It's not quite time to declare the 1950s' "men-at-work" mindset dead. But that day is clearly approaching.

CareerBuilder surveyed men and women at work, asking them not only about their on-the-job experience but also about the connection between home and office. The responses indicate that men and women have gone through an evolution that is bringing us back to the 1950s in one way, but with a significant twist.

The 1950s saw households run by women with men as the breadwinners. It was an era of single wage-earners. Then, over the next few decades, the dual bread-winner household emerged — but with women still "rewarded" with most of the household chores.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.