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Forced retirement

May 19, 2006
A new survey says more workers are facing early retirement. It's not how folks planned to start their golden years. Can workers recover the loss of earned income? Kai speaks with Joanna Rotenberg, a McKinsey consultant.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement

Day in the Work Life: Unusual body of work

May 12, 2006
Special effects artists for TV's "ER" spend their office hours creating fake trauma victims out of clay and silicon. We observe one of these artists operating.
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An open letter to graduates

May 12, 2006
Summer's here, and the time is right for new college grads to try and figure out what the heck they're supposed to do now. Forbes.com's Liz Moyer offers a few tips.
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Road warriors

May 12, 2006
As global trade heats up, extreme business travelers find themselves on the road -- and in the air, and riding the rails -- for hundreds of days each year. What does all that travel do to their health and their home lives? From the Work and Family desk, Hillary Wicai reports.
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Day In The Work Life: Menu of music

May 5, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our look at how folks trade their time for money, we hum along with a singing waitress.
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The business of boycotts

May 5, 2006
This week's immigrant boycott produced massive demonstrations across the country. But what about the impact on the economy? Can boycotts change the direction of a business practice or a government policy? Kai talks with Professor Sankar Sen.
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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

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