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The 15 Best-Paying Jobs For Young Professionals

The 15 Best-Paying Jobs For Young Professionals

Because you've gotta pay those student loans somehow

With help from Payscale, Business Insider found 15 of the highest-paying jobs for young professionals with a bachelor's degree. Read More »

Older College-Educated Workers Now Have Higher Unemployment Rates Than Fresh Graduates

Older College-Educated Workers Now Have Higher Unemployment Rates Than Fresh Graduates

Older workers have higher unemployment rates than recent grads

These charts illustrate the shifting trends in unemployment by educational attainment. Read More »

Advice to Parents From a Boomerang Kid

Advice to Parents From a Boomerang Kid

A 26-year-old photographer will take the couch over giving up his dream

Moving back home was a last resort for photographer Damon Casarez, but he managed to use the experience to jump-start his career. Read More »

The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

The tech industry leads the pack

The University of California, San Diego's fifth annual list of "Hot Careers for College Graduates" breaks down the top career paths for recent grads. Read More »

Learn How to Sell Yourself to a Future Employer

Learn How to Sell Yourself to a Future Employer

In 2014, you need to turn yourself into a brand

As a recent graduate you might feel insecure about your lack of professional work experience and get a bit stumped when it comes to talking about yourself. Read More »

Employers: GPA Not the Most Important Thing for Job Seekers

Employers: GPA Not the Most Important Thing for Job Seekers

A new survey also shows U.S. companies aren't so interested in liberal arts majors.

Companies are saying that "cultural fit" carries the most weight when considering an applicant, while grade-point average matters least. Read More »

20 Good Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

20 Good Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

With all the debate surrounding the value of a college degree these days, many young workers and their parents may be glad to hear there are many well paying jobs that don't require higher education. CareerCast.com recently identified 20 good jobs that need only a high-school diploma, although they do... Read More »

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

In this era of high unemployment, many parents and students wonder which college degrees pay off -- and which don't. A recent study by Georgetown University Center on Education looked at earnings and unemployment rates among recent and seasoned degree holders as well as those with graduate degrees and found... Read More »

Why Employers Don't Care About Your College Major

Why Employers Don't Care About Your College Major

This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com By Clare Kaufman A recent report by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce made headlines with the claim that "Not all majors are created equal." The report, "Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings," draws on data... Read More »

Why You Shouldn't Go Straight To Law School

Why You Shouldn't Go Straight To Law School

Each year newly minted college graduates head straight to law school hoping that another degree will help land them a job. This is increasingly looking like a bad idea. In hiring entry-level lawyers, law firms and companies are favoring candidates who have actually worked. It's a significant change in the... Read More »

The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

By Kelly Eggers If you're in your final year of college, be warned: the rumors about landing a job in this economy are true. You should be taking steps today, not next semester, to prepare yourself. An April 2011 survey conducted by Braun Research on behalf of Adecco Staffing U.S. found that 71 percent of... Read More »

What To Wear (And NOT To Wear) To An Interview [Infographic]

What To Wear (And NOT To Wear) To An Interview [Infographic]

Deciding what to wear for a job interview can be nearly as stressful as the event itself. Beyond deciding what looks good on you, there's also determining what's appropriate dress for the employer who's looking to look you over. The growing trend in recent decades toward more casual dress in offices and... Read More »

Law School Grads Sue Alma Maters For 'Overblown' Employment Claims

Law School Grads Sue Alma Maters For 'Overblown' Employment Claims

Many law students dream of their first day in court, although three graduates of New York Law School probably never thought their first case would involve themselves. But the trio are suing the college for fraudulently misrepresenting career opportunities that they claim practically guaranteed high-paying... Read More »

School of Hard Knocks Trumps Business School

School of Hard Knocks Trumps Business School

Business school graduates and dropouts have joined the pileup of graduates and dropouts from college not being able to pay back their student loans. And among them are those who attended the prestigious Harvard Business School, reports Fortune. Read More »

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