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  • $100,000 Jobs You Can Get With A High School Degree

    $100,000 Jobs You Can Get With A High School Degree

    Going to college used to be a nearly sure way of getting a steady job. But as many recent graduates will attest, this is no longer the case. However, there are hundreds of thousands of high-paying jobs that don't require a degree. 24/7 Wall St. has identified the ten highest-paying jobs that only require a... Continue Reading

  • 5 Journalism Jobs Of The Future

    5 Journalism Jobs Of The Future

    Any veteran of print journalism knows there are jobs that just don't exist anymore in the digital era. Typesetters are merely one example, but there are others that may soon be on their way out as the publishing industry continues to evolve. But, as SustainableJournalism.org points out, there are reasons to... Continue Reading

  • British Airways Uses YouTube To Recruit 800 Pilots [Video]

    British Airways Uses YouTube To Recruit 800 Pilots [Video]

    "America's Got Talent" has used it for recruiting purposes. So have American presidential candidates, in fielding questions during their quadrennial debates. And now, British Airways (BA) is getting in the act as part of the airline's quest to find new pilots. Continue Reading

  • Data Scientist: The Hottest Job You Haven't Heard Of

    Data Scientist: The Hottest Job You Haven't Heard Of

    This article was originally featured on OnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie What has information overload done to us? The search engine Bing would have us believe that we are all just a moment away from starting a food fight in the supermarket produce section. Even if the fruit doesn't start flying,... Continue Reading

  • 10 Jobs For Foodies: Turn Eating Into Earning

    10 Jobs For Foodies: Turn Eating Into Earning

    By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder For those who don't just eat to live but live to eat, here are 10 jobs where a passion for food is a prerequisite for success: Continue Reading

  • Cool Job: Paleoclimatologist Rocks On Land And At Sea

    Cool Job: Paleoclimatologist Rocks On Land And At Sea

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com by Amy Mayer Maureen Raymo spent her childhood exploring the outdoors. By the age of seven she'd also developed an obsession with Jacques Cousteau, which fostered a fascination with the oceans. So by the time she got to Brown University in Providence,... Continue Reading

  • Tiny Town Tops in Medical Marijuana

    Tiny Town Tops in Medical Marijuana

    WILLIAMS, Ore. (AP) -- Medical marijuana has taken root in this idyllic town like nowhere else in Oregon. Nearly 20 percent of the population is registered to grow pot legally, and an untold number deals it illegally, creating stark contrasts in a bucolic burg where children still ring the bell to start the... Continue Reading

  • Computer Hackers Wanted By Government -- To Hire!

    Computer Hackers Wanted By Government -- To Hire!

    By Tabassum Zakaria (Reuters) - The National Security Agency has a challenge for hackers who think they're hot stuff: prove it by working on the "hardest problems on Earth." Computer hacker skills are in great demand in the U.S. government to fight the cyber wars that pose a growing national security... Continue Reading

  • Six New 'It' Jobs in High Demand

    Six New 'It' Jobs in High Demand

    The financial industry, once considered super-chic by college grads and working professionals alike, is rapidly losing status points. More people than ever in the financial industry are trading bonus checks for unemployment checks as financial behemoths like Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley are laying off... Continue Reading

  • Higher Energy Prices Fuel Employment Rise in the Industry

    Higher Energy Prices Fuel Employment Rise in the Industry

    Higher costs for fuel may be putting the pinch on many Americans' budgets, but the profits being generated from near-$4-a-gallon gasoline is driving a hiring boom within the energy industry. Soaring quarterly profits at some of the nation's largest energy producers, including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and... Continue Reading

  • Golden State Has Green Jobs Galore

    Golden State Has Green Jobs Galore

    Northern California's Bay Area is turning green with envy, now that Los Angeles has surpassed it as the nation's leading eco-friendly employer. A recent report shows that there are more green jobs in the Los Angeles area than in any other region in the nation, and the number of green jobs is expected to double... Continue Reading

  • Uncle Sam Wants Psychologists and Social Workers

    Uncle Sam Wants Psychologists and Social Workers

    Attention psychologists and social workers: Uncle Sam wants you! The U.S. Army is making a concerted effort to take care of the psychological and emotional needs of its personnel, and it's staging a major recruiting campaign to attract specialists in the field. Continue Reading

  • 25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    By Reader's Digest Although the job market is still sluggish, there are plenty of new and exciting careers for individuals looking to switch jobs or put their skills toward something new. Check out 5 exciting jobs that are in high demand right now. Continue Reading

  • U.S. Workers Would Rather Be President Than Pop Star

    U.S. Workers Would Rather Be President Than Pop Star

    With all the bad press about politicians and all the positive press about pop stars, it comes as a great surprise to most that the majority of American workers, when asked whose job they'd want for a day, would chose the chance to lead the Free World over the glitz and glamor of celebrity. A recent survey... Continue Reading

  • Step Aside, Hedge Fund Managers: Geek is Chic

    Step Aside, Hedge Fund Managers: Geek is Chic

    Jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields may not sound very sexy and exciting at first, but once you realize that those fields, traditionally considered the realm of the Geeks, pay better and are growing faster than any others, you might change your tune. These days, positions that... Continue Reading

