Looks like all those employees who’ve been putting in extra time to make up for a shrinking workforce have had enough — new research indicates almost half of employed Americans will be looking for a new job in the next year.
As kids, we typically had to listen to adults preach to us about how we needed to study hard in school to become doctors and lawyers. However, what they didn’t tell us is that it was possible to earn six figures doing other, more unusual work.
Just because the unemployment rate is high doesn’t mean everyone is desperate for work — some are even willing to leave their jobs altogether. And when they do, the reasons they sometimes give are rather eyebrow-raising.
Lots of little kids dream about becoming astronauts — and for some lucky grown-ups, those dreams could become a reality. NASA recently concluded an open call for civilians to apply for a spot in the next astronaut class.
In light of the Occupy Wall Street movement focusing attention on the “one percent” and the debate over raising taxes on the wealthy, Gallup asked 1,012 adults how much money they would need to make a year in order to consider themselves rich.