Weekend Reading: Office Life Guest Posts 5/21 - 5/25

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Each week, I contribute dozens of articles on office life to a variety of Web properties. Here are some of my favorite posts from this week.

  • What Countries Have the Longest Average Working Hours? [PayScale]
  • How Does Office Design Influence Productivity? [infographic] [PayScale]
  • HP Lays Off 27,000 Employees in Largest Workforce Cut in the Company's History [PayScale]
  • Terefic Simplifies the Job Reference Process [PayScale]
  • General Mills Layoffs to Affect 850 Employees [PayScale]
  • Is Self-Learning the New Master's Degree? [infographic] [PayScale]
  • Companies Redesign Open-Plan Offices to Mask Sound [PayScale]
  • US Median Income vs. Poverty Rate: How Does Your State Measure Up? [infographic] [PayScale]
  • Most US Workers Don't Use Vacation Days [PayScale]

Marissa Brassfield

Marissa Brassfield is a productivity expert, branding consultant and communication efficiency specialist who helps entrepreneurs and high-performance teams become ridiculously efficient.

Marissa has worked with some of the most visionary entrepreneurs on the planet. She’s dialed in to the frustrations these results-oriented, interrupt-driven individuals have with bureaucracy and suboptimal team performance. Her coaching helps entrepreneurs counteract growth-killing practices and unlock unparalleled performance from their support staff.