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Top 10 Jobs for College Grads

Top 10 Jobs for College Grads

They may not be sexy, and they may not sound all that glamorous, but the most important things about jobs for recent college grads is that they're available, they have a future, and most of all, they pay. A recent study shows that specialized health care positions are hot, as are those that involve a... Read More »

Company Vision Plan Saves Employee's Life

Company Vision Plan Saves Employee's Life

For the past decade or so, employers and employees alike have been stunned by the alarming rise in the cost of health care, which is sometimes blamed on over-treatment -- too many unwarranted tests and expensive therapies. But the opposite it true, too. Some workers never or rarely see a doctor, which means... Read More »

10 Fastest-Growing Industries

10 Fastest-Growing Industries

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 »

A Candid Look Into the Life of a Pediatric Resident

A Candid Look Into the Life of a Pediatric Resident

Dr. Meghan MacLean Weir is not afraid to admit her faults. In fact, in her debut book, 'Between Expectations: Lessons From A Pediatric Residency,' she boldly goes where other physicians fear to tread -- into a candid description of her struggles as a pediatric resident at Children's Hospital Boston and Boston... Read More »

Now Hiring: UnitedHealth Group Has Hundreds of Openings

Now Hiring: UnitedHealth Group Has Hundreds of Openings

Everyone knows that that health care industry is one of the few areas that has been consistently hiring despite the ups and downs facing the rest of the economy. But many people forget that you don't have to be a doctor, nurse, or a licensed health care technician to work in the industry. UnitedHealth... Read More »

Male Nurses Are Still Few and Far Between

Male Nurses Are Still Few and Far Between

Male nurses have always been a slim division in an industry that's been booming for years -- an industry still dominated by women. According to Male Nurse Magazine (who knew?), out of the approximately 2.6 million registered nurses in the U.S., there are still only around 7-8 percent who are male nurses. So what... Read More »

3 Emerging Jobs within the Growing Healthcare Industry

3 Emerging Jobs within the Growing Healthcare Industry

Healthcare jobs are constantly growing, even despite a weak economy. As job outlooks become desperate, both experienced professionals and recent graduates are hoping to break into the healthcare industry where jobs are consistently becoming available. The need for healthcare workers will continue to rise, mostly... Read More »

Obama - Jobs Promised to American Workers

Obama - Jobs Promised to American Workers

In his first State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of the plight of the American worker and outlined what kind of help the government will attempt to provide. Oh sure, he also discussed war, the deficit, health care and other important issues, but the lion's share of the speech was clearly geared... Read More »

18 Jobs to Rebuild and Modernize America

18 Jobs to Rebuild and Modernize America

by Selena Dehne, for JIST Publishing "Daunting challenges have forced us to rethink our longstanding ways of doing business and providing services," says Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., one of the nation's leading occupational experts and author of the recently released book "200 Best Jobs for Renewing America." "Now... Read More »

Three Industries, Thousands of Jobs

Three Industries, Thousands of Jobs

Unemployment in the U.S. took a turn for the worse in October, jumping above the 10% mark for the first time since 1983. While that is sure to send shivers down your job-searching spine, there is a bright side - employers hired 34,000 temporary workers in October and manufacturing overtime was up. Some sectors... Read More »

Md. To Watch Handwashing in Hospitals

Md. To Watch Handwashing in Hospitals

AP CLARKSVILLE, Md. - Be sure to wash up, Maryland doctors and nurses. You're being watched. State officials said Tuesday they're creating teams of staff members at hospitals around the state to secretly monitor their colleagues' hand-washing habits as part of a first-of-its-kind program. The monitors will... Read More »

Could the imminent nursing shortage be a career opportunity?

Could the imminent nursing shortage be a career opportunity?

In case you hadn't heard, there's a debate about health care going on in this country right now. I don't imagine any of you are unaware because you can't read or watch anything without hearing about the debate. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, we're all going to face a predicament: People are living... Read More »

Great Job Openings, No Candidates

Great Job Openings, No Candidates

Hiring managers struggle to find employees, even as millions of jobs seekers are desperate for work. By Jessica Dickler, CNNMoney.com staff writer NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Despite millions of unemployed job seekers desperate for work, many open positions are languishing unfilled. The reason? Not enough... Read More »

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: Read More »

12 Jobs That Will Never Disappear

12 Jobs That Will Never Disappear

CareerBuilder.com While we haven't quite reached the age of flying cars, we've certainly made significant strides in civilization. Gone are the heydays of goldsmiths and wheelwrights, but an element of those jobs live on in one form or another. With advancements in technology and science, so come changes in... Read More »

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