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HR Weekend Round Up - March 23, 2014

March 22, 2014-March 23, 2014

  1. Six things you need to know today from Inc.
    Today’s business round up from Inc. gives you corporate news you need today,
    including ageism and the growing need for social media management.
  2. The EEOC and FTC co-publish on background checks
    There will be more on this from KRESS is upcoming blog posts and releases, but this law firm’s post gives some of the highlights of the documents.
  3. BusinessWeek: 15 years of labor shortages
    This article highlights some flaws in the argument of too few jobs, too many people. The economist points to trends that indicate that the upcoming problem the U.S. will face in the next 15 years is labor shortages, and he gives four compelling data points to support his theory.
  4. Forbes: Six things entrepreneurs should stop doing immediately
    While this article may be aimed at entrepreneurs, there are many tips in here that are universal (stop whining is one that applies universally). Some of the recommendations are a bit less obvious but logical, like stop planning for the things that cannot be anticipated.

Finally, your stupid criminal update for the week. A Golden Corral in North Carolina was the site of a senior citizen food fight last week. It all began with cutting in line and ended with a 64-year-old woman landing in jail.

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