5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Rise and grind, FOT Nation! Welcome back to another awesome week with your favorite blogging team. Get your Monday started off with these 5 articles:

1.You now have to apply for 27 jobs just to get 1 interview: A recent survey found, among other surprising stats, that 73% of job applicants admitted to lying on their CVs and got away with it.

2. A Little-Known Fortune 100 Company Is Trying To Become A ‘Talent Factory’: A not-well-known company that’s nonetheless one of the U.S.’s largest, operating in 160 countries with about $47 billion in revenue, is trying to “transform the organization into a talent factory,” according to the talent-acquisition leader.

3. It’s Great That So Many Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs: It’s a sign of a stronger economy.

4. Ideo’s CEO On How To Lead An Organization Creatively: Creative leadership is the only way for businesses to thrive in the face of rapid change, Tim Brown argues. Here’s how to master it.

5. Google: Payday Loans Are Too Harmful to Advertise: The search engine’s new policy will hurt companies pitching high-interest loans, but how will it affect borrowers?

Have a great week!

Cara Lucas
Cara is the Marketing Manager here at Kinetix and resident Renaissance woman. She refers to herself as a writer, but we think that’s limiting. Instead we call her many things: co-strategist, idea machine, brand builder, Kinetixizer, social-media plugger, blogger, and all-around creative specialist. If you wanna schmooze, try talking DIY and fitness, then top it off with a quick kid or pet mention—gets her every time. Tweet her at @caralucas44.