October's employment report released earlier this month showed continued steady improvement in the job market. But hiring remains sluggish; a number of employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. As the Labor Department reported Tuesday, job openings... Read More »
If you're a job seeker, you don't need to be told that it's a tough job market out there. You're experiencing it. You know you're competing with a lot of other qualified candidates, and it's difficult to stand out to employers.
Yet the surprising thing is that many companies are having trouble filling... Read More »
By Yuri Kageyama
TOKYO (AP) -- Former Olympus Corp. Chief Executive Michael Woodford will receive 10 million pounds (1.2 billion yen, $15.4 million) in a settlement over his dismissal from the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker. Olympus also announced it will cut nearly 3,000 jobs. Read More »
By Blake Ellis
NEW YORK -- This year's college graduates are being offered more jobs and fatter paychecks.
Members of the Class of 2012 are being offered median starting salaries of $42,569 -- up 4.5 percent from last year, a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows. Read More »
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 »
By Rachel Zupek Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder
It's admirable when college graduates are determined to work in their dream job, no matter if it pays six figures or diddly squat. Unfortunately, it's also rare.
Before the inevitable realization that money doesn't always equal happiness, students enter... 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 »
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 »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
By Larry Buhl, Special to CareerBuilder
While the job market can't be called robust, employers say that they plan to hire almost 20 percent more four-year college graduates than they did last year, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Already, 41 percent of the current... Read More »
Want to earn close to $19 per hour while you are still a college student? Some students are doing just that. According to a recently released survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), college juniors pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering can receive $18.90 per hour as an... Read More »
Believe it or not, finance jobs are making a comeback. But the geography for job opportunities in the field has shifted. New York is no longer the best place to find a job in finance -- San Francisco has taken the top spot, according to a new study.
Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has... Read More »
Many tuition-paying parents hope their kids avoid the "five-year plan," when students take an extra year to finish. But in the case of Iowa State student Kathy Vitzthum, her 19-year plan was not only supported by her parents, but her husband and kids gave the thumbs up as well. This May, she'll have the... Read More »
You know you're in trouble when the guys who run the numbers and keep the books are not confident about U.S. job prospects. A recent Accounting & Finance Employment Report conducted online by Harris Interactive, shows that although some workers gained confidence in the strength of the economy, more people... Read More »
Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder
When you're job hunting, knowing which industries are hiring is part of the battle. In the midst of high unemployment in the private sector, some industries are still emerging as safe bets for the coming years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational... Read More »
It looks like the major U.S.-based accounting firms are in a hiring frenzy -- they just can't get enough bean counters. Whether it's because of the oddly bullish stock market, growth in the economy or the trend for big businesses to hire outside contractors rather than full-time accountants of their own, if... Read More »