Engineer

  • 10 Great Jobs For Veterans That Pay More Than $70,000 A Year

    10 Great Jobs For Veterans That Pay More Than $70,000 A Year

    By Bridget Quigg, PayScale.com How can you make your transition from military work to a civilian job as easy as possible? Earning a healthy paycheck might help. Katie Bardaro, lead analyst at online salary database PayScale.com recommends that military folks in search of good pay take advantage of three... Continue Reading

  • 7 Growing Jobs That Pay $75,000 A Year

    7 Growing Jobs That Pay $75,000 A Year

    A few years back, researchers from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School shed some light on the long-debated topic of money and its link to happiness. The study revealed a correlation between earning a specific dollar amount and reaching one's highest happiness level. According to the study, as people... 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

  • Top 10 Jobs Employers Can't Fill In 2011

    Top 10 Jobs Employers Can't Fill In 2011

    With nationwide unemployment still hovering around 9 percent, it may come as a surprise that employers have job openings, but can't fill them. According to Manpower's annual Talent Shortage Survey, about 52 percent of the employers surveyed reported difficulty filling jobs. This is up from 14 percent in... Continue Reading

  • Engineering: Where 'Being Geek' is Super Cool

    Engineering: Where 'Being Geek' is Super Cool

    Coming from a profession where jobs are shrinking -- newspapers -- I was amazed to learn that job recruiters are still cold-calling engineers to offer them jobs, as Michael Lopp writes in his new book, 'Being Geek.' Lopp, who worked at Apple Computer as director of engineering for eight years before quitting in... Continue Reading

  • What I Did with My Degree: Engineering / Industrial Design

    What I Did with My Degree: Engineering / Industrial Design

    I'd always been considered something of a brain, and I was very lucky to get accepted to Stanford University. I entered college with little thought as to what I wanted to study. All I had to go on was my parents' admonition that I "study something useful." Translation: don't get a degree in English, psychology,... Continue Reading