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Fewer Americans Have Employer-Based Health Insurance

Fewer Americans got their health insurance through an employer in 2011 than in 2010, according to a new report from the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index.

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You’ll Never Guess What People Would Actually Do to Be Able to Work From Home

Being able to work from home is a popular employee perk. And according to a new poll conducted by online communications provider TeamViewer, some people want to telecommute so much that they’d be willing to sacrifice some rather unorthodox things just to do it.

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Guess Why Blue Ivy Will Find It Easier to Get Promoted at Work

We can already see a bright future for Beyonce and Jay-Z’s newborn Blue Ivy. But it turns out she was given an advantage to succeeding in the work force (and it’s not what you’re thinking). A new study finds that people with simple, easy-to-pronounce names are more likely to be favored for a promotion at work.

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What Are the Least Common Jobs in America?

Standing out from the crowd doesn’t always require a booming voice or a wacky hairdo. Sometimes it can be as simple as what you do for a living.

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NASA Wants to Hire You — No, Seriously

Lots of little kids dream about becoming astronauts — and for some lucky grown-ups, those dreams could become a reality. NASA recently concluded an open call for civilians to apply for a spot in the next astronaut class.

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What Type of Work Are Americans More Willing to Try Than They Were Last Year?

Seems Americans are getting a lot more flexible about employment options — according to a new survey, we’re changing the way we look at temp work, in particular.

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What States Are the Best — And Worst — To Find a Job?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans currently looking for work, you might want to consider moving — seems your odds of landing a job are better in some states than others.

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Is Money Really the Most Important Part of a Job?

The second annual Simply Hired Job Seeker Survey reveals that when it comes to our jobs, some things truly are more important than money.

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