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  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • '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... Continue Reading

  • 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. Continue Reading

  • 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 Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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.... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • Holiday Hires At Retailers

    Holiday Hires At Retailers

    By Damian Ghigliotty and Julie Steinberg Santa is feeling generous about retail holiday jobs this season, but slightly less giving than last year. The retail sector plans to add about 600,000 seasonal staffers between October and early January, down from 627,600 last year, said John Challenger, chief... Continue Reading

  • The 15 Scariest Jobs

    The 15 Scariest Jobs

    Halloween is the time to speak aloud our gravest fears, and perhaps buy a Lycra bodysuit version of them for $24.98. CareerBuilder has joined in the festivities, surveying more than 4,300 U.S. workers about what they consider the scariest jobs. There seem to be some recurring themes, like those jobs that... Continue Reading

  • 20 Best Jobs If You're Leaving The Military

    20 Best Jobs If You're Leaving The Military

    What you learned in uniform can carry over to the boardroom, especially where vets like you are plentiful. Here are the top jobs in careers that prize military skills. Continue Reading

  • 6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

    6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

    By Dawn Papandrea Ever glance at a home or car repair bill and think to yourself, "I'm in the wrong line of work!"? If so, it's with good reason. Skilled tradespeople who can build, repair or maintain equipment that most lay people cannot do on their own can rake in the big bucks, especially if they build... Continue Reading

  • Degree Not Required: 15 Jobs You Can Land Without Going To College

    Degree Not Required: 15 Jobs You Can Land Without Going To College

    By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder Not all career paths wind through a college campus. Consider these jobs for which a degree isn't a prerequisite: Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs Americans Can't Live Without

    10 Jobs Americans Can't Live Without

    By Charles B. Stockdale The national unemployment rate has remained stubbornly high -- above 9% since May 2009. While some companies are hiring, many continue to lay off workers, causing an overwhelming sense of job insecurity. However, certain workers may have less to worry about than others. That's because... Continue Reading

  • Hot Jobs For Skilled Workers

    Hot Jobs For Skilled Workers

    Looking for a skilled trade job or trying to find a new career path that actually has job openings? Check out our collection of hot job lists -- all with the skilled worker in mind. Continue Reading

  • Intoxicating Jobs: 7 Careers For Cocktail Connoisseurs

    Intoxicating Jobs: 7 Careers For Cocktail Connoisseurs

    By Annie Favreau Everyone knows you can't drink on the job, but some careers demand you at least taste, swirl, and spend time getting to know alcohol on an intimate level. Whether you want to make it, write about it, sell it or pair it with food, these seven boozy positions let you put well-honed talents... Continue Reading

  • Breast Slapping: A Career That Could Pad Your Wallet In A Huge Way

    Breast Slapping: A Career That Could Pad Your Wallet In A Huge Way

    In the classic 1959 surfer girl movie "Gidget," Sandra Dee performs bust exercises before bed to fill out her petite frame. The desire for many women to enhance their chests has a long history, and has only intensified over the decades. There are pills, pumps and creams, and now a new technique known as... Continue Reading

  • America's 12 Most Underrated Jobs

    America's 12 Most Underrated Jobs

    Maybe below the radar is where the answer lies. While many unemployed will do almost anything to get working, those employed in high-paying power positions may find themselves daydreaming of a life less encumbered by work. There may be a middle road, says a new study by CareerCast.com. Continue Reading

  • The Time Is Right For A Career In Accounting

    The Time Is Right For A Career In Accounting

    For many people looking for employment, the promise of job security is a definite plus. Yet for those just starting out in their job search -- or even just considering their major in college -- finding a job that is going to be financially secure and personally rewarding can be a challenge. For those who have... Continue Reading

  • 9 Surprisingly Creative Jobs

    9 Surprisingly Creative Jobs

    By Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder When you think of jobs for "creative" people, positions like actor, designer, author or artist may come to mind. But many jobs can satisfy a creative yearning. Continue Reading

  • 10 'Dream Jobs' That Aren't As Glamorous As They Look

    10 'Dream Jobs' That Aren't As Glamorous As They Look

    Who wouldn't want to be a travel writer? They visit some of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world, and they get paid for it. Or a celebrity assistant? They get to hang out with celebrities! The truth is that while these jobs certainly do come with great perks, even so-called "dream jobs"... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best-Paying Jobs Of The Future

    10 Best-Paying Jobs Of The Future

    Demand for these jobs is expected to increase more than 20% in the next 5 years.

    If you decided on a new career path today, wouldn't you like to know which jobs will be in high demand and pay the most once you were out of school? To serve as a guide, 24/7 Wall St. has identified the best-paying jobs of the future. These jobs will grow the most in the next decade and have median incomes well... Continue Reading

  • 14 Companies Hiring In Large Volume

    14 Companies Hiring In Large Volume

    There's an interesting dynamic going on in the job market right now. Despite the fact that millions of people can't find jobs, millions of employers can't seem to find the right employees, either. In case you missed it, last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy created no jobs in... Continue Reading

  • 10 Highest-Paying Degrees

    10 Highest-Paying Degrees

    This article was originally featured on OnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie Recent media reports on the job market for new college grads are full of horror stories: sky high student debt and sub-par entry-level salaries. But it isn't all bad news. The National Association of Colleges and Employers... Continue Reading

  • Hate Being Chained To Your Desk All Day? 20 Jobs That Keep You Moving

    Hate Being Chained To Your Desk All Day? 20 Jobs That Keep You Moving

    Most of us no longer earn our salaries by the sweat of our brows. Instead, we work at sedentary jobs, don't work up a sweat on the job (except from stressful situations), and put on the pounds. Fortunately, not all high-paying jobs are sedentary, especially those in health care and education. A study at... Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs For Outdoorsy Types

    10 Jobs For Outdoorsy Types

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder If you're the outdoorsy type, picking a career that gets you away from the cubicle is key. Whether you're roaming the woods as a park ranger or tending to livestock as an organic farmer, doing a job with an outdoor element is an important part of feeling satisfied at... Continue Reading

  • Elvis Presley: The Greatest Job Creator Not Alive

    Elvis Presley: The Greatest Job Creator Not Alive

    Thirty-four years after Elvis' death, the hip-swiveling serenader proves he's still got sway. This anniversary may not be a notable number, but 20,000 fans still joined in a candlelight vigil at his Graceland estate. In the Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrity list last year, the King of Rock n' Roll was beaten... Continue Reading

  • The Best And Worst Industries To Find Love

    The Best And Worst Industries To Find Love

    There are very few rates as depressing as employment in this country, but one of them may be marriage. The number of weddings in America has been declining for decades, since premarital sex and cohabitation are no longer taboo, women go to college for more than their "MRS" and high divorce rates have left... Continue Reading