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Utility workers wanted

May 29, 2007
A severe labor shortage looms in the power industry thanks to rising energy demands and a workforce on the verge of retirement. Sarah Gardner looks at how utility companies plan to keep the juice coming.
Posted In: Jobs

Employees never get sick of excuses

May 28, 2007
Whether that nagging cough really has gotten ugly or you're cashing in on a hallowed mental health day, there are as many ways to call out of work as there are reasons to do so. Amy Scott prefers cayenne pepper.

Lots of lookers, few buyers

May 28, 2007
Checking out open houses has become a popular pasttime for people who have no intent or money to actually buy the house they're looking at. A great story for Cash Peters.
Posted In: Housing

Job Files: London tour guide

May 28, 2007
On this holiday when many people have a day away from their jobs we head to London to get the lay of the land with a tour guide.
Posted In: Jobs

Afraid to leave work

May 28, 2007
A recent study found that nearly half of American workers don't take all of their vacation days. What is wrong with us? Do we love our jobs that much?Uh, not quite. Stacey Vanek Smith takes a look.
Posted In: Jobs

Coke thinks Glaceau is the real thing

May 25, 2007
Coca-Cola announced today it's buying Glaceau, maker of SmartWater and VitaminWater, for $4.2 billion. Coke clearly thinks Glaceau can fortify its bottom line. Steve Tripoli tells why.
Posted In: Retail

Trying to accelerate gas-guzzler sales

May 25, 2007
The auto industry is launching an advertising blitz that urges consumers to buy trucks and SUVs before higher fuel standards possibly take effect. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Auto

Not your father's American Dream

May 25, 2007
A new study reveals that while American men are working harder than the generation before them, they are earning less. Families are keeping pace because two-income households are now the norm. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Paying for pomp's circumstances

May 25, 2007
In rural Kentucky where Deirdre Gibson grew up, many families struggle to make ends meet. But, as she reports, they're still willing to pay the big bills that go with high school prom, graduation and other rites of passage.

Not your father's American Dream

May 25, 2007
A new study reveals that while American men are working harder than the generation before them, they are earning less. Families are keeping pace because two-income households are now the norm. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

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