Tag: highschool

  • Most High School Grads Desperate For Work, New Study Finds

    Most High School Grads Desperate For Work, New Study Finds

    Since Leighann Neil graduated from high school in 2008, she has struggled to hold onto a permanent job, and has worked as a dispatcher in addition to a gig grinding mortar. She sends out roughly 20 resumes a month for secretarial jobs, but she has yet to hear back from any. "Employers are looking for someone... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • The Good News: You're Earning More than Last Year

    The Good News: You're Earning More than Last Year

    Does it actually feel like you're making more than you did this time last year? Because according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you are. The median weekly earnings of the nation's 98.7 million full-time wage and salary workers were $748 in the fourth quarter of 2009, which was 2.7 percent higher than a year... Continue Reading