5 Things You Should Know This Week

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

Welcome back to another awesome week with your favorite blogging team at Fistful of Talent! Check out these 5 articles before you dive into that to-do list.

1. Facebook is at the forefront of a radical workplace shift — and every business in America should take notice: The company has cultivated a culture where it’s taboo not to take the full four months or for dads to take less than moms.

2. Drug Tests for the 1 Percent?: The poor must prove they’re clean before they can receive benefits from the government. Why not hold the rich to the same standard?

3. Develop A Process For Limiting Early New-Hire Turnover: Early new-hire turnover is one of the most frustrating (40 percent of new hires leave within six months) and expensive (the cost of losing a new hire is at least three times their salary) aspects of recruiting.

4. Chinese bank employees get spanked on stage for poor performance: According to a People’s Daily Facebook post, eight Rural Commercial Bank employees were on stage during a company event, and were punished by their bank manager for not “exceeding themselves.”

5. 4 Ways to Drive Engagement Using Instagram Captions: So, in light of Instagram’s latest algorithmic announcement, how can brands and Instagram account managers increase the likelihood that a heightened level of engagement regularly takes place?

Have a great Monday, FOT Nation!