There are a ton of great HR, recruiting and industry articles getting shared every day. And if you’re like most HR leaders, you don’t have a ton of time to dig through it all. That’s why, each week, Snagajob compiles 5 of the most relevant, compelling and buzz-worthy articles we’ve read over the last 7 days and puts them together for you in one “Weekly Web Roundup” quick read.

Here are the most important stories you might have missed this week.


Weathering the storm

Bouncing back after hurricane Maria has been incredibly difficult for Puerto Rico. As of last week, only four of the 78 regions had power for more than 50 percent of their population. The storm destroyed many businesses—which means many people lost their jobs. But TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Homegoods, is making sure that employees get what they need.


Smartphones at work: Love ‘em or leave ‘em?

Smartphones have undoubtedly changed our lives and connected all of us–for better or worse. But different generations see mobile in different ways.  Here’s what each generation wants from mobile technology in the workplace.


Wild and crazy applicant sourcing

Finding new employees is hard. If you’re struggling to source quality applicants, why not try some more unconventional places? Check out these seven crazy ways employers are recruiting talent.


Tips from the social recruiting pros

These days, social recruiting is a necessity, but still, many companies are struggling with it. It’s time to pump up the way you connect with candidates on social media. Get the ROI you need from social recruiting with these tips.


HR, meet the blockchain

The blockchain has already gained traction in the world of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. And in the very near future, the blockchain will expand to various industries, including HR. Here’s how it will help both employees and employers.

That would never happen here, right?

If the headlines are any indication, we have a serious sexual harassment problem. But we also have a problem with thinking it wouldn’t happen at our business. It’s happening, and it’s a problem. Here’s how to keep sexual harassment out of your workplace.