Marketplace Weekend

with Lizzie O'Leary

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, August 29, 2014

This weekend, we look at work in America. What was your first job? Did you learn anything from it? Starting September first, companies in the European Union can't make or import vacuums that generate more than 1600 watts of power. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with vacuum shop owner Patricia Ware about what that means for her store. Pope Francis is attracting a lot of attention to the Catholic Church, but the church has a recruiting problem. A lot of its clergy its aging. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with a young clergy member. Since the recession a lot of workers have had to cover for eliminated jobs and reduced headcount. What do you do if you're wearing one too many hats in the office? Personal Finance writer Farnoosh Torabi gives advice to workers.What do you do when the bubble bursts? Writer Brian Finkelstein explains. And Reuters’ Ben Walsh and Jessica Pressler from New York Magazine look back on the last week in news and discuss what’s on their plate in the future. 

Listen to the episode
Download

From this Episode

Music from this Show

Browse the Show
Lizzie O'Leary
Oleary web

About the Show

Marketplace Weekend™, hosted by Lizzie O’Leary, brings you powerful stories from economies both large and personal, at a pace that suits your weekend life. Settle in for an hour of insightful storytelling and a conversational look at where the economy collides with real life.

What’s Your Story?

Come tell us how you feel about the economy. Call 1-800-648-5114, or write us.

Subscribe to the Weekend Newsletter