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Day in the Work Life: A syrup story

Apr 28, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" we look at how folks trade their time for money. We run the tap with a maple farmer.
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The Corner Office: Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy

Apr 28, 2006
Kai Ryssdal takes a page out of Anne Mulcahy's management book. The CEO of copier giant Xerox led the company's transformation from a has-been to a household name...again. She sits down with Kai for an interview.
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Day in the Work Life: A composter's guide to the universe

Apr 21, 2006
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we look at how folks trade their time for money. We talk trash with a composter.
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Pension plans

Apr 21, 2006
Big companies say they can't deliver on their pension promises. So what's Congress to do? Marketplace's John Dimsdale tells Kai about legislation in the works.
Posted In: Investing, Jobs, Retirement, Savings

"Day in the Work Life": A Hairy Situation

Apr 15, 2006
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life' -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we tie up split ends with a hair stylist.
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Math in the Real World

Apr 15, 2006
Parabolas, word problems, the quadratic equation...Oh my. Carolyn Kellogg takes a trip to see the wizard: the student who knew all the answers in her high school algebra class. Sure, mastering algebra helps in real life? Sure squared.
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"Day in the Work Life": The Hills Are Alive

Apr 7, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we sing lyrics with a songwriter.
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Office Talk

Apr 7, 2006
Synergy. Culture. Fire Drill. Water cooler. Those words take on new meanings at the workplace. Author Lois Beckwith schools us on corporate speak.
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Saving a Cracked Nest Egg

Apr 7, 2006
Congress may soon come to the rescue of employees who lose their nest eggs when their company goes belly up. But there's a catch. Bente Birkeland reports.
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"Day in the Work Life": Bean Counter

Apr 1, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we roast a coffee broker.
Posted In: Jobs, Taxes

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