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

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

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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