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Hurricane Sandy And Jobs: A Few Pockets of Opportunity

Hurricane Sandy And Jobs: A Few Pockets of Opportunity

No one would wish for a natural disaster on the magnitude of Hurricane Sandy, but if you're looking for a glimmer of hope and opportunity, rebuilding likely will mean more hours and pay for workers who help repair the damage. After the initial shocks to the economy related to $60 billion worth of lost... Read More »

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... Read More »

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, but one way to get ahead is to take a look at careers that fly below the radar of other job hunters. That's what CareerCast has done in unveiling its latest list of underrated jobs, careers that the job-search website says offer increasing opportunities for job... Read More »

Thousands Of Trucker Jobs Openings, Despite Pay Of $45,000 A Year

Thousands Of Trucker Jobs Openings, Despite Pay Of $45,000 A Year

Increased government scrutiny of the safety of the nation's trucking industry is contributing to a shortage of long-haul truck drivers. But it's not resulting in more jobs for some of the nearly 13 million unemployed Americans who can't find employment, USA Today reports. "It's getting harder to get... Read More »

9 Most Secure Jobs In America

9 Most Secure Jobs In America

Job security used to mean working at the same company for a lifetime and retiring with a well-funded pension. These days, the concept of a secure job has morphed into something much more fundamental: one that's less susceptible to layoffs. That's obviously more likely if you're employed in an in-demand... Read More »

A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

As the nation's baby boomer generation has aged, there's been a corresponding increase in demand for workers to provide health-care services. It comes as little surprise then that the health-care sector has added an average of 28,000 jobs a month during the last 12 months, according to the Bureau of Labor... Read More »

Most In-Demand Job In America? [Infographic]

Most In-Demand Job In America? [Infographic]

Recently AOL Jobs shared the five most in-demand jobs in the U.S., based on information from CareerBuilder's database. Here's a close look at one of the jobs that has a high demand for workers this year -- truck driver with a commercial license, or CDL. Read More »

Accountant: Tax Season's Hottest Job

Accountant: Tax Season's Hottest Job

This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie Benjamin Franklin summed up two things that remain constant in life: Death and taxes. But while there's no way to avoid death, a skilled accountant can hunt for every legal deduction and credit available to lower your tax bill,... Read More »

Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

By Christine Laue Try telling the woman scraping plaque off your teeth that it's a man's world. Female dental hygienists earn eight percent more than their male counterparts, according to online salary database PayScale.com. Read More »

Manufacturers Providing Outsize Boost To Economy

Manufacturers Providing Outsize Boost To Economy

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON (AP) -- American factories are humming - and driving the economy forward. Read More »

The 11 Jobs Expected To Grow The Most

The 11 Jobs Expected To Grow The Most

America is officially on the rebound, adding 243,000 jobs in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over 20 million new jobs are expected to materialize between 2010 and 2020, but some fields are expanding far more than others, the BLS reported recently. Anything health-care related is... Read More »

How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino Perhaps more than any other profession, elementary school teachers hold the future in their hands. A career as an elementary school teacher could put you at the front lines in the pursuit and delivery of a quality education to every child... Read More »

'Apps Economy' Creates Nearly Half Million Jobs In 5 Years, Study Says

'Apps Economy' Creates Nearly Half Million Jobs In 5 Years, Study Says

Americans love their mobile devices. So much so that last year, for the first time ever, smartphones, such as Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone, outsold personal computers. Helping to drive demand are "apps," inexpensive programs that are essentially mini computer applications. Apps are a boon for users who want... Read More »

7 Gigs That Make Good Second Jobs

7 Gigs That Make Good Second Jobs

By Debra Auerbach Perhaps it's to help cover your bills. Or maybe it's to seek fulfillment not experienced at your day job. Whatever the reason, if you are looking to get a second job, you're not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 7 million Americans hold more than one job. Read More »

Hot Entry Level Jobs For Recent Grads

Hot Entry Level Jobs For Recent Grads

What are some hot entry-level jobs that recent grads should be seeking out this year and why? -- Jennifer E., Philadelphia, PA Read More »

How To Become A Paralegal  [Infographic]

How To Become A Paralegal [Infographic]

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino From the excitement of the courtroom to the intense concentration of the legal library, paralegals enjoy a variety of tasks in a wide range of settings. Paralegals continue to assume more tasks (with some important exceptions) once reserved... Read More »

How To Become A Sonographer [Infographic]

How To Become A Sonographer [Infographic]

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino Sonography technology is well-known for its ability to show a fetus as it develops in a mother's womb, but there are dozens of other uses for medical sonography as well. Sonography's noninvasive nature makes it the preferred method for... Read More »

Best Bets For Jobs In 2012

Best Bets For Jobs In 2012

By Debra Auerbach Looking forward to 2012, there is cautious optimism that the economy -- and the job market -- will continue to improve. The recently released National Employment Report from ADP, a private staffing and business services firm, showed private employers added 206,000 jobs in November.... Read More »

How To Become A Police Officer [Infographic]

How To Become A Police Officer [Infographic]

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino To protect and to serve. If those words hold particular meaning for you, you've probably considered a career in law enforcement--and if not, you might want to. Employment for police officers and detectives is expected to grow by 10 percent... Read More »

Video Game Developers On The Holiday Hot Job List

Video Game Developers On The Holiday Hot Job List

This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie Each holiday season, video game companies make sure there are plenty of new titles to place under the Christmas tree, and shoppers race to snap them up. Video games were the second most-searched item on e-commerce sites on Cyber... Read More »

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