Five Things You Need To Know This Week…

Hello and welcome to another great week with the team at FOT. Kick your day off right with these five reads:

1. ‘Washington Post’ Staff Reacts to Jeff Bezos’ First Visit to Newsroom. Jeff Bezos paid his first visit to The Washington Post newsroom last Tuesday afternoon; many staffers live-tweeted the visit and offered a mix of reactions.

2. Actually, Recruiting Is Not HR Anymore. Recruitment, widely referred to as talent acquisition, has evolved into a standalone business function.

3. Could The EEOC Use Your Email System To Fish For Clients. Case New Holland, a heavy equipment manufacturer, has filed a suit against the EEOC for the misuse of email addresses of their employees and affiliates, acquired in a “nation wide review.”

4. Do Striking Walmart Workers Have the Power to Make Shareholders Divest? [Video] More than 100 Walmart workers and activists were arrested in a mass protest across 15 US cities last week, causing some to wonder if the retailer’s bottom line could soon be impacted.

5. VW And Its Workers Explore Union At Tennessee Plant. Volkswagen is working with the United Automobile Workers at its on how to unionize the plant and create a German-style works council there.

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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