Bachelors Degree Jobs

  • How to Wreck Your First Job in One Simple Text

    How to Wreck Your First Job in One Simple Text

    The clash over talking vs. texting

    If you're a recent college graduate, you may not know much about the growing Talking versus Text gap.This generational divide can wreak havoc at work. Continue Reading

  • Think US Teachers Are Overpaid? Try Underpaid

    Think US Teachers Are Overpaid? Try Underpaid

    American teachers' pay ranks 24th in the world

    Many Americans think that teachers in this country get a great deal, but when it comes to pay, they make a lot less than others with equivalent educations. Continue Reading

  • 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

  • Record Number Of Breadwinner Moms

    Record Number Of Breadwinner Moms

    For a while now, people have been predicting the end of men's dominance in the workplace, as men started to lag behind women in earning bachelor's degrees. Consider this a new data point in the debate: A new survey from Pew Social Trends, released Wednesday, found that 40 percent of households with children... Continue Reading

  • Now Even File Clerks Need A College Degree

    Now Even File Clerks Need A College Degree

    The country's current jobs crisis isn't a crisis for everyone. In February, college graduates had an unemployment rate of just 3.8 percent. But the unemployment rate for Americans over 25 with no college was over twice that, and for those without a high school diploma, a staggering 11.2 percent. Many of the jobs... Continue Reading

  • College Majors That Earn The Most

    College Majors That Earn The Most

    If the stagnant job market has an upside, it may be this: college students (and likely their parents) are taking a hard look at which degrees will result in lasting, good paying jobs. Unfortunately for art and history majors, the best money-making careers these days are in more pragmatic fields, focused on... Continue Reading

  • 2 College Majors That Pay Off In 2012

    2 College Majors That Pay Off In 2012

    By Blake Ellis NEW YORK -- This year's college graduates are being offered more jobs and fatter paychecks. Members of the Class of 2012 are being offered median starting salaries of $42,569 -- up 4.5 percent from last year, a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows. Continue Reading

  • Where Did Congress Go To College? [Infographic]

    Where Did Congress Go To College? [Infographic]

    Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum sought to make some political hay last weekend by taking President Obama to task for purportedly saying he wants all Americans to go to college. Speaking to a gathering of some 1,000 conservative activists in Troy, Mich., on Saturday, Santorum called the... Continue Reading

  • Is A Bachelor's Degree Really Worth The Cost [Infographic]?

    Is A Bachelor's Degree Really Worth The Cost [Infographic]?

    As the cost of higher education has escalated in recent years, there's been no shortage of debate about whether the cost of a four-year college degree is worth the expense -- especially given the current sluggish labor market. The average cost for in-state tuition and fees at four-year public colleges... Continue Reading

  • Highest-Paying Bachelor's Degrees

    Highest-Paying Bachelor's Degrees

    By Rachel Zupek Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder It's admirable when college graduates are determined to work in their dream job, no matter if it pays six figures or diddly squat. Unfortunately, it's also rare. Before the inevitable realization that money doesn't always equal happiness, students enter... Continue Reading

  • How to Make Up to $19/Hour Before You Get Your College Degree

    How to Make Up to $19/Hour Before You Get Your College Degree

    Want to earn close to $19 per hour while you are still a college student? Some students are doing just that. According to a recently released survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), college juniors pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering can receive $18.90 per hour as an... Continue Reading

  • 2011 College Grads Expected to Earn More

    2011 College Grads Expected to Earn More

    According to a 2011 survey done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the average salary offer for a 2011 graduate will be $50,034, which represents a 3.5 percent increase over graduates' starting salaries in 2010. In addition, there was a 13.5 percent jump from 2010 to 2011 in the... Continue Reading

  • Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Job Description

    Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Job Description

    From Boston to Seattle and many cities in between, industries of all kinds are looking to hire talented mechanical engineers. For people just starting their careers, mechanical engineering is a good place to begin because it is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. And once you've earned a bachelor of... 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

  • Hourly Wage: 10 Jobs that Pay $30 per Hour

    Hourly Wage: 10 Jobs that Pay $30 per Hour

    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. Continue Reading

  • Entry Level Electrical Engineer Job Description

    Entry Level Electrical Engineer Job Description

    Electronics. If that word gets your blood pumping with excitement -- and if you're a good student in math and science -- you may want to consider a career as an electrical engineer. After earning a bachelor's degree from an engineering school, you'll work with the technology of electricity and use your knowledge... Continue Reading

