Associates Degree Jobs

  • For The Love of Travel: Jobs That Take You Places

    For The Love of Travel: Jobs That Take You Places

    Hospitality industry careers can be exotic or close to home

    A career in hospitality management could lead almost anywhere ... literally. Continue Reading

  • 10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

    10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

    With college tuition rates soaring, many people are reconsidering whether they need a four-year degree. Statistics show that adults with a bachelor's degree, in general, vastly out earn their lesser educated counterparts. But could you earn a good salary -- even up to six figures -- with just an associate... Continue Reading

  • Eight Great Careers You Can Launch in Two Years or Less

    Eight Great Careers You Can Launch in Two Years or Less

    By Dawn Papandrea If this lagging economy has taught us anything, it's that jobs aren't as secure as they once were. For many, that means carving out a whole new career path. The good news is that you can launch a healthy career in two years or less, and even out-earn many who enter the workforce with... Continue Reading

  • 'Middle-Skill' Workers In Hot Demand

    'Middle-Skill' Workers In Hot Demand

    "Middle-skill" workers -- those with more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree -- are currently in hot demand. The state of New York alone has projected that it will have nearly a million job openings for these workers by 2018. That's according to a new study that also says the state... Continue Reading

  • Customer Service Job Description

    Customer Service Job Description

    Customer service is a tough industry to work in, but with the right skills you can be successful and reap the awards of helping clients. Every company has customer service representatives to assist clients with anything they need and to maintain the company's good image. The values set out by the company are... Continue Reading

  • Project Manager Job Description

    Project Manager Job Description

    Project managers are often the backbone of businesses as the ones who ensure that an idea is followed through by everyone in the company. A motivated and organized project manager has the ability to use both creativity and business sense to get the job done and keep the rest of the team focused on the end goal.... Continue Reading

  • Receptionist Job Description

    Receptionist Job Description

    When you're employed as a receptionist, you're the face of the company you're working for, and what you say and do creates the first impression many people will have when they make contact with your employer. Continue Reading

  • Assistant Physical Therapist Job Description

    Assistant Physical Therapist Job Description

    The U.S. health-care industry is growing in leaps and bounds these days. In fact, it's one of the few sectors of the economy that keeps reliably expanding, and employment for assistant physical therapists is projected to grow much faster than the nation's average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics... Continue Reading

  • Five Career Prospects for People with a Business Associates Degree

    An academic degree opens many doors of opportunities for a professional, offering an extra edge in the job search. A business associates degree is a two year degree that you can work for any private or public college and university, but are often sought after at local community colleges. The degree can focus on... Continue Reading

  • 5 Top Jobs for Associate's Degrees

    5 Top Jobs for Associate's Degrees

    If you're looking to jump start your work life with a new career, you just might want to boost your professional credential with a two-year associate's degree. And here's a surprise: people with specialized professional degrees from two-year associate programs often earn better pay than people with a bachelor's... Continue Reading

  • Blue Collar Job Search

    Blue Collar Job Search

    A lot of what I've written about in the past has been for professionals and executives, but I had an experience recently that made me think about a blue collar job search, and what the differences are. This is pretty interesting because most of the job search blogs I follow seem to be written for a white collar... Continue Reading

  • Get a Job Managing Jobs: 4 Benefits to Being a Job Coordinator

    Get a Job Managing Jobs: 4 Benefits to Being a Job Coordinator

    In a time when so many out of work professionals are on the job hunt, more and more people are turning to job coordinators to get a leg up on the competition. Job coordinators help place workers in permanent or temporary positions while also offering résumé services and career counseling. Working... Continue Reading

  • Seven Jobs You Can Get With an Associate Degree

    Seven Jobs You Can Get With an Associate Degree

    Associate degrees have suddenly landed on the radar of many people who hadn't given them much thought. Why? The economy! Once the recession knocked us all on our backsides, we needed to find a new way to compete in this tough job market. Many people suddenly realized the importance of education when you're... Continue Reading

  • Make $30 an Hour Without a Four-Year Degree

    Make $30 an Hour Without a Four-Year Degree

    For job seekers without a four-year degree, breaking the $25-an-hour barrier can be a challenge. But with more technical certification and associate's degree programs than ever, many well-paying career options are accessible in a broad range of industries. The following is a list of lucrative careers for those... Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs With High Pay, Low Education Requirements

    10 Jobs With High Pay, Low Education Requirements

    Michael Kling, Investopedia You don't have to go to college earn a decent living. Some professions pay good salaries without requiring post-secondary schooling. A college degree can be a great path towards a well-paying, satisfying profession, but a bachelor's degree isn't for everyone. In fact, some see... Continue Reading

  • 10 Highest-Paying Blue-Collar Jobs

    10 Highest-Paying Blue-Collar Jobs

    Tisa Silver, Investopedia Who says hard work doesn't pay? These 10 blue-collar jobs show that the color of your collar doesn't necessarily dictate the level of your income. What Does it Mean to be a Blue-Collar Worker? Blue-collar jobs are typically classified as involving manual labor and compensation by... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best Jobs Requiring Two-Year Degrees

    10 Best Jobs Requiring Two-Year Degrees

    To continue school or not continue school? That is the question for many high school graduates. Although college can improve your career opportunities and increase your lifetime earnings, it also takes four years (or more) of your life and a lot of money. Plus, few majors can guarantee a financial return that... Continue Reading

  • Seven Jobs in Health Care That Require Moderate Training

    Seven Jobs in Health Care That Require Moderate Training

    No job is guaranteed to last forever, but certain industries offer more hope for longevity, an especially attractive quality these days. The health-care industry employed 14 million workers in 2006, making it the largest sector in the nation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Its outlook is... Continue Reading

  • 10 Well-Paid Careers with No 4-year Degree

    10 Well-Paid Careers with No 4-year Degree

    A good salary and a rewarding career doesn't have to mean a four-year slog through college. There are plenty of jobs that pay nicely with less education, ranging from certificate courses just a few months long to two-year community college programs. Education costs for most of these careers are modest -- you... Continue Reading

  • Certification Programs You Might Not Know About

    Certification Programs You Might Not Know About

    Have you ever seen "CMP," "CQM," or "PMP" behind someone's name and not had a clue what it meant -- or if it meant anything at all? Contrary to what you might think, those letters aren't just for show. In fact, those two or three symbols can separate you from the pack or be the reason you get the job over... Continue Reading

  • 10 Highly Profitable Two-Year Degrees

    Think a bachelor's or master's degree is the only way to advance your career? Think again. Whether you're looking for a fresh start in a new, more lucrative field or enrolling in college for the first time, a two-year associate degree from a community college is one of the quickest routes to bringing home more... Continue Reading

  • Six Jobs for Associate Degrees

    Six Jobs for Associate Degrees

    CareerBuilder.com writer When most of us think of postsecondary education, our first thoughts are about four-year degree programs where we can earn a bachelor's degree. We may even be thinking about a master's degree, which involves an even greater time investment. Many people overlook associate degree programs... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best-Paying Jobs for Associate Degrees

    10 Best-Paying Jobs for Associate Degrees

    Careerbuilder.com Higher education is often synonymous with more professional opportunities. There's also a strong correlation between more formal schooling and lower unemployment, according to the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. In March 2006, high school graduates had a nationwide... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best Jobs for Worker's with a Two-Year Degree

    10 Best Jobs for Worker's with a Two-Year Degree

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over a 40-year period, high school graduates will earn a total of $1.2 million, while workers with associate degrees will earn $1.6 million. Is it any surprise two-year degrees are becoming an increasingly attractive option for many people? Two-year degrees, of which an... Continue Reading