Elaine Pofeldt is a freelance journalist who has contributed to Fortune, Money, CNBC, Inc., Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and the Economist Intelligence Unit. She is author of "The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business" (Random House). Elaine’s first job was running a snack bar in the dugout of the park In her hometown.
When Kaelin Priger, 26, interviewed for her current job as an environmental analyst in Atlanta, she was excited the company offered three weeks of vacation per year, plus overtime compensation in the form of paid time off, starting on day one. She lived abroad for several years, and the vacation policy meant she could […]