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Resume Creep

Jan 15, 2005
Is it time to fact-check your own resume? If you're job hunting, you shouldn't hide your light under a shell, but you shouldn't overstate your wattage either. Reporter Tanya Ott asks, are you really fluent in Spanish?
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"Day in the Work Life": Lobbyist

Jan 15, 2005
Jack and Jill went up the hill…to talk to Congress. On today's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade time for money -- we go to Capitol Hill with a lobbyist.
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PBGC Reform

Jan 15, 2005
The Pension Benefits Guarantee Corporation is the government agency that funds private pensions when companies go belly up. But, if the PBGC goes bankrupt, that could mean American workers would get just pennies on the dollar from their pensions. To prevent that, the PBGC is looking at possible reforms... Kai talks to pensions wonk Douglas Elliot about how the changes could affect workers.
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Job Retraining

Jan 15, 2005
On Friday, Oracle announced thousands of layoffs at PeopleSoft, now that the merger has gone through. Tech isn’t the only sector where jobs are being lost. Airline workers are now threatened, and major layoffs could mean major retraining efforts for tens of thousands of employees. Or not. Marketplace's Bob Moon reports.
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"Day in the Work Life": Motorcycle-Racing Instructor

Jan 9, 2005
Vroom... vroom... On today's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade time for money -- we take a spin with a motorcycle-racing instructor.
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"Day in the Work Life": Football Coach

Jan 1, 2005
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'... our look at how folks trade their time for money... we pace the sidelines with a college football coach.
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Christmas Music Royalties

Dec 25, 2004
Kai’s three stages of dealing with Christmas music: a nice moment of recognition at the beginning of shopping season. Next, annoyance when he’s heard it for the trillionth time. Then, by Christmas Eve… numbness. But what if you actually wrote the song? This is the most wonderful time of year… royalty checks fill your holiday stockings. Kai talks with Chris Butler. You might not know the name…but you certainly know the song.
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"Day in the Work Life": Santa Claus

Dec 23, 2004
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'... our look at how folks trade their time for money... we catch a sleigh ride with St. Nick.
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"Day in the Work Life": 6th-Grade Teacher

Dec 18, 2004
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'... our look at how folks trade their time for money... we take attendance with a 6th grade teacher.
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"Day in the Work Life": Photographer

Dec 12, 2004
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'...our look at how folks trade their time for money...we take a peek through the lens of a New York City shutterbug.
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