Marketplace for Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, November 25, 2010

Britain to launch a Happiness Index

British statisticians will come up with a formula to measure the happiness of British citizens. Prime Minister David Cameron thinks it'll be a better measure of national success than GDP.

Food banks overwhelmed with demand

Food banks are seeing a huge increase in demand and they're also seeing a new demographic of people.
Posted In: Food

A visit from the Fairy Jobmother

Tess Vigeland talks to the Fairy Jobmother, Hayley Taylor. She helps unemployed Americans find jobs on the new reality show on Lifetime.
Posted In: Jobs

Work a day job like a rock star

Rock stars may party hard at night, but many rockers -- including successful ones -- roll out of bed and work in an office in the day time. Marketplace's Jeff Tyler -- a former rocker himself -- takes a look at rock stars and their day jobs.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs

The next generation's job market

Once babies learn how to walk and talk, they've got a whole slew of skills they'll have to learn to stay competitive in the future job market.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

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