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What Are the Best Jobs for Young People?

If you’re between 16 and 24 and looking for work with flexible hours, decent pay and job security, you may want to consider donning a white lab coat. In a new ranking, many of the top 15 best jobs for young people were in health care.

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Is Luck a Factor in Your Career? — Survey of the Day

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, it’s a good time to think about how luck affects our lives.

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How Much Productivity Is Lost on the Job to Sites Like Facebook?

If you spend any of your work hours checking sites like Facebook, you aren’t alone. A new study says more than half of employees do just that when they should be working instead.

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How Are Young People Dealing With Unemployment?

The dismal state of the economy has been rough on everyone, but perhaps no more so than on those between 16 and 29. Whereas the US unemployment rate currently stands at 8.3 percent, more than half of young people under 30 are out of work.

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What Workers Are Most Likely to Fall Asleep On the Job?

If you have a desk job, nodding off at your keyboard could get you a lousy performance review. But if you’re a transportation worker, on-the-job grogginess could actually put people’s lives at risk.

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Recent College Grads Make Less Now Than a Decade Ago — Dollars and Sense

Since the economy took a turn for the worse, more and more young adults are moving back home with their parents after graduating from college, and this could be one reason why: recent grads are making less now than they did a decade ago.

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Interview Horror Stories Finally Revealed From Employer Survey

Many job hunters have reported some rather bizarre interviews, but they aren’t the only ones surprised during the process. Turns out employers have plenty of eyebrow-raising stories of their own.

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Future Ex-Banker
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Banker Leaves One Percent Tip, Tells Waitress to ‘Get a Real Job’

The Occupy Wall Street crowd may have derided the so-called “one percent,” but someone is so proud to be in those upper ranks that he showed his disdain for the rest of us by tipping a restaurant server exactly — yes — one percent on a tab, and including a nasty note to boot.

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