This Week's Greatest Hits (May 12 - 16)

Jill Abramson fired from New York Times, fast food workers strike

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Getty ImagesFast food workers went on strike worldwide Thursday.

This past week found several big stories hitting the jobs world: the widely publicized firing of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson on one end, a large-scale, globalized walkout among fast-food workers on the other. But it wasn't all so heavy--one restaurant made headlines when it started offering a discount to the families of well-behaved children. We also put together an expert guide to crafting the perfect headshot for your Facebook or LinkedIn profile.

Check out the week's top stories below.

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Mack Gelber

Mack Gelber

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Mack Gelber is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor who has covered entertainment for AOL TV, and contributed fiction to Joyland Magazine and the Bushwick Review. He is a graduate of Oberlin College, where he studied creative writing. Twitter: @mackgelber

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