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20 Low-Paying Jobs That Workers Love

Just because your job pays little doesn’t mean it makes you unhappy. Although happiness at work usually increases with salary, there are notable exceptions to that rule. Some high-paying jobs make employees surprisingly miserable. Other jobs with low pay have extremely satisfied workers. To determine which low-paying jobs had surprisingly […]
20 Low-Paying Jobs That Workers Love
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The 25 Happiest Companies In America

Employees at Pfizer really love their jobs. The pharmaceutical giant was voted the happiest company in America by its own workers for the second year running, according to an annual survey from job site CareerBliss. Health care company Kaiser Permanente took second place, followed by Texas Instruments. To come up […]
The 25 Happiest Companies In America
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The 20 Cities With The Happiest Young Workers

[credit provider=”Flickr/Per Ola Wiberg ~ Powi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/powi/5844086303/”] For younger workers — anyone with fewer than 10 years of full-time experience — money isn’t the key to their happiness.To keep them satisfied, it all comes down to company culture. 
The 20 Cities With The Happiest Young Workers
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The 10 Unhappiest Jobs In America

[credit provider=”Much Ramblings via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/casamatita/7034989405/”] If you happily get out of bed every morning for work, you’re one of the lucky ones — not everyone is satisfied with their current job. These people feel stuck for a variety of reasons, including low pay, irregular hours or the inability to move […]
The 10 Unhappiest Jobs In America
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What To Do If You’re Caught Daydreaming In A Meeting

[credit provider=”khrawling via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/khrawlings/3032177237/”] Like children, dogs and nomads, minds tend to wander. And they often decide to wander at inopportune times – such as during that 4:30 meeting on the Friday before a long weekend.There you are in your Aloha shirt standing over a grill full of sizzling […]
What To Do If You’re Caught Daydreaming In A Meeting
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Career Lessons from Dad

My father was never one to preach dad-isms, such asmoney doesn’t grow on trees or when I was your age, I trekked to school five-miles uphill!
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Take Down A Hyper-Competitive Coworker In 5 Moves

[credit provider=”Flickr / Available_Light ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/available-light/1372534662/”] A competitive spirit has its place in the office. It can be a positive force that pushes you to do your best work, thereby strengthening your company and increasing your job security and potential rewards.Some people, however, become possessed by the competitive spirit. They […]
Take Down A Hyper-Competitive Coworker In 5 Moves
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The 20 Best Jobs If You Don’t Have A College Degree

[credit provider=”Flickr / HerryLawford” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/herry/424274849/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] In a tough economy where just about half of graduates are landing jobs in their fields, there’s been a lot of debate lately about the value of a college degree. Careecast.com put together a list of the top 20 jobs that don’t require a college […]
The 20 Best Jobs If You Don’t Have A College Degree
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Don’t Pull A Scott Thompson

The gnashing of teeth and tearing of garments over Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s computer science degree that never was raises an important point: Make sure your work and education background is correct and verifiable wherever and however it may appear — whether it’s on your official resume, LinkedIn profile or […]