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  • 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

  • 7 Jobs That Pay $70 an Hour or More

    7 Jobs That Pay $70 an Hour or More

    Dentists, petroleum engineers, CEOs and more

    What preparation do you need to get a job that pays $70 per hour or more? (If you do the math, that's $146,000 per year.) Continue Reading

  • 16 Jobs That Pay Less Than You Think

    16 Jobs That Pay Less Than You Think

    Being of great service to the world does not guarantee a big paycheck

    Some of the most well-respected professions - ones that require lots of schooling and bring great service to the world - don't pay nearly as much as you think. Continue Reading

  • Law School Grads With The Worst Chances Of Getting A Job

    Law School Grads With The Worst Chances Of Getting A Job

    By Erin Fuchs A San Diego law school with a lot of indebted students has topped a National Law Journal ranking of law schools with the highest percentage of jobless graduates. More than 31 percent of Thomas Jefferson School of Law's graduates had not gotten any job at all nine months out of school, according to... 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

  • 8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

    8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Just because you have a master's degree doesn't mean the payoff for your career will be higher. In fact, many master's degrees do not result in high financial returns but instead provide access to an exciting field or position. Of course, depending on what type of... Continue Reading

  • Increased Higher Education Hiring a Blessing and a Curse

    Increased Higher Education Hiring a Blessing and a Curse

    That art history major might be more marketable than you thought. Employment in the field of higher education seems to be increasing, and recovering quite nicely from the recession. According to a new report, advertisements for job openings in higher education surged 44.4 percent in 2010, compared to a drop... Continue Reading

  • Supermom Goes to School

    Supermom Goes to School

    We're deep into the school year, pencils are worn down and new school shoes are long scuffed. A typical day in a family with kids likely involves homework. But whose homework? More mothers are returning to school, either to continue their education where they left off or start from scratch. Rebecca Barton... Continue Reading

  • The Most Popular Graduate Degrees

    The Most Popular Graduate Degrees

    Attending graduate school is a big decision -- there's a lot of time, effort and money involved in earning an advanced degree. Yet despite the major commitment, the popularity of graduate degrees is on the rise. According to the annual Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees conducted by the Council of... Continue Reading

  • So You Want a Career in the Arts? Q&A with Peter Mays

    So You Want a Career in the Arts? Q&A with Peter Mays

    Peter Mays is an interesting fellow; I met him at a party that was, in part, thrown to raise funds for the art organization he heads, The Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA). One might think that, as the executive director of the LAAA, Mays is surrounded in Monets, Manets, and Rodin scultures all day. However,... Continue Reading

  • 'Unbillable Hours' by Ian Graham Will Make Law Students Reconsider

    'Unbillable Hours' by Ian Graham Will Make Law Students Reconsider

    Early in Ian Graham's new book 'Unbillable Hours,' a John Grisham-like true story of his work as a corporate lawyer and how he helped get a murder conviction overturned, he quickly comes to the realization that working at a big Los Angeles law firm wasn't the best career move. The money is great -- $120,000 as a... Continue Reading

  • What I Did with My Degree: Adventures in Accounting

    What I Did with My Degree: Adventures in Accounting

    In 2002, I graduated from a small public college with a bachelor's degree in finance. Coming out of school during a recession was a difficult thing to do. The only job I could find was in sales. I quickly decided to return to school and pursue a master's degree in accounting. I hoped to secure a stable position... Continue Reading

  • Top 5 Jobs for Master's Degree Holders

    Top 5 Jobs for Master's Degree Holders

    Getting a master's degree may be a lot of work, but it's a fine thing to have from a money-making perspective (especially after you've paid off your student loans). While many people think of getting a master's in business administration when considering the possibilities for a professional degree, an MBA is in... Continue Reading

  • 5 Career Professions That Involve Working with Children

    5 Career Professions That Involve Working with Children

    Working with children is one of the most rewarding jobs one can have. Teachers, social workers, or day care employees will tell you that despite the stressful moments, being able to make a difference in a child's life is an invaluable experience. When working with children, a lot of training and education is... Continue Reading

  • 30 Jobs That Pay $80,000

    30 Jobs That Pay $80,000

    CareerBuilder.com writer Let's be honest: Sometimes you don't care about the job -- you just care about the salary. But it's awfully hard to look for a job that fits both your salary requirements and your skill set. Not to mention that we always tell you that your work and career should be something you love.... Continue Reading

  • English vs. Engineering: Highest-Paid College Majors

    Payscale Special Report: A college degree can cost serious cash -- sometimes without the promise of a big salary payoff. Find out which degrees promise to pay you back with a high starting salary. For what it costs, a college degree might as well be made of gold. For the 2007-2008 school year, the cost of a... Continue Reading

  • Today's Top 10 Jobs in Health Care

    Today's Top 10 Jobs in Health Care

    Love the idea of working in health care, but can't stand either the sight of blood or several more years of school? The good news is jobs in the health care industry are wide-ranging and cater to a variety of professional levels and skill sets. Better yet, these jobs are also growing at a rapid pace. Continue Reading

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