5 Things You Should Know This Week

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Rise & grind FOT Nation. Everyone’s favorite blogging team is back at it again for another awesome week. We’ve got the five need-to-knows for you to start your week off on the right foot:

  1. Microsoft ‘Deeply Sorry’ For Offensive Tweets By Its Tay Chatbot: Last week, Microsoft launched an experimental chatbot with the goal of learning how millennials speak. Things quickly took a dark turn and Microsoft is making apologies and tweaks to its experimental bot.
  2. Lawmakers, Unions Reach Deal To Raise California’s Minimum Wage To $15: After a long dispute between unions and California Gov. Jerry Brown, a tentative agreement has been made that would gradually increase wages over the next few years.
  3. James Beard Award-Winning Chef Alon Shaya On The Power Of Mentorship: Fast Company sat down with chef Alon Shaya to discuss his rise to prominence and the effect mentorship and leadership has had on his career.
  4. With The Model 3, Tesla Is On The Verge Of Something It’s Never Done: Tesla is ramping up to reveal their Model 3, signifying a time of compromise and raised stock prices for the tech giant.
  5. Can Social Media Help Major League Baseball Get Younger?: In a new age where taking selfies and browsing apps is America’s favorite pastime, MLB is looking to rebrand itself for a new generation.

Have a great Monday and don’t forget to be awesome.

FOT Background Check

Kate Weimer is a longtime lover of all things tech and social media, with a background in Journalism and a soft spot for the written word. With these millennial powers combined, she’s shoving all buzzwords aside and making HR and recruitment marketing work in a digital world. Want to hang? Hit her up on Twitter or LinkedIn , or email her at kweimer@kinetixhr.com.

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