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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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To work or not to work? That question has evolved into a guilt-inducing, tension-provoking division among mothers, continually rehashed in venues from the playground to congressional hearings. When it comes down to it, which moms are really happiest?

By Cristen Conger

Work from your home, the coffee shop or the park. Learn more about how to find a telecommuting job.

By Josh Peterson, Planet Green

Working with children and teens can be difficult, but satisfaction and fulfillment come in many forms when you're shaping young lives. Here are five jobs for those up to the challenge.

By Dave Roos

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your very favorite activity. Maybe you love to knit or sew. Maybe you're obsessed with movies or theater. But can you turn your passion into a career?

By Becky Striepe

Most of us spend 25 percent of our lives at work, so it should be something we love doing. Here are five tips on how to find that job you love.

By Danielle Fisher

If you're living off of a trust fund and you don't need much of a paycheck, what fun job should you have to pass the time?

By Clint Pumphrey

Leaving a job can be one of the most stressful occasions in your working life, but some situations make it almost mandatory for a career-minded person to make a change. What are some of the best reasons to switch to a new job?

By Matt Cunningham

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You're a seasoned professional with scads of experience, but suddenly, you're longing to try out something new. Can you make a mid-life career change successfully?

By Lance Looper

You're mid-life and forced to change careers because of the economy. But who's got the money to pay for the new training you'll need for that?

By John Perritano

Job training programs are designed to give workers the skills they need to become more competitive in the job market. But how do they work?

By John Perritano

You'd like to learn how to make a butterfly farm, as it seems an environmentally friendly project. Read here about how to make a butterfly farm.

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Your certified nursing assistant (CNA) certification expires next month, and you don't know how to renew it. Learn about how to get your certified nursing assistant renewal certification in this article.

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If you like to keep up with the latest trends in fashion and enjoy dressing like you just stepped out of a magazine, becoming a wardrobe stylist may be the job for you. Read this article and find out how to become a wardrobe stylist.

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Learn how to become an insurance adjuster and join an industry that helps people in times of need. Learn about how to become an insurance adjuster in this article.

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Become an x-ray technician and be involved in the healthcare industry. Learn how to become an x-ray technician in this article.

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There's more to becoming a train conductor than learning how to shout "All Aboard!" Read this article to learn how to become a train conductor.

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If you want to become a travel agent, you have many options. Learn how to become a travel agent from this article.

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You're running your own business and need to learn how to do a profit and loss sheet. Read here to find out how to do a profit and loss sheet.

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You can become a physical therapist by getting a bachelor's degree, a graduate degree and a license. Learn about how to become a physical therapist in this article.

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You've read about scientists in various fields and you want to be a scientist. In this article you will find out how to become a scientist.

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In order to be a sports agent you should study communications or law, be knowledgeable about the sports in which you intend to have clients, and register for a sports agent license if your state requires it. Learn how to become a sports agent in this article.

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To be a cryptologist, you'll need to be adaptable, have a strong character, be good with numbers and enjoy solving puzzles. Learn how to be a cryptologist in this article.

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Would you like to know how to be a wildlife officer so you can spend your work hours out in nature with animals? Learn about how to be a wildlife officer in this article.

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Become a bailiff and defend justice in the courtroom. Learn about how to become a bailiff in this article.

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You just paid a computer technician a lot of money to fix your computer and you've decided that you want to learn how to become a computer technician. This article will show you how to become a computer technician.

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