Five Things You Need to Know This Week…

Welcome back! Are your nursing a Super Bowl hangover? Ease into your day with these five reads:

1. Job Recruiters Lack Mobile Edge. Despite the growing number of candidates applying via mobile, many employers are behind on implementing mobile recruiting strategies.

2. The Four Court Cases HR Needs to Watch in 2013. A quick overview of four cases that have the potential to shift employment law.

3. HMV Employee Uses Company Account to Live-Tweet Mass Layoffs

. An employee from British electronics retailer HMV got revenge for mass layoffs at the company's headquarters by hijacking their Twitter account.

4. Criminal Checks On New Hires “Breach Human Rights”. Employers will no longer have access to the full criminal records of potential hires after a Court of Appeal ruled that the current checks breach people’s human rights.

5. Someone Give This Oreo Employee a Raise. The employee tasked with tweeting on behalf of Oreo during the Super Bowl was quick to respond to the Q3 power outage with this clever tweet.

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 and launched FOT's podcast, The CYA Report, and monthly webinar series. Now she gets to participate in all the HR/talent pundit fun. Check her out on Twitter via @Holland_Dombeck.

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