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 …

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?” …

5 Things You Need To Know This Week

Cara Lucas This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Get back into the swing of things after your holiday with these 5 must-reads! 1.What Gets Made In LA Is Way More Than Movies: America is still making stuff. In terms of jobs, the Los Angeles area is the biggest manufacturing hub in the country. Here are a few reasons why. …

5 Things You Need To Know This Week

Cara Lucas This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! It’s a short week for most of you, with Thanksgiving holidays just around the corner, so before you rush off to celebrate, check out these 5 must-reads below!Should Computers Decide Who Gets Hired? 1. Should Computers Decide Who Gets Hired?: When it comes to reviewing job applications, humans are relatively bad …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Get back on your grind with these 5 must-read articles: 1. The Unfair Truth About How Creative People Succeed: I discovered that success is born of luck — I don’t think any honest person can dispute that. But luck, in many ways, can be created, or at the very least, improved. 2. Why …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Check out these 5 must-reads before you get your Monday started.What Happens to Your Brain When You Negotiate About Money 1.WOW, Google’s Simple Just-In-Time Checklist Improves Onboarding Results By 25%: Google found that a simple reminder alert email sent to the hiring manager the Sunday before the new hire starts can …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! Check out these 5 must-reads to get your day started. 1. Dell just announced the largest tech acquisition ever: EMC for $67 billion:  You might not have heard of EMC, but it’s a technology behemoth that runs many of the services you use today. The company provides datacenter storage for large …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Check out these 5 must-reads this morning to get you going. 1. Today Is The ‘Right Day’ To Raid Volkswagen For Its Top Talent: A right day is any day or time period where a normally reluctant top-performing employee would be significantly more likely to say yes to an offer to …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Check out these 5 must-reads to get your week started. 1. Leisure Inequality: What the Rich-Poor Longevity Gap Will Do to Retirement: In American society, those who live the longest get to enjoy years of relaxation, but those with the shortest life expectancies tend to work into their final years. 2. The …