5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team. Don’t get your Monday started before you check out these 5 must reads!

1. How To Set Boundaries Without Looking Like A Slacker: Chances are that you have felt the need to set boundaries at work at one point or another. But doing so while being a team player can be a tough line to walk.

2. The Next Big Thing in Social Media: Vertical Networks: Cousins to Facebook and LinkedIn, experts say these niche social sites are exploding.

3. Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently: Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.

4. What We Did When Our Reqs Went From 80 to 400: Hire hundreds of people, faster than we ever have, with no decrease in quality. That was our task, and we completed it.

5. Sitting All Day Will Kill You, But a Two-Minute Walk Could Change That: Standing up and walking around for even two minutes every hour can help offset the life-shortening effects of sitting all day, according to a new study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Have a great week, FOT Nation!