5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas The HR Profession, This Week in HR

It’s Monday once again—time flies when you’re having fun with FOT, though, right? Riiiight. Get on your news game this week with the 5 articles below!

1. Jeff Bezos Responds to New York Times Story: ‘I Don’t Recognize This Amazon.’: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos doesn’t say much in public, but now he has responded to the Times, which said he runs Amazon as a “bruising workplace.”

2. Does Going to a Selective College Matter?: For many career paths, it just doesn’t matter where a person got his or her education, according to a recent study from Eric Eide and Mark Showalter of Brigham Young University and Michael Hilmer of San Diego State University

3. LinkedIn Analysis: A Look At The World’s Worker Migration: Out this morning from LinkedIn is an interesting bit of data about the global migration of its members.

4. Reclassifying Office “Housework”: In most organizations female employees pick up after George. Instead of thanks, they get lower pay and less respect.

5. How To Talk About Unimpressive Work Experience In An Interview: Explaining those periods of career diversions is a new challenge—but, like any other part of the interview process, it’s all about how you sell yourself

Have a great week, FOT Nation!