of the Obama administration.

5. Veteran’s Day 2012 -Ten Companies That Are Working To Hire Veterans. Join the growing list of companies working to employ veterans this holiday and throughout the year.

Have a great week, FOT Nation!

FOT Background Check

Holland Dombeck McCue
Holland Dombeck McCue is the former the Editor turned blogger here at Fistful of Talent. She joined the group in August of 2011, with the sole responsibility of making our writers look like rock stars. Now she gets to participate in all the HR/talent pundit fun. Check her out on Twitter via @Holland_Dombeck.

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