5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! Get your day started with these 5 articles below:

1.How Good Interviews Become Bad Hires: The common thread linking these relationship mishaps is our cultural obsession with assessment.

2. The Calm, Gentle Rise of Snugglers for Hire: Samantha Hess, a professional cuddler, used to wonder: “Why isn’t there a Starbucks for hugs?”

3. 15 ways to manage stress, according to scientists: Let’s face it: The holidays can be the most wonderful time of year, but also the most stressful.

4. How To Pay For Your Kids College and Still Have Enough Money To Retire: If you haven’t started saving yet, don’t worry, there’s plenty of—actually, maybe worry a little bit. New York Times financial columnist Ron Lieber says you should begin saving for your kid’s college, like, yesterday.

5. The 21 best selfies of 2015. This is the world we live in: From shutting down haters to making political endorsements, many of the viral selfies in 2015 carried a strong message.

Have a great day, 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.