5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, HR & Sports, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week at FOT! Check out these 5 must reads today:

1. The Economic Case for Paternity LeaveThe secret to keeping mothers in the workforce lies not in giving them more time off, but in getting more fathers to stay at home instead.

2. I Have Four Jobs… Is This The New Economy? I recently came across a post via Twitter called, “Why 9-5 Won’t Work for Millennials.

3. The NFL and Toxic AchieversToxic achievers are talented and skilled individuals who are able to succeed in their area of expertise due to their advanced skills. But they create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves, others, and the world.

4. The Shocking Truths—And Misconceptions—about AgeismWhen it comes to long-term unemployment, 1 in 3 long-term unemployed individuals are afraid their age or experience works against them, according to a 2014 CareerBuilder survey

5. ‘F*$k it, I quit’: Alaska TV reporter makes on-air exit to fight for pot legalizationAlaskan station apologizes after reporter says ‘f*$k it’, resigns on air and reveals herself as owner of medical marijuana club. 

Have a great week, FOT Nation!

Cara Lucas

Cara is the Marketing Manager here at Kinetix and resident Renaissance woman. She refers to herself as a writer, but we think that’s limiting. Instead we call her many things: co-strategist, idea machine, brand builder, Kinetixizer, social-media plugger, blogger, and all-around creative specialist. If you wanna schmooze, try talking DIY and fitness, then top it off with a quick kid or pet mention—gets her every time. Tweet her at @caralucas44.