Weekend Reading: Guest Posts 7/30 - 8/3

reading a newspaper

This week's guest posts focus on the risks of eating at your desk, just how much time you spend checking email and a full breakdown of the most thankless jobs.

  • Yikes! This one is not for the squeamish. Eating at your desk has health risks other than the obvious reason you might be thinking of. [PayScale]
  • If you think you're putting in a 40-hour workweek, you're probably fooling yourself. [PayScale]
  • 28 percent of your pay is likely going to reading and sending email. [PayScale]
  • What do a garbage man and an IRS agent have in common? A major public perception problem. [PayScale]
  • Your employees can enjoy the 2012 London Olympics, but it'll cost you $650 million. [PayScale]
  • You might want to check out this infographic before you send your next email at work. [PayScale]
  • Is it safer to be self-employed or to work for the man? [PayScale]
  • The recent Yahoo CEO hiring of expectant mom Marissa Mayer has brought her a lot of attention. See how her Google past is influencing her Yahoo present. [PayScale]
  • Is that an honest job opportunity you're applying for or is it just a writer conducting a test? [PayScale]