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What Are the Best Jobs in America?

If you're sitting around the office today thinking, There has to be a career path out there better than this, don't worry: you are not alone. Still, as you sit and ponder the possibilities of seeking a different career, there are people out there who actually hold the best jobs this wonderful country has to offer. But what are those jobs, exactly, and how much do they pay?

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Do You Eat Lunch at Your Desk? — Survey of the Day

Recently, Applebee's launched a "lunch decoy" ad campaign which encourages folks to reclaim their lunch break. So, how many people are taking their midday meal at their desk?

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Whiny, Disgruntled Employee’s Scathing Email Goes Viral

We’ve all dreamed of doing it. That final “in-your-face” speech to the boss as we walk out the door of a thankless job. The verbal middle finger we spend those late nights and working holidays composing but never get to utter out loud.

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What’s the Biggest Way to Waste Time at Work?

Telecommuters may have some creative ways to while away the day, but at least they’re not shooting the breeze with colleagues — something a new survey finds is the biggest time-waster at work.

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10 Very Strange Jobs That Actually Pay Pretty Well

As kids, we typically had to listen to adults preach to us about how we needed to study hard in school to become doctors and lawyers.

However, what they didn’t tell us is that it was possible to earn six figures doing other, more unusual work.

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Chaloner Woods, Getty Images
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13 Signs Your Office Is Way Too Dirty

We all spend way too much time in an office, whether it’s a cubicle in a large multinational corporation or a little desk we’ve set up in a living room in our homes.

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Does Having ‘Summer Fridays’ Boost Employee Productivity?

About 50 years ago, after ad agencies in New York discovered that Friday productivity during the sunny summer months was almost zero, many of them instituted “Summer Fridays” that would give employees long weekends.

The idea soon caught on in other industries, but a new poll reveals that even people who can take Fridays off are often too overworked to do so.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Minimum Wage?

With the unemployment rate being what it is, a lot of people these days are being forced to work for minimum wage. But exactly how much you get could depend largely on what state you’re in.

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Dennis, Flickr
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Would You Rather Have Higher Pay or Job Security? — Survey of the Day

In this economy, people are lucky just to have a job.

Which is perhaps why the majority of Americans would pick job security over higher pay, if given the choice.

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What Are the Happiest and Unhappiest Cities in Which to Work?

If you work in Miami, congratulations! According to a recent survey by online employment advice forum CareerBliss, you earn a living in the happiest American city in which to work.

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It’s a Generation Y Takeover! Younger Employees Are Changing the Work Place

The standard 9-5 workday has been customary for decades, but it looks like all that could soon change thanks to the demands of a whole new generation of younger workers. And that’s not all they want.

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Are Working Moms Healthier Moms? — Health Check

Many new mothers grapple with whether or not they should work while their children are still young.

But if a new study is to be believed, it can actually benefit a woman’s health to collect a paycheck between changing diapers.

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