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  • Where Are America's Skilled Tradespeople?

    Where Are America's Skilled Tradespeople?

    Opportunities abound in fields requiring vocational training

    American businesses are suffering from a talent shortage, and the jobs that are hardest to fill need training in a skill or craft, not an academic degree. Continue Reading

  • Cartoonist's Marijuana Superhero 'The Bud' A Hit At Comic Con

    Cartoonist's Marijuana Superhero 'The Bud' A Hit At Comic Con

    It's a bird, it's a plane. It's a giant marijuana bud!

    Cartoonist Greg Edmund has created a pot-themed character whose popularity has risen in concord with the mainstreaming of marijuana. Continue Reading

  • Where the Best-Paying Temp Jobs Are Now

    Where the Best-Paying Temp Jobs Are Now

    If you've got the skills, these industries are hiring

    A new study shows a big leap across America in jobs for temporary workers. Here are the skills that are most in demand, and where you need to be to use them. Continue Reading

  • 6 Social Media Jobs That Will Be Big in 2014

    6 Social Media Jobs That Will Be Big in 2014

    Companies of all sizes have embraced social as a staple

    Social media skills are in demand and salaries are good for specialists. Continue Reading

  • Is There A Nursing Shortage? [Infographic]

    Is There A Nursing Shortage? [Infographic]

    Despite a shortage of nurses, many recent nursing-school graduates are finding it difficult to find employment. Continue Reading

  • 9 Most Secure Jobs In America

    9 Most Secure Jobs In America

    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... Continue Reading

  • Hot Jobs For Skilled Workers

    Hot Jobs For Skilled Workers

    Looking for a skilled trade job or trying to find a new career path that actually has job openings? Check out our collection of hot job lists -- all with the skilled worker in mind. Continue Reading

  • 10 Recession-Proof Jobs That Are Hot Right Now [Infographic]

    10 Recession-Proof Jobs That Are Hot Right Now [Infographic]

    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... Continue Reading

  • 25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    By Reader's Digest 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. Continue Reading

  • Millions in Funding Goes to Green Job Training in 7 Major Cities

    Millions in Funding Goes to Green Job Training in 7 Major Cities

    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,... Continue Reading

  • The 10 Happiest Jobs In America

    The 10 Happiest Jobs In America

    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... Continue Reading

  • Nine Sexiest Jobs

    Nine Sexiest Jobs

    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... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Best Jobs of 2011

    Top 10 Best Jobs of 2011

    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,... Continue Reading

  • How to Find a Recession-Proof Career

    How to Find a Recession-Proof Career

    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... Continue Reading

  • Hiring Trends for 2010: Where the Jobs Are

    Hiring Trends for 2010: Where the Jobs Are

    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... Continue Reading

  • 10 Industries to Watch

    10 Industries to Watch

    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,... Continue Reading

  • Today's 20 Fastest-Growing Occupations

    Today's 20 Fastest-Growing Occupations

    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... Continue Reading

  • Who Earns More Than The President?

    Who Earns More Than The President?

    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... Continue Reading

  • Cool Jobs in IT/Engineering

    Cool Jobs in IT/Engineering

    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. Job Description The Senior iPhone Engineer will work with a group of engineers responsible for mobile client applications on... Continue Reading

  • 20 Jobs that Earn $20 an Hour

    20 Jobs that Earn $20 an Hour

    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... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Blue-Collar Jobs of the Future

    Top 10 Blue-Collar Jobs of the Future

    CareerBuilder.com 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... Continue Reading

  • 25 Best Jobs of 2009

    25 Best Jobs of 2009

    CareerBuilder.com 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... Continue Reading