Marketplace Weekend for Friday, August 29, 2014

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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. 

What was your first job?

Tales from your first paycheck.
Posted In: first job, employment, Opinion

Tech IRL: A smart way to stay cool

This week, a new app promises to control the air conditioning remotely.
Posted In: air conditioning, appliances, internet of things, apps, News

Suction on Leith: The EU bans high-power vacuums

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.
Posted In: vacuums, EU, regulation, power

Can the church recruit the young?

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.
Posted In: religion, pope, catholicism, Opinion

Examining women and confidence in the workplace

Tara Sophia Mohr explains a confidence study for the Harvard Business Review gives her take on women and confidence.
Posted In: women, employment, confidence, workplace, News

Please, tip your waiters

...and other lessons I learned from my first job.

Music from this show

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One Note Samba
Stan Getz
Just Ain't Gonna Work Out [Explicit]
Mayer Hawthorne
Rehab (Booze Jazz Tribute to Amy Winehouse)
Enrico Cacace
Neon Lights (2009 Digital Remaster)
Kraftwerk
Trash
New York Dolls
Let Me Get Down (Featuring G-Dep, Craig Mack & Missy ''Misdemeanor'' Elliott)
The Notorious B.I.G.
Death of the Revolution
Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno
Fastlane (Album Version)
The Internet
Girl
Jamie xx
Fall Underneath (Kilter remix)
Snakadaktal

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