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5 Things to Remember About the Yahoo Telecommuting Debate

February 27, 2013 | 2:56 pm

5 Things to Remember About the Yahoo Telecommuting Debate

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The news that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has banned telecommuting has created as much buzz as her initial hiring, her pregnancy, or her incredibly short maternity leave. In other words, it’s getting a lot of attention, and much of it negative. It’s also sparked a serious debate about the relationship between employees’ work and home […]

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July 18, 2012 | 8:40 am

A.M. Splash: Silicon Valley Ranks High in Demand for Visas; Bus Rapid Transit Approved in Oakland; Snowy Plover Comes Back

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Silicon Valley ranks highest in “H-1B intensity” for foreign worker visas (SJ Mercury News) The Bay Area ranks behind only metropolitan New York in recruiting high-skilled workers from abroad, but it’s not just Silicon Valley tech giants on the hunt for foreign labor, according to a new report. Sure, a batch of familiar names — […]

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July 17, 2012 | 3:20 pm

Technorati All Atwitter Over Yahoo’s Pregnant CEO

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Google Executive Tapped as Yahoo’s Next Chief

July 16, 2012 | 1:45 pm

Google Executive Tapped as Yahoo’s Next Chief

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(AP) Yahoo is hiring longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the company struggles to rebound from years of financial malaise and internal turmoil. Mayer, who starts at Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday, was one of Google’s earliest employees and was most recently responsible for its mapping, […]

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