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"Day in the Work Life": A lobsterman

May 29, 2004
Seafood fans may've noticed the price per pound for lobster is dropping. That's because spring is lobster season and the critters are meaty and plentiful. In this week's installment of "A Day In the Work Life" -- a look at how people trade their time for money -- we sail into the Atlantic with a Massachusetts lobsterman.
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From the Money Matters Desk: A working report on acing the interview

May 29, 2004
You sent in your resume for a job you really want. If you're lucky, you get the call and schedule an interview. But now comes the hard part. What can you do to prepare? Kai speaks to Michael Laskoff, the author of "Landing on the Right Side of your Ass: A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed."
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Sexual Harassment: Interview with Sheryl Harmer

May 22, 2004
What if your daughter or son faces sexual harassment at work? How do you educate yourself so you can educate your child? Sheryl Harmer shares her advice with Kai. She’s the Director of Program Development at the Committee for Children.
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Sexual Harassment...A teenage problem

May 22, 2004
According to a new study published in the American Sociological Review, nearly one third of teenage girls and 14 percent of boys experience sexual harassment on the job. It's the first such look at teen workers, who are thought to be especially vulnerable to sexual harassment. The study found that most teens don't report the harassment or know how to stop it. Mary Stucky explains.
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"Day in the Work Life": Private eye

May 22, 2004
One new television series slated for the fall is about private eyes. As we all know, television doesn’t necessarily reflect reality. In this week's installment of "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how people trade their time for money -- we give an actual Private Investigator the third degree.
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Factoid: Find out where kids spend their money...

May 16, 2004
Factoid: Find out where kids spend their money...
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From the Money Matters Desk: A savings reports on kids and summer jobs

May 16, 2004
Pretzel maker, lab technician, and a paperboy are some of the first summer jobs held by Sound Money employees. Half of us found them on our own; the other half got help from mom and dad. If you think junior needs some assistance -- especially in this job market -- Janet Bodnar has some advice for you. She's executive editor of "Kiplinger's Personal Finance" magazine and the author of "Dollars & Sense for Kids."
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"Day in the Work Life": Mailman

May 16, 2004
The U.S. Postal Service carries 46 percent of the world's mail volume. To keep this operation running smoothly, the Service employs 845,000 people. On this week's edition of "A Day In The Work Life" -- our weekly look at how people trade their time for money -- we hang out with a letter carrier in Portland, Oregon. Weather may not keep him from his appointed rounds, but man's best friend is another story.
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Secrets of six figure women

May 16, 2004
According to the Labor Department, women make about 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. However, there’s one area that women’s wages are growing faster than men’s: paychecks that run into six figures. That particular statistic comes from the book, "Secrets of Six Figure Women," by Barbara Stanny. She talked to more than a 150 women who earn more than $100,000 dollars to find out how they got there. And she’s sharing those secrets with Kai.
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"Day in the Work Life": Physician

May 8, 2004
On this installment of our series "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how people trade their time for money -- we step into the operating room with a physician at Vanderbilt University. His patients are children, and his work comes from the heart.
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