  • Bank Teller Job Description

    Bank Teller Job Description

    When you walk into your local bank branch, you're greeted by a teller. When you pull into the drive-through, a bank teller is there to help you. If you have any questions about your finances, a bank teller is ready to assist you. Since bank tellers know the ins and outs of banking, they are a vital part of every... Continue Reading

  • What I Did With My Degree: Information Technology

    What I Did With My Degree: Information Technology

    It is no secret that getting a degree in information technology can make a lot of sense for those entering college or making a career change. What is maybe hidden beneath the surface are the number of doors an information technology degree can open. I graduated with a degree in information technology... Continue Reading

  • CIA Jobs: 5 Positions Working with America's Most Clandestine Organization

    CIA Jobs: 5 Positions Working with America's Most Clandestine Organization

    Heads up, Mission:Impossible and Bourne Supremacy fans. You, too, can enjoy an exciting career with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. That's right. While it is indeed America's most clandestine organization, the CIA needs talented people to help accomplish its missions impossible, intriguing and exotically... Continue Reading

  • Entry-Level Software Engineer Job Description

    Entry-Level Software Engineer Job Description

    Jobs are being created daily due to the explosive growth of digital technologies, and companies everywhere are hiring software engineers to meet the growing demand for new computer software systems. Snagging an entry-level job is the right place to start for a rewarding career as a software engineer. The best... Continue Reading

  • Arts Careers: How to Combine Your Creative Talents with a 9 to 5

    Arts Careers: How to Combine Your Creative Talents with a 9 to 5

    The ability to express yourself through an art form is a gift that should never be wasted. Turning your art talent into an art career isn't as tough as you would think, since nearly every business is fueled by creative minds. Continue Reading

  • Critical Care With Theresa Brown

    Critical Care With Theresa Brown

    In the new book, 'Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life and Everything in Between' (2010, HarperCollins Publishers), Theresa Brown examines life as a first-year nurse in medical oncology after leaving her life in academia to become a registered nurse (RN) in a field that she describes as "just feeling... Continue Reading

  • What I Did with My Degree: Information Technology Degree

    What I Did with My Degree: Information Technology Degree

    I started in the technology industry when there were very few women, and I was there during the largest growth period in this industry. I have gone from entry level web designer at "dot bombs" to information system manager in the government. I have transitioned major systems from main frames to web-based... Continue Reading

  • Top 5 Jobs for Bachelors Degree Holders

    Top 5 Jobs for Bachelors Degree Holders

    There is no doubt that a Bachelor's degree is needed when entering today's job market. With competition high due to the weak economy, Bachelor degree holders are leading the pack. Some of the highest paying jobs on the market are essentially Bachelor degree jobs, so if you worked hard at your university or... Continue Reading

  • Best Places to Work for College Grads

    Best Places to Work for College Grads

    You've put the cap and gown away, you have the diploma in hand, and now you are asking yourself, "Where's a great place to get a job?" In today's economy, when a lot of recent grads are just hoping to find a job, that may seem like an unrealistic question. But it doesn't have to be. Continue Reading

  • Want to Earn a Doctor's Salary with a BA Education?

    Want to Earn a Doctor's Salary with a BA Education?

    CareerBuilder.com writer Everyone wants to earn a hefty salary in their careers, and it's no secret that some of the highest-paid people are doctors, dentists and lawyers. It's even less of a secret that those careers aren't easy to come by. They require years of schooling -- something that not everyone can (or... Continue Reading

  • What I Did With My Degree: Public Relations

    What I Did With My Degree: Public Relations

    I enrolled in college at the age of 36, with the intention of improving my writing skills. It didn't take me long to realize I needed to find a way to support myself, while I was writing. Thinking I was going to have to forgo my writing dream for a more realistic approach to earning a living, I declared a major... Continue Reading

  • Career Path: How I Got a Job in Public Relations

    Career Path: How I Got a Job in Public Relations

    In 1998, I was one of many eager college graduates who proudly marched across the stage with a bachelor's degree in my hand and lofty career ambitions in my head. At that time, there wasn't a major in public relations so I ended up with a degree in communications. Nevertheless, I stayed focused on my goal of... Continue Reading

  • I Have a Journalism Degree, Now What?

    I Have a Journalism Degree, Now What?

    Being born in New York has been both a blessing and a curse for recent grad Samantha Manning. As a broadcast journalism major at Hofstra University in Long Island, NY, she has had the opportunity to intern in the number one media market in America. Despite interning for networks like ABC, as well as being the... Continue Reading