5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Rise and grind, FOT Nation! Get your morning started with these 5 must-read articles:

1. I Joined Google At 19. Here’s What I Learned: Within weeks, deadlines, duties, and complex projects began to pile up. I hadn’t even taken a finance class, yet I had two weeks to put together a strategy for entering Africa and Eastern Europe. I had to be resourceful.

2. Why You Are Not Ready To Talk About Quality Of Hire: Quality of hire is a complicated measure with numerous data points that requires a significant amount of discipline around collection and analysis.

3. Bicycle Desks: Better Than the Gym: Isolated spurts of intense exercise don’t cancel out the harm of sitting still at the office all day. A new study suggests that biking while working can help.

4. Social Media Definitions: The Ultimate Glossary of Terms You Should Know: With new social media networks and innovative software cropping up almost daily, even seasoned social media users are bound to run into a term or acronym that leaves them thinking, “WTF?”

5. Ashley Madison Hack: A Cautionary Tale for HR: HR professionals and labor attorneys are urging their peers to issue reminders about computer use policies on the proper use of company e-mail—and to tell employees that when it comes to the computers they use for work, they have no expectation of privacy.

Have an awesome week!