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The Week At Work: 10 Things We Learned

Here's what you may have missed this week at work.While you were busy doing an injustice to your Boy Scout nature badge, announcing Mike Myers’ new baby, passing the $1 billion mark, making a controversial career choice or getting ready to throw one heck of a party…Here’s what you may have missed in the world of workforce news.

  1. Health care savings accounts are popular, but they’re not for everyone. [Sacramento Bee]
  2. Companies are starting to take the ‘human’ out of human resources. [Bloomberg]
  3. Maternity leave isn’t just good for mom and baby. [USA Today]
  4. Technology workers are giving CEO’s a run for their money. [Chicago Tribune]
  5. Workers think they’re too good for their jobs. [The Atlantic]
  6. Yahoo employees who miss being able to telework have plenty of other options. [Biz Journals]
  7. You’ve really gotta stop using business jargon, fyi. [Kronos]
  8. The theory that creative types work best under pressure is basically bull. [Fortune]
  9. Candidates are a little bit less of a mystery now. [TLNT] [TheHiringSite]
  10. Here’s an interactive timeline of the shutdown you’ve been asking for. [New York Times]
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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