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Dream Job Or Nightmare? Mattress Chain Seeks 'Self-Motivated Sleeper'

Dream Job Or Nightmare? Mattress Chain Seeks 'Self-Motivated Sleeper'

In most workplaces, napping co-workers are viewed as slackers. But what if you actually got paid to snooze in your pajamas? -- on a comfy mattress and dim lights? Read More »

How To Make Work More Fun

How To Make Work More Fun

Many people are motivated to do tasks by knowing they're being productive, contributing to society, and/or providing good income for their family. Other people are more motivated by pleasure: Will this activity be fun? Unless a task is fun and/or easy, they're tempted to procrastinate. If the latter sounds like... Read More »

7 Fun Jobs That Pay $40,000 A Year Or More

7 Fun Jobs That Pay $40,000 A Year Or More

In these tough times many people just want to work, so the idea of having a job that's enjoyable may seem a bit too pie-in-the-sky. For others, though, a good dollop of fun is just what's needed to make work worthwhile. "Fun," of course, is an objective measure. But with the help of PayScale, AOL Jobs... Read More »

Cool Jobs: 5 Interesting Careers That Are Easy To Break Into

Cool Jobs: 5 Interesting Careers That Are Easy To Break Into

By Debra Auerbach and Harris Effron Everyone wants a cool job. The kind of fun job that gets you excited to go to work every day-and inspires envy or at least a little curiosity in others. But what makes a job cool is subjective. A career that involves drinking beer or joking around with Mickey Mouse might be... Read More »

Fun at Work Can Actually Be a Downer

Fun at Work Can Actually Be a Downer

A growing number of companies, such as Acclaris and TD Bank, like to be known as "fun" places to work, documents The Economist. Acclaris even has a chief fun officer. TD Bank has installed a "Wow" department that cooks up fun things to do to celebrate the achievements of the work force. Read More »

Five Jobs That Let You Try Before You Buy

Five Jobs That Let You Try Before You Buy

People love to be the first person to do something. Anything. Look no further than those annoying posts on blogs and online news stories where someone simply writes, "FIRST!" because they're celebrating being the first person to comment. Or watch any news program and see how they will report the detail of any... Read More »

Got a Bad Habit? Make It Work for You

Got a Bad Habit? Make It Work for You

According to a 2010 survey by The Conference Board, only 45 percent of people are satisfied at work, the lowest percentage since the survey started in 1987. Workers who are not engaged in their jobs find all kinds of ways to distract themselves: chatting with co-workers, taking longer smoke breaks, sleeping,... Read More »

Ridiculously Fun Jobs You Might Not Have Considered ... Yet!

Ridiculously Fun Jobs You Might Not Have Considered ... Yet!

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is not only the snazzy title of a famous Broadway musical -- it's the holy grail of idle underachievers everywhere. I'm raising my hand here, because I'd sure as heck rather be having fun than working hard; and of course, I want to make a lot of money, too! It's... Read More »

Fun Jobs -- Do They Pay?

Fun Jobs -- Do They Pay?

Ever wonder about the person who gave you those awesome tips on where to go and what to do when you traveled to Spain? What about the people who keep Britney's rep in check (sort of...)? And who exactly is that guy (or girl) impersonating Marilyn Monroe? These are the kinds of jobs that pique a person's... Read More »

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