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The 10 best countries to work in

By: Bryan Nelson on Dec. 9, 2011, 8:50 a.m.
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Like Brazil and France, Finland is one of the world leaders in offering paid vacation days — up to 40 days a year, including 30 of which are mandated, and 10 more as public holiday. Additionally, only .04 percent of Finnish workers work more than 50 hours a week on average, an important indicator for a healthy work/life balance.