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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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: Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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. Read More »
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"... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »