5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Candidate Pool, Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

It’s Monday again, and you know what that means–here’s 5 things to get your week started!

1. The Pros and Cons of Texting for TalentUsing texting as a means of candidate communication is an option being explored by a growing number of firms.

2. 35,000 Lawsuits Against Soldiers Struggling to Pay Their BillsA new report from ProPublica highlights three companies that have made a business out of suing service members.

3. How To Use Social Sharing Buttons To Increase Email Marketing ResultsA study revealed that email messages are increasingly including options to share content on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. 

4. Don’t Attempt To Recruit Top Tech Talent Without Considering These PointsJust like in any great relationship, if you are going to find the perfect people for you, you first need to know who you are, and why someone would want to join your company.

5. The Job Guide for the Anti-9-to-5erIt’s an interesting paradox: While technology makes it possible for more jobs and industries to offer flexible travel schedules or work-from-home opportunities, it also keeps us increasingly connected to the workplace, with work emails and virtual meetings often cutting into what was once considered personal time.

Have a great week, FOT Nation!