5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Rise and grind, FOT Nation! Welcome back to another awesome week with your favorite blogging team. Get your Monday started off with these 5 articles:

1.You now have to apply for 27 jobs just to get 1 interview: A recent survey found, among other surprising stats, that 73% of job applicants admitted to lying on their CVs and got away with it.

2. A Little-Known Fortune 100 Company Is Trying To Become A ‘Talent Factory’: A not-well-known company that’s nonetheless one of the U.S.’s largest, operating in 160 countries with about $47 billion in revenue, is trying to “transform the organization into a talent factory,” according to the talent-acquisition leader.

3. It’s Great That So Many Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs: It’s a sign of a stronger economy.

4. Ideo’s CEO On How To Lead An Organization Creatively: Creative leadership is the only way for businesses to thrive in the face of rapid change, Tim Brown argues. Here’s how to master it.

5. Google: Payday Loans Are Too Harmful to Advertise: The search engine’s new policy will hurt companies pitching high-interest loans, but how will it affect borrowers?

Have a great week!