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Are Millennials The New Face Of The Oil Industry?

Are Millennials The New Face Of The Oil Industry?

The 34-and-under set is leaving Silicon Valley for the Texas plains

Millennials are finding themselves drawn to the oil industry, with some budding tycoons raising hundreds of millions for companies only weeks old. Read More »

Cool Jobs: Work In The Great Outdoors

Cool Jobs: Work In The Great Outdoors

Here come the jobs, do do do do

In honor of spring, these outdoor jobs -- ranging from a Girl Scout camp to the North Dakota oilfields -- celebrate the end of the polar vortex. Read More »

What It Takes To Strike Job Gold In North Dakota's Oil Boom

What It Takes To Strike Job Gold In North Dakota's Oil Boom

Are you ready for the man camps?

The recent oil boom in North Dakota have turned Williston into the epicenter of a modern day gold rush. But actually holding a job there requires true grit. Read More »

Texas Oil Boom: Bad For Teachers?

Texas Oil Boom: Bad For Teachers?

After she completed her year as a student teacher in southern Oregon, Joleena Malugani (pictured) couldn't find work close to home. So she accepted the best offer she got -- which meant moving to the heart of oil country, Odessa, Texas -- and learned that not everyone is lifted in a boom economy. West Texas'... Read More »

Boomtown Housing Shortage: Police Chief Forced To Live in RV

Boomtown Housing Shortage: Police Chief Forced To Live in RV

Thousands of people have flocked to West Texas in the past two years in the hope of riding its oil boom. Rents in the area have skyrocketed, almost every apartment has a waiting list, and some end up living in motels for months on end. But it's not just oil field workers who are feeling the squeeze for shelter.... Read More »

Oil Boomtowns: Plenty Of Jobs, But No Place To Live

Oil Boomtowns: Plenty Of Jobs, But No Place To Live

Like a 21st century Gold Rush, tens of thousands of Americans have packed their bags in the last two years and moved to one of the country's booming oil towns. But many of these migrants, lured by the promise of jobs and prosperity, have found themselves unable to find work or housing. Some have ended up... Read More »

Menard To Fly In Workers To Staff North Dakota Store

Menard To Fly In Workers To Staff North Dakota Store

By James MacPherson BISMARCK, N.D. -- Home improvement retailer Menard Inc. says that it will hire workers from its home base in Wisconsin and fly them to North Dakota to staff a store in Minot, which is near the state's booming oil patch, a region that has more jobs than takers. The company said in a... Read More »

Why North Dakota Students Don't Need To Graduate To Find Jobs

Why North Dakota Students Don't Need To Graduate To Find Jobs

If California is the Golden State, and Florida is the Sunshine State then North Dakota might as well be the Employment State. Though its formal nickname is the Peace Garden State, North Dakota currently has the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S. at 3.5 percent. That's 5.6 points lower than the national... Read More »

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