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Most people spend anywhere from 20 to 80 hours every week on the job. That's a huge chunk of your time -- so it's a good idea to know what's going on in the world of work.

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Time was when there were plenty of jobs for ice cutters and court jesters and crossing sweepers. What happened to these extinct jobs?

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

Right now, John's constant phone calls and Rachel's potato-chip crunching are driving you crazy. And you don't have a door to shut. Although unpopular with most employees, open offices appear to be here to stay. Here's how to survive yours.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

A career playing video games? Sounds like a little slice of heaven, doesn't it? Well, maybe for some, but it's in an industry not exactly known for low-pressure environments and job stability.

By Kate Kershner

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You love to eat, and you need to money to live. Doing the former to make the latter seems like an unachievable dream, right? Not necessarily! Here are 10 potential paths to fulfillment.

By Debra Ronca

You've tried lots of ways to give your career a boost: becoming best friends with the boss, grabbing all the attention at meetings, taking credit for others' ideas. Have you thought about appearing on a reality competition? It couldn't hurt.

By Gerlinda Grimes

Want to make money playing video games? Or earn a living eating food or wearing shoes? It's possible if you become a product tester. Check out these 10 cool product tester jobs.

By Debra Ronca

Tired of your current job and thirsty for a new challenge? Well, whet your palate because you have so many options to choose from.

By Debra Ronca

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Spend all of your time at a 9-to-5 job dreaming of adventure? Then maybe it's time you start checking out our list of 10 jobs that will get you out of the office and into something unforgettable.

By Debra Ronca

You could be paid to eat or shop. Sound too good to be true? Find out which jobs let you have your cake and eat it too.

By Debra Ronca

Whether you're an Air Force pilot or a civilian hobbyist, if you're a drone pilot, you're on the verge of having a whole new world of career options available — if only the Federal Aviation Administration would figure out some rules.

By Oisin Curran

Although unmanned aerial vehicles (aka drones) were originally developed for military use, civilians have found hundreds of uses for them – leading to creation of jobs that never existed before. Fancy being a drone farmer?

By Dave Roos

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Video game writers give voices to video game characters. Breaking into the world of game design isn't easy, but a dream gig could be yours if you put in the effort.

By Bambi Turner

Want to tinker with toys all day and get paid for the privilege? Read on to learn how to make it as a toy tester!

By Bambi Turner

Can you really get paid to shop till you drop? Yup — and you may not even have to quit your day job.

By Alison Cooper

Want to see the world but feel like you can't afford it? As a travel writer, you'll get paid to take readers along as you journey across the globe. Read on to learn how to make your way in this highly coveted field.

By Bambi Turner

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Can you really earn money and score free treatments as a spa reviewer? Plenty of people do, and some have found ways to do it full time.

By Bambi Turner

Working adults spend more waking hours in the workplace than anywhere else — you can't blame them for wanting to inject a little fun into their workdays. Do workplace laughs actually make you a better employee?

By Bambi Turner

Can you boost your odds of happiness simply by choosing the right industry, or is there a better path to workplace satisfaction?

By Bambi Turner

As our lives, work and entertainment all become digitally interconnected, new needs and opportunities arise. How will our technologically amped world impact job listings?

By Nathan Chandler

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Plenty of people make a living through content creation. Is it really as simple as uploading videos and picking up a paycheck?

By Bambi Turner

Want to be the first to strap yourself into the hottest coasters and thrill rides? It's not all fun and games. In fact, it can be downright risky and dangerous being the first riders.

By Bambi Turner

Hemlines up or hemlines down? Platforms in and stilettos out? Fashion has plenty of people who predict trends, but every industry needs them. Is this the job for you?

By Nicholas Gerbis

Right now, in a lab somewhere, someone is testing a scent combination for the 491st time. If your chemistry background is sound and your nose superb, that person could be you someday.

By Julia Layton

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Come aboard, your boss is expecting you. Before you think working on a cruise ship is an excellent way to see the world while working 9-to-5 and sipping free drinks on the Lido deck, read our guide.

By Chris Opfer

Even though flying is no longer the glamorous activity it was in the '60s and '70s, people still flock to work as flight attendants. What's in it for them, beyond the free travel?

By Alia Hoyt