5 Things You Should Know This Week

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

Welcome back to the grind, FOT Nation! Go grab your coffee and get your week started with these 5 must-reads: 1. Hire Them Both’ — a Buddy Hire Option Is a Powerful Deal Closing Tool: If you are experiencing great difficulty in convincing a reluctant superstar or magnet hire candidate to say yes to a job offer, there are few more powerful …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Happy Monday, FOT Nation! Start your week off right with these five must-reads: 1. 15 Employer Branding Best Practices You Need to Know: They are also some great questions for candidates to ask at interview to assess how evolved the company is in their approach to employer branding. 2. Why Walmart Raised Its Wages: The company’s move isn’t an act of corporate social responsibility—it’s …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Hi and welcome back to another great week with FOT! Here are five things you need to know this week: 1. What’s a workplace? Wherever the employee may be, court says: Welcome to the Digital Age: Technology has changed the workplace so much that employers may not be able to reject a telecommuting accommodation request by saying physical attendance is mandatory.  2. Your …

Five Things You Need To Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, This Week in HR

It’s Monday… you know what that means—you’re getting 5 solids from FOT to start your week off right. Here we go: 1. The Top 25 Recruiting Trends, Problems, and Opportunities for 2014, Part 1 of 2: Check out the hottest recruiting opportunities for 2014. 2. Integrity tests for applicants? Really?: Here’s one we haven’t heard before—employers subjecting applicants to “integrity testing” as part of …