5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Rise and grind, FOT Nation… it’s Monday, and you know what that means. Yep–5 things, right now. Let’s go:

1.EXCLUSIVE – U.S. investigates broadcasters in widening FIFA case: A sports marketing company that was described in a sweeping indictment this month as retaining contracts because of the “support” of corrupt soccer officials has longstanding ties to the U.S. entertainment company 21st Century Fox, according to securities filings and other government documents.

2. Want Diversity? Counter Unconscious Biases That Limit Your Diversity Recruiting: Because most discrimination in modern times is extremely subtle and often unconsciou

3. To Fill Rooms, Hotels Are Turning To Airbnb: Managers at boutique hotels say they use the platform similarly to the way they use booking services like Expedia and Priceline, which typically charge hotels a 10% to 25% fee per reservation. Airbnb, by contrast, charges hosts a 3% fee.

4. 24 videos that inspired us to do something good in 2015: From the generosity of a high school class to our wise elders sharing their infinite wisdom, these moments have inspired countless people to do something nice in their lives.

5. A Day in the Life of a Department-Store Elf: It’s the elves’ job to make sure this little wonderland doesn’t fall apart. This year, Erin Johnson is the head elf. When the kids arrive, her name is Sugarcookie.

Have a great week!