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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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Does winning a reality competition really help your career?

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.

10 Amazing Product Tester Jobs

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.

10 Thirsty Jobs for Beverage Snobs

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

10 Jobs That Will Take You on Wild Adventures

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.

10 Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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.

How Drone Pilots Work

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.

10 UAV Jobs of the Future

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?

How do you get a job as a video games writer?

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.

How do you get a job testing toys?

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!

How do you get a job as a professional shopper?

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

How do you get a job as a travel writer?

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.

How do you get a job as a spa reviewer?

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.

Does having fun at work make you look bad?

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?

Does any one industry have the happiest employees?

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

10 New Jobs Created by the Internet of Things

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

Can you make a living on YouTube?

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

Who tests out amusement park rides?

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.

10 Cool Jobs for Insomniacs

You don't have to be a Tyler Durden when it comes to off-hours work. There are plenty of opportunities for night owls on the job market, from baking bread to fighting crime.

How Trend Forecasters Work

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?

How Perfumers Work

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.

How Working on a Cruise Ship Works

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.

How Flight Attendants Work

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?

10 Jobs You Can Do in Your Jammies

Working in your jammies doesn't mean you have to work from home. Maybe you could be a hotel tester, psychic or a professional cuddler! Here are 10 occupations where night attire is fine in or out of the house.

How Travel Writing Works

Travel writing seems like it could be a glamorous career — it certainly has a colorful past — but how do you become one? Learn more about this career and whether travel writers can make a living following their passion.

How Standardized Patients Work

Cosmo Kramer made this gig famous, and it could be a pretty sweet deal for you, too, if you have some acting chops, a fondness for medicine and the urge to help people learn.


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