There's a reason parents dream their kids will grow up to be doctors -- the profession consistently tops "highest paid" lists, medically geared or not, in addition to being relatively recession-proof as health care is always a necessity.
Doctors are at the heart of the health care system, and as such they... Read More »
Finding a job after the military often involves both starting a new career and choosing a new location to call home.
We hope to make the task a little less daunting by providing a list of the top cities that not only have strong job markets*, but also provide easy access to military support and services,... Read More »
It used to be that entry level jobs were reserved for young graduates entering the job market for the first time, but today people of all ages and experience levels are considering new careers and starting over at ground level.
While some are taking the opportunity to pursue their dream jobs, many are... Read More »
No job is perfect, but there's no question that some are worse than others. The next time you're hating on yours because the boss sent you a snarky e-mail, or you didn't get the raise you asked for, take comfort in the fact that it doesn't involve cleaning out other people's earwax or handling animal dung... Read More »
Whether employee or business owner, most working adults are eligible to deduct at least some work-related expenses on their tax return. Been making coffee runs in your personal vehicle for the boss? Spending a lot of time doing your work out of a home office? Unemployed and putting money into resumes and... Read More »
Parenting is a full-time job, and it's one that can make maintaining a career and paying the bills a real challenge. Money is important, but the majority of parents rank flexibility and/or the option of working non-traditional hours, as priority No. 1 when looking for a job. Here's our list of the 10 best... Read More »
Although not tied directly to his job, the recent death of 'Deadliest Catch' star Justin Tennison has brought dangerous jobs to the forefront again.
All jobs comes with health risks, but while some are minor, like computer eye strain or a slipping hazard in the break room by the coffee machine, others are... Read More »
The good news: if you were unemployed during 2010 you're probably eligible for additonal tax breaks and deductions when you file your taxes in April. The bad news: if you're like most people you have no idea what those tax breaks and deductions are, and could miss out on deductions or make mistakses, if you... Read More »
Browsing the classifieds and surfing the Internet can only get you so far when hunting for a new job, so for many, heading out to a job fair to meet face-to-face with potential employers and network with fellow job-seekers is a productive and necessary alternative.
Most cities host several local and... Read More »
We keep hearing that the economy is improving, but for job seekers looking to focus their efforts in cities with the most favorable employment atmospheres, making sense of list after list of statistics can be dizzying. Some cities have low unemployment rates while others have high expectations for business... Read More »
How productive are you at work? Efficiency is a tough thing to measure but making the most of the hours you spend at work will not only impress your boss and promote your career, but boost job satisfaction and reduce stress as well. Here are our top tips for getting more done in less time. Read More »
It's that time of year when simply hearing a co-worker sneeze can be enough to send waves of dread passing through the office as everyone braces themselves for another bout with the seasonal flu. The flu comes around every year, and although who gets sick and who doesn't often seems random, there are certain... Read More »
Whether you managed to survive the recession with your job intact, or you've recently landed yourself a new position after being laid off, 2011 could be a good year for your paycheck.
Although employers aren't yet ready to start hiring like crazy, they are encouraged by signs of growth and are willing to... Read More »
The recession may be on its way out, but for many the progress in 2010 was frustratingly slow, with improvements more of a rumor than a reality.
Nothing ever stays the same, however, and although there's no magic ball that can issue guarantees for the future in looking forward to 2011 several workplace... Read More »
Moms are a force of nature, a force in business, and a force in the government and military. Working moms face the ultimate challenge of trying to have it all but these women balance it with such skill, grace and amazing talent that it seems effortless.
Read through this list of the top ten most powerful... Read More »
Job news, unemployment statistics, and resume advice can only get you so far -- sometimes, the greatest help comes from stories of real people going through circumstances you can relate to. Whether you're looking for motivation, inspiration, or just a feeling that you're not alone, this list of our top 10... Read More »
Before diving headfirst into 2011, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at the most popular stories of 2010. Based on what you read and shared the most over the last year, we've narrowed it down to the following tales of unlikely discrimination (is there such a thing as being too pretty?), coping... Read More »
Looking for a part-time job over the holidays? Now that Thanksgiving has passed the shopping season is in full swing, but no worries, many stores are still adding staff in order to keep up with the season's increased demand.
Most holiday opportunities are in (or related to) retail but the the good news is... Read More »
Looking to earn extra cash this holiday season? Working from home can be a great alternative to a traditional second job as it usually offers a great deal of flexibility and the ability to work as much or as little as you want. For those willing to work hard and get a little creative in their approach, there... Read More »
How secure is your job? Whether you think you're indispensable or totally expendable, if there's anything the last few years have taught us it's that nobody really knows what to expect. But job security doesn't have to be a total game of chance, as research and statistics do point out some jobs and some... Read More »