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Time to get organized? Not so fast

Jan 2, 2007
Neatness might not be so virtuous — or profitable — after all. David Freedman talks about his new book on the topic, "A Perfect Mess," with host Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Books, Jobs

Jobs forecast: Sluggish

Jan 2, 2007
Some economists are predicting that we'll see a slow rise in unemployment in 2007 — but the rest of us might have more money in our wallets. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Jobs

What to do with all that extra cash. . .

Dec 29, 2006
Big investment banks on Wall Street are expected to hand out a record $24 billion in bonuses this season. Amy Scott asks some of the lucky recipients how they're going to spend theirs.
Posted In: Jobs, Wall Street

A new brand of labor talks

Dec 28, 2006
Striking Goodyear workers vote on a new labor contract today — one that was painstakingly negotiated between management and the labor union and retirees and ... Steve Tripoli has the rest.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Least productive workday of the year

Dec 26, 2006
Not many people are showing up at offices around the country this week, and the ones who are probably aren't getting much done — but that may not be such a bad thing. Steve Tripoli explains.
Posted In: Jobs

Day in the Work Life: Air traffic controller

Dec 22, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money -- we take off with an air traffic controller.
Posted In: Jobs

Women falling deeper into the wage gap

Dec 21, 2006
A new study shows that women have made big gains in the workplace over the past five years — until you compare their paychecks with men's. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Low-wage workers take it to the bank

Dec 20, 2006
Janitors in London took to the streets recently to protest the multimillion dollar bonuses top execs are taking home from the buildings they clean. Don MacGillivray has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Delta pilots feed the hand that bites them

Dec 20, 2006
Delta Airlines is expected to get the go-ahead to end its pilot pension plan today. But only yesterday, its pilots rallied in support of their employer. Curt Nickisch explains.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

FedEx gets help from the top

Dec 18, 2006
Shoppers are rushing to get those last-minute gifts delivered and thanks to the Internet, a record number of packages will be shipped this week. At FedEx, everyone's pitching in to meet demand. Tanya Ott explains.
Posted In: Jobs, Retail

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