Five Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Welcome back to a great post-holiday week at FOT… kick it off right with these five reads:

1. McDonald’s Employee Website Yanked After Ridicule: McDonald’s has taken down a website for its employees that faced ridicule for its seemingly tone-deaf advice.

2. The Top 11 Innovative Workplace Stories Of 2013: This year was all about turning traditional office models on their head—and occasionally, bringing them back to basics.

3. New Year’s Reminder: The Value of Tax-Advantaged Benefits: As employees plan their benefit contributions for the new year, it’s an excellent time to remind them about the value of tax-advantaged benefits options that may be available through the workplace

4. Former Amazon Insider Tells Us What It’s Like Being An Intern There: Does Amazon have everything a prospective student would want in an internship?

5. This Resume Alternative Could Land You Your Dream Job: With a high unemployment rate, you’re doing well just to have a job. But how can you land a good, or better yet, your ideal one? Here’s how you can go on the offensive.

Have a great week, FOT Nation!