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In the Loop: January 6, 2010 Archive

Easing your way out of the job you hate

Posted at 12:07 PM on January 6, 2010 by Jeff Horwich (0 Comments)

newjob.jpgWith American job satisfaction at an all time low, we bit at the chance to talk with the author of a new book with sunny title: "New Job, New You: A guide to reinventing yourself in a bright new career."

Here's the raw (16 minutes) version of the interview, which will appear in abbreviated form in the next podcast:

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"Self-helpy" interviews always run the risk of being a little too feel-good, so we don't do a ton of them. But Alexandra Levit's got some sound and sober advice for the many folks (younger workers, especially) who aren't finding their jobs all they'd want them to be. She's a big believer that persistence pays off.

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NewsTune: Burj Khalifa Dubai (Really? Yes.)

Posted at 2:24 PM on January 6, 2010 by Jeff Horwich (0 Comments)

Want to hear a short, earnest song about the world's tallest building, by a guy with a mild cold who accidently left a feedback loop on the guitar track but decided it sounded OK anyway? Yeah? Here you go:

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If you missed it, the new tallest building in the world (tallest structure in the world, actually) opened this week. And if you haven't seen this fly-by video of the new Burj Khalifa building in Dubai, you need to. It's insane.

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