Tag: engineering

  • 10 Companies Hiring Engineering Interns

    10 Companies Hiring Engineering Interns

    Seeking interns to design, develop and innovate

    Are you into developing cars, space shuttles or software? These employers are searching for candidates just like you. Continue Reading

  • H.S. Cyber Security Program Aims To Recruit Girls, Minorities With Fun, Ethical Hacking Skills

    H.S. Cyber Security Program Aims To Recruit Girls, Minorities With Fun, Ethical Hacking Skills

    iForCE trains teens for in-demand IT security jobs

    iForCE hopes to get kids jobs in information security that pay up to $40 an hour - right out of high school. Continue Reading

  • Career Luck Project: College Degree Won't Get You Hired Without This

    Career Luck Project: College Degree Won't Get You Hired Without This

    You need to showcase something special to stand out

    Learn why one Master's student is failing to get a job offer and what he can do to beat the competition and finally land work Continue Reading

  • GM's First Woman CEO Hopes To Motivate Science Students

    GM's First Woman CEO Hopes To Motivate Science Students

    Mary Barra's appointment is unusual for more than just her gender

    General Motors' first female CEO may push the automaker toward more product development. Continue Reading

  • College Degrees With The Highest Salaries In 2013

    College Degrees With The Highest Salaries In 2013

    Not surprisingly, the last decade has seen workers in many industries, from retail to entertainment, experience drops in wages. Amid such turbulent economic times, which college degrees command the highest wages? A new study just released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers tracking the... Continue Reading

  • The World's Hardest Jobs To Fill

    The World's Hardest Jobs To Fill

    In the past, we've addressed how the U.S. economy is experiencing a growing skills gap – companies are struggling to find highly skilled workers to fill open positions. Yet this isn't just a U.S. issue – employers across the globe are feeling the effects of unfilled job openings on their bottom... Continue Reading

  • College Majors That Earn The Most

    College Majors That Earn The Most

    If the stagnant job market has an upside, it may be this: college students (and likely their parents) are taking a hard look at which degrees will result in lasting, good paying jobs. Unfortunately for art and history majors, the best money-making careers these days are in more pragmatic fields, focused on... Continue Reading

  • Shockingly High Salaries At Tech Startups

    Shockingly High Salaries At Tech Startups

    The word "startup" for many people conjures up images of a newly formed tech company filled with young, not-too-well paid staffers who are hoping their stock options might be worth something someday. But that's changing -- at least in tech hotspots, such as Silicon Valley, according to a new online... Continue Reading

  • Skilled Workers In High Demand, Survey Finds

    Skilled Workers In High Demand, Survey Finds

    The United States and other large economies cannot find enough skilled workers, engineers and other in-demand employees, according to an annual study on talent shortages. The study, by staffing services giant ManpowerGroup, found that 34 percent of employers around the world report trouble filling jobs because... Continue Reading

  • The Trouble With Tech: Too Few Women [Infographic]

    The Trouble With Tech: Too Few Women [Infographic]

    It's one of those recurring debates in the digital age: Why are so few women working in technology? Just 9 percent of chief information officers, or CIOs, are women, down from 11 percent last year and 12 percent in 2010, according to a survey released Monday by tech-staffing firm Harvey Nash Group (via... Continue Reading

  • 5 High-Paying Jobs In Demand In 2012

    5 High-Paying Jobs In Demand In 2012

    By Lori Michelle Ryan Which fields are growing and offer well-paying jobs? STEM careers - those that focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics - require special skills and training and professionals are in high demand now and will be in the future. In the new edition of his book, 150 Best... Continue Reading

  • 2 College Majors That Pay Off In 2012

    2 College Majors That Pay Off In 2012

    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. Continue Reading

  • 8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

    8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Just because you have a master's degree doesn't mean the payoff for your career will be higher. In fact, many master's degrees do not result in high financial returns but instead provide access to an exciting field or position. Of course, depending on what type of... Continue Reading

  • Win a $10,000 Scholarship By Sharing Your Inspirational Story

    Win a $10,000 Scholarship By Sharing Your Inspirational Story

    Young or old, it can be easy to forget what first inspired us to get into our industries or choose our careers. It can be even harder to remember the way it felt when we got our first job or first paycheck, and the ultimate satisfaction of that first big win that also won the respect of our first boss. Continue Reading

  • Highest-Paying Bachelor's Degrees

    Highest-Paying Bachelor's Degrees

    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... 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

  • 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

  • Math, Science And Engineering Graduates Pick Other Careers

    Math, Science And Engineering Graduates Pick Other Careers

    Governments are desperate to lure children into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects at school. STEM, after all, will be the driving force of the 21st century economy. But it turns out, getting students to study asymptotes and dynamic semantics in college isn't enough. At graduation, a... Continue Reading

  • Study: Women Turned Off By Science Because It Makes Them Feel Less Sexy

    Study: Women Turned Off By Science Because It Makes Them Feel Less Sexy

    Women are still alarmingly underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). According to a study published this month, only 24 percent of STEM jobs are held by women, a figure that hasn't budged in a decade. There are many theories as to why, but until this past week, perhaps... 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

  • Skills Gap Grows Ever Wider As Recovery Slogs On

    Skills Gap Grows Ever Wider As Recovery Slogs On

    It may be difficult to believe, but during this period of stubbornly high unemployment, many jobs are going unfilled because of a lack of qualified applicants. More than half of companies surveyed report challenges in finding candidates with the right skills, according to a recent report cited in an Op-Ed... 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

  • Huge Incentives Offered to Women With Big Ideas -- Could You Be One of Them?

    Huge Incentives Offered to Women With Big Ideas -- Could You Be One of Them?

    Remember a time when geeks were the uncool minority? For women in science and engineering fields, they're still trying to be more Bill Gates and less Mary Katherine Gallegher (the nerdy Catholic school girl played by Molly Shannon on 'Saturday Night Live'). Many women in the sciences often remain... Continue Reading

  • 24 Jobs With Low Stress and High Pay

    24 Jobs With Low Stress and High Pay

    Do you feel like you're just making it through day after grueling day of work while only barely keeping up with your bills? Maybe it's time you considered a career with low stress and high pay. They do exist, according to the fortunate folks who have discovered them. Online salary database PayScale.com... 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

  • Top 3 Careers to Avoid: According to 150 HR Execs

    Top 3 Careers to Avoid: According to 150 HR Execs

    Listen up college kids! When global consultant group Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. surveyed 150 human resource executives, they didn't expect such delicious irony. According to the survey (as published by TalentManagementTech.com), the top three careers they advised college freshmen to avoid are: Continue Reading