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Ambitions Interrupted: 35 millennials worldwide who just want to find meaningful work

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
The GroundTruth Project

After a few years of improvement, the global youth unemployment rate has returned to a level close to its all-time high, according to new data from th...

Why Everyone Should Have a Job They Hate

Audra Rogers | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Audra Rogers

"You can't even make a meatloaf sandwich!" the woman yelled at me, before storming out of the store. I looked down at what I had created. She was right, I had no idea how to make a meatloaf sandwich. It was my first day on the job in a grocery store deli in 1993.

3 Reasons You Stay Stuck in a Job You Hate Instead of Pursuing Your Dream

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Why are people resigned to stay unhappy in a job they hate instead of doing work that feeds them and that they are passionate about? It boils down to three main reasons.

5 Non-traditional Yet High-Paying Degrees

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.11.2016 | College
Jonha Revesencio

High school graduation is approaching, and after a fun-filled summer, many new freshmen will be entering universities in the fall to embark on an educational journey that will hopefully earn them a career that is both satisfying and financially lucrative.

The Best Arts Job in the World

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

The Kennedy Center recently announced that Deborah Rutter will become its new president in September. It is with great ambivalence that I leave my job to Deborah.

7 Pieces Of Advice From Highly Successful Women

Taylor Trudon | Posted 04.10.2013 | Teen

Whether it's building robots or helping to open the first all-female Internet café in Afghanistan, Glamour's 2013 Top 10 College Women are the kind o...

Accept Free Samples of What Might Be Your Dream Job

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

You don't necessarily have to be a student to intern, and there are other ways of sampling careers. Do volunteer work. Help a friend, whose work intrigues you, on the weekends. I know people who tried on a new career just by entering a contest.

6 Dream Jobs That Would Actually Suck | Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy

How'd you like to get paid to play video games? Or watch TV? Or just eat? You hear about these mythical jobs now and then, and maybe even run into ...

Dream Jobs That Actually Pay Well

Moneyland | Anita Hamilton | Posted 11.27.2012 | Money

Tommy DeLorenzo, balloon sculptor Where do you live and how old are you? I live in Chicago, IL and am 26. How did you get into balloon art? Even...

You Probably Aren't Working At Your Dream Job

Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

News flash: Following your dreams can be kind of hard. Just less than 30 percent of workers land their dream job, or work in some related field, a...

What Smokers Can Teach Us

Conor Grennan | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Conor Grennan

If you're constantly preparing to enjoy your life later, you're not enjoying your life. A few years ago, my friend Matt left a very well paid job as a lawyer because he wanted to open a dive shop on a beach in Thailand.

10 'Dream Jobs' That Aren't As Glamorous As They Look

AOL Jobs | Posted 11.09.2011 | Women

Who wouldn't want to be a travel writer? They visit some of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world, and they get paid for it. Or a cel...

Google, Disney, FBI Top Graduates' List Of 'Dream Employers'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Employers, take note: If you want to attract fresh-faced college grads to your company, try to be "cool." (And offer free stuff.) According to Bloomb...

Pilots No Longer Living The Dream

New York Times | Jeff Bailey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Among the jobs little boys dream of -- policeman, fireman, bulldozer driver -- airline pilot long held the added virtue of satisfying grown-up dreams:...

Your Dream Job Search Begins Now | Richard Castellini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you have high hopes of being an astronaut or even the president when you were growing up? Now you're stuck behind a pile of papers wondering exact...