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"Day in the Work Life": Roulette table supervisor

Jun 19, 2004
Have you ever lost money in Vegas? Well, here’s a new spin. Your cash helps pay the salaries for more than 190,000 workers in the Nevada gaming industry. On this installment of "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade their time for money - we place our bets with a roulette table supervisor...
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"Day in the Work Life": Travel Agent

Jun 12, 2004
Summer travel season is upon us and it's shaping up to be expensive. With high demand and higher fuel prices sending costs soaring, many Americans are scouring the internet for elusive vacation deals. But there's another way to plan a summer getaway -- remember the travel agent? On this installment of "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade their time for money - we set sail with a travel agent.
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"Day in the Work Life": Horse trainer

Jun 6, 2004
The sports world has been abuzz of late with the story of a horse named Smarty Jones. The underdog thoroughbred won this year's Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, leaving him poised to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 at this weekend's Belmont Stakes. So on this installment of "A Day In the Work Life"...our weekly look at how people trade their time for money...we trot along with a horse trainer.
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"The Buzzword": J1 Visa Waivers

Jun 6, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money will bring you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - J1-visa waivers. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Jumping ship

Jun 5, 2004
With the job market finally looking brighter, employees who were overworked during the downturn are now looking to greener pastures. Marketplace reporter Bob Moon has more.
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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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