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How to be a park ranger

Jan 21, 2019
You don't have to major in environmental sciences.
Andrew LaValle switched careers to spend more time outdoors.
Andrew LaValle

How to be an emergency room doctor

Jan 1, 2019
Amid the chaos, you need to form an instant connection with patients.
Zahir Basrai is an emergency room physician in Los Angeles. 
Zahir Basrai

How to be a dog photographer

Dec 27, 2018
We go behind the lens with a photographer of four-legged subjects.
Ellen Shershow tries to capture the unique personality of each pet she photographs.
Courtesy of Ellen Shershow

And for her next act, dinosaur psychologist

Host Lizzie O'Leary wraps things up by taking the Marketplace Quiz.
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How to get the vacation you deserve

Ask a Manager's Alison Green explains how to plan for time off.
Comedian Hugh Lloyd and his wife, Carol, prepare to go to Australia in 1969.
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Turning the financial crisis into an opportunity

Apr 9, 2018
In 2008, Ann Shen couldn't get a job she wanted. So she went to art school and started a different and successful career.

What chefs and restaurateurs have on their holiday menus

Dec 22, 2017
Gusto 54 restaurant group owner Janet Zuccarini and executive chef Evan Funke take the Marketplace Quiz.
Mezzemaniche alla gricia from Felix.
Courtesy Felix

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America's great divide: Those who stayed in their hometowns and those who left

Jun 22, 2017
Polarization in the country might not be as simple as "liberals vs. conservatives."
Signs direct drivers in Sidney, Nebraska.
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When being too productive can be counterproductive

Dec 23, 2016
The new book "Rest" looks at the importance of relaxation time and why overworking can hurt employees in the long run.
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Casino workers now training to build submarines

May 24, 2016
When Connecticut shipyards declined, many moved to casinos. Now they're back.
Trainees have done a mixture of note-taking and hands-on work so far.
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