Articles tagged in jobs

08.13.09

Work Hours Per Week Around the World

Stan Reybern

Traditional working hours vary greatly around the globe, based on both economic and cultural differences. The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development just released their study on average annual hours worked per worker in 2008, showing us which countries have their nose to the grindstone and which ones are more often found smelling the roses.

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08.02.09

Top 10 Most (& Least) Prestigious Jobs in America: How Much They Earn and How to Land Them

David Tu

“When I grow up, I want to be a principal or a caterpillar.” – Ralph Wiggum Though most people probably don’t grow up wanting to be a farmer, a minister, or a caterpillar - farmers and ministers are considered by many to have some of the most prestigious occupations in America.  On the other hand, while occupations such as being an

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07.09.09

Mapping Unemployment: Out of Work in America

Stan Reybern

Some of America’s largest cities have experienced a rapid decline in employment in the past year with the collapse of the finance, real estate and automotive industries. To put each metropolitan area’s situation in perspective, we have put together a map showing the comparative rates of unemployment along with the year over year change from May 2008 to May 2009.

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