Five Things You Need to Know This Week…

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome back. Are you feeling a little down that The Office has come to a close? Take your mind off it with these five reads:

1. Employers Turn to Biometric Technology to Track Attendance. Companies are turning away from traditional devices and implementing biometric time clocks using facial recognition or fingerprint tracking to track attendance.

2. . Yahoo Inc. has agreed to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr, a six-year-old company with more than 100 million users but very little revenue.

3. EEOC’s New Guidance Tackles Cancer, Epilepsy, Diabetes, and Intellectual Disabilities. The U.S. EEOC has some new documents out that help when recruiting and selecting people with disabilities.

4. Internal Social Networks Improve Communication Collaboration When Empowered To Do So. An analysis of companies to introducing a social media platforms to fix internal problems.

5. The value of creativity is crucial for business, here is a list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business 2013.

Have a great week, FOT Nation!