If you're looking to bump up to a $30 hourly wage, having a bachelor's degree helps. But, there are still plenty of careers where you can earn $30 or more per hour without a degree. From construction to health care and IT, check out our list of 10 well-paid gigs and the requirements for getting started. Read More »
Ready for a gig that pays an hourly wage of twenty dollars? There are many options out there. And, of the following list of ten jobs, less than half require school beyond a high school diploma. See which skills you might already have or are interested in and get started. Read More »
From naughty secretaries in tight, red dresses to sexist, chain-smoking account executives, the TV drama Mad Men has fans all a flutter about 1960s culture. Right down to single malt scotch during meetings, Mad Men's Sterling Cooper ad agency gets wide acclaim for re-creating the '60s Madison Avenue scene almost... Read More »
Want to a job that earns $50 per hour? Prepare to break open the books, attend classes and gain some serious know-how. That is the way to earn big bucks. The following is a list of 10 jobs in IT, health care, engineering, law and other fields that will get you earning six figures. Read More »
"College tuition." Those two words together strike fear into the hearts of parents and students across the country, struggling to pay for a degree before entering the job market. Many schools now charge over $100,000, or even over $200,000, in tuition, room and board, for that precious graduation certificate.... Read More »
How can you find a steady job that makes six figures without a four-year or associate's degree? You may think first of typical blue collar trades, like electrician or plumber. But, there are some other options that will surprise you. Would you believe that court reporters can make over $100,000 a year?
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The airline industry has been going through a rough transition for years now. From buttoned-down security to sky-high gas prices, it's been a bumpy ride. Still, the fact remains that people want to travel and there are plenty of jobs available at airlines, airports, airplane companies and security organizations... Read More »
Glimmering gowns, private jets, intimate one-on-one dates and heart-wrenching rejections – what's not to love about watching 'The Bachelorette'?
As the men in the mansion trash talk each other, viewers get to keep guessing whom Ali has her heart set on and who's headed home. Will she go for the Retail... Read More »
How do you make sense of all the salary negotiation tips out there? Sometimes they don't quite add up. "Be tough." "Be flexible." "Tell 'em what you want." "Don't be too obvious." Who's right?
Stacey Carroll, HR expert and director of education at online salary database PayScale.com took some time to bust some... Read More »
Most people would agree that the most difficult part about landing a new job is the salary negotiation. It can be an uncomfortable conversation, but it has huge impact on your financial future. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get a sneak peek into what's going on inside the head of the HR rep on the other side... Read More »
Ah, childhood dreams. Ride a unicorn. Fly on a magic carpet. Perform an aortic valve replacement through a median sternotomy incision.
Okay, the last one probably wasn't on your list when you were little, but growing up to be a doctor may have been. From pilots to zookeepers, chefs to police officers, kids... Read More »
Managers often end jobs with phrases like "not a good fit," "just not working out," and "maybe there's something better for you out there." While these words can be painful, they may also be the catalyst you need to take your talents, and quirks, elsewhere.
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Where can a willing, eager and cash-hungry student go for employment during these short summer months? The following is a list of both classic and unexpected jobs for college and high school students during summer vacation. Read More »
Nina's been promoted. Kelly just got a raise. And, Brian received a merit bonus only weeks ago. Who are these folks and what are their secrets to going strong in a down economy? Here are each of their stories, as well as their two key tips for staying employed, and even growing your career, in a tough economy. Read More »
We've heard the tales of career devastation from real estate to investment banking; doesn't it make you wonder which jobs may be secretly, silently thriving amidst the chaos?
Well, before you read this list, prepare to cringe. All of the debt, stress and job hunting going on across the country adds up to more... Read More »