  • Ten Jobs for Extroverts

    Ten Jobs for Extroverts

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder When it comes to finding work, most extroverts are eager to land a job that doesn't actually feel like one. To find the perfect fit, think about the job qualities that are most important to you. Whether it's a collegial working environment, teamwork possibilities or... Continue Reading

  • Ten Jobs for Introverts

    Ten Jobs for Introverts

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder As an introvert, finding a position where you can really shine while working on individual projects can seem challenging. But with some research, you'll find plenty of positions where your skills and personal contributions are valued. Many jobs include opportunities... Continue Reading

  • A Day in the Life of a Burlesque Dancer

    A Day in the Life of a Burlesque Dancer

    By Veronica Dudo Performing over a dozen different routines (complete with props and costume changes), applying full makeup, styling hair, entertaining the audience and interacting with the crowd: It's just another night on the job for Amy Toliver. This is a day in the life of a burlesque dancer. Continue Reading

  • Eight Jobs You Shouldn't Overlook

    Eight Jobs You Shouldn't Overlook

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Some jobs can have a negative stigma, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't give them a second glance when you're conducting your search. In fact, many jobs that seem unappealing from the get go actually provide workers with a favorable work-life balance and other... Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: Set Your Sights on Daily Deal Jobs

    Now Hiring: Set Your Sights on Daily Deal Jobs

    Who cares whether it's a bubble or a blip? Daily deal websites like Groupon and Living Social, and their flash-sale sisters like Thrillist and Ideeli are the hottest things online right now, growing faster than kudzu and hiring at a dizzying pace. There are hundreds of openings at these sites' headquarters,... Continue Reading

  • Need a Job? What Languages Do You Speak?

    Need a Job? What Languages Do You Speak?

    As the number of people who speak one of 200-plus languages other than English at home increases in this country, so do the job opportunities for interpreters and translators. The worldwide market for language access services was estimated at $26.3 billion in 2010, according to a recent article in the... Continue Reading

  • Get an Impossible Dream Internship ... for a Price

    Get an Impossible Dream Internship ... for a Price

    "If I could just get my foot in the door, I know I could make it BIG!" How many times have you heard that? If a budding journalist, for example, could just get someone at Rolling Stone to take a look at their work. Or if a potential music magnate could have a minute of Jay-Z's time? Whether you're a... Continue Reading

  • Eight Great Careers You Can Launch in Two Years or Less

    Eight Great Careers You Can Launch in Two Years or Less

    By Dawn Papandrea If this lagging economy has taught us anything, it's that jobs aren't as secure as they once were. For many, that means carving out a whole new career path. The good news is that you can launch a healthy career in two years or less, and even out-earn many who enter the workforce with... Continue Reading

  • 20 Jobs of the Future

    20 Jobs of the Future

    Exobotanists, Digital Archaeologists, Brain Signal Decoders and Extinction Revivalists (to name a few)

    What will jobs and employment look like in 2020, 2030 and beyond? What are the mega-trends shaping tomorrow's careers and what new opportunities can we and our children look forward to? Although vitally important to position yourself for a great job today, it's just as important to consider tomorrow and all... Continue Reading

  • Men's Ultimate Guide to Starting a Career in Fashion

    Men's Ultimate Guide to Starting a Career in Fashion

    By Sachin Bhola, Fashion Editor for AskMen.com What You Need To Know Many begin their path in fashion as interns. Do not overlook the value they represent. Looking to start your own business? Be prepared to juggle your full-time job with your start-up. It's easier to penetrate the men's market... Continue Reading

  • The Surprising Summer Gig Everyone Envies

    The Surprising Summer Gig Everyone Envies

    Don't feel sorry for what you believe to be the poor, beleaguered nanny, stuck inside tending kids all summer long, without any school to relieve them. June through August can be the hottest months of all for child-care givers, both literally and figuratively. In fact, a recent survey showed that a majority... Continue Reading

  • Top-Paying Jobs for the Class of 2011

    Top-Paying Jobs for the Class of 2011

    Historically, college graduation has been a time of celebration. The years of hard work and studying have come to end, and life in the real world - with a real paycheck - can finally begin. Yet for the students who graduated from college over the past three years, leaving the safe haven of a university campus... Continue Reading

  • Fighting the War on Terror as a Navy SEAL:

    Fighting the War on Terror as a Navy SEAL: "This Operation Was Their Super Bowl."

    As the death of Osama bin Laden continues to dominate the media, much attention has been focused on the elite unit of American commandos who infiltrated the heavily fortified compound in Pakistan where the al-Qaida leader was holed up. They are known as SEALs, a special operations force of the U.S. Navy.... Continue Reading

  • Stormchasing: Worthwhile Profession or Dangerous Thrill?

    Stormchasing: Worthwhile Profession or Dangerous Thrill?

    For many people spring frequently brings a flurry of activity. After months holed up indoors, awaiting winter's chill to fade, spring's weather brings welcome warmth and the chance to spend more time outdoors. This year, however, the season's recent spate of violent weather has meant that many folks,... Continue Reading

  • A Day in the Life of a Nightlife Operations Director

    A Day in the Life of a Nightlife Operations Director

    People go to clubs to have a good time -- whether it's an evening to celebrate a special occasion, the chance to party with your favorite celebrities or just a night out on the town. Great music, delicious drinks, a lively crowd, exciting entertainment and an energetic atmosphere are the perfect ingredients... Continue Reading

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