Office Jobs

  • Cool Jobs, Cubicle Edition: Software Company Seeks Ethical Hacker

    Cool Jobs, Cubicle Edition: Software Company Seeks Ethical Hacker

    Your office may be typical, but your job is still awesome

    Cool jobs for the week of 3/3/14. The coolest and quirkiest office-based jobs you can find on CareerBuilder. Continue Reading

  • Workers Log An Extra 16 Days A Year, Gobbling Lunch At Desk

    Workers Log An Extra 16 Days A Year, Gobbling Lunch At Desk

    It's no secret that Americans are working longer and harder than ever. Now, a new poll shows more of us are forgoing the lunch hour and opting instead for a quick bite huddled over our keyboards. A recent survey of workers found that 62 percent of those with desk jobs typically ate lunch at their desks. The... Continue Reading

  • Will Robots Steal Your Office Job?

    Will Robots Steal Your Office Job?

    For a country that began with "The British are coming," might it all end with "The robots are coming"? Continue Reading

  • 90 Percent of Soon-to-Be Brides Plan Wedding at Work

    90 Percent of Soon-to-Be Brides Plan Wedding at Work

    Planning a wedding can be like having a second job, and for nine out of 10 women it's enough work that they admit to using some company time to make wedding plans, according to a recent survey. And in the name of love, most co-workers and bosses are willing to put up with a bit of lost productivity, although... Continue Reading

  • Most Dangerous Office Equipment: This Really Stinks!

    Most Dangerous Office Equipment: This Really Stinks!

    The paper cutter, the stapler, the tie-eating copy machine -- they all pale in comparison to the damage done by your average, innocent looking office refrigerator. As anyone who has a desk close to the break room will attest, the community cooler can do more damage to more people in less time than all the... Continue Reading

  • Where Women Work: 20 Most Common Occupations

    Where Women Work: 20 Most Common Occupations

    You've Come a Long Way Baby... Or Have You? Think back to the most common jobs that women held in your mom's day, and if that's not far enough back, think about your grandmother. Do secretaries, nurses, teachers and retail sales clerks come to mind? Now think about the most common jobs for women today:... Continue Reading

  • 100 Fastest Growing Careers

    100 Fastest Growing Careers

    The top 10 fastest growing careers in the next eight years shouldn't surprise anyone who has paid attention to news on where the jobs are, even during the recession. Half of the top 10 are in medical fields, with home health aides at the top with 48 percent growth projected through 2018 and 103,050 annual job... Continue Reading

  • 5,000 New Green Jobs

    5,000 New Green Jobs

    President Obama recently announced that the Department of Energy was awarding $2B in loan guarantees to two solar companies that will allow them to scale up their business and is expected to create 5,000 new green jobs. I recently spoke to Carol McClelland, author of the award-winning book 'Green Careers for... Continue Reading

  • Bringing Up Baby -- at Work

    Bringing Up Baby -- at Work

    You've just had a baby. Six foggy, hormonal, exhausting weeks of adjusting to being a parent fly by -- then you wake up (did you ever go to sleep?) and find it's time to return to work. Your body is still recovering, you're finally getting into the rhythm of breastfeeding and that little bundle of chaos is just... 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

  • Sleep on the Job. It's the Right Thing to Do!

    Sleep on the Job. It's the Right Thing to Do!

    Admit it -- you've been guilty of this: You're sitting at your desk with your head propped up on your arm, pretending to be fascinated by whatever is on your screen, but you're really surreptitiously catching a few Zs before you move on to the next project. We've all been there, done that. Continue Reading

  • Five Career Prospects for People with a Business Associates Degree

    An academic degree opens many doors of opportunities for a professional, offering an extra edge in the job search. A business associates degree is a two year degree that you can work for any private or public college and university, but are often sought after at local community colleges. The degree can focus on... Continue Reading

  • Take Your Children To Work Every Day

    Take Your Children To Work Every Day

    By Elle Baker When their son was 5 months old, Sutton Stokes and his wife Amy "couldn't bear the thought of leaving him" in day care. But there were times when both of them needed to be working. After researching it, however, they determined that the cost of day care for the hours they needed "was too... Continue Reading

  • Office Humor: Singing On The Job

    Office Humor: Singing On The Job

    After Memorial Day, our thoughts often turn to summertime, and going to work every day can be even more of a drag than normal. Being on the job can make us a little stir-crazy, especially in the summer. So, some people follow the advice from that old Disney song from Snow White - Whistle While You Work - and... Continue Reading

  • Plenty of Labor Opportunities at the Labor Dept.

    Plenty of Labor Opportunities at the Labor Dept.

    These days, the term "humble civil servant" can be a bit of a misnomer. The U.S. Dept. of Labor (DOL) currently has more than 100 job openings -- and some of them, like the Information Technology Specialist in Washington, D.C., and the Mine Safety and Health Specialist in Arlington, VA, come with six-figure... Continue Reading

  • Make Your Office a Lean Green Machine

    Make Your Office a Lean Green Machine

    Everyone's going green; even the blue people in Avatar are coinciding their DVD release date with Earth Day's 40th Anniversary. So why shouldn't you? Kermit jokes aside, it's not easy being green ... but here are a few tips and tricks you can implement at the office. Not only is it a good thing to do for the... Continue Reading

  • Tax Preparation Jobs - Find Employment in a Taxing Economy

    Tax Preparation Jobs - Find Employment in a Taxing Economy

    By Lauren Fairbanks Tax season doesn't just bring about miserable patrons worried about income tax bills. It can also bring tax jobs to help you cover yourself in case you didn't deduct enough taxes during the year. Seasonal jobs in tax preparation abound at the IRS and tax-preparation businesses like... Continue Reading