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The Week at Work: 10 Things We Learned

week_at_work-300x191While you were busy learning what the the Power Rangers have been up to for the last two decades, giving Miley Cyrus the advice she probably never asked for, being typical celebrity parents or preparing for International Bacon Day, here’s what you may have missed in the world of workforce news this week…

  1. Managers are, ahem, hung up on employees who don’t use phones. [Wall Street Journal]
  2. Open offices are the devil’s work, according to some. [Open Forum]
  3. Apparently there’s some sort of workplace debate over e-cigarettes…? [Zanesville Times Recorder]
  4. Companies are going BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). [MarketWatch]
  5. Employers are all, “PPACA? Bring it on.” [BenefitsPro]
  6. A new SEC rule could make for some extremely awkward company picnics. [Forbes]
  7. Highly paid CEOs are the worst. (No, they really are, though.) [Los Angeles Times]
  8. CEOs are doing Burning Man all wrong. [Fast Company]
  9. Hair care is the new health care. [MarketWatch]
  10. Working overtime is literally making people sick. [Yahoo! News]

Oh, and here’s that list of the top 10 workplace songs you’ve been waiting for. Connecticut Employment Law Blog


Mary Lorenz

About Mary Lorenz

Mary is a copywriter for CareerBuilder, specializing in B2B marketing and corporate recruiting best practices and social media. In addition to creating copy for corporate advertising and marketing campaigns, she researches and writes about employee attraction, engagement and retention. Whenever possible, she makes references to pop culture. Sometimes, those references are even relevant. A New Orleans native, Mary now lives in Chicago, right down the street from the best sushi place in the city. It's awesome.


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