Job security used to mean working at the same company for a lifetime and retiring with a well-funded pension. These days, the concept of a secure job has morphed into something much more fundamental: one that's less susceptible to layoffs.
That's obviously more likely if you're employed in an in-demand... Read More »
Very few industries seem to be hiring in this economy, beyond the much-hyped tech sector. However, there are careers -- many of them that pay well -- that are expected to grow by leaps and bounds in the next few years.
Not surprisingly, many of the 10 jobs highlighted in the graphic below involve health care... Read More »
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Although the job market is still sluggish, there are plenty of new and exciting careers for individuals looking to switch jobs or put their skills toward something new. Check out 5 exciting jobs that are in high demand right now. Read More »
Workers in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C., are in luck -- The GreenWays Initiative is coming to town, and millions are being spent on the project that focuses on skills training for green jobs in four industry sectors: green construction, auto technology,... Read More »
CareerBliss.com recently surveyed 200,000 independent employees from 70,000 jobs all over the country to determine which ranked the highest in nine key areas that affect employee happiness: the employee's relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth... Read More »
Is your job sexy? The dictionary defines sexy as: "marked by or tending to arouse desire or interest," but that's about as subjective as saying beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- it depends on whom you ask. So we turned to the experts -- career experts -- for a more tantalizing approach. And their... Read More »
With a boost from the development of apps for iPods, tablets, smart phones and other devices, the profession Software Engineer has jumped to the top of the new 2011 Jobs Rated Report released today by CareerCast.com.
CareerCast.com's Jobs Rated Report utilizes a wide range of criteria sucha as income,... Read More »
Anyone who has been laid off from a dying industry and has been to a jobs center to look for work knows where the jobs are -- health care, education, government, the defense industry, and green jobs. The problem is figuring out how to transfer your skills to a recession-proof career and land a job.
Career coach... Read More »
According to CareerBuilder and USA Today's most recent Job Forecast nationwide survey of employers, hiring in the second half of 2010 is likely to mirror hiring trends of the first half of the year with hiring progressing at a moderate but consistent pace. Of the 2,534 hiring managers and HR professionals... Read More »
The economy's current state might be better than it was in the tail end of 2008, but it definitely has room for improvement. The unemployment rate cracked 10 percent and companies continue to cut jobs. People want to find jobs now, and understandably so.
The march toward recovery is frustratingly slow,... Read More »
For the past two years, as job growth has gone from nonexistent to lackluster, workers and job seekers have been waiting to hear good news. Job seekers on all fronts want good news. Unemployed job seekers need to pay the bills and get back in the work force. Employed job hunters want to get out of dead-end... Read More »
President Barack Obama gets a nice little salary. Certainly some CEOs, entrepreneurs and movie stars are earning millions (and in some cases billions) of dollars, so he's by no means the richest person on the planet with his $400,000 annual salary. And he gets some pretty sweet perks -- a fancy plane, an amazing... Read More »
Just found this cool new job posting with Major League Baseball Advanced Media Group in New York! What could be more fun than iPhones and baseball? Check out the description below.
The Senior iPhone Engineer will work with a group of engineers responsible for mobile client applications on... Read More »
Watch the news for 30 minutes and you'll quickly lose perspective of the value of a dollar. That idea might seem paradoxical in this recession where every dollar counts, but think about the figures we're hearing about: trillion dollar deficit, $800 billion stimulus, 7,000 point drop in the Dow. That's a lot of... Read More »
Competitive wages and predicted industry growth mean the future is looking bright for numerous blue-collar positions. So which manual and technical labor jobs are the most promising?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction and extraction jobs are expected to grow 12 percent by... Read More »
Unfortunately, not many people are a stranger to the downward spiraling economy that began in December 2007 and continued to deplete throughout 2008.
In fact, November 2008 marked some of worst numbers in decades in terms of job loss: The unemployment rate, for example, hit a 14-year high this... Read More »