5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Welcome back to a very festive holiday week with your favorite blogging team! Before you get your day started, check out these 5 must-reads:

1.Leadership In Recruiting: How To Create Happy Employees, Happy Experiences, And Happy Clients: As a leader, it’s your job to help recruiters create an exceptional experience for the customer.

2. The Fundamental Misalignment of Work and Life: School ends at 3 and the workday ends at 6. Discuss.

3. Americans think this is the best time to find a good job since 2007A new survey by Gallup found that 42% of Americans think it’s a good time to find a quality job. That’s a huge jump from last year’s 30% average.

4. The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet: Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they’re doing such a good job you don’t even realize you’re using them.

5. Why It’s Better To Give Experiences, Not Things: You still have time to rethink your holiday gift plans.

Have a great holiday, FOT Nation!