5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

We’re back again with 5 pieces of HR news to get your week started off right:

1. Company limits bathroom breaks to 6 minutes a day: Spend more than 6 minutes a day in the bathroom at Chicago’s WaterSaver Faucet company and you’ll face disciplinary measures.

2. How to Start Planning for Recruiting Gen ZHowever you refer to them, Generation Z (born 1995-2010) is the young, fresh round of talent you’ll be recruiting very soon, which will be a different experience than generations before them.

3. What Improv Can Teach You About Holding On To New HiresHR should take a lesson from the marketing department. This is a battle for eyeballs and attention spans. It’s about authenticity and messages that truly engage people–breaking through the clutter by being genuine, more transparent, spirited, and even entertaining.

4. These 3 brands actually get employee advocacyEmployee advocacy is a measurable approach to growing word of mouth sales while keeping your brand in tact.

5. 5 NYC Nutritionists Recommend Best Office Practices: Each nutritionist recommended a unique method for the ultimate health guide, but one tip in particular was echoed by every single one: Be prepared. Yes, the Boy Scouts adage applies to office health.

Have a great week, FOT Nation!