Job Opportunities

  • Companies Hiring in August

    Companies Hiring in August

    20 great career opportunities you can pursue right now

    Summer may be on the wane, but that doesn't mean the same goes for your job search. These 20 companies are hot to hire through the dog days of summer. Continue Reading

  • Companies Hiring In June

    Companies Hiring In June

    Don't let your job search wither away in the summer heat

    Summer has arrived, and with it, plenty of job opportunities for those interested in temporary and permanent positions, both full-time and part-time. Continue Reading

  • Cool Jobs: Now Hiring Spa Stylists

    Cool Jobs: Now Hiring Spa Stylists

    The week's coolest jobs openings

    Rounding up the best new job opportunities in a range of industries, from healthcare to restaurants to statistics. Continue Reading

  • ​The Big Boom In Health Care Jobs

    ​The Big Boom In Health Care Jobs

    More than doctors and nurses are in demand

    Professionals across the board are in demand to support the healthcare industry, including accountants, IT professionals and technicians. Continue Reading

  • Cool Jobs: New Look, Same Great Taste!

    Cool Jobs: New Look, Same Great Taste!

    Want to run a brewery?

    We count down the ten most interesting job listings of the week. Click through to apply! Continue Reading

  • Who's Hiring Where in Q4?

    Who's Hiring Where in Q4?

    IT, financial services and manufacturing lead the way

    Career Builder's Q4 hiring outlook shows one in four plan to add full-time staff with strongest growth in the West. Continue Reading

  • 12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs

    12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs

    Job opportunities in technology are growing up to three times faster than other career fields in the U.S. Continue Reading

  • Freelancers: 10 Ways To Get A Full-Time Corporate Job

    Freelancers: 10 Ways To Get A Full-Time Corporate Job

    By Lindsay Olson If you've tried your hand at freelancing but want to get back into the corporate world, you might need an extra boost to make yourself more hireable. Unfortunately, very qualified freelancers can be passed up for a dream position because of general misconceptions associated with freelancing. Continue Reading

  • 3 Fields That Had A 19% Increase In Job Openings Last Month

    3 Fields That Had A 19% Increase In Job Openings Last Month

    By Dawn Kawamoto, The Motley Fool Been pounding the pavement in a job search? Try going back to nature. Farming, fisheries, and forestry job openings increased by a whopping 19.3% between March and April, according to a report (link opens PDF file) released Tuesday by jobs board SimplyHired.com. That number... Continue Reading

  • Employers Hiring Again? Job Openings At Nearly 4-Year High

    Employers Hiring Again? Job Openings At Nearly 4-Year High

    By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON -- U.S. companies in March posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, a sign that hiring could strengthen in the coming months after slowing this spring. The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised 3.74 million job openings in March. That's... Continue Reading

  • Could Having Kids Lead To More Job Opportunities?

    Could Having Kids Lead To More Job Opportunities?

    I was taking a survey a few months ago, when I came across a question: How has having children affected your career? The choices were along the lines of "a huge impact," "a fair amount," "a small amount" or "not at all." Assuming that this question was assessing the degree of negative impact, I answered "a... Continue Reading

  • 5 Companies With Lots Of Job Openings, Too Few Applicants

    5 Companies With Lots Of Job Openings, Too Few Applicants

    Some small business owners say they're hiring but they can't find employees, despite millions being unemployed. The improving economy is hurting us. Owner: David Greenberg Company: Parliament Tutors LLC Location: New York City Annual revenue: Projected to be $600,000 this year We used... Continue Reading

  • Extreme Career Makeovers

    Extreme Career Makeovers

    By Dawn Allcot Unhappy in your career? Struggling to find opportunities in today's economy? You're not alone. The good news is, whatever your age, there's always room for a change. Take it from three vocation adventurers whose back-to-school trek led to an extreme career makeover. Continue Reading

  • The Return Of Wet Nursing

    The Return Of Wet Nursing

    Emily recently graduated college with a bachelors in mathematics. She hoped to land a job in actuarial science, but her life plan has hit a few snags. First, she fell in love and got married. Then, she got pregnant. Now as a 23-year-old with a 4-month-old baby, she has a new career goal, at least for the short... Continue Reading

  • How To Prepare For A Career Fair

    How To Prepare For A Career Fair

    By Mona Abdel-Halim As the end of the fall semester approaches, many students and employers begin to think about attending career fairs to connect with one another. These events are particularly important for college seniors graduating in December - but they're also a great way to screen candidates for your... Continue Reading

  • Why (And How) To Job Search Before You're Unemployed Or Unhappy

    Why (And How) To Job Search Before You're Unemployed Or Unhappy

    By Alyssa Martino Do you feel incredibly lucky and secure in your job? Does your boss praise you constantly, leading you to believe he or she would never, ever let you go? Can imagine working there for 25+ years? You may be a fool if you believe these feelings will last forever. Because in today's... Continue Reading

