Mar 17, 2009 — Once a popular superhero, Captain Freedom's fame is in decline. In G. Xavier Robillard's satire of our celebrity-obsessed pop culture, Freedom does what any self-respecting superhero would do: hires a life coach and starts searching for his roots.
Sep 8, 2005 — Barbara Ehrenreich's latest book, Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream, builds on the success of her 2001 bestseller Nickel and Dimed. In it, she goes "undercover" by pretending to be a public relations professional looking for work.
Sep 2, 2005 — David Gardner talks with Richard Nelson Bolles, author of the job hunter's bible What Color Is Your Parachute?. Bolles is now in his 70s, and in the 35th year of publishing the book. Bolles and Gardner discuss what's changed, and what hasn't, about the job market over the years.
Dec 8, 2004 — Joanna Slaybaugh is trading her career at a headhunting firm for dreams of writing and a part-time job. NPR's Ketzel Levine reports in the first of a series on new challenges and goals in the workplace.