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"Day in the Work Life": Vegas Bookie

Feb 5, 2005
Last year, the Super Bowl inspired more than $400 million in online bets. But if you're looking for a more traditional gambling experience, why not head to Sin City? On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we walk the line with a professional Vegas bookie.
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"Day in the Work Life": Video Game Tester

Jan 29, 2005
Annual revenue for the gaming industry? Ten billion bucks. That's more than the movie biz. On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we meet an employee who gets paid to play.
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"Day in the Work Life": Park Ranger

Jan 22, 2005
On today's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade time for money -- we take a hike with a park ranger.
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From the Money Matters Desk: Bonuses

Jan 15, 2005
The checks from holiday bonuses are just now clearing the banks. And while the extra cash may make for a merry holiday season, author and work consultant Michael Laskoff tells Kai that a bonus may not always be a good thing, especially when it’s in place of a raise.
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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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