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The Unhappiest White Collar Worker Is...

... a 42-year-old single woman earning less than $100K: survey

(Newser) - Who's the unhappiest white collar worker in the land? Apparently it's a woman, 42, unmarried, earning less than $100,000, and in a professional position like doctor or lawyer—or so says a new survey, Jezebel reports. The happiest? Male, 39, married, earning $150,000-$200,000, in senior... More »

50% of Workers Bring Jobs Home

Personal lives suffer for rich, educated

(Newser) - Nearly half of all American workers bring their work home, with many saying that it affects their family, social or leisure lives. Those worst affected are professionals, the wealthy, and the highly educated, reports Live Science . It’s “what we refer to as ‘the stress of higher status,... More »

Read Your Script? F—, No!

History of Violence writer tells it like it is

(Newser) - Josh Olson is a professional screenwriter, and his time and experience are money. So just as the author of A History of Violence wouldn’t ask you to “represent me in fucking court, or take out my fucking gallbladder,” please, don’t ask him to give you advice... More »

Upset by Andrews Vid, Ladies? Stop Watching Sports

(Newser) - The Erin Andrews video scandal is just another sick symptom of “male sports culture,” Bonnie Erbe writes in US News & World Report, but the fairer sex does have recourse. “If women didn’t attend NFL games or NBA games, or even watch them on TV to... More »

CIA Wants You, I-Banker

(Newser) - The CIA is looking for a few good bankers to track down millionaire bad guys and stymie financial terrorism, the New York Post reports. Ads on Bloomberg Radio ask money whizzes to use their “intelligence for the work of a nation.” The $160,000 salary will probably be... More »

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