By Debra Auerbach
A college major gives a student direction and builds a foundation of knowledge for his future career. Yet it doesn't always define what industry he'll work in post-college. For instance, a journalism major may end up working as a communications director in the health-care industry, or a... Read More »
By Kathy Matheson
PHILADELPHIA - The choice of undergraduate major in college is strongly tied to a student's future earnings, with the highest-paying majors providing salaries of about 300 percent more than the lowest-paying, according to a study released Tuesday.
Based on first-of-its-kind Census data,... Read More »
The job drought is finally over for college grads -- a new forecast shows that it's finally raining, or at least sprinkling, jobs for those fresh out of college. Forty-six percent of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates in 2011, according to a new CareerBuilder survey, and of those who... Read More »
According to a 2011 survey done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the average salary offer for a 2011 graduate will be $50,034, which represents a 3.5 percent increase over graduates' starting salaries in 2010. In addition, there was a 13.5 percent jump from 2010 to 2011 in the... Read More »
A well-paid, entry-level job sounds like an oxymoron. But finding one would certainly help with the piles of student loans that many young people face and the heavy financial pressures sending many stay-at-home parents back into the work force. Fortunately, PayScale.com has found a few.
Online salary... Read More »
Job seekers trying to land an entry-level position often leave interviews frustrated that their resumes weren't presented properly or that they didn't have enough time to discuss their experiences.
The hiring process is just as difficult on the other side of the table. Managers are expected to compare... Read More »