Greenland's coolest jobs - 17 February 2016
"Their traditional way of life is under threat – meet the entrepreneurial Greenlanders adapting their day jobs."
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Doctors on the move: Getting healthcare to far-flung places - 24 January 2016
"Many people can find a doctor close to where they live, but for millions living in rural communities health care is many miles away.
To tackle this organizations have found innovative ways of getting hospitals on the move, taking them right to the doorsteps of those in need."
Beyond fun, when being a gamer turns into a lucrative career - 21 January 2016
"Like most teenagers in the 1990s, Aleksey Krupnyk spent much of his free time playing computer games..."
The servants making $150,000 a year - 20 January 2016
"Usually associated with a long-gone era, butlers are among Britain’s hottest commodities: half of those trained in the UK work abroad and the best easily earn $150,000 or more."
- Gloomy Outlook for Global Employment
- Text + Audio - 22 January 2016
"A new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) says global unemployment will worsen over the next two years. Emerging and developing countries will be hurt the most. The ILO says the slow growth of the world economy is not creating enough good jobs."
Turning rubbish into gold - 18 January 2016
"Mostafa Hemdan is making a good living turning rubbish into gold, but success has not come without hurdles...
"I was watching a documentary about electronic recycling, and I realised there was a lot of potential in extracting metals from mother boards
- gold, silver, copper, and platinum," he says...
Today, the Egyptian businessman employs 20 people across four warehouses, and sells $2.4m of electronic waste per year."
Want to work with animals? Six ways to get a job on the wild side - 23 November 2015
"Volunteer with animals, don’t limit yourself to a certain species, and persevere, advises our expert panel."
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"The following words describe work-related characteristics. Check off the ones that describe you best and also add your own..."
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Wanted: Stonehenge general manager to meet with Druids - 20 April 2013
"For the first time in its 5,000-year history, the owners of Stonehenge are seeking a general manager, whose responsibilities will include liaising with Druid leaders and maintaining the "dignity of the stones"."
I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why.
"Kyle Wiens, the CEO of a software development company, gives an English grammar test to prospective employees..."
10 things not to say in a job interview
Brisk business for China's female bodyguards - with a VIDEO
"Martin Patience meets some of China's newest female bodyguards in training.
With her smart black business suit and her high heels, Chen Hai Rong could pass as an ordinary office worker...
Female clients prefer women to their often burly male counterparts as they draw less attention - and scandal...
During the six-month course the women - nearly all graduates - learn a whole range of skills including kung fu, surveillance and first-aid.
They even receive etiquette classes so they can behave appropriately around their clients...
The firm charges about $300 (£188) a day per female bodyguard (the employees can earn $100 per day.)"
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