5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

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

1.What Costco’s New Wages Say About the Health of the American Economy: The company’s pay hike might be a sign that employers will start paying their workers more in order to hold onto them.

2. Google is testing a tool that lets brands and public figures publish directly to search results: The company is now extending the feature to the commercial realm and offering it to a select group of small businesses.

3. Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All: Getting six hours of sleep a night simply isn’t enough for you to be your most productive. In fact, it’s just as bad as not sleeping at all.

4. Life in the Only Industrialized Country Without Paid Maternity Leave: A stressful, exhausting, and all-too-common tale.

5. 28 Great Behavioral Interview Questions To Hire Ace Recruiters: Follow these steps and you’ll attract and hire the best recruiters in the business!

Have a great week ahead!

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.