In the most recent issue of Harper's, Eric Janszen, founder of iTulip.com, calls for a broad re-industrialization of the American economy. Kai Ryssdal talks with him about putting strength back into the country.
Commentator Carlos Concepcion says businesses that recruit employees to work at polling places with pay are being more than patriotic. Having skilled workers at the polls is vital to the democratic process.
Hiring slumps in the U.S. and U.K. are hurting temp staffing companies worldwide. Jeremy Hobson looks into the advantages of being a temp -- including the leg up in job competition -- and why company temp hiring is slower.
Dreams of working on Wall Street bring a flood of students into Masters of Business Administration programs each year. But even with Wall Street suffering, applications to MBA programs are way up. Adriene Hill reports.
The conflict of music versus art rages on, but some artists are happy to work a day job so they can keep playing. Joshua McNichols talks to musicians in Seattle to find out what else they do to pay the bills.
With the unemployment rate in the U.S. climbing ever higher, it would seem like a good time to be in the job fair business. But job fair producers are hurting for money, even with attendance up. Renita Jablonski reports.