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Read Greg Smith’s Resignation Essay: ‘Why I’m Leaving Goldman Sachs’

Well, if you have a moral disagreement with a company and have confidence in your ability, why not go out with a Jerry Maguire moment.  I'm sure you have heard about Greg Smith and his very public resignation from the legendary firm of Goldman Sachs.  Here is his entire resignation essay, which first appeared in the New York Times.  Would you ever quit a job this way?  If you have, I'd love to hear your story!

 
Today is my last day at Goldman Sachs. After almost 12 years at the firm — first as a summer intern while at Stanford, then in New York for 10 years, and now in London — I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory of its culture, its people and its identity. And I can honestly say

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Photo by George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images
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11 Surprising Ways to Hurt Your Career

I stumbled on this and thought it was worth sharing.  With so much competition out there for jobs, it's nice to know ways you can get the edge.  There are obvious things you know to do, like wear a shirt to work.  Here are things to avoid to be successful:

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Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images
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See What It’s Like To Climb A Radio Tower! [Video]

You've seen the radio towers in the Northland towering on the hill.  Perhaps you'd like to break into radio by learning how to properly climb such a tower, thousands of feet above the ground.  I could barely watch this video, I can't imagine ever doing this for a living.  Would you ever consider doing this?  Enjoy the video after the jump (no pun intended)

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Brian Kersey/Getty Images
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Local US Postal Service Moving

I was so sad to read that they are moving our US Postal Service to the Twin Cities.  I enjoy the friendly wave, the smile and the small talk in the summer with my mail carrier.  Not to mention the jobs lost of many Northlanders with family.  What now?  Will they move with the facility and we'll lose some of our citizens?  Here's the details, according to our TV partners, the Northland's News Center.

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Defense Cuts To Hit Duluth Fighter Wing

As the Defense Department makes cuts across the nation, it appears an impact could be felt right here in our backyard.  Do you know of anyone in the position that appears targeted for elimination?
Defense Department budget cuts could result in job losses at Duluth’s 148th Fighter Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard.

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Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images
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Is Northland On Its Way To Becoming Major Hub Of Aviation Manufacturing?

Keep bringing jobs to the Northland!  We certainly started off the new year on a positive note in that regard.
Will the Twin Ports become an aviation hub?

The announcement Monday that Alan Klapmeier’s Kestrel Aircraft Co. will build its manufacturing plant in Superior is creating believers.

Klapmeier, co-founder and former CEO of Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft, says

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Hilton May Be a Great Hotel, But It’s Also America’s Happiest Company

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is “find a new job,” you may want to narrow your search to the companies a new survey says are the happiest to work for.

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The 12 Most Overrated Jobs

If you are in the mood for a career change, or looking for a job, you might want to take on long look into these 12 professions before working in the field.  While I think anyone with passion can be successful in whatever they set their mind to do, this is an interesting article.  Here are the 12 most overrated jobs:

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Here Are 10 Ways Your Job Could Be Killing You

If you've ever said to yourself "This job is going to kill me", you may not be far off.  Here are 10 ways your job could be hurting your health.  Happy Monday!

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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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The 7 Fastest Growing Jobs And Where They Are Located. Duluth Makes The List!

We all hear how tough the job market is but there are professions that will be growing in the near future.  If you are thinking of a going back to school or just considering a career change, here are the 7 fastest growing jobs and what part of the country you may have the best luck landing a job.  This is part of a national article, but Duluth is mentioned as a hot spot to land a job in an industry that made the list!

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Top 10 Things You Never Want to Hear at Work

We've all been there, hearing something at work that sets off an inner alarm.  Here's to a good Wednesday, heck we can see the weekend from here!  Hopefully you will not hear any of these 10 things today:

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Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
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New Survey Reveals The 10-Most-Hated-Jobs In America

Everyone at some point complains about their job.  However with some jobs, the bad days start to outnumber the good ones.  CareerBliss did a survey of hundreds of thousands of employees to determine the 10 most hated jobs.  If you are looking for a career change, you may want to think twice before diving into one of these careers:

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