The Week That Was

As much as I hate to admit it, you can't go apple picking every weekend in October. Take this weekend off with these top five stories from for the week of Oct. 5.

1. The Cubs Way: As the Chicago Cubs organizational rebuild starts to see on-field success, its human resources department stepped up to the plate to shape the team's behind-the-scenes business transformation.

2. 3 Talent Pools to Tap with Flex Work: Want to "cast a wider net," tap new talent sources and hire a more diverse workforce?

3. Two Takes on Talent: Snaps for Goldman Sachs: In hopes of reaching more millennials, the investment bank has begun using Snapchat for social recruiting. 

4. Belief Triggers Halt Behavioral Change: Everyone can come up with reasons to avoid change. These "belief triggers" are most common.

5. Why Diversity Programs Fail: Despite the proliferation of diversity and inclusion programs across America, the number of EEOC lawsuits continues to rise. Here's why, and what you can do to avoid them.

In Other News … 

New proposed rules regarding overtime pay has some previously salaried workers going back on the clock, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Also, Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn's founder and executive chairman, has a premise on how the economic world will operate from now on. The New Yorker explores.

Finally, startups are bringing in large sums of money, but early employees are having a hard time cashing out, via Business Insider.