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Mike Rowe

How to Be an Indispensable Force in the Workplace

Val Matta | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Val Matta

While dropping your search for a fulfilling career just to get "any job" may not be the best advice for every job seeker, Rowe's advice to "become indispensable" is something we should all strive for, as we grow as professionals.

CNN Just Renewed Three Of Its Original Series

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.13.2014 | Media

CNN has renewed three of its non-scripted original series for additional seasons, the network announced in a statement on Thursday. "Anthony Bourd...

WATCH: Stories You Won't Believe From Some Of The World's Dirtiest Jobs

TEDTalks | Posted 09.03.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

Are people who do physically demanding, not-afraid-to-get-dirty jobs like farming, mining and sheep castration (yes, you read that right) the happiest people on earth? So says Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs." See if he changes your mind about what it means to be happy at work.

Work, It's a Dirty Job We Should All Love Doing

Phil Butler | Posted 07.04.2014 | TED Weekends
Phil Butler

"We've declared war on work." With two minutes to go in Mike Rowe's solid TEDTalk on the merits of dirty jobs, the host who's done maybe more crappy jobs than anyone, he spills the beans on a huge problem.

It's Not Sheep Castration.. But Fashion Can Have Its Moments Too

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.29.2013 | TED Weekends
Sharon Glassman

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThey're not as overtly ballsy as his lamb job, and I don't include them on my LinkedIn profile, because who would hire me to do them again? But these tasks scared me senseless and/or made my heart sing. And isn't that what the best jobs are about?

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Bizarre Advice

Cal Newport | Posted 11.29.2013 | TED Weekends
Cal Newport

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhy, we might ask, do we so easily accept the assumption that we're hard-wired for a specific economic pursuit?

I Suddenly Realized I Had Become A Farmer

Bob Comis | Posted 01.29.2014 | TED Weekends
Bob Comis

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgFor the better part of 20 years whatever I did, wherever I worked, however much money I made, I was a stranger in my own skin. I never considered doing anything different.

WATCH: Stories You Won't Believe From Some Of The World's Dirtiest Jobs

TEDTalks | Posted 01.28.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

mike roweAre people who do physically demanding, not-afraid-to-get-dirty jobs like farming, mining and sheep castration (yes, you read that right) the happiest people on earth?

Work Smart, Not Hard

Bryan Elliott | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Bryan Elliott

I went Behind the Brand with Mike and talked about his new projects and how he's trying to ignite the job market by shining a spotlight on entrepreneurs and opportunities to get dirty again.

The Dirty Job America Must Now Embrace -- Closing the Skills Gap

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

We forgot how to just make something that America could sell and many 'dirty jobs' were viewed as beneath us in our quest to work smart but not necessarily hard.

What Role Will Your Company Play in Disruptive Video?

Kare Anderson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Sam Branson, son of Richard, announced this week that anyone in the world can view his documentary for free for one month, not in movie theatres, but on his production company's branded YouTube channel.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Mike Rowe Explores 'How Booze Built America'

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

In "How Booze Built America," Mike Rowe explores ... well, how booze built America. The new Discovery Channel series sees the "Dirty Jobs" star discus...

Are We Too Picky?

Anne Zink | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Anne Zink

Somewhere between the early '80s and today, we seem to have forgotten work feels good! It's empowering to finish the day knowing you accomplished something no matter how menial. I am concerned we've become very uppity.

'Dirty Jobs' Star Mike Rowe's New Acting Gig

EW | Posted 02.03.2012 | TV

One of the co-stars from the Oscar-nominated film "The Descendants" and a tough guy from Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" will show up on "Last Man Stand...

Lady Gaga, Madonna & Regis Philbin On 'X Factor'?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

After yesterday's huge shake-up over at "The X Factor," we immediately started brainstorming who could replace Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger at t...

Mike Rowe Pranked On 'Dirty Jobs'

Posted 03.25.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe is always cracking jokes, pulling pranks and generally having a lot of fun as he tackles various different "Dirty Jobs" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on...

Mike Rowe Has Fun With Trash Compactor On 'Dirty Jobs'

Posted 03.11.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe still knows how to have fun on "Dirty Jobs" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Discovery). It's a good attitude to have when dealing with some of the jobs...

Who Says Mike Rowe Doesn't Get As Dirty As He Used To?

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe sometimes receives letters from fans who don't think he gets as dirty as he used to on "Dirty Jobs" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Discovery). To imme...

Mike Rowe Visits The 'Doomsday Seed Banker'

Posted 12.28.2011 | TV

Mike Rowe's trudged through all sorts of muck and grossness in his run as the host of "Dirty Jobs" (Tue., 9PM EST on DSC). His latest adventure, which...

'Dirty Jobs': Plastering Fossils Compares To 'Ghost' Pottery Scene?

Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe has taken on some pretty disgusting jobs through his years as the host of "Dirty Jobs" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery). Most of them are jobs...

Why Over-Glamorizing College Is Problematic

Justin Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Justin Cox

The college loan situation in America is a total mess, and so is the unemployment situation. As a country, it's a perfect time to start celebrating the kinds of jobs we need, college or no college.