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15 Jobs That Were Easier To Get A Decade Ago

15 Jobs That Were Easier To Get A Decade Ago

'Degree inflation' may be to blame

Jobs that may have only required a high school diploma now ask for an Associate's degree or even a Bachelor's. Read More »

14 Good Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

14 Good Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

As tough as the labor market is, college grads still have an easier time than those with only a high school degree. In February, college graduates had an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent -- compared to a staggering 11 percent for those with only a high school diploma. Still, a new study released Tuesday shows... Read More »

Underemployed, With A Degree? What You Need To Do Now

Underemployed, With A Degree? What You Need To Do Now

The underemployed college graduate with a liberal arts degree has almost become a sad cliché in the new economy. But what about a trained environmental scientist, with years of professional experience? Surely, he won't be forced to resort to flipping burgers or working the cash register? Consider... Read More »

College Degrees No Longer Required For Good Middle Class Jobs

College Degrees No Longer Required For Good Middle Class Jobs

By Jessica Stillman It's a scary world out there for young people looking to start their careers, and this has led to plenty of college education panic. Don't have a degree, say a host of hyperventilating pundits and extremely anxious parents, and you'll almost certainly be consigned to low-paid wage slavery... Read More »

10 Best Jobs You Can Get Without A College Degree

10 Best Jobs You Can Get Without A College Degree

By Kaitlin Dewey, Kiplinger.com College isn't for everyone. Sure, earning a degree will improve your income potential, but skyrocketing tuition costs are a deterrent for some. Others choose not to continue their schooling for a host of reasons, from family obligations to a desire to start collecting a... Read More »

Degree Not Required: 15 Jobs You Can Land Without Going To College

Degree Not Required: 15 Jobs You Can Land Without Going To College

By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder Not all career paths wind through a college campus. Consider these jobs for which a degree isn't a prerequisite: Read More »

Not Your Father's Blue Collar Job: A Look At Skilled Worker Today

Not Your Father's Blue Collar Job: A Look At Skilled Worker Today

By Beth Braccio Hering Imagine a 1950s auto mechanic stepping into a modern repair shop. While some familiar hand tools would remain, the worker would be stunned by the sophisticated diagnostic equipment needed to work on ordinary cars equipped with computers and electronic components. The mechanic's high... Read More »

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