Monday, August 24, 2009

Monday Morning Workplace News Round-up

Here are a few headlines catching my eye this morning:

Facebook's headcount will grow 50% this year.

Wyoming's legislature is grappling with the nation's highest workplace fatality rate.

The U.S. Justice Department has given Oracle the green light to buy Sun Microsystems. Are layoffs looming?

The best way to succeed in an internship is to have good manners and stay in touch. Is this really news? Well, maybe for Gen Y.

I'm a PC (seller): Microsoft needs employees for its new line of retail stores.

Mr. Roboto can cook? A restaurant in Japan has replaced human chefs with robots.

Budget problems could soon force NASA to outsource tasks it never would have outsourced in the past.

Not so golden? Unemployment in California hits highest level since World War II, at 11.9%.

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