  • Chinese More Optimistic Than Americans About Jobs

    Chinese More Optimistic Than Americans About Jobs

    Unsurprisingly, more Americans say it's a bad time to find a job now than before the recession began. But China has experienced an opposite trend, according to a new Gallup poll. Fewer Chinese say it's a bad time to find a job in their area today, and a record number say that it's actually a good time to go... Continue Reading

  • 20 Best Jobs For Fast Growth

    20 Best Jobs For Fast Growth

    If you're stalled or burned out, these fast-growing fields (with relatively low barriers to entry) can help you earn more, get ahead and put life back into your career. Continue Reading

  • 10 Best-Paying Jobs Of The Future

    10 Best-Paying Jobs Of The Future

    Demand for these jobs is expected to increase more than 20% in the next 5 years.

    If you decided on a new career path today, wouldn't you like to know which jobs will be in high demand and pay the most once you were out of school? To serve as a guide, 24/7 Wall St. has identified the best-paying jobs of the future. These jobs will grow the most in the next decade and have median incomes well... 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

  • Now Hiring: Restaurant Industry Adds Half Million Jobs

    Now Hiring: Restaurant Industry Adds Half Million Jobs

    While the recovery is stalling in some industries, the restaurant industry is really cooking. Restaurants are expected to add 425,000 jobs this summer season, a 4.6 percent increase over the March 2011 employment level, according to the most recent National Restaurant Association projections. Continue Reading

  • Five Dying Industries: Ways to Get Out and Move On

    Five Dying Industries: Ways to Get Out and Move On

    If you're knocking on doors looking for work, there are some doors you may want to skip. The economy continues to show signs of rebounding, with increases in consumer spending and a jobless rate that has declined to 9 percent. But, be careful. While career opportunities are predicted to grow in thriving... Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: GE Creating 1,000 Manufacturing Jobs

    Now Hiring: GE Creating 1,000 Manufacturing Jobs

    GE Transportation has announced plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, that will employ more than 500 workers by 2012. The plant has the potential to add up to 275 additional workers in subsequent years. In addition, 250 new jobs will be added to GE's long-time home base in Erie, Penn. Continue Reading

  • Now Hiring: Intel Taking on 4,000

    Now Hiring: Intel Taking on 4,000

    A new $5 billion-plus manufacturing plant in Chandler, Ariz., along with increased demand, are sending semiconductor giant Intel on a hiring spree of more than 4,000 workers that should last all the way through 2011. With more than 15,000 workers in Oregon, Intel is already that state's largest private... Continue Reading

  • How Can I Find Real Work-from-Home Jobs?

    How Can I Find Real Work-from-Home Jobs?

    by Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder From parents to retirees to employees fed up with daily commutes, there are many people out there who would like the chance to work from home -- and scammers know it. Christine Durst, co-author of 'Work at Home Now: The No-Nonsense Guide to Finding Your... Continue Reading

  • 11 Hot Jobs for 2011

    11 Hot Jobs for 2011

    Robert Half International, a well know brand in the field of staffing, also publishes quite a bit in terms of research, as well as the forecasting of employment trends. Here are their projections for 11 hot job areas for 2011. With the term "Hot" here, being defined as a job field that should expect to... Continue Reading

  • Health Care: A Growth Field, Even for Canines

    Health Care: A Growth Field, Even for Canines

    Health care continues to be a field that's consistently hiring. Among those being added to the staffs of health-care offices around the nation are "dog assistants." Mental health providers, plastic surgeons, physical rehabilitation specialists, and dementia experts are among those using dogs as part of the... Continue Reading

  • New York Life Insurance Hiring 3,500; Career Changers Welcome

    New York Life Insurance Hiring 3,500; Career Changers Welcome

    New York Life Insurance Company is in the process of hiring about 3,500, mostly in sales and sales management. What the company has found, reports Fortune, is that those who do well in interviews for those jobs include professionals transitioning from the areas of education, social work, real estate, and... Continue Reading

  • Hire Out Your Brain: Charge $200,000 a Day

    Hire Out Your Brain: Charge $200,000 a Day

    Organizations have plenty of information, but too many lack the raw brain power to be able to frame their data in ways that would give them a competitive edge. That's where you can come in -- as a brain for hire. Top consulting firms in this niche charge as much as $200,000 a day to train about 25 employees... Continue Reading

  • Franchise Opportunities: Experience Not Required

    Franchise Opportunities: Experience Not Required

    Greg Helwig, Chief Development Officer for Kiddie Academy In this challenging economy where there are six job seekers for every job opening, many would be surprised to learn that one viable option is to take your employment matters into your own hands by starting a franchise business. For those with an... Continue